Mitch Lyons earned his masters of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics from the Tyler School of Art, and his Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in Graphics from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. His clay monoprints can be found in numerous private and public collections throughout the United States including the Brooklyn Museum of Arts, Woodmere Museum, American University and the University of Delaware.
He has had exhibitions of his work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Noyes Museum, New Jersey; Kalmar Lans Museum, Kalmar, Sweden and the Vonderau Museum, Fulda, Germany, He is a recipient of a Pennsylvania Council of the arts Visual Arts Grant.
He has taught at West Chester University, Moore College of Art, Rowan University, Alfred University, and the University of Delaware. In the past 10 years he has led over 100 workshops.