Phyllis Vita Silverman Ott-Toltz
Born : 4th April 1926 - Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Died : 5th September 2022 - Myrtle Beach, Sth. Carolina, USA - 96 years old
Parents : Hyman & Jenny Silverman
Married : 1. Bud Sife - m.
1950 New York State. ( divorced ) ( d.29th Aug. 2018 )
Lynfield George "Lyn" Ott ( divorced ) ( b. 25th April, 1926 - d.
22nd April, 1998
Children : ( 1 ) Mimi ( b. 1952 ) & Betsy ( b.1955 )
( 2 ) Christopher & Leslie.
Abstract expressionist painter, student of Razel Kapustin and Hans Hofmann.
Resident artist, Meher Spiritual Center, Myrtle Beach.
She was a graduate of Harvard University in 1947.
Orbituary Notice :
Photo: Phyllis Ott in the Original Kitchen at the Meher Spiritual Center in South Carolina. (Kendra Crossen photo.)
THE FOLLOWING ARTWORKS ARE FROM A 2003 EXHIBITION IN MYRTLE BEACH, SC.
THE FOLLOWING ARTWORKS ARE FEATURED IN THE FOLLOWING PDF FILE
Both Lyn Ott and Christopher Ott also contributed to this painting.
Phyllis Ott is the artist in residence and beloved icon at the Meher Spiritual Center in Myrtle Beach, SC. She met Meher Baba in India in 1964 where he received her
with love and kindness. Phyllis' life has been a varied one. She graduated Cum Laude from Harvard, with majors in Architecture and Philosophy, studied with the renowned abstract expressionist,
Hans Hoffman, and went on a lifelong spiritual quest for the source of the Self. Love Bade Me Welcome exposes the triumphs and hardships of Phyllis' life and those she loved. This biography
offers never before seen insights and facts about Norman Mailer, who was married to Phyllis' sister, Bea.
Some contents of this book are disputed by Phyllis.
PHYLLIS MAKES A COMMENT ON THE BOOK "GOD SPEAKS"