Chinese-American-Style Canadian Landscape
Studies on the effects of consumption: Fractured Landscapes & Excess
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.
With the extensive support and resources of the Banff Centre, Lyon was able to complete 17 sizable works of art in three and a half weeks.
highline online magazine
Highline Online magazine, based out of Canmore, Alberta invited Lyon to guest blog on the meaning behind her expansive project.
The article, titled "Painting the Peak: Sustainability through the Mountain Landscape," was front-page featured on Highline Online's magazine for two weeks and attracted web commentary. Click here to read it.
rocky mountain outlook
The Rocky Mountain Outlook captured and published imagery of Lyon with her thirty-foot painted scroll exhibited in front of the Margaret Greenham Theatre at the Banff Centre on March 17, 2013.
The photograph was published in the March 21-28 issue of this local Banff, Alberta periodical.
Unforeseen Direction Catalogue
The catalogue below details the 3-year creative process of the paintings seen above. What started as a backyard fence has been transformed by Briana J. Lyon into a truly dynamic and provocative modern art project that explores the depths of our collective perception of landscape through a dream-like visual narrative of Western Canada.