NEWS AND EXHIBITIONS:
Beauvais Lyons is the Faculty Senate President of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the 2017-2018 academic year.
Beauvais Lyons will present "The George and Helen Spelvin Folk Art Collection" as part of an exhibition titled "Fact and Fiction in the Art of Diane Fox and Beauvaius Lyons" May 14-July 16, 2017 at the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.
"Lysippe, The Amazon Queen," a new print from the Hokes Archives new project Circus Orbis has been selected by Katheryn Bradford for the "Just Under 100: New Prints 2017/Summer" exhibition at the International Print Center New York on view from June 17 - September 16, 2017.
"Envisioned Worlds: Lithographs from the Hokes Archives" willl be presented at the Edgewood College Art Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin August 20 - October 8, 2017, with a lecture and reception on Friday Septmber 15.
"The Association for Creative Zoology" was presented as part of "Just the Facts," an exhibition at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design January 9-March 4, 2017. Also included with the show will be works by Diane Fox, Mark Dion, Jennifer Angus and Tony Matelli. Lectures by the artists will take place on Thursday February 2, 2017. Here is a review in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from January 17th
Beauvais Lyons gave a keynote address on "Prank Theory" at the University of Nevada, Reno College of Liberal Arts Graduate Symposium (CLAGS) to be held February 26-27, 2016.
Beauvais Lyons presented a one-night exhibition featuring his new project "Circus Orbis" on Friday December 11, 2015 at Fluorescent Gallery in Knoxville. To learn more, CLICK HERE.
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.