Artwork by Joan Lyon
Selected Exibits

2011
Maitlin Art Center - 61st Annual Florida Artist Group Exhibition - FL
Bolivar Art Gallery - Sarasota, FL
Katharine Butler Gallery - Sarasota, FL

2010
Big Arts - Florida Artist Group – 60th Annual Exhibition - Sanibel, FL
Bolivar Art Gallery - Sarasota, FL
Katharine Butler Gallery - Sarasota, FL

2009
Armory Art Center Exhibition - Florida Artist Group - 59th - West Palm Beach, FL
Katharine Butler Gallery – three artists, Sarasota,
Leepa-Rattner Museum of Art, St. Petersburg College - Tarpon Springs, FL

2007
Harmony Hall Gallery, Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center, solo - Sarasota, FL
Katharine Butler Gallery - Three Artist Exhibit - Sarasota, FL
Daytona Beach Museum of Arts & Science, Florida Artist Group - 57th Annual
Katharine Butler Gallery –two artists Exhibit - Sarasota, FL
Art Center Sarasota & Selby Botanical Garden, “Selby Gallery: Familiar to Fantastic”, Sarasota, FL
Selby Gallery Ringling College of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL
Dunedin fine arts center, “Florida Printmakers 15th National Print Competition” U. of Miami, FL

2006
Ridge Art Association Gallery - 56th Annual Florida artist group - Winter Haven, FL
Selby Gallery Ringling School of Art & Design, Women Contemporary Artists - Sarasota, FL

2005
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Florida Artist Group – Boca Raton, FL

2003
ARC Gallery, 30th Anniversary Exhibition – Chicago, IL

2001
Chesterton Art Gallery, “Illiana Artists 6th Annual Regional Juried exhibition” - Indiana

1998
Wickendon Gallery National Collage Society, Inc. - Case Western Reserve U., Cleveland, OH

1997
Sarasota Visual Art Center "Deep Water" - Sarasota, FL - 1997

1996
University of Maryland, “Equal Spirits” - University College, College Park, MD
Lydon Fine Art, Inc., Two Artist Exhibit - Chicago, IL
Sarasota Visual Art Center "Deep Water" - Sarasota, FL
Lakeland Community College Fine Arts Gallery National Collage Society, Inc. - Kirtland, OH
1995
Lydon Fine Art, Inc., Two Artist Exhibit - Chicago, IL

1994
Malton Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Lydon Fine Art, Inc., “Three Women Exhibit”- Chicago, IL

1993
Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exhibition - Springfield, IL
Art Link, Inc – “Expressions of Animal Awareness” – Fort Wayne, IN
A.R.C. Gallery 20th Anniversary Exhibition - Chicago, IL
Museum Without Walls International, North American Artists Invitational - Bemus Point, NY

1992
Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, LaGrange National XVII - LaGrange, GA
Lydon Fine Art, Inc., Chicago, IL

1991
Museum Without Walls, Chautauqua International Exhibition of Art - Bemus Point, NY
Lydon Fine Art, Inc., Chicago, IL
The Quincy Art Center, 41st Annual Quad-State Juried Exhibition - Quincy, IL
Stocker Center Gallery, North Coast Collage Society 7th Annual Exhibit - Lorain Comm. College – OH
Haggar University Gallery, 11th University of Dallas National Print Traveling Invitational - TX

1990
Lydon Fine Art, Inc., Chicago, IL
Evanston Art Center - solo – Evanston, IL
Haggar University Gallery, 11th University of Dallas National Print Traveling Invitational - TX

1989
Haggar University Gallery, 11th University of Dallas National Print Traveling Invitational - TX
A.R.C. Gallery, Censorship Exhibit - Chicago, IL
A.R.C. Gallery, two artist exhibit - Chicago, IL
Beloit Museum of Art, 32 Annual Beloit & Vicinity Exhibition -, Beloit College, Beloit, WI

1988
Mind's Eye Gallery, Dakotas 100 International Exhibition - Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND
University Art Galleries, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD
Columbia college, "Paper in Particular National Exhibition" - Columbia, MO

1987
ARC Gallery, two artist exhibit - Chicago, IL
Dittmar Memorial Gallery two artist exhibit - Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1984
A.R.C. Gallery, solo - Chicago, IL

1983
Swen Parson Gallery Two Artist Exhibit - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
NAB Gallery, "Psychic Territoriality in the Post Modern Era" - Chicago, IL
Illinois Central College, One Artist Exhibit - Peoria, IL

1982
Dittmar Memorial Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
1981
A.R.C. Gallery, Two Artist Exhibit -, Chicago, IL

1980
Raw Space, One Artist Exhibit, A.R.C. - Chicago, IL

1979
A.R.C. Gallery, "Past & Present" - Chicago, IL

1978
Countryside Art Center, Arlington Heights, IL

1977
Countryside Art Center, Arlington Heights, IL

1976
Countryside Art Center, "Women's Concepts"

1972
Federal Reserve Board, One Artist Exhibit - Washington, D.C.

GALLERY AFFILIATION:

Artists On The Court, Sarasota, FL
Lydon Contemporary Inc, Chicago, IL

AWARDS

Earle W. Epps Memorial Award, FLAG 56th exhibition - 2006
National Collage Society, Inc, Lifetime membership - 1998
Artlink, Inc., Honorarium - 1993
Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, Award Of Merit - 1992
Illinois Central College, Visiting Artist - 1983
Illinois Arts Council, Project Completion Grant - 1981
National Endowment for the Arts, Lecture Honorarium - A.R.C. - 1981
A.R.C. Raw Space, Honorarium - - 1980
Illinois Arts Council, Project Completion Grant - 1979

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.
MacArthur Foundation
McDonald's Corporation
American Medical Association.
Howard Johnson & Co.
University of Dallas
Patrick J. Kenneally, Ltd.
Wexford Underwriters, Inc


PUBLISHED

Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity - spring 1993, p. 629
Art & Antiques Magazine - October 1992, p. 22
College Art Assoc. Journal - winter 1991, Vol. 50 No. 4, pp. 81, 82
Watercolor, An American Artist Publication - spring 1997, p.96

POSITIONS

Monotype Workshops - 1990-1994
Lecturer at Art and Educational Organizations - 1979-1983
Art Encounter/Outreach Programs for the Elderly - 1978-1980
Featured in Nationally Televised Film, "Learning for a Lifetime," Kingsbury Lab School - 1971
Kingsbury Lab School - Designed and taught arts-oriented programs for children with learning disabilities, Washington, D.C. 1968-1971

EDUCATION

School of the Art Institute, Postgraduate study, - 1989, 1990, 1993,1994
Northshore Art League Print Workshops, Postgraduate study, 1987-1993
National College of Education, Postgraduate study, - 1979
Gene Davis, Postgraduate study, Washington D.C. - 1973-1974
University of Maryland, B.A., - 1973