Christina Lyons is the Department Chairperson and an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Exhibition & Experience Design Program at the Fashion Institute of Technology/SUNY.
Christina was previously the Director of the Graphic Design Department at Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership. She was also a Senior Designer at Poulin + Morris. She has worked on numerous exhibition and experience design projects such as the Muzeiko: Children’s Museum in Sofia, Bulgaria, New-York Historical Society, the Sony Wonder Technology Lab, the Aileron Center for Entrepreneurial Education, the Rochester Museum and Science Center, Batsto Historic Village, the National Track and Field Hall of Fame, Monkey King at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Off the Wall for the Society for Experiential Graphic Design at the AIGA gallery, the America: Now + Here traveling exhibit, the Live Work : Skyline Street exhibition at the Center for Architecture and many more branding/marketing campaigns and exhibition experiences.
Christina holds a Masters in Communication Design from Pratt Institute and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont. Christina has been teaching in the Fashion Institute of Technology, Master of Arts program in Exhibition & Experience Design since 2010.
Christina is a member of the Society for Experiential Graphic Design (SEGD) Board of Directors and she is the Chair of the SEGD Academic Task Force. Recent publication contributions include Theory and Practice of Motion Design: Critical Perspectives and Professional Practice and the Society for Experiential Graphic Design. Recent speaking engagements include the Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums, Society for Experiential Graphic Design Academic Summit, X-LAB and National Association for Interpretation.