Steve Lyons was born in Portsmouth, Ohio.
Lived & Worked in Chatham, MA, with a working studio in New York City



2019    Texture & Tone, Townley/Gallery 104, New York, NY

2018    Creativity Unbound, ME Hotel Terramar, Sitges, Spain

2018    Santa Maria La Nova, Naples, Italy

2018    Universidad San Pablo, Madrid, Spain

2017    The Art of Steve Lyons, Bloomingdale’s, Chestnut Hill, MA

2017    Finding Home, in response to refugee crisis, Steve Lyons Gallery, Chatham, MA

2016    Creativity Unbound, Cultural Center, Freising, Germany


2020   Art of the Ride, a charitable art event benefitting the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
through the Pan-Mass Challenge, Boston, MA


2020   European Council Annual Art & Cultural Event, Strasbourg, France

2019    Women in the Abstract, Iona College, New Rochelle, NY

2019    ST-ART – Contemporary Art Fair, Strasbourg, France

2019    ART3F International Contemporary Art Fair, Luxembourg

2017    Art Berlin, featured at Heckmann Hoefe, Berlin, Germany

2016    Independence Day Celebration, Cultural Center, La Paz, Mexico

2015    Art Fair, Poznan, Poland

2012    Images Gallery, Greenwich, CT


2020  Top 60 Masters
Art Tour International Magazine

2020 Voted Top 5 in the World for Landscape Impressionism and Abstract
American Art Awards

2019   Voted No. 2 in the world for Abstract Expressionism and No. 3 for Abstract,
American Art Awards

2019   Nominee for “Top 60 Masters of Art In the World”
Art Tour International Magazine

2018    Named one of the “Top 15 Artists in the World to Watch,”
Art Tour International Magazine

2018    Voted No. 3 in the world for Landscape Impressionism
American Art Awards

2017    Voted No. 2 in the world in Abstract Expressionism for “Women and the Universe,”
American Art Awards

2016    Named one of the Top 5 Abstract Expressionist Artists in the World,
American Art Awards

 2014    Awarded private mentorship with Finland’s premier artist and designer, Markku Piri


Carré des Artistes, Paris, France

Quidley Galleries, Naples, FL

Oceanside Galleries, Belmar, New Jersey

The Inn at 359 Main Street, Chatham, MA

Centerboard Inn, Nantucket, MA

Regatta Inn, Nantucket, MA

Bluefin, Chatham, MA


Wood, Tim, Chatham Artist’s Work Stolen in Europe – Again, The Cape Cod Chronicle,
July 24, 2019

Bierdz, Thom, World-Renowned American Artist, Steve Lyons,
Opens European Tour Of ‘Creativity Unbound’ in Sitges, Spain
,, August 14, 2018

Steve Lyons: New England’s Modern Impressionist Artist,, 2018

Puello, Viviana, Top Artists to Watch,, May 15, 2018 

Matcovsky, Samantha, A Call From the Sirens: The Work of Steve Lyons,,
December 6, 2017

Matcovsky, Samantha, ‘Fall Into Art’: Steve Lyons x Crush Boutique Celebrate the Holidays
with Art and Fashion,, November 9, 2017

Lyons named number two in the world of Abstract Expressionism by The American Art Awards,, 2017  

Steve Lyons Crushes it: Abstract Impasto Pops Up on Newbury Street,,
November 2, 2017

Richards, Laura, How Artist Steve Lyons is Turning a Cape Cod Town into an International Must See Art
,, March 2017

Ritter, Jana, Bloomingdale’s to Host First-of-a-Kind Exhibition Featuring Celebrated Artist,
Steve Lyons
,, March 10, 2017   

Steve Lyons: “The Best Art is That Which is Organic to the Person Creating It.”, Ask Artists,
March 10, 2017

World’s Best Abstract Expressionism Artists Of 2016: America’s Best Galleries Name Schmidt, Gotzens,
Vangeloatos, Pesic, Lyons, Alfery, Lee and Hadley
, Huffington Post, December 8, 2016

Vincent, Cara, The Rules of Abstraction: A Conversation on Art with Steve Lyons,,
March 1, 2016

Caminiti, Kasey, An Abstract Artist With a Point of View,”, 2015

Zinderman, Carly, Fine Artist Steve Lyons Ignites the Art World by Revitalizing the Impasto Technique,, October 29, 2015

Putnam, Hank, Painter Takes a Knife to His Paintings,, 2015


Master of Arts, Walter Hitesman Scholarship – Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Bachelor of Arts, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, KY