NEWS AND EXHIBITIONS:
Beauvais Lyons' current project is "Circus Orbis." To learn more, CLICK HERE. The project was exhibited in "Forward Press: 21st Century American Printmaking" at the Katzen Art Center at American University in Washington, DC, April 6 - August 12, 2019. The exhibition was praised in a review in The Washington Post, "At the A.U. Museum, these 10 printmakers are tearing up the rule book" by Mark Jenkins, and in the Washington City Paper, "Forward Press at the American University Museum Explores All Manner of Printmaking," by Stephanie Rudig.
He presented lithographs and taxidermy from his creative zoology project for an exhibition titled "Fantastic Fauna: Chimeric Creatures by Beauvais Lyons" at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design at North Carolina State University from July 18, 2019 - January 26, 2020.
CLICK HERE to read an article by Beauvais Lyons in the Tennessee arts journal Number, issue 97 on the Tennessee Bull-Raccoon. He also published an essay on "The Printmaker as Time Traveller" from the G&E Print and Art Edition Magazine, issue 62, February 2019 (Madrid, Spain).
Beauvais Lyons and Steve A. Prince co-chaired a session on "Prints and Community Practice" at the College Art Association Conference in Chicago, Illinois on Feburary 14, 2020. Hosted by fellow panelist Deborah Maris Lader, he presented a technical demo on color printing the following day at the Chicago Printmakers Collaborative.
Beauvais Lyons received a 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Tennessee, as well as the 2017 Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Excellence in Teaching Award at their conference in Columbus, Ohio.
"Envisioned Worlds: Lithographs from the Hokes Archives" was presented at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa October 20-December 7, 2017. This exhibition is available for future bookings.
Beauvais Lyons gave a keynote address on "Prank Theory" at the University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS) held February 26-27, 2016.
In recent years, Beauvais Lyons has taught a Freshman Seminar course on Pranks. In ARTnews, critic Ann Landi discussed the scholarship of pranks in art of the past century. To read the article, CLICK HERE.
CLICK HERE for a video profile on the Hokes Archives.