Donald   J.  Lyles  Jr.

Associate Professor  

Mr. Donald J. Lyles Jr.

BFA-1995-Kansas City Art institute MFA-2000- American University Teaching at UTPA since 2006

  • Areas of Expertise

    • painting, drawing,aplication of drawing and painting in creating greater appreciation of indigenous eco sysytems, local ecosystems, paleontology, sequential narritive illustration
  • Education

    • MFA, Painting, American University, 2000
    • BFA, Painting, Kansas City Art Institute, 1995
  • Currently Teaching

    ARTS 3321 01 - Interm Painting:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    ARTS 7300 01 - Graduate Exhibition:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Donald Lyles. "Surface Treatment: Artist merges two art forms for a fresh experience," McAllen, Texas: The Monitour, March 2017.

  • Donald Lyles. "Festiva, Critical review by Nancy Moyer, April 19th, 20ll," .

  • Donald Lyles. "SHREVEPORT TIMES PREVIEW — JULY 17-20 2006," .

  • Donald Lyles. "THE MONITOR/FESTIBA — DEC 8, 2006 Critical review by Nancy Moyer.," .

  • Donald Lyles. "Tree as Metaphor, Review by Nancy Moyer, April 30th 2012," .

  • Donald Lyles. TULANE REVIEW — 2000. .

  • Donald Lyles. Web based gallery for Midwest Paint Group-2008/09. .



Selected Presentations


  • Donald Lyles. ""Where I'm At"," University of Louisiana Monroe, Bry Art Gallery at U.L.M. (October 2017)

  • donald lyles. South Texas Commic -Con, South Texas Commic-Con, McAllen convention center (April 2017)

  • donald lyles. "The role of Super heroes in American Culture," Pannel Disscussion open to the Public at IMAS about the roll of super heroes in American culture, International Museum of Art and Science, McAllen, TX. (April 2017)

  • Donald Lyles. "The Monster at the Train Station and Other Tales of Woe," University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, UTRGV School of Art Visual ART Gallery, Edinburg Campus, VABLD (February 2017)



Selected Performances and Exhibitions


  • Donald Lyles. "The Monster at the Train Station and Other Tales of Woe.," Edinburg, Texas, U.S.A. (2017)

  • donald Lyles. "Where I'm At," Monroe, LA, U.S.A. (2016)

  • Donald Lyles. "Paysages Condenses," Bages, France (2014)

  • Donald Lyles. "Animating the Inanimate," Star County Campus, STC Libraray Gallery (2013)

  • Donald Lyles. "“Open Season for Art” ," (2012)

  • Donald Lyles. "“Tree Portrait”," McAllen, Tx. USA (2012)

  • Donald Lyles. "Jardin del Arte," Edinburg TX. USA (2011)

  • Donald Lyles. "Bowery Gallery, N.Y. N.Y. 20th annual Juried Exhibition," N.Y. N.Y USA (2011)

  • Donald Lyles. "“See You ‘Round the Campus”," McAllen, Tx. USA (2011)

  • Donald Lyles. "Allegories of Realism, Three man show at ARTBOX GALLERY," Indianapolis, IN. USA (2010)

Current Courses

ARTS 3321 01 - Interm Painting:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
ARTS 7300 01 - Graduate Exhibition:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses