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illustrator , painter , writer

Phyllis Demong, painter, writer, illustrator. Recipient Artist of New York Purchase award, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, 1966, Purchase award, Marine Midland Everson Museum, 1967, George Arents medal, Syracuse University, 1974, Vermont Artists 1st prize, Norwich University, 1978.


Demong, Phyllis was born on March 3, 1920 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Frank Elliott and Minne Belle (White) Hickman.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Syracuse University, 1940.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Wood Museum, Montpelier, Vermont, The Munson Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, The Peel Gallery, Danby, Vermont, Middlebury College, Gallery Two, Woodstock, Vermont, Munson Gallery, Chatham, Massachusetts, St. Pauls Cathedral, Burlington, Vermont, exhibited in group shows at Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, Memorial Gallery, Rochester, New York, Roberson Museum Biennial, Binghamton, New York, Stratton (Vermont) Arts Festivals, Shelburne Farms Art Show, Women in the Arts, Cape Cod, Sheldon Museum, Middlebury, Vermont, Chaffee Art Association, Rutland, Vermont, Represented in permanent collections Muson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, New York, Everson Museum, Marine Midland Trust Company, Syracuse, Cooperstown (New York ) Art Association, Central Presbyterian Church, Rochester, Vermont Federal Savings, Burlington. Author, illustrator Celebearties & Other Bears, 1979. Designer Bakery Lane Soup Bowl, 1978.

      Author, illustrator: It's a Pig World Out There, 1980, Rare & Undone Saints, 1981. Designer Vermont Symphony Cook Book.


Member of Provincetown Art Association, Associated Artists Syracuse (Gordon Steele Memorial medal), Cooperstown Art Association, Northern Vermont Artists, Southern Vermont Artists.


Married Francis L. Demong, March 24, 1941. Children: Peter, Geoffrey, Thomas, Sarah.

Frank Elliott Hickman

Minne Belle (White) Hickman

Francis L. Demong

Peter Demong

Geoffrey Demong

Thomas Demong

Sarah Demong