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Lys Perhay is an artist, designer and historian from Eugene, Oregon. She got her BFA in product design from Parsons School of Design and her MS in Historic Preservation from the University of Oregon. She brings over a decade of preservation and industrial design experience to her professional roles.


Her art and design work is playful, approachable, and rooted in history. She draws inspiration from old objects made by other humans, and the plants and animals of the Pacific Northwest. Her personal art practice involves the creation of decorative ceramic home goods, rowdy paper mâché masks, still life illustrations and paper cutouts.


She currently resides in Bremerton, Washington with her husband, three dogs, and seven rescue fish. 

Lys Perhay
BFA, Parsons School of Design
MS, University of Oregon
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