Phyllis Bramson

Title:  Professor Emerita of Studio Arts

Company:  University of Illinois at Chicago

Location:  Chicago, IL United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2019)
  • Louis Comfort Tiffany Grantee (1980)
  • Grantee, Illinois Arts Council (1981, 1988)
  • Grantee, National Education Association (1976, 1983, 1993)
  • Johns Simon Guggenheim Grantee (1993)
  • Rockefeller Foundation Grantee/Residency (1997)
  • Senior Fulbright Scholar, Australia (1988)
  • Recipient, Artadia: The Fund Art and Dialog Jury Award (2004)
  • Anonymous was a Woman Award (2004)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, The School of Art Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2009)
  • Distinguished Artist Award, Union League Club of Chicago (2010)
  • Artist-In-Residence, Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (2012)
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Women’s Caucus For Art (2013)
  • “Art 50”—The Leaders Of Chicago’s Visual Culture, NewCity Magazine (2016)
  • Solo Exhibition, Expo Chicago by Artadia (2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (1997-1999, 2006)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2007-2009)


  • MFA, School of Art Institute, Chicago
  • MA in Painting, University of Wisconsin
  • BFA with High Honors, University of Illinois

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