Mark Lyon was born in 1979, in Upstate New York. His undergraduate studies began at the School of Visual Arts after being accepted with Rhodes and Faculty Scholarships. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at SUNY New Paltz.
Mark has been the recipient of 2 Fellowships from The Center for Photography at Woodstock, was a runner-up for the 2009 Aperture Portfolio Prize and was selected three times for the Top 50 Critical Mass. His work has been featured in numerous photography publications, including The New York Times “Lens,” and has been exhibited throughout the United States. He is represented by Elizabeth Houston Gallery in NY.