Ruth E Lyons makes large scale sculptural gallery and public works concerned with landscape and deep time. Over the past years she has created works in the sky (Sky is the Limit, 2012, public commission for Scoil Naomh Eoin, Co. Meath), the sea (Pinking on Sea, 2014, Kinsale Arts Festival) and underground (Zechstein, 2016-ongoing, commission with EUSalt Assoc.)
Recent exhibitions include Forecast of the Next Century, 2016, Broad Art Museum, Michigan, Riddle of the Burial Grounds, 2016, Extra City, Antwerp and Follies of Youth, 2015, Hepworth Wakefield Gallery, Yorkshire. Her work is included in OPW collection. Upcoming work includes a presentation at EU Parliament on her Zechstein Project and a 3 month production residency at Grazer Kunstverein, Austria.
Pilot Light, 2015, aluminium, mirror-polished stainless steel, bolts, rivets, quicklime, oxy-acetylene torch. Commissioned by Pavilion UK.
The Pinking on Sea, 2014, still from underwater video, installation, chain, buoys, steel frame, anchors. Kinsale Harbor, Kinsale Arts Festival