Cybele Lyle holds an MFA from Hunter College in New York City, where she received the Tony Smith Award upon graduating. She received a BFA in printmaking in 2001 from California College of the Arts. Cybele has been an artist in residence at the Bemis Center, Atlantic Center for the Arts and Ox-Bow. She was selected as a finalist for the 2012 SECA award and is a current Kala Fellow in Berkeley. Cybele has a studio at Real Time & Space in Oakland and lives in San Francisco. She is currently represented by Et al. Gallery in San Francisco.