Phillisha Wathen was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1993. She will receive her BFA in the fall of 2015 from Indiana University, Bloomington. She completed an intensive print and bookmaking program at the Scuola Internationale di Grafica in Venice, Italy for which she was awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship. Her work has beenexhibited at the Grunwald Gallery of Art in Bloomington, Indiana as well as the Graafika Festival in Kunstnike Maja, Parnu, Estonia. Phillisha lives and works in Bloomington, Indiana.