Full name

Erinn Calla Lyons

Title

Painter☆Illustrator☆Ceramicist☆Jewelry Designer☆Plant-Lover

Location

Philadelphia, PA

Blurb

In a world full of peculiar visions and curious unknowns, the creating never ends.

Biography

Erinn is a multi-media artist currently residing in West Chester, PA, a suburb just outside Philadelphia, while waitressing at a brunch/dinner cafe. Chronically enthused by all things nature, creative, and food-related, she often "thinks too much" while trying to balance living in this nonsensical world with the simple things.

Experience

Server

Roots Cafe

West Chester, PA · March 2017 – Present

Cozy, laid-back, and friendly brunch/dinner farm-to-table cafe that keeps all ingredients fresh, local, and organic while paying respect to the art scene by displaying pieces throughout the entire restaurant.

Server and Food Runner

Taqueria Feliz

Philadelphia, PA · March 2015 – August 2015

Restaurant with Mexican-style cuisine and a great atmosphere located in Manayunk.

Food Runner and Hostess

Tinto & Village Whiskey

Philadelphia, PA · February 2014 – February 2015

Tinto, a Spanish tapas restaurant, and Village Whiskey, a speak-easy style bar with American cuisine, are sister Garces group restaurants located in Rittenhouse.

Server and Barista

Cafe La Maude

Philadelphia, PA · February 2014 – Present

Lebanese-French fusion brunch restaurant in Northern Liberties

Tax Intern

PrimePay, LLC

West Chester, PA · July 2012 – July 2013

Sorted and filed tax returns, processed and handled checks, and organized tax return penalties for this finance company.

Education

Bachelor of Social Work

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA · September 2016 – Present

Ceramics/Glass

Temple University

Philadelphia, PA · September 2012 – May 2016

Awards
2012 “Battle of the Bands” Artwork Contest: First Place , Bishop Shanahan High School
2012 Art Student of the Year , Bishop Shanahan High School
2012 Graduation Class Art Student Award , Bishop Shanahan High School
2011 Excellence in Art , Bishop Shanahan High School
2011 Remarkable Achievement , Bishop Shanahan High School
2011 “Battle of the Bands” Artwork Contest: Honorable Mention , Bishop Shanahan High School
2010 Excellence in Art , Bishop Shanahan High School
2010 Archdiocesan Student Art Exhibition: First Place in Drawing , Archdiocesan School District
2010 William A. Hirsch Honorable Mention in Black & White Drawing , Chester County Art Association
2009 150th Sesquicentennial Logo Contest: Honorable Mention , Downingtown Historical & Parks Commission
Exhibitions
2015 Good To Know (Group), Goldilocks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Clients

Lisa O'Neill Carole Holliday Nathalie and Gabi Richan Tracy Stanton Chris Severo

Specialties

Painting, Ceramics, Illustration, Charcoal/Pencil

Skills

Pencil, Charcoal, Portraits, Illustration, Ceramics, Painting, Mural Art, CAD, Metal Work, Tattoo Design