B.A. Advertising, Minor in Art, 1993, University of Central Oklahoma
Phyllis Eagle, SNU’s Graphic Design Department Chair, has 40 years experience in the creative field of graphic design. She is a multiple winner of the industry’s professional achievement award, the Addy, and is actively involved in taking students to OKC Ad Club activities such as Career Day, guest speaker luncheons and the Addy Awards.
Eagle over the years has been the art director of several local and national publications, and designed for non-profits such as Artsplace, Ballet Oklahoma and the OKC Philharmonic. She opened a boutique advertising agency, Scissortail Graphics, and acquired over 60 clients regionally, including Caterpillar and Express Personnel, then she sold the firm. For the past 25+ years, she has shared the daily operations of Ink Ranch, Inc, a design firm her husband Cameron Eagle started. Her years of working in the profession provides a wide educational resource list of design professionals for SNU. Many have already been helpful for portfolio reviews, hired as adjuncts, conducted design and technology workshops, and helped with internship placements.
Hobbies or Fun Fact: Gardening, watercolor, writing fiction, music