“The Paper Maker” Watercolor  Featured in 2010 fall issue American Artist Magazine

“The Paper Maker” Watercolor

Featured in 2010 fall issue American Artist Magazine

 
 
 

CAMILLE LAPOINTE-LYONS

Currently teaching at the Academy of Art University from 2005-2018 in the Fine Art and Illustration Departments. 2010-2019: Member of the Graduate Illustration Mid-Term and Final Review Committee. This committee helps future graduating students prepare and produce professional level portfolios before seeking work in their chosen field.

2002-2019 Consultant for Savoir-Faire, exclusive importers of high end art materials for Sennelier, Fabriano, Cretacolor, Lascaux.

EDUCATION

BFA: California College of the Arts

Secondary Teacher’s Credential: California State University Hayward

Post Graduate Studies: Art Education: San Jose State University

Post Graduate Studies: Dominican University: Humanities

Post Graduate Studies: University of Valencia, Spain: Oil Painting

PUBLICATIONS

2017 Summer Issue Southwest Magazine: Watercolor Painting and video demonstration showing her process on the artwork.

2010 Fall Issue American Artist Magazine Featured Article: “Finding the Best Paper for Your Water Media Technique”

2008 Summer Issue Colored Pencil Magazine: Featured Botanical Drawing Techniques

2006-2007 Authored Monthly Online Article: “Ask the Expert” Solving Technical Problems from Artists of all levels Nationwide. After reviewing each artist’s letter, Camille would recreate their process attempting to discover the underline problem. At that point, she would endeavor the best process, technique/ and or materials to produce a successful artwork.

Workshops

2005-2014: Nationwide Monthly 3-Day Events representing Sennelier Watercolors, Soft Pastels, Oil Pastels, Acrylics, Fabriano Watercolor Paper and Raphael Brushes.

2008-2019: Drawing and Painting Workshops. Please inquire for future dates and media and location taught.

EXHIBITS:

2005-2017: Academy of Art University Faculty Auction Exhibits. Cannery Gallery, San Francisco. Half of every artwork sold went to Student Cash Awards from the Academy’s Annual Juried Spring Show.

SENNELIER POSTER:

The 100th Anniversary of the College Art Conferences in 2011 held at the New York Hilton

Camille was a member of the presenting panel which included Dominique Sennelier, owner of Sennelier and Pierre Guidetti, owner of Savior-Faire for a presentation on the history of Sennelier’s impact in creating hand-made paints and pastels for such noted artists as Degas, Cezanne, Seurat, Modigliani, Bonnard, Picasso, Dali.and so many more.

Free video of Camille at Work.