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Phyllis Ann Yes Edit Profile

artist , educator , filmmaker , Video specialist

Phyllis Ann Yes, American artist, educator, video specialist, filmmaker. National Education Association fellow, 1987; Barbara Deming grantee, 1987, Oregon Arts Commission grantee, 1986; recipient Distinguished Alumnus award Luther College, 1988, Juror's award International Banners, Flags, Kites Exhibit, 1977.


Yes, Phyllis Ann was born on May 15, 1941 in Red Wing, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Eldon William Dankers and Doris Elaine (Wold) Mendel.


Bachelor, Luther College, Decorah, Iowa, 1963. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1978.


Art curriculum coordinator, Columbia Heights (Minnesota) School System, 1968-1973;assistant professor art, Oregon College Education, Monmouth, Oregon, 1973-1976;assistant professor art, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1976-1978;assistant professor art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon, 1978-1988;professor art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon, since 1988. Juror Puget Sound U., Seattle, 1990. Consultant Oregon School Arts and Crafts, Portland, 1989.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited principal works in several shows including Nishiazabu Asacloth Gallery, Tokyo, 1991, 93, Charles Allis Museum, 1989, Brooklyn Museum, 1986, Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, 2005, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, 1986, Columbia Museum, 1988.


Member publicity committee New York Women's Foundation, 1989-1990. Contributor Art Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Portland, 1987-1989, OMSI Auction, Portland, 1989. Active Beth Israel, Portland, since 1989.

Member Japan Society, Princeton Club, Museum Modern Art, Artists Equity, Oregon Alliance for Arts (juror 1990), Portland Center for Visual Arts (executive board directors 1980-1982), Women's Caucus for Art (board directors 1979).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: micology, fly fishing, hiking, photography.


Eldon William Dankers Mendel

Doris Elaine (Wold) Mendel