Cara Phillips was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit. Her history with the beauty industry began as a child model for Ford Models in New York. In her early twenties she worked as a make-up artist, specializing in ‘make-overs’ of everyday women at luxury department stores. In 2004, she began studying photography at Sarah Lawrence College. Since graduating in 2007, she has focused on her own photography and she has collaborated on numerous projects including the online exhibition site, Women in Photography. Her work has been exhibited internationally, recently at the Catherine Edelman Gallery in Chicago and at the 2010 Hyères Festival of Fashion and Photography, and has been published in C Photo International, D’ la Repubblica, Cabinet and Allure Magazine, among others. She has received numerous awards and is in several private collections. Cara lives and works in Brooklyn.
Artist Website: www.cara-phillips.com