Camie Lyons – Trenery Artist Series

In News November 4, 2023

Congratulations to Camie Lyons on her latest commission of sculptures and works on paper for the Trenery flagship store in Melbourne as well as in selected Trenery stores nationally.

Camie Lyons skillfully weaves elements of strength and fragility in her work. Her sculptures are made from found Australian native branches, which she bends and binds into arresting forms, then casts in bronze—a process that can take several months. The finished works serve as a wellspring of inspiration for her charcoal drawings.

“The whole process begins with me walking in the bush. When you’re going out on those great, long walks, you start breathing in time with it, your footprints are making a beat, you start this whole rhythm of collecting.” – Camie Lyons, 2023

To view the wonderful interview with Camie Lyons in her studio as she creates these beautiful custom-designed pieces for Trenery, click here.

Camie Lyons is a Sydney-based artist that works across a variety of mediums including sculpture, painting and drawing. Lyons’ artistic practice is largely inspired by and incorporates her intuition and experience as a contemporary dancer. Gathering from this, she explores the free-flowing possibility of lines, form and movement created by the human body. Lyons studied Fine Arts at RMIT in Melbourne and later completed her Masters at the College of Fine Art (COFA), UNSW in Sydney. She has held several solo exhibitions with Olsen Irwin Gallery in Sydney and Scott Livesey in Melbourne, and has showed internationally at Australasian Art Projects and the Australian High Commission in Singapore, as well as The Cat Street Gallery in Hong Kong.

Lyons has travelled extensively throughout her life and has been an Artist in Residence in Sweden, Bulgaria, Bull Bay (TAS) and most recently at the Haefligers cottage in Hill End (NSW). In 2019, Lyons completed four large scale drawing commissions for Tiffany & Co. which are now on permanent display at their new flagship store in Sydney. And in what will be her first regional museum exhibition, Lyons will be showing a new body of work that was produced during the Hill End AIR at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery in 2019. Her work is in several public and private collections in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sweden, France, London, Thailand and New York.

Most recently, Camie was the winner of ‘Sculpture at Scenic World’ in the Blue Mountains (2021) and the Mount Eyre Art Prize (2023). She has also been awarded Highly Commended at both the Hawkesbury Art Prize and ‘Sculpture in the Garden’, held at Rosby Vineyard, Mudgee (2023). Her work graces both public and private collections worldwide.

Images above courtesy of Trenery.