In 1988 at the age of nine Tyson Skross moved with his family from suburban Texas to Geneva, Switzerland. Living there, wedged between the largest, most mysterious lake in Western Europe and the Swiss Alps with their historical relationship with romanticism, he witnessed many unusual natural phenomenon. His work is as influenced by his childhood experiences in that simultaneously sorrowful and optimistic city as it is by his contemporary American surroundings. He returned to pursue an education in fine arts receiving his BFA from MICA in 2001. Since then his work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including a 2009 solo show in Berlin as well as in exhibitions in Leipzig, and Dubai. His work has been recognized by several notable institutions including the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art and as the recipient of a 2009 Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship.
Tyson currently lives and work in Brooklyn, NY