Marin Art Directory
Phyllis Barnhill Thelen
The Marin artist Phyllis Thelen creates sculptural forms out of organic materials, such as barks, pods, plant stalks, banana leaves, bamboo shields and shells. She likes to produce mixed media vessels, creatures, and what she calls “sanctuaries”. Phyllis is also a founder of Art Works Downtown, the Marin Ballet Association, and Youth in Arts.