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Chris Lyons

Chris Lyons Illustration

I am a professional Illustrator who loves to do great work for great clients. I also play a ton of basketball and spend sunny days in my gardens. My c...lient list includes Pentagram, The Smithsonian, The USPS, The NY Times, LA Magazine, Washington Post, MillerCoors, Penguin Publishing, Target, Chicago Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, to name a few. I also teach a bit in the School of Design at RIT. Love that. Show more

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    Creative Career Starter Blog
    When you get "meh" responses to your portfolio...thoughts on how to react
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    Lyons Portrait Illustration
    Chris Lyons - Lyons Portrait Illustration
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    Paddle + Pour Art and Music Festival
    Drinking and music (and geese) on the Erie Canal
    Chris Lyons - Paddle + Pour Art and Music Festival
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    App icon representing "Balance"
    Chris Lyons - App icon representing "Balance"
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    Love + War
    Concert poster for the New Century Chamber Orchestra of San Francisco
    Chris Lyons - Love + War
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    Paddle & Pour 2023
    Music + Arts Festival on the Erie Canal
    Chris Lyons - Paddle & Pour 2023
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    Icon for a mental well being app
    Chris Lyons - Icon for a mental well being app
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    App icon representing self compassion
    Icon for an app that promotes mental well being in the workplace. This icon represents self compassion
    Chris Lyons - App icon representing self compassion
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    Native American Relations - AARP Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Native American Relations - AARP Magazine
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    Mindfulness Icon for QStudio app promoting mental well being at work
    Chris Lyons - Mindfulness Icon for QStudio app promoting mental well being at work
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    Networking for young creatives
    From my Creative Career Starter blog: Tips and thoughts for how to master this potentially awkward moment
    Chris Lyons - Networking for young creatives
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    Creative Career Starter Blog: Focus Your Portfolio
    Chris Lyons - Creative Career Starter Blog: Focus Your Portfolio
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    The Value of a strong Internship
    From my Creative Career Starter Blog
    Chris Lyons - The Value of a strong Internship
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    Creative Career Paths for High School art Students
    Chris Lyons - Creative Career Paths for High School art Students
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    9/10. Love Before the Fall
    Poster for the Opera Film from Composer Daron Hagen
    Chris Lyons - 9/10. Love Before the Fall
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    Visitations
    Concert poster for the New Century Chamber Orchestra of San Francisco
    Chris Lyons - Visitations
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    Forbes Portraits
    Chris Lyons - Forbes Portraits
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    Hopewell Parish, Jamaica
    Chris Lyons - Hopewell Parish, Jamaica
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    Betterman Children's Book: Fishing
    Chris Lyons - Betterman Children's Book: Fishing
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    Society of Illustrators, 2022
    Rooftop cocktails with my boys
    Chris Lyons - Society of Illustrators, 2022
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    Points of Origin
    Poster for the New Century Chamber Orchestra in San Francisco
    Chris Lyons - Points of Origin
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    Honeymooners Las Vegas, 1963
    Chris Lyons - Honeymooners Las Vegas, 1963
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    585 Magazine
    Cover of the Wine Issue
    Chris Lyons - 585 Magazine
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    Minnesota State Tag
    Chris Lyons - Minnesota State Tag
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    Buffalo Guy Tag
    Chris Lyons - Buffalo Guy Tag
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    AARP Magazine: Confidence through SCUBA diving
    Chris Lyons - AARP Magazine: Confidence through SCUBA diving
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    Williston Chapel
    Chris Lyons - Williston Chapel
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    Waterproof
    Selected: Society of Illustrators, LA 2015 Illustration for Cohber Press capturing the concept of "Waterproof"
    Chris Lyons - Waterproof
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    Lyons Graphic Portrait
    Creative Career Starter testimonial image
    Chris Lyons - Lyons Graphic Portrait
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    Betterman Children's Book: The Gardener
    Chris Lyons - Betterman Children's Book: The Gardener
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    New Century Chamber Orchestra 2024 Concert Guide
    Chris Lyons - New Century Chamber Orchestra 2024 Concert Guide
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    Hornets Buzzin'
    Chris Lyons - Hornets Buzzin'
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    California State Tag
    Chris Lyons - California State Tag
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    Love at first sight. AARP Magazine
    Falling in love from the chair lift
    Chris Lyons - Love at first sight. AARP Magazine
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    Canandaigua Lakefront Art Show Poster
    Chris Lyons - Canandaigua Lakefront Art Show Poster
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    New York Times - Attacked by Rotten Tomatoes
    Story on the power of Rotten Tomato reviews. (Nod to Attack of the Killer Tomatoes...)
    Chris Lyons - New York Times - Attacked by Rotten Tomatoes
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    Singing in Ukraine
    Chosen: American Illustration 2022 - Singing in Ukraine for AARP Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Singing in Ukraine
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    Florida State Tag
    Chris Lyons - Florida State Tag
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    Otto the Auto
    Chris Lyons - Otto the Auto
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    First in Flight
    Animated GIF
    Chris Lyons - First in Flight
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    graphic portrait
    Chris Lyons - graphic portrait
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    WBER Benefit Concert
    Chris Lyons - WBER Benefit Concert
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    Mobile Technology
    Story about slow adoption of mobile technology in the public sector
    Chris Lyons - Mobile Technology
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    Hochstein Music School
    Poster image for summer music camp for kids
    Chris Lyons - Hochstein Music School
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    Big Yellow Taxi
    Classic yellow taxi cab
    Chris Lyons - Big Yellow Taxi
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    Floral print
    Licensed image of floral pattern
    Chris Lyons - Floral print
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    Boston Terrier on a Bike
    Boston Terrier riding a classic bicycle
    Chris Lyons - Boston Terrier on a Bike
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    LA Magazine
    Indigenous animals around the city of Los Angeles
    Chris Lyons - LA Magazine
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    Jelly Crackers
    Chris Lyons - Jelly Crackers
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    Starched Shirts
    Forbes Magazine article on hidden investment gems
    Chris Lyons - Starched Shirts
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    Money Jar
    Glass jar filled with pennies
    Chris Lyons - Money Jar
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    Road & Track Magazine
    How to bleed your brakes at home
    Chris Lyons - Road & Track Magazine
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    Lollipop Farm Animal Shelter
    Chris Lyons - Lollipop Farm Animal Shelter
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    4 Seasons Magazine
    How to slurp noodles and clean a crab. 8-step tutorials
    Chris Lyons - 4 Seasons Magazine
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    Far From Heaven
    Poster for Williamstown Theatre Festival
    Chris Lyons - Far From Heaven
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    Biker's yoga
    Bicycling Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Biker's yoga
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    Bicycling Magazine
    Exercises for bikers
    Chris Lyons - Bicycling Magazine
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    Lilac Festival Poster
    Rochester NY, Lilac Festival
    Chris Lyons - Lilac Festival Poster
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    Conde Nast Traveler Magazine
    Methods of travel for an active African safari
    Chris Lyons - Conde Nast Traveler Magazine
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    Sushi Map
    Chris Lyons - Sushi Map
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    Road & Track Magazine
    Crossing the country
    Chris Lyons - Road & Track Magazine
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    He won't lay an egg!
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    WSJ Basket
    Trouble in the big bad banking industry
    Chris Lyons - WSJ Basket
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    WSJ - Target Fund Glide Paths
    Target Fund strategies have sometimes unpredictable glide paths
    Chris Lyons - WSJ - Target Fund Glide Paths
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    I Hear America Singing
    Vocal Score for Opera Composer Daron Aric Hagen
    Chris Lyons - I Hear America Singing
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    New York Times
    Doctors now "Treat to the Test" as educators "Teach to the Test"
    Chris Lyons - New York Times
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    Pittsford Paddle & Pour Festival
    On the Erie Canal
    Chris Lyons - Pittsford Paddle & Pour Festival
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    Roller Skates
    Campaign for InTouchSol of retro images
    Chris Lyons - Roller Skates
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    Pentagram + The World Wildlife Fund
    Habitat for Monarch butterflies is disappearing so the WWF is encouraging people to plant milkweeds - the most perfect source of food and habitat for these endangered creatures
    Chris Lyons - Pentagram + The World Wildlife Fund
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    Vintage Travel Art Montana
    Chris Lyons - Vintage Travel Art Montana
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    The Wall St Journal
    Bull market in China
    Chris Lyons - The Wall St Journal
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    AARP Portraits
    Seniors in the Work Force for AARP Magazine
    Chris Lyons - AARP Portraits
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    Rare Herbs
    For AARP Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Rare Herbs
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    Wall Street Journal
    Target-Date Funds: Same Retirement Year, Very Different Results
    Chris Lyons - Wall Street Journal
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    AARP Magazine
    Chris Lyons - AARP Magazine
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    POST Magazine
    Travel article about the Finger Lakes
    Chris Lyons - POST Magazine
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    WSJ Suitcase
    French Banks and their larger lending partners in the airline industry
    Chris Lyons - WSJ Suitcase
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    Popsicle Stick Theater marquee
    On the box to help kids create a mini-theater
    Chris Lyons - Popsicle Stick Theater marquee
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    Baseball
    Chris Lyons - Baseball
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    Holiday Tree
    Pretty snow-covered upstate tree
    Chris Lyons - Holiday Tree
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    Road & Track Magazine
    How to retro fit new technology into an old car
    Chris Lyons - Road & Track Magazine
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    21st Century Snake Oil
    Actual products that didn't live up to their promises..and it cost them millions in fines
    Chris Lyons - 21st Century Snake Oil
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    2 Hearts
    Chris Lyons - 2 Hearts
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    Healthcare emojis for Excellus BC/BS
    Emojis designed to get college students to use clinics and urgent care facilities to treat minor injuries and ailments
    Chris Lyons - Healthcare emojis for Excellus BC/BS
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    50th Anniversary HESS Truck Packaging
    Who doesn't love a HESS Truck?
    Chris Lyons - 50th Anniversary HESS Truck Packaging
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    Old School Roller Skates for Christmas
    Not sure I'd risk using these...
    Chris Lyons - Old School Roller Skates for Christmas
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    Coffee Conversations
    For the University of Buffalo Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Coffee Conversations
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    Paddle and Pour 2018
    An homage to the soon-to-be cut down ancient Copper Beech in the center of Pittsford, NY
    Chris Lyons - Paddle and Pour 2018
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    Workbook Fortieth Anniversary
    Celebrating 40 years of Service to Illustrators and Photographers
    Chris Lyons - Workbook Fortieth Anniversary
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    Whiskey Advocate Magazine Cover
    Chris Lyons - Whiskey Advocate Magazine Cover
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    Hydroxychloroquine The Opera
    Still from and Opera video
    Chris Lyons - Hydroxychloroquine The Opera
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    Woodland Wine Label
    One of a series of labels for a Finger Lakes winery
    Chris Lyons - Woodland Wine Label
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    Poster for the Sports Illustrated TV Documentary “14 Back” about the Yankees/Red Sox legendary season of 1978…when the Yankees were…14 back.
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    Children's Tylenol
    For packaging and animated ads
    Chris Lyons - Children's Tylenol
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    Local Talent
    Chicago Loyola Alumni Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Local Talent
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    Howling Wolf
    Identity creation
    Chris Lyons - Howling Wolf
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    The New York Times
    The ever-increasing problem of recyclable plastics at our national parks and monuments
    Chris Lyons - The New York Times
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    Harley School
    Magazine Cover
    Chris Lyons - Harley School
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    Vaccination Propaganda
    Chris Lyons - Vaccination Propaganda
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    Holiday Success - SalesForce
    Holiday campaign for SalesForce
    Chris Lyons - Holiday Success - SalesForce
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    Salesforce Holiday Campaign
    Chris Lyons - Salesforce Holiday Campaign
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    Paddle + Pour 2022
    Festival poster
    Chris Lyons - Paddle + Pour 2022
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    University of Rochester Magazine Cover
    Chris Lyons - University of Rochester Magazine Cover
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    Cleveland Orchestra Holiday Card
    Celebration at Severance Hall
    Chris Lyons - Cleveland Orchestra Holiday Card
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    Erie Canal Festival
    Paddle & Pour Festival on the Erie Canal in Pittsford NY
    Chris Lyons - Erie Canal Festival
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    Statue of Liberty Through the Porthole
    Cover for Pakn Treger Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Statue of Liberty Through the Porthole
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    Hydrogen from Table of the Elements collection
    Bring the table of the elements to life
    Chris Lyons - Hydrogen from Table of the Elements collection
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    Angels in the Snow
    Single release cover for Brady Rymer and The Little Band That Could
    Chris Lyons - Angels in the Snow
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    Heritage Portraits
    Portraits of staff members
    Chris Lyons - Heritage Portraits
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    University of Rochester Buzz Magazine Cover
    Cover for the Spring Issue
    Chris Lyons - University of Rochester Buzz Magazine Cover
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    For AARP Magazine: prepping your house for sale
    Chris Lyons - For AARP Magazine: prepping your house for sale
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    Illustrations delivered fresh daily
    Chris Lyons - Illustrations delivered fresh daily
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    The Wall Street Journal
    Why Mutual Fund Ratings Don't Serve Many Investors (Has to do with risk tolerance...everyone sees it differently)
    Chris Lyons - The Wall Street Journal
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    Chosen for the 2016 CA Illustration Annual
    Pittsford Vintage Auto + Bike Show
    Chris Lyons - Chosen for the 2016 CA Illustration Annual
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    HESS Truck Packaging
    Packaging art for the HESS trucks, Christmas 2015
    Chris Lyons - HESS Truck Packaging
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    Emory Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Emory Magazine
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    The Zen of Lawn Mowing
    For an article in POST Magazine. The writer gets lost in the effort - and feels great sense of calm and order
    Chris Lyons - The Zen of Lawn Mowing
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    United States Postal Service
    Retro Pickup Truck Stamp Series
    Chris Lyons - United States Postal Service
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    Consumer Reports Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Consumer Reports Magazine
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    POST Magazine
    Why do we still study space?
    Chris Lyons - POST Magazine
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    University of Rochester Eastman Theatre
    One of a series for the Fall Campaign
    Chris Lyons - University of Rochester Eastman Theatre
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    Digital Technology helps MIT Crew Team Train
    For Deloitte University Press
    Chris Lyons - Digital Technology helps MIT Crew Team Train
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    Consumer Reports Magazine
    Chris Lyons - Consumer Reports Magazine
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    CA Illustration Annual, 2016
    Chris Lyons - CA Illustration Annual, 2016
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    Pentagram and The World Wildlife Fund Magazine
    From a series of endangered grassland birds
    Chris Lyons - Pentagram and The World Wildlife Fund Magazine

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