CALISTA LYON

b. Nagambie, Australia

Lives and works in Columbus, Ohio

 

EDUCATION

2019 MFA (candidate), The Ohio State University, United States

2015 BA summa cum laude, Studio Art, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

2006 Dip(Arts), Applied Photography, Melbourne Polytechnic, Australia

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2019 ROY G BIV Gallery (upcoming), Columbus, Ohio, United States

2017 A Continued Conversation, Murray Art Museum Albury, Australia

The Space Between Us, National General Assembly, Australian Local Government Association, National Convention Centre, Canberra, Australia

2013 Living Home, Screening, Tallangatta Valley Hall, Australia

2010 Creators Artspace, Wodonga, Australia

Off The Kerb Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Hypotheses: Art Inspired by the Many Worlds of Science, Columbus Cultural Arts Center, Ohio, United States

Midwestern Photography Exhibition, IU Kokomo Downtown Gallery, Kokomo, Indiana, United States

For Freedoms: Art as Political Resistance, 50 State Initiative, For Freedoms, DAAP GalleriesUniversity of Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

The Space Between Us, Miloti: Program Two, Milo Arts, Columbus, Ohio, United States

Ohio Wesleyan's Wunderkammer: Curious and Curiouser, Beeghly Library, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, United States

Groundwork, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, United States

2017 Legacies, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, California, United States (curated by Mark Steven Greenfield) (catalogue)

CODA, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States

The Branches Are Hope; The Roots Are Memory, The Mini Microcinema, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

The Space Between Us, National General Assembly, Australian Local Government Association, National Convention Centre, Canberra, Australia

Head On Portrait Prize, Head On Photo Festival, Sydney Museum, Australia

The Branches Are Hope; The Roots Are Memory, Miloti: Program One, Milo Arts, Columbus, Ohio, United States

Making Art Is A Mistake, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, United States

2016 MAMA Art Prize, Murray Art Museum Albury, Australia

Open Show, Los Angeles Art Association, 825 Gallery, Los Angeles, United States

2015 Gallery-of-Solutions: Artists Respond to Human Behaviour and the Environment, curated by Kim Abeles, Luckman Gallery, Los Angeles, United States (catalogue)

Senior Projects, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

La Finesse De la Nuit, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

Undergraduate Exhibition, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

2014 La Finesse De la Nuit, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

2011 Celebrating Women in Photography, Art Est. Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2009 Celebrating Women in Photography, Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), Melbourne, Australia

2006 Centre for Contemporary Photography Salon, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia

Graduate Exhibition, Melbourne Polytechnic, Open Space Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Australian Professional Photography Awards Travelling Exhibition, Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), Australia

Fuji Site Unseen Travelling Exhibition, Australia

 

RESIDENCIES

2014 - 16 Center for the Art of Performance, University of California, Los Angeles, United States

 

GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

2017 Arts and Humanities Graduate Research Small Grants Program, The Ohio State University

2016 Alumni Grants for Graduate Research and Scholarship, The Ohio State University

2015 Undergraduate Alumni Scholarship, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

2014 Undergraduate Alumni Scholarship, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

Undergraduate Student Engagement in Creative Activity Scholarship, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

Associated Students, Inc. Student Achievement Scholarship, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

2013 Project Grant, The Regional Art Fund, Australian Federal Government, Australia

2006 Spotless Scholarship, Melbourne Polytechnic, Australia

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2018 The Ohio State University Board of Trustees Student Recognition Award

2017 Head On Portrait Prize Semi FinalistSydney Museum, New South Wales, Australia

2016 MAMA Art Prize Finalist, Murray Art Museum Albury, Australia

2007 Outstanding Student of the Year Finalist, Victorian Training Awards, State Government of Victoria, Australia

Outstanding Student of the Year Finalist, SpArta Arts and Culture Award, Australia

Projections Finalist, Australian Commercial and Media Photographers Association (ACMP), Australia

2006 Student Photographer of the Year, Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), Australia

Student of the Year, Melbourne Polytechnic, Australia

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 Graduate Teaching Associate, The Ohio State University, Columbus, United States

Project Assistant, side-by-side, Ann Hamilton Studio, Contextile 2018, Guimarães, Portugal

Project Assistant, the theater is a blank page, Ann Hamilton Studio, Center for the Art of Performance, University of California, Los Angeles, United States

2017 Graduate Administrative Associate, Ann Hamilton Studio, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

2016 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Art, California State University, Los Angeles

2015 The Symphonic Body UCLA/Stills, collaboration with Ann Carlson, commissioned by Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA

Photographer, The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA

2014 - 15 Photograph Archivist, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles

2011 Photographer, Tower Suites, Choreographer/Dancer/Producer Ros Warby, Director/Designer Margie Medlin

Motion Control Operator, 10,000 Paper Planes, Visual Artist Ross Coulter

Motion Control Assistant, BFG Motion, Motion Control Operator/Cinematographer Gerald Thompson

2007 - 08 Camera Assistant, Mary and Max stop motion claymation feature film, Writer and Director Adam Elliot

 

PRESS

Brown, Annie. "Visual Artist Calista Lyon Photographs Her Regional Home Town of Tallangatta Valley." ABC National News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 16 Jan. 2017. Web.

"Breakfast with Joseph Thomsen." ABC Goulbourn Murray. Albury, Victoria, 17 Jan. 2017. Radio.

Reid, Karen. "A Continued Conversation." Tallangatta Herald 9 Feb. 2017: 8. Print.

Reid, Karen. "Essence of the Land." Tallangatta Herald 8 Sep. 2016: 5. Print.

WIN News - Border and North East. WIN Network. Albury Wodonga, Victoria, 03 Aug. 2013. Television.

Wallace, Sue. "Pulse." Editorial. The Border Mail [Albury Wodonga] 24 Aug. 2013: 41. Print.

Wallace, Sue. "Valley Folk Caught On Camera." The Border Mail [Albury Wodonga] 28 Aug. 2013: n. pag. Print.

"Portraits of Tallangatta Valley." Tallangatta Herald 22 Aug. 2013: 9. Print.

"Worlds Apart." Editorial. The Weekly Times. 04 Sept. 2013: 3. 04 Sept. 2013. Web.

ABC Goulbourn Murray. Albury, Victoria, 08 Aug. 2013. Radio.

 

LECTURES & ARTIST TALKS

2018 Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio, United States

2017 Regional Cooperation and Development Forum, Australian Local Government Association, National Convention Centre, Canberra, Australia

Murray Art Museum Albury, Australia

2015 Society for Photographic Education (SPE), West and Southwest Regional Conference, Joshua Tree, California, United States

2013 Tallangatta Secondary College, Victoria, Australia

2006 Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

California State University, Los Angele