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Lyle Gallery is a multidisciplinary gallery space and platform located in Chinatown, NYC. We showcase a diverse ensemble of artists and makers from around the world, blurring the lines between art and design with a focus on storytelling. As a queer-owned gallery, we are dedicated to fostering an inclusive and dynamic environment that champions diversity and representation.

Lyle Gallery acknowledges its location within a rapidly changing neighborhood. By forging partnerships with local arts groups and businesses, we aspire to cultivate a cherished space that reflects the vibrancy of our surroundings.

Lin Tyrpien is the co-founder and artistic director of Lyle Gallery. She began her career designing showrooms at Ralph Lauren, followed by creative roles at Christie’s, IDEO, and early stage tech start-ups. As a graduate in Visual Presentation and Exhibition Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology, her dream was to design Bergdorf Goodman store windows, akin to her modern-day Lyle Gallery. Lin credits her rural Pennsylvania upbringing—spent attending estate auctions and building things in her dad’s garage, as the inspiration for her lifelong passion of collecting and creating.

Magdalena Tyrpien is the co-founder and managing director of Lyle Gallery, bringing over a decade of expertise in business development, finance, and strategic partnerships. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit, she has a proven track record in financing and acquisitions within biotechnology and finance sectors. Originally from Poland, Magdalena's immigrant upbringing instilled a sense of resilience in her. She has helped launch numerous Women in Business Initiatives and is the NYC Chapter Lead for Breaking 7% and Queer VentureCapital, groups dedicated to advocating for women and queer representation within heteronormative, male-dominated industries. She holds a B.A. from Montclair State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Liverpool (UK).

Based in New York, Lin and Magdalena split their time between Manhattan and the Catskills with their 13-year-old Yorkie, Stefan.