Press

This section includes highlights of some of my latest media coverage, as well as information about exhibitions and shows. If you have any questions about my work or approach, or for media inquiries, please get in touch directly.

 
 

Meet Christine Lyon | Visual Artist & Educator

May 2022

Interview with Shoutout LA about Christine's artistic and educational practices, as well as delving into her family history and the eccentricities of growing up in Los Angeles.

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2020 Vision: Views from the MFA Class of 2020

October 2021

This exhibition brings together more than a dozen artists who graduated from CCA in 2020, one of the most unusual and consequential years in the school's history.  This show is organized by Graduate Fine Arts Associate Professor Glen Helfand and Katherine Jemima Hamilton (MA Visual and Critical Studies and MA Curatorial Practice 2022).

Drawn to Paper: Fresh Perspectives in Mixed Media

October 2021

For this exciting, new approach to an invitational exhibition, many of the talented artists who have shown at the Brea Gallery over the last few years are welcomed back to fill the space with fresh, new mixed media works on paper.

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 Art in Sonoma County: Current Gallery and Museum Exhibitions in August

August 2021

Satri Pencak recommends Through Her Eyes, a multicultural Women’s Figurative show exploring the many depictions of women in relation to themselves and those around them.

Curated Collection: Works on Paper

July 2021

Rise Art, an online gallery for Contemporary Art based in London, UK, highlights Works on Paper, a collection of drawings, prints and paintings, all made with or on paper. Ranging from small-scale still life pieces, to vast mixed-media collages, the collection showcases work from some of the newest artists on the platform, as well as their more established artists.

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Having Your MFA Show During a Pandemic with Artist Christine Lyon

March 2021

Artist + Travel podcast, hosted by Sarah Thibault. In this episode, recorded in May 2020, Thibault talks with artist Christine Lyon about completing her MFA program at the start of the pandemic. Digressions include Alien, Psycho, and Vertigo, as well as Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, and Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera.

Titanic 2: Electric Boogaloo

October 2020

Youyou Ma writes about her experience hosting Christine's "Titanic 2: Electric Boogaloo" in her home for between us, about them, an experimental dispersed exhibition featuring a diverse body of work from five artists who center the role of hybridity, identity, and multiplicity in their work.

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"Made In California" Lets Us Peer Into The Mind And Heart Of Contemporary California Art

September 2020

Ella Dequina of OC Art Blog writes about Made In California, a juried group exhibition of California-based artists at Brea Gallery in Brea, CA.

Take a Virtual Tour of Brea Gallery’s "Made in California" Exhibit

August 2020

Katie Chidester of Fullerton Observer offers a virtual tour through Brea Gallery's juried group exhibition, Made In California.

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Exceptional MFA Work From Three Northern California Art Schools

July 2020

As part of a series on virtual MFA presentations across the country, Hyperallergic's senior editor Elisa Wouk Almino highlights some exceptional work from California College of the Arts, University of California, Davis, and California State University, Chico.

The SHIM/Masters Show

June 2020

The SHIM/Masters Show, organized by SHIM Art Network with support from The Social Distance Art Project, UK, hosted by SHIM Art Network on Artsy.

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Portraits for 2020

May 2020

Curator Emily Markert writes about figuration and portraiture in the 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition at California College of the Arts.

Residency Intensive Screening PARTY

November 2018

Minnesota Street Projects presents selected works from Tschabalala Self’s Residency Intensive: The Kinetic Exquisite Corpse, an experimental printmaking course.

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Yonkers as Gallery

April 2014

Susan Hodara of The New York Times writes about Yonkers Arts Weekend (YAW), an annual showcase of local artists. In collaboration with the City of Yonkers and Sarah Lawrence College, Christine's work was featured in Public Appliance, a pop-up exhibition curated by Erin Fonseca and Leila Anna Wahba.

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