A series of massive paintings on plywood painted and displayed in a back alley to both compliment and strategically deter graffiti.
These bouquets display branch samples of gardens designed for an enduring future. Future gardens support habitat regeneration, easy food production and lower water usage in urban and residential landscapes. The artist collected, photographed and digitally collaged specimen samples in a glamorous application of Permaculture design.
Photo documentation of people intimately interacting with wild plant stands and eco gardens in Southern California. Tracking and mapping of wildflower blooms in urban areas.
Affecting the landscape design industry with ecological principles through the integration of contemporary aesthetics. Uniquely designed garden systems created in private landscapes in California and British Columbia, Canada.
Preplanned Permaculture gardens designed to be widely available to the general public of Southern California. Chic gardens reverse habitat degradation, produce food or reduce water usage.
Making Art History
Briana Lyon researches undocumented paintings to evaluate their authenticity. She is a self-taught expert on the oeuvres of most major non living artists. 6 years of her research is being edited into a collector's encyclopedia.
Finding Degas + Maple Syrup
Two memoir projects are in development. Finding Degas recounts Lyon's experience as an art detective touring the Western world's greatest art collections in search of the truth about a found painting. Maple Syrup recounts the romantic narratives of a young bawdy American discovering what life and love mean in Canada.