2016 Master of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania
Certificate, Time Based Media, University of Pennsylvania
2008 Bachelor of Fine Arts Cum Laude, Tyler School of Art
2017 Leeway Foundation Art & Change Grant
2016 Toby Devon Lewis Fellowship Award
2015 Stuart Egnal Scholarship Award
2015 Howard A. Silverstein and Patricia Bleznak Silverstein Photography Studio
2014-16 PennDesign Merit Scholarship
2008 Calumet Photographic Award, Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pa
1991 Young Artist Scholarship, Moore College Of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1990 Young Artist Scholarship, Moore College Of Art, Philadelphia, PA
2018 Lip Sync Parade, curator, Doah Lee, Fjord, Philadelphia, Pa
Short Ones | Long Ones: Time based work by Heather Raquel Phillips, curator Jose Santiago-Perez
Leather Archives & Museum, Chicago, Il
Face to Face: Portraits by Women, William Way LGBT Community Center, Philadelphia, Pa
Sloppy Seconds, Wit Lopez & Heather Raquel Phillips, Space 1026, Philadelphia, Pa
(S)Extra: Bait & Switches (Solo) James Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa
New Members Show, Napoleon, Philadelphia, Pa
2017 Code, Curator, Heather ossandon, Hyphen Gallery, Washington D.C.
Betwixt & Between, curator Erin Williams. Muncie Makes Lab, Mucnie, IN
Combination Skin, curator Liz Barr. Little Berlin, Philadelphia, Pa
Equinox/Eqinoccio, curator Wit Lopez. 4oth St. A.I.R., Philadelphia, Pa
Nuestro Tema: Llamada y Respuesta, Taller Puertorriqueño, Philadelphia, Pa
MaterialKink. Curator, Jose Santiago-Perez. The Leather Archives and Museum, Chicago, IL
The Bechdel Test Fest, Women & Trans Comedy Festival. Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pa
Nasty Women, ABD Photography & Gallery. Philadelphia, Pa
2016 Sage Reunion Tour, BLAM/56 Bogart, Brooklyn, New York
215/610 Juried Exhibition, Delaware County Community College. Jurer, Pepón Osario
A crowd of nobody- A Night of Performance- curator, Phoebe Wang. Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, Pa 2016
Happiness Greens Our Irrelevance- Curator, Hamza Walker. Mama Gallery, LA, CA.
EchoLocation- Curators: Kirsten Gill, Haely Chang & Hilary R. Whitman, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA.
2015 Studio Berlin- Charles Addams Gallery, University of Pennsylvania
Victory for Tyler- Juror, Anthony Elms. Alumni Exhibition Series, Ice Box Project Space, Philadelphia, PA.
Like- Charles Addams Gallery, University of Pennsylvania.
2014 He(Art) Show- Jinxed Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
2013 Group Exhibition at The Dr. Ross Beitzel Art Gallery- Gloucester County College, Sewell, NJ
Spring Show, Curator, Jody Sweitzer. Off The Wall Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
High Wire Juried Exhibition- High Wire Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
2012 Sexy Singles, American Sardine Bar, Philadelphia, Pa.
2011 Word on the Street- Nice Things Handmade, Philadelphia. Pa.
Simulacra- A Self Portrait Showcase, Intersections Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
Trash Manifesto- Curator, Liat Pisco. Water Gallery, Landsdale, Pa
Left Overs- Black Vulture Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
2010 That's What She Said- Intersections Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
He(Art) Show- Toothless Cat Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa.
2009 Mixed- SAGE Projects, Philadelphia, Pa.
Tenuous Magic Parts- Curator, Joe Manteau. SAGE Projects, Philadelphia, Pa.
The 5th Annual Gloucester County Juried Photo and Print Show- Dr. Ross Beitzel Art Gallery, Gloucester
2008 Latino Art From The Edge- Afro Taino's "Viernes Sociales" fund-raiser
for Philadelphia's 46th Annual Puerto Rican Festival
Philadelphia Memorials- Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pa..
The Photo Review Web Exhibition.
Is it Possible to Make a Photograph of New Jersey Regardless of Where
You are in the World?- Curator, Laurel Ptak. Pierro Gallery, New Jersey
2007 Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition- School District of Philadelphia
Gloucester County Juried Photography & Print Exhibition
2005 Tyler School of Art Juried Exhibition, faculty Jury- Tyler School of Art, Elkins Park, Pa
2018 Soft Synth + Bight Bound, NAPOLEON, Philadelphia, Pa
Black & Blue, The Colors of Leather, co-curated with Amy Phillips, William Way LGBT Community Center,
2017 I/We In/Out Our/Own, Pete Checchia Art & Photography, Philadelphia, Pa
Embracing Failure, Off The Wall Gallery, Philadelphia Pa
2018 (S)Extra, limited edition self-published magazine
FU/FO (volume 3), Collaborative art book with Chiara No
2017 FU/FO (volume 2), Collaborative art book with Chiara No & Samuel Gallery
2016 FU/FO, Collaborative art book with Chiara No & Samuel Gallery
2015 Studio Berlin, Exhibition book, PennDesign
2008 Photographer's Forum: Best of College Photography Annual Published by Serbin Communications
Photographer's Forum: Best of Photography Annual Published by Serbin Communications
2018 PHILADELPHIA “Lip-Sync Parade”, Critics Choice, ART FORUM, by Bea Huff Hunter
If You Want to Watch, You Can Watch: A Conversation with Multimedia Artist Heather Raquel Phillips
Sixty Inches From Center, December 20th, 2018, written by Kirin Wachter-Grene
Artblog, June 22nd 2018, Logan Cryer
Multimedia exhibit looks at the body from all angles, Philadelphia Gay News, May 24th, 2018, Ray Simon
Exhibit explores ‘the colors of leather’, Philadelphia Gay News, February 7th, 2018, Ray Simon
(S)Extra: Bait and Switches, Interview with Heather Raquel Phillips, Title Magazine, June 2018, Interview by
Heather Raquel Phillips, making her black-and-blue mark in the community , Philadelphia Gay News, Family
Portrait By Suzi Nash
2016 Wandering Around Bushwick’s Second International Gallery Biennial, Hyperallergic, photoessay: October
24th, 2016, Tod Seelie
2012 The Deviant, Online Blog Video Interview by C.A. Conrad
Television Interview for Sexy Singles Exhibition, Good Day Philadelphia, Fox 29, Television by Mike