The Banff Centre
Briana J. Lyon and her project, "Peak Experience" were hosted by the prestigious Banff Centre for a self-directed visual-artist-in-residence program from March 4-28, 2013.
Rocky Mountain Outlook
The Rocky Mountain Outlook captured Lyon with her 100-foot painted scroll exhibited in front of the Margaret Greenham Theatre at the Banff Centre on March 17, 2013.
Highline Online Magazine
The article, titled "Painting the Peak: Sustainability through the Mountain Landscape," was front-page featured on Highline Online's magazine for two weeks. Click here to read it.
PEAK EXPERIENCE: Three years in the making, this 100 sq.ft. landscape painting captured the narrative of Canada's Southwestern mountain ranges. The monumental piece toured numerous outdoor exhibitions in British Columbia and Alberta. It was dismantled at the Banff Center in 2013 for the making of "Fractured Landscapes."
Broken World: Whole
March 15, 2013
Broken World: Now
Large pieces (60 x 36 inch) ; acrylic on cotton, methyl cellulose, hide glue, marble gesso and gouache on wood pulp panel. All materials for this secondary portion of the work were natural and petroleum-free in nature and handmade my the artist.
Large pieces shown in order with small pieces (12 x 36 inch).