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James Palmer O'Neil Lyle, American Artist. Recipient Collector's Choice Juror's award Savannah, Georgia, 1993, Best Artist of Augusta, Augusta Magazine, 1992, 93, 94; Lila Wallace Reader's Digest International fellow, 1992.


Lyle, James Palmer O'Neil was born on November 9, 1943 in Corpus Christi, Texas, United States. Son of James Palmer O'Neil and Hester Margaret (Singleton) Lyle.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, University Arizona, 1967. Master of Fine Arts, Tulane University, 1969. Student, Schuler School Fine Art, Baltimore, 1990.


Owner, Lyle Studio, Augusta, Georgia, 1993-1995. Assistant professor Augusta College, 1971-1973. Guest lecturer, teacher Girl's Inc., Augusta, 1992-1994.

Works in collections at Shearson-Lehman, Augusta, Le Cafe Du Teau, Augusta, Old Government House, Augusta, Port Royal, Augusta, Morris Museum Art, Augusta, Musee Hotel Baudy, Giverny, France, Genstar Stone Products, Hunt Valley, Maryland., Sea Heritage Foundation, Glen Oaks, New York, Sun Papers, Inc., Baltimore, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Mairie deBiarritz, France, others.


  • Other Work

    • Group shows include Prince Royal Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, 1989, J.R. Leigh Gallery, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 1989, Pinehurst Galleries, 1990, Left Bank Art Gallery, St. Simmons, Georgia, 1990, Georgetown University, 1991-1992, Butler Gallery, Buffalo, 1992, Port History Museum, Philadelphia, 1992, Ellis Island Museum, 1992, John F. Kennedy Museum, Boston, 1992, Phoebus Gallery, Athens, Greece, 1992-1993. Solo shows include Palais des Festivals, Biarritz, France, 1993.


Board of directors Broad St. Artist Row, Augusta, 1993-1995, Main St. Augusta, 1994-1995. Member Aiken Artist Guild (vice president 1994-1995), American Artist Registry, Baltimore WAtercolor Society (signature member), Knickerbocker Artist, Academy Artist, Salmagundi Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: boating, gardening, snow skiing.


Married Veronique Francoise Avril, November 17, 1986.

James Palmer O'Neil Lyle

Hester Margaret (Singleton) Lyle

Veronique Francoise Avril