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Friday, November 9, 2012

Thank you Beauvais Lyons!

Beauvais Lyons with MFA candidate Linda Santana
Thank you to visiting artist Beauvais Lyons who showed his work at P.R.I.N.T Press, gave several lectures and a performance, participated in a panel discussion, and critiqued work by our graduate students.

We are grateful for for the broad interest and participation that Beauvais' visit to the University of North Texas generated.

Beauvais' visit was co-sponsored and co-hosted by Art Education / Art History, Core Design, Core Drawing, Printmaking and P.R.I.N.T Press. 

For images of the events, check out P.R.I.N.T Press' facebook page
Beauvais Lyons at UNT
CADD / BCA panel discussion
CADD Bus Tour

Beauvais Lyons is a Chancellor's Professor and a James R. Cox Professor of Art at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he has taught since 1985. As the Director of the Hokes Archives he has originated traveling one-person exhibitions that have been presented at more than sixty galleries and museums across the United States. He has published articles on his work in Archaeology, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Contemporary Impressions, Graphion, im:print, The New Art Examiner and Leonardo. His work is cited by Linda Hutcheon in Irony's Edge: A Theory and Politics of Irony(1994) and by Lawrence Weschler in Mr. Wilson's Cabinet of Wonder (1995). He also has works in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Smithsonian Museum of American Art, the Nelson-Atkins Museum, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, among others.