State of the Arts 2020
Lori Philips Ed.D.
Dr. Lori Phillips is currently a painter and mixed media artist in Honolulu Hawaii. She is passionate about putting to canvas the color and vibrancy of the world around her. She has been creating and art since 1980, but her real love is teaching.
Lori has taught painting in classrooms and colleges for 40 years. For more information about Lori and to see her work click here.
Lori directs the National Endowment for the Arts Pacific Territories Programs, working with the arts councils throughout the Pacific. In this role, she has created and produced more then 20 arts education teaching resources for the use in school classrooms. While doing so, she has traveled and painted extensively and juried more than 24 art exhibits worldwide.
Lori holds a Doctorate in Arts Education from the University of Hawaii. She currently serves as a professor in arts education in the Pacific region, training teachers in the state of Hawaii and Micronesia. She is responsible for authoring the “Pacific Island Alphabet Series”, a set of children-created image books in 14 Pacific languages. Lori also produced and authored “Island Worlds” a film and curriculum about Oceanic Art. In 2001, she was honored as outstanding arts educator of the year by the Rauchenburg Foundation.
Dr. Lori Phillips is delighted to have the opportunity to share her love of visual art and writing and to act as a juror for the show!
R.G. Endres Best of Show