Beauvais Lyons News

Summer Exhibition Features UT Printmaking Faculty

Stone, Mesh and Metal: Prints by Beauvais Lyons, Althea Murphy-Price and Koichi Yamamoto is the featured exhibition in the Clayton Center for the Arts’ Blackberry Farm Gallery through September 1.

UT’s Centaur Featured on Roadside America This Week

The half-excavated body of a faux centaur—part man, part horse—showcased on the main floor of Hodges Library has been chosen as the Sight of the Week by the editors of RoadsideAmerica.com. The popular display is a work of art, made from tea-stained bones of a pony and a medical school skeleton. The centaur will be featured as the lead story on RoadsideAmerica.com for this week.

Campus Quirks: Odd but Wonderful Things about UT

UT is home to some unique stuff. You’ve probably heard about the Anthropology Research Facility and the Bass Donated Skeletal Collection housed in a basement room in Neyland Stadium. While these two parts of campus are well-known curiosities, there are plenty of other eyebrow-raising things to see on Rocky Top.

Mental Floss Features Hodges’ ‘Centaur of Volos’

The Centaur Excavations of Volos, an art exhibit brought to Hodges Library by Beauvais Lyons, professor of art, and Neil Greenberg, emeritus professor of ecology and evolutionary biology, is featured in an article on the Mental Floss website.

Stem Cells to Egyptian Graffiti: Mic/Nite Highlights Faculty Research

Imagine learning about significant research—everything from stem cell research to Egyptian graffiti—in seven minutes or less. That’s what happens at Mic/Nite, where eleven faculty members take turns making short presentations about their work. This semester’s Mic/Nite will be held on March 13 at the Relix Variety Theatre. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour, including a cash bar and pizza. The free event is open only to UT faculty, staff, and their spouses or partners.

UT Printmaking Class Wants You to ‘Know Your Rights’

The latest project of the printmaking studio is popping up on campus and may soon spread into the city to help people learn about their rights. The intermediate print workshop class, under guidance of Chancellor’s Professor Beauvais Lyons, recently finished a project based on the American Civil Liberties Union’s “Know Your Rights” campaign.

USA Today: Centaur ‘skeleton’ takes science center stage

USA Today spoke with Beauvais Lyons, UT Chancellor’s Professor and James R. Cox Professor of Art, about museum exhibits of mythical creatures and how we know what is real, and what isn’t. Lyons heads the “Hokes Archives” in the John C. Hodges Library, which includes the faux history of three civilizations: the Apasht, the Arenot, and Aazudians.