Amy Phillips – Board Member & Marketing Director
Amy Phillips has more than 20 years in the Los Angeles arts community.
She founded Girl Empowerment LA, a creative strategies program that explores issues of identity, self-esteem, role models and goals through the lens of the visual arts. Since 2015, she has worked with middle and high school students in both the Los Angeles and the Beverly Hills Unified School districts and Girl Scout troops. As a teaching artist with artworxLA, she worked with students in continuation high schools throughout the city teaching students about democracy through the visual arts. She also facilitates an adult workshop called enVision Boards where participants assemble found objects to create a pathway to envision a goal or objective.
Amy has completed the Certification Program in Social Emotional Arts (SEA) with UCLArts & Healing. She was a member of Congresswoman Karen Bass’ Congressional Art Committee and is the California State Legislative Co-Lead for Moms Demand Action. Phillips is also involved in social action at Temple Isaiah where she introduced religious school students to advocacy through the arts. At Temple, she is on the Social Action Committee and sings in the choir.
She is an assemblage artist and incorporates vintage and found items into her pieces. Her works include both personal reflections and political commentaries.