About Calvin

Calvin Phelps is Founder and Director of Pike School of Art - Mississippi, a contemporary art space in the rural South. Phelps earned a BFA in Painting from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Art from Otis College of Art and Design. For a decade he worked for Los Angeles contemporary art galleries Christopher Grimes Gallery, Anna Helwing Gallery, and Steve Turner Contemporary. Before returning in 2015 to his hometown of McComb, Miss., he spent five years working at Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA.