Phyllis Green (b. 1950, Minneapolis) earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Manitoba in Canada and Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles. She has lectured and taught art at a number of institutions, including Loyola Marymount University and the University of Southern of California. Green’s work has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States and abroad. She is the recipient of grants from the California Arts Council, the Durfee Foundation, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, among others.