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Philis Alvic

Born in Chicago

Lived in Lexington since 1976

Website
http://philisalvic.info/Alvic.html

Studied:
School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor of Art Education, 1964
Winthrop University in Rock Hill, SC


Member:
Kentucky Guild of Artists and Craftsmen
Kentucky Craft Marketing
Kentucky Museum of Art and Craf
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Appalachian Coalition for Just and Sustainable Communities,
founding member and Board Secretary

Awards:
Handweavers Guild of American Certificate of Excellence, 1977
The Alden B. Dow Creativity Center Fellowship, 1987
Al Smith Fellowship, Kentucky Arts Council, 1996
The Kentucky Foundation for Women Grants, 1994 & 1996


Works:
http://www.southernartistry.org/Philis_Alvic
http://artistdirectory.ky.gov/craft/fiber/alvic_philis/Portfolio.htm?&pageOrder=0&selectedPic=3

Bibliography:
"Weaving" entry, American Folklore: An Encyclopedia (Garland Publishing, 1996)
Weavers of the Southern Highlands (University Press of Kentucky, 2003)
Crafts of Armenia (IESC/Armenia, 2003)
Crafts In Economic Development From Kentucky To Madagascar, (under contact – University Press  
of Kentucky)

Weavers of the Southern Highlands: The Early Years in Gatlinburg (1991)
Weavers of the Southern Highlands: Penland (1992)
The Weaving Room of Crossnore School, Inc. (1998)


Archival Materials:
University of North Carolina
http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/a/Alvic,Philis.html

Exhibits:
Kentucky Women Artists: 1850-2000, Owensboro Museum of Fine Arts, Owensboro KY, 2001
Hyatt Regency 1978

Bibliography:
Kentucky Women Artists: 1850-2000 - Owensboro Museum of Art - KY - (catalog) - 2001
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