Kirsten Lyon is a native to the Hudson Valley. Her work explores forms that relate to nature or science. She attended Alfred University for undergraduate studies where she explored a variety of media and focused mainly on ceramic arts. She also has a Masters in Studio Arts from SUNY New Paltz. She has been a studio manager at the Barrett Clay works in Poughkeepsie, and she now works as the Ceramics Technician at Center for the Arts in White Plains.
Currently Lyon has a home studio in Marlboro, NY, where she creates her artwork and offers private ceramics lessons.