Caroline Phillips is a Melbourne based visual artist whose work has been shown in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Australia and Internationally. Working primarily in sculpture, Phillips creates handmade objects and installations from recycled and craft based materials. Her work explores contemporary feminist aesthetics through modes of abstraction and materiality. In 2017 Phillips will undertake a three month residency at NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, USA where she will develop new works exploring prototypes of the abstracted body.
Phillips also works as an independent curator and researcher. Her most recent collaborative curatorial project f generation: feminism, art, progressions (2015) explored connections amongst the work of 96 contemporary feminist artists at George Paton Gallery, Melbourne. From 2016-18 Phillips is Research Assistant for Prof Anne Marsh, working on the Women, Feminism and Art in Australia since 1970 Australian Research Council project at the Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne.