Anthony Lyttle was born in Kenya, and lived in Ethiopia before moving to Ireland as a teenager. He studied Painting at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin and the Byam Shaw, Central St Martins, London.
He is currently living in the Blackstairs mountains, County Carlow and is a lecturer at IT Carlow, Wexford Campus School of Art and Design.
His solo exhibitions include Thicket, The Cross Gallery, Dublin (2015), Accumulation, VISUAL, Centre for Contemporary Art Carlow (2012), The White Mark, The Cross Gallery Dublin (2011) Horizons, Norman Gallery, Co Wexford (2007). Selected group shows include, A Conversation on Drawing, Open Studio, Royal Hibernian Academy 2016 curated by Mary Ruth Walsh. The Nine StonesVISUAL, Centre for Contemporary Art Carlow, AIRMAIL Fenderskey Gallery, Belfast, Assab One Milan, (2016). Yanagisawa, Tokyo, (2015) The RHA Annual exhibition, guest artist (2014), Repetition, Monster Truck Gallery, Temple Bar, Dublin (2013), and Through the Back Door, Kunstraum, Lichtenstein, (2010).