Ellen Starr Lyon

Artist CV

EXHIBITIONS

2018    Indianapolis Art Center, Art From the Heartland, large Midwest juried group show, Indianapolis, IN

2018    Rapp Family Gallery, Off the Record, group show, Indianapolis Landmarks Center, IN

2018    I Fell Gallery, A Sense of Place, juried group show, Bloomington, IN

2018    Indiana Artists group show, Fishers, IN

2018    Solo Community Show,Tinker Coffee, Indianapolis, IN

2018    Acceleration Art and Photography, Gaggle, juried group show, Indianapolis, IN

2017    Harrison Center for the Arts, Emerald City, juried group show, Indianapolis, IN

2017    Acceleration Art and Photography, Game of Clones, juried group show, Indianapolis, IN

2017    Solo Exhibition, Self . Centered: Paintings of My Life, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

2017    Bloomington Open Studios Tour, juried 2-day event, Bloomington, IN

2016    Bloomington Open Studios Tour, juried 2-day event, Bloomington, IN

2015    Evelyn E. Jorgenson Gallery, Still Lifes: Perceptions of Inanimate Objects, juried group show, Moberly, MO

2015    Solo Exhibition, Grown Compositions, Gather, Bloomington, IN

2015    Bloomington Open Studios Tour, juried 2-day event, Bloomington, IN

2014    Two-person Exhibition, Interior Views, Blueline Gallery, Bloomington, IN

2013    Art of Chocolate Gala Juried Show and Sale, Indiana University Art Museum Atrium, Bloomington, IN

2012    Solo Exhibition, The Spaces In Between, Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, IN

2012    Bloom Local Artist Showcase, Artist Booth, Convention Center. Bloomington, IN

2005-08   Tutto Bene, Permanent Exhibition of new work, Bloomington, IN

2006-08 Wandering Turtle Gallery, Member artist Bloomington, IN

2006    John Waldron Arts Center, Juried Group Show, Bloomington, IN

2005    Kemp Gallery, Juried Group Show, Vincennes University Jasper Center, Jasper, IN

2003-05 Gallery North on the Square cooperative, Charter Member, Bloomington, IN

2002    Solo Exhibition, Border’s Books & Music Café, Bloomington, IN

2001    Artists’ Row Gallery, Member artist, Bloomington, IN

1999    Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Show, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

1998    National Society of Arts and Letters, Group Show, John Waldron Art Center, Bloomington, IN

1998    Bachelor of Fine Arts, Group Show, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

COLLECTIONS

Indiana University. Purchased oil painting for donor gift.

Indiana University. Purchased oil painting for use as cover-art on summer academic bulletin. Work is on permanent   display in Indiana University’s Franklin Hall, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

COMMISSIONS

2017    Various

2016    Cocktail Party, Marble Family, Peaches, Peaches II, Cape San Blas. Commissioned by various

2015    Favorite Marbles. Commissioned by Sara Bohs

2013    Lucky Cats. Commissioned by Natasha Ritsma

2006    Large Still Life. Commissioned by Mary Madore.

2005    Blue and White Ware. Commissioned by Gene Ha and Lisa Sharkey.

2004    The Moroccan Dish. Commissioned by Matt Press.

2002    Full Portrait, oil on canvas. Commissioned by Scott and Elizabeth Beauregard.

1999    Full Portrait, oil on canvas. Commissioned by Heather and Dennis Pund.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Tracy Zollinger Turner, Meet Ellen Starr Lyons Family, Emotional and Real and Healthy , Bloom Magazine, August 31, 2017

Yael Ksander, Remembering To Be An Artist When Life Gets in The Way , The Limestone Post, October 12, 2017

 

EDUCATION

1992-1997        Fine Arts Department, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

B.F.A. Painting

B.A.  Art History

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2000    Accepted to Masters of Fine Arts Graduate Painting Program at Boston University under Professor John Walker.

1997    CAREER AWARD. Painting. National Society of Arts and Letters Group Show, John Waldron Arts Center, Bloomington, Indiana.

1996    HARRY ENGLE AWARD. Artistic Excellence in Painting. Undergraduate Group Show, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

1994    RUTH N. HALLS PERFORMANCE AWARD. Undergraduate Fundamentals Group Show, School of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

 

CAREER-RELATED EXPERIENCE

2008-present    PAINTINGS CONSERVATION LAB TECHNICIAN.

Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, Indiana.

1997- 2008       Assistant Manager. Framemakers, Bloomington, Indiana.

1999-2000        New York Sales Representative. A Street Frames, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1997-1998        Curator of Art Collections Intern. Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction, Bloomington, Indiana.

1997                Interpreter and Research Aide. T. C. Steele Historic Site, Belmont, Indiana.