Heather Lyon is an artist and educator living off the grid in rural Maine, USA. Her work is a visual and movement-based inquiry into the sublime. She uses site-responsive performance, video and installation work to investigate the inter-weaving of relationships through gestures of coded communication and embodiment practices. She is a life long student of transcendental mediation and indigenous mystical traditions. She holds both a BFA and MFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Selected exhibitions and performances include deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockland; SPACE Gallery, Portland; IMRC Center, University of Maine Orono; Cynthia Winings Gallery, Blue Hill; Zaratan, Lisbon, Portugal; “The Picnic Pavilion” Venice, Italy; The State Silk Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia and Lichtenberg Studios in der Museums-Lounge, Berlin, Germany. She has received grants from the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation, The Foundation for Contemporary Arts and the Kindling Fund (Andy Warhol Foundation regranting program distributed by SPACE Gallery).

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