Helen Phillips Auction

January 23-February 21, 2020

A silent auction of the work of Helen Phillips is currently underway in the Baum Gallery. Phillips was an acclaimed ceramic artist and beloved educator, who taught at the University of Central Arkansas from 1977-2001. Her work was inspired by nature as well as her travels to Japan, Germany, and the Cote d’Ivoire.

 Lots are available for viewing in the Baum Gallery during normal business hours. Bidding can be done in person at the gallery or over the phone and via email.  Contact the Baum Gallery Director, Brian Young  at 501-450-5793 or bkyoung@uca.edu to place or check on a bid. Below is a preview of the works  available in the auction. All items are courtesy of Royce Jones and the Helen Phillips Estate. Proceeds from the auction will benefit the ceramics program in the Department of Art.

Winning bidders will be notified on February 26, 2020.

Item #1
Bird head on cylinder base.
Opening bid: $600.00

Item #2
House with twigs and rock bundle.
Opening bid: $600.00









Small teapot with lid
Opening Bid: $75.00

Item# 4
Cup with black rim
Opening bid: $40.00










Item # 5
Bowl with heart handle
Opening bid: $35.00

Small yellow bowl with black lines
Opening Bid: $50.00









Item #7
Bowl with Spout
Opening Bid: $60.00

Item #8
Bowl with square design
Opening Bid: $60.0









Item #9
Yellow and white bowl with black design
Opening bid: $60.00

Item #11
Small peach bowl with grid design
Sold in set with Item#10
Opening bid: $90.00













Item #10
Plate with “X” design
Sold in set with Item #11
Opening bid: $90.00

Item #12
Cup with bluish-green glaze
Opening bid: $50.00

Item #13
Bowl with zig zag and dot design
Opening bid: $65.00










Item #14
Bowl with blue lines
Opening bid: $60.00

Item #15
Large bowl with yellow and green circle design
Opening bid: $65.00










Item #16
Square black plate with green square
Opening bid: $50.00

Item #17
Rectangle wall piece
Opening bid: $80.00

Item #18
Female figure with gray stripes
Opening bid: $80.00










Item #19
Teapot with yellow and brown design
Opening bid: $100.00

Item #20
Small heart bowl
Opening bid: $35.00










Item # 21
House structure on wood legs
Opening bid: $1200.00
Reserve must be met

Item # 22
Low rim bowl with black marks
Opening bid: $65.00










Item #24
Hand-crafted table with commercial tiles
Opening bid: $200.00 Bid is for table only.

Item #23
When Mud Flies
Opening bid: $700.00
Reserve must be met