Terri has been entrusted with the creation of a hearth for the couple to stand on (or under or in, etc.) for their exchange of vows.
Wishing Well, 2002, from the Museum of Josephine, 26" diameter, broken glass / The Joyous Lake With Ten, 2002
Terri is a sculptor and a writer who also makes short films, videos and performances. Her work uses an abstract narrative to explore history, memory, meaning and identity. Born in Alabama, Phillips received her masters degree from CalArts after studying at Beaux-Arts in Paris.
Solo Exhibits include The Museum of Josephine, River of No Return, The Joyous Lake, and Testimony, all shown at Acuna-Hansen Gallery in Los Angeles. Her work has also been exhibited at the Torrance Museum, Arena 1 Gallery, Bart Wells Institute, London, Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York, PS1, Long Island, Black Dragon Society and Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris. Her sculpture has recently been acquired by the West Collection, and her show "Testimony" was reviewed in ARTFORUM.
She has published three books of poetry and her writing has appeared in Errant Bodies, Artillery, X-tra, Art on Paper and Travel and Leisure. Phillips has curated shows for the LACE auction, Black Dragon Society, Cirrus Gallery and Gallery Gouche in Paris. She is currently working on a new film called A Marshmallow Doesn’t Have a Backbone. Upcoming shows include a solo show at WPA, an artist's collaborative gallery in Chinatown, Los Angeles, of which she is a founding member, and Landscape Memories at Las Cienegas Projects later this year.