While the foundations of printmaking are thinning out in a digital age, there are those who carry the legacy forward. Beauvais Lyons is one of those artists. A professor at the University of Tennessee since 1985, Lyons finds humor in nature’s improbability. He monster-mashes animals together, producing work with scholarly titles like “American Badger Swallow” and “North American Raccoon Crow.” Those images are often layered over backgrounds that resemble watercolor creating a finished product that’s both as timelessly beautiful as it is a fascination. Lyons is one of five panelists, ripped from academia, meeting on... More >>>