Curriculum Vitae

Lisa M. McLymont

lisammclymont@gmail.com

EDUCATION

1994 – Bachelor of Science in Industrial Design – Visual Communication, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 
Self-Taught Visual Artist

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2021 – Bryn Du Art Show, Juror
2020 – Deliver Black Dreams Public Mural Project, Lead Artist & Project Manager
2020 – Columbus Arts Commission, New Member
2020 – The Greater Columbus Arts Council, Arts Festival Juror
2017 – Upper Arlington Arts Festival Juror
2015-Present – The Greater Columbus Arts Council, Art Makes Columbus Campaign, Featured Artist

AWARDS

DECEMBER 2019 – Columbus Underground’s Top 10 Artists
AUGUST 2015 – Second Place Winner, Columbus Invitational Arts Competition
OCTOBER 2013 – Winner, Best in Show, Chalk the Block

SELECTED PRESS

NOVEMBER 2020 – Columbus Dispatch, Artists of Color Lead Art Campaign for Equality 
NOVEMBER 2020 – Columbus Dispatch, Black Artists Lead Public Art Campaign to Advocate for Racial Justice 
OCTOBER 2020 – Columbus Alive, Lisa McLymont Draws Deep Connection With Her Portrait Work
AUGUST 2020 – HooDoo Series
JULY 2020 – Columbus Underground, Art Commissioners Reflect on Statue Removal, Flag Redesign & More
JUNE 2020 – Columbus Alive, When Murals Matter More Than Lives
APRIL 2020 – Ohio Arts Beacon Interview (Video)
MARCH 2020 – PBS American Portrait, What Gets Me Out of Bed Every Morning
NOVEMBER 2019 – Columbus Alive, Profile on Two Piece Portrait Show with Cat Sheridan at Streetlight Guild, 2019
OCTOBER 2019 – The Ohio Channel, Previous Featured Artist at the Ohio Governor’s Residence
OCTOBER 2019 –  In Between EverywhereAdam Brouillette
FEBRUARY 2019 – All Sides Weekend, Aminah Robinson & Art Discussion 
JANUARY 2019 – Columbus Underground:  Lisa McLymont opening reception & artist talk
OCTOBER 2018 – ArtsOhio Blog, Governors’ Art Exhibit
MAY 2018 – Interview with Sketch Butler (Video)
JANUARY 2018 – Columbus Monthly: Who’s Next
DECEMBER 2017 – ArtsyWomen614 (Audio)
AUGUST 2017 – Professional Artist Magazine (Buy Print or Digital Issue) 
APRIL 2017 – The Lantern, Faculty Club, Spring Exhibition
OCTOBER 2016 – GCAC/Art Makes Columbus Spotlight
SEPTEMBER 2016 – ABC promo spot for Art for Life (Video)
JULY 2015GCAC Front Row Blog
JULY 2013Art Unbound Interview (Video)

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Fall 2021 – Marietta College
OCTOBER 2020 – Secret Studio, The Rest in Resistance
FEBRUARY 2020 – Riffe Gallery, Ohio Diaspora
JANUARY 2019 – Contemporary Art Matters, Opening Reception & Artists Discussion
APRIL 2017 – The Ohio State University, Faculty Club, Columbus, OH
OCTOBER 2013 – Urban Acupuncture Center, Columbus, OH
APRIL 2013 – Homeport Gallery, Columbus, OH | Cascades (milestone solo)
AUGUST 2012 – Image Optical, Columbus, OH
MAY 2004 – Studio 16, Columbus, OH | Earthbound (first solo)
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
SEPTEMBER 2020 – All People Arts, In This Time
AUGUST 2020 – Springfield Museum, Springfield OH | Member Exhibit – Honorable Mention
NOVEMBER 2019 – Streetlight Guild, Columbus, OH | Two Piece
OCTOBER 2019 – Art Unbound, Carnegie Gallery, Main Library, Columbus, OH
JULY 2019 – The Big Table – Conversational Tablecloths, Columbus, OH
SEPTEMBER 2018 – Art for Life, Live Auction, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
JUNE 2018 – Modern Madonna, Lindsay Gallery, Columbus, OH
MAY 2018 – Futures For the Rest of Us, Blockfort, Columbus, OH
SEPTEMBER 2017- Blockfort, Black Power Mixtape, Blockfort, Columbus, OH
MARCH 2017 – HOLLER, Second Sight Studios, Columbus, OH
JANUARY 2017 – Newark Arts Center, Columbus in Denison, Newark, OH
DECEMBER 2016 – Woman As, Creative Arts of Women at Tacocat, Columbus, OH
SEPTEMBER 2016 – Art for Life, Live Auction, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
JULY 2016 – Dare to Be Heard, Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH
NOVEMBER 2014 – Vanderelli Room, Columbus, OH | The Dreamer & the Dream
AUGUST 2015 – OSU Urban Art Space, Surthrive in the Heartland
JUNE 2015 Sign Your Art, Columbus, OH
JANUARY 2015 – Cultural Arts Center, Columbus, OH | Fellowship Reunion Show
MAY 2012 – S.Dot Gallery, Columbus, OH | SpringFlowerLoveShow
APRIL 2012 – Fort Hayes Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, OH | Creating Our History (CAW)
AUGUST 2010 – Wholly Craft, Columbus, OH | Rights & Representation (CAW)
JUNE 2010 – Wholly Craft, Columbus, OH | Birds of CAW
 
MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

2014-2017 – Columbus Open Studio & Stage Co-Founder
2013-2017 – Art & Artists of Ohio, Co-Founder & Online Moderator
2010-2016 – Creative Arts of Women, Steering Committee Member
2010 – The Ohio State University Arts Institute Fellowship for Emerging Artists

 
Private Collections throughout Ohio & the US