NEWS AND EXHIBITIONS:
Beauvais Lyons is the Faculty Senate President of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville for the 2017-2018 academic year.
"Envisioned Worlds: Lithographs from the Hokes Archives" is being presented at the Edgewood College Art Gallery in Madison, Wisconsin August 20 - October 8, 2017. A review of the exhibition is in the Isthmus Magazine. The exhibition will travel to Luther College in Decorah, Iowa for a showing October 20-December 7.
"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.