Thesis: Queer Phenomenology in Sarah Oppenheimer's W-120301
M.F.A. Studio Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Mount Royal School of Art, 2010.
B.A. Bennington College, Liberal Arts, 2008.
As doctoral candidate in the Art History department, Cyle works on queer and transgender art in the United States. The title of his dissertation is Beyond the Tipping Point: Gender Fluidity, Transsexuality and Transgender Identity in American Art Since WWII.
Cyle holds an MA in art history from the University of California - Riverside, where he wrote his masters thesis on the work W-120301 by artist Sarah Oppenheimer that is permanently installed at the Baltimore Museum of Art. He received an MFA in interdisciplinary studio art from the Mount Royal School of art at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and he has taught studio art and design courses at Towson and George Mason Universities. He earned his BA in liberal arts from Bennington College.