Education

Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA, 2009

University of Alaska, Anchorage, Dept. of Art, 1999-2000

Viña del Mar School of Fine Arts, Chile, 1996-1998

Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, BA 1977-1981

 

Permanent Collections

Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North

Alaska Contemporary Art Bank, Anchorage, AK

Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository, Kodiak AK

Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Anchorage, AK

Alaska State Museum, Juneau, AK

Boney Court House, Anchorage, AK

Denali National Park and Preserve, Denali, AK

Credit Union 1, Nome, AK

 

Awards/Grants

2016 Rasmuson Foundation Fellowship, Individual Artist Award ($18,000)

2015-Rasmuson Foundation Fellow-Artist Residency Award-Funding a two month residency in Santa Fe, NM

2015 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-Travel grant to participate in the Arctic Science Summit/Arts in Fairbanks, AK

2015 The Atwood Foundation-Funding an exterior wall mural, Mountain View, AK

2014 Rarified Light Juried Photography Show-Honorable Mention Award and Anchorage Museum acquisition

2014 Alaska State Council on the Arts Grant-Funding attendance to the Creative Capital Professional Development Workshop.

2014 Alaska State Council on the Arts, Career Development Grant- Travel to artist residency at Mayer of Munich Architectural Glass Studio. Munich, Germany.

2013 Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Award, Project Grant-Visual Arts ($7,500)-Funds to equip new studio and explore larger format paintings.

2009 Koniag Native Education Foundation, Vocational Development Grant-Art-Funds to attend a portrait painting workshop at the Gage Academy, Seattle, WA.

2009 Alaska State Council on the Arts, Career Development Grant-Art-Funding exhibit expenses for a solo show at Bunnell St. Gallery, Homer, AK.

2006 Juror’s Choice, Best of Show, Art for Alaska Parks Juried Competition. 1st Prize, $1,000 award

2001 Koniag Native Education Foundation, Vocational Development Grant-Art- Funding art classes at University of Alaska, Anchorage.

 

Selected Exhibits

2017 Bunnell Street Arts Center, All Things Sacred, Solo Exhibit- Paintings

2017 Treaty of Cession Russia/Alaska, Invitational, Sitka , Alaska

2016 Alaska Arctic Science Summit, University of Alaska Fairbanks, arts and science collaboration, invitational

2016 International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK. Common Ground, 7 landscape painters group show

2016 Bunnell Street Arts Center, Homer, AK, Decolonizing Alaska invitational

2015 Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Living Alaska, Recent Acquisitions, AK Contemporary Collection

2015 Bunnell Street Arts Center, Homer Alaska, Open Space/Open Mind, Solo Exhibit-Paintings

2015 Alaska Humanities Forum, Sites Unseen, two person show of paintings, Anchorage AK.

2014 Alaska Pacific University, Close at Hand, drawing invitational

2014 Alaska Pacific University, Denial, printmaking invitational.

2014 Valdez Museum, Valdez AK, Washington, Hawaii and Oregon, Communities, Disaster and Change,  invitational

2014 Alaska Native Arts Foundation, Anchorage, AK. Solo Exhibit

2013 Alaska Humanities Forum, Anchorage, AK. Invitational

2013 International Gallery of Contemporary Art. Invitational

2013 Artique Gallery, Anchorage, AK. Invitational

2013 Alaska Contemporary Art Bank, Recent Acquisitions

2013 Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Recent Acquisitions

2012 Wells Street Art Center, Fairbanks, AK. Solo Exhibit

2011Nolan Center Wrangell Museum, Wrangell, AK. Solo Exhibit

2011Artique Gallery, Anchorage, AK. Solo Exhibit

2010 Artique Gallery, Solo Exhibit

2009 Artique Gallery, Solo Exhibit

2009 Bunnell Art Center, Homer, AK. Solo Exhibit

2009 Wells Street Gallery, Fairbanks, AK. Solo Exhibit

2008 Artique Gallery, Solo Exhibit

2007 The Artique Gallery, Featured Artist, Solo Exhibit

2006 The Artique Gallery, Featured Artist, Solo Exhibit

2006 The Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Alaska Contemporary Artists

2006 Stephan’s Fine Art Gallery, Anchorage, AK. Art for State Parks Juried Show

2002 Decker/Morris Gallery, Solo Exhibit

2000 Alaska Pacific University, Solo Exhibit

1999 Alaska Pacific University, Solo Exhibit

 

Selected Exhibits-Photography

2017 Alaska Humanities Forum, Epicenter-5 Views of Ship Creek, Group Photography Show

2016 Rarified Light, Juried Photography Exhibit, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK

2015 International Gallery of Contemporary Art,  Anchorage, AK Invitational

2014 Rarified Light, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, Juried Photography Exhibit, Honorable Mention Award

2013 Rarified Light, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Juried Photography Exhibit

2012 Rarified Light, Anchorage Museum, Juried Photography Exhibit

2012 Out North Gallery, Anchorage, AK. Solo Exhibit

2011 Artworks Gallery, Soldotna, AK. Solo Exhibit

 

Public Art

2017 Painted Dumpster Pilot Project-Anchorage Downtown Partnership/Municipality of Anchorage

2016 Russian Mission, AK. Water is Life, Alaska Native Health Consortium, 8' x 16' canvas mural.

2015 Mt View Hispanic Culture Center, 20' x 40' exterior wall mural, Hummingbirds, Anchorage, AK

2014 Mat-Su Children and Adult Services, Matanuska Susitna, AK Large Format Painting

2014 Laugviik School, Kobuk, AK.  Collaborative Mural

2014 Kingikmiut School Library, Wales, AK. Collaborative Mural

2013 Stewart’s Photo Shop, Anchorage, AK. Mural

2011 Credit Union 1 Bank, Nome, AK. Oil painting

2001 Russian Jack Elementary School Library, AK. State 1% for Art, Mural

2001 Government Hill Elementary School, AK. State 1% for Art, Oil paintings

 

Private Collections

Timothy Burgess, Judge U.S. District Court of Alaska

Charlotte Fox, Previous director of Alaska State Council on the Arts

Ron Spatz, Head of the University of Alaska Anchorage Creative Writing Dept.

Christine Smith, Exhibits Curator, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

Barbara Smith, Russia/Alaska Scholar, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center

 

Artist Residencies

2016 Denali Park/McKinley Chalet Artist Residency

2015 Santa Fe Arts Institute, Rasmuson Foundation Residency, Santa Fe, NM

2014 Mayer of Munich Architectural Glass Studio, Munich, Germany

2014 Denali National Park, Denali, AK.

2012 Stikine River Bird Festival, Wrangell, AK.

 

Artist in Schools Residencies/Youth Art Classes

2016 Old Harbor Elementary, Old Harbor, AK

2016 Main Elementary, Kodiak, AK, Collaborative mural

2016 Karluk Village K-12, Kodiak Island, AK

2015 Kodiak Elementary, Kodiak, AK, Collaborative mural

2015 Snow Shoe Elementary, Wasilla, AK, Collaborative installation

2014 Infante Lyons Studio, Anchorage, AK. Spring Break Art Camp

2014 The Canvas Community Art Studio, Juneau, AK. Spring Break Art Camp

2014 Kobuk School, Kobuk, AK. Collaborative mural

2014 Kingikmiut School,Wales, AK.  Alaska State Council on the Art, Artist in Schools-Mural

2013 Gambell School,  Gambell, AK. ASCA-AIS-Collaborative mural

2012 Kingikmiut School, Wales, AK. ASCA-AIS-Collaborative mural

2012 O'Malley Elementary, Anchorage, AK. ASCA-AIS, Collaborative mural

2012 Willowaw Elementary, Anchorage, AK. ASCA-AIS Collaborative mural

2011 Gambell School, Gambell, AK, ASCA-AIS.Collaborative mural

2011 Aquarian Elementary, Anchorage, AK. ASCA-AIS. Collaborative mural

2010 Selo Russian Old Believer School, Homer, AK,  ASCA-AIS. Portrait Painting

2010 Evergreen School, Wrangell, AK. Bird Painting

2009 Northway Village, Northway, AK. Portrait Painting

2004 Chugiak Spanish Immersion,  Chugiak, AK. Portraits/Collaborative Mural

 

Bibliography

print mediA

2016 Alaska Creative, 10 Years of Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist Grants

2016 Alaska Women Speak,  Cover Design

2016 Alaska Native Artist Resource Handbook,  CIRI Foundation, Alaska State Council on the Arts

2016 De-Colonizing Alaska, Asia Freeman, Bunnell Street Arts Center, exhibit catalogue

2015 The Anchorage Press, Cover Story, Linda's Labor of Love                                                                     

2014 Communities, Disaster and Change, Valdez Museum and Historical Archive, exhibit catalogue

2014 Cirque Literary Journal of the Pacific Northwest Rim, Summer Solstice Issue

2013 Cirque Literary Journal of the Pacific Northwest Rim, art images for the Winter Solstice issue

2012 Alaska Home Magazine, Featured Artist  

2012 Cirque Literary Journal of the Pacific Northwest Rim, art images for 2012 Spring issue

2005 Cover of the nationally distributed magazine, The Nonprofit Quarterly.

2003 Cover and feature story of Art Matters, Anchorage Daily News arts publication

2002 Cover design for the novel, Conception of Sphinx, by Paul Brynner

2001 The Anchorage Press , Cover and Feature Story, Surreal World of Linda Infante Lyons

video media

2016 Denali National Park and Preserve, Art and Inspiration,  National Park Service Documentary

2015 SFAI 140, An Evening of Creativity and Conversation, Santa Fe Art Institute, Artist Talk Series, Vimeo

2015 Denali National Park and Preserve, Artist in Residence, Linda Infante Lyons, LiveStream Video Interview

2015 Alaska Teen Media Institute, Hummingbirds of Mt. View, Documentary, Vimeo

Radio/Television Media

2016 KMXT 100.1 FM, Kodiak Alaska, Rasmuson Foundation Grant Funds Alutiiq Museum Painting Purchases -Interview with artist, Linda Infante Lyons

2015 KTVA Alaska Channel 11-AK Art: Travel enthusiast, painter shares her skills with students

2015 Café Santa FE- Sanjit Sethi Executive Director of the Santa Fe Art Institute, on SFAI 140, Kelli Clifton and Linda Infante Lyons Artists in Residence

2012 Radio KNOM 96.1 FM-Interview with Linda Infante Lyons, Artist in Residence at Wales, AK.

 

Film/Scenic Painting

2013 Set and Prop painter, VW Automotive, Rocket Joe and Piksik Productions, AK.

2013 Prop painter, Kashi Cereal commercial. Rocket Joe and Piksik Productions, AK.

2013 Set painter, ATT commercial, Rocket Joe and Piksik Productions, AK.

2012 Set painter, Audi Automotive commercial, Rocket Joe and Piksik Productions, AK.

2011 Set painter for the movie, “Big Miracle,” Universal Studios, CA.

 

Professional Work Experience

2015-present, Adjunct Art Instructor, University of Alaska, Continuing and Professional Development

2013-2015, Painting Instructor, Adult workshops, Kids Art Classes-The Canvas Community Art Center, Juneau, AK

2008-present,Teaching Artist, Alaska State Council on the Arts Artist in Schools Program

2012-present, Painting Instructor, Infante Lyons Studio, Anchorage, AK.

2011- Painting Instructor, Plein air painting workshop, Wrangell Mountains Center, McCarthy, AK.

2008-present, Painting Instructor, Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK.

 

Professional Associations

2017-present, Board Member, American Civil Liberties Union, (ACLU), Alaska Chapter

2009-2017-Board Member, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK