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”My Skin Grew Thin” Exhibition coming to Schnormeier Gallery

MOUNT VERNON, OH — Mount Vernon Nazarene University senior Tierany Lyons will display her thesis exhibition, “My Skin Grew Thin” at Schnormeier Gallery, 221 S. Main St.,  on Nov. 27, 2017, through Dec. 7, 2017. An Artist Talk will take place on Thursday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., with a gallery reception being held the following day, Friday, Dec. 1, from 6-8 p.m.

Tierany Lyons resides in Bellville, Ohio. She will be graduating in May 2018 with a Bachelors of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Fine Arts from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. As a student, her work has been exhibited at the Schnormeier Gallery as well as in the MVNU/Minot State University Printmaking Exchange Exhibition where her piece was purchased and is now in Minot State University’s permanent collection. Her prints as well as paintings have also been included in Penmarks Literary & Arts Journal. Tierany is a member of the Alpha Chi National Honors society. She received the Crispen Webb Memorial Award for art as a junior in May of 2017. Tierany creates mixed media paintings and her upcoming Thesis Exhibition, “My Skin Grew Thin” explores materiality of the body and addresses the concept of self-image in relation to the passage of time. 

Mount Vernon Nazarene University is a private, four-year, intentionally Christian teaching university for traditional age students, graduate students, and working adults. With a 327-acre main campus in Mount Vernon, Ohio, and several convenient Graduate and Professional Studies locations throughout the state, MVNU emphasizes academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service to community and church. MVNU offers an affordable education to more than 2,200 students from 32 states and 19 countries/U.S. territories.