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Briana Lyon
Yorba Linda, CA

About the Artist

Briana Lyon blends Chinese Literati painting philosophy with bold colors, Impressionist, Expressionist and Pop art elements. Her imagery covers landscapes both internal and external. She pushes the material boundaries of paint with synthetic and natural media. Her voice is uniquely feminine and at its best when crossing cultural and stylistic boundaries.

Artist, former fine art authenticator and Ecodesigner Lyon has mastered many creative mediums. Lyon's artwork has been shown all over Western North America, from the SUB Art Gallery in Vancouver and the Banff Centre to the Kaleid Gal…

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About the Artist

Briana Lyon blends Chinese Literati painting philosophy with bold colors, Impressionist, Expressionist and Pop art elements. Her imagery covers landscapes both internal and external. She pushes the material boundaries of paint with synthetic and natural media. Her voice is uniquely feminine and at its best when crossing cultural and stylistic boundaries.

Artist, former fine art authenticator and Ecodesigner Lyon has mastered many creative mediums. Lyon’s artwork has been shown all over Western North America, from the SUB Art Gallery in Vancouver and the Banff Centre to the Kaleid Gallery in San Jose and the Millard Sheets Center for the Arts in Pomona, California. Lyon’s unique and expressive paintings also hang in dozens of private collections in the United States and Canada. Her ecological landscape designs are showpieces across Southern California.

Artist’s Work

Abstract
Excess iii
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Excess III

By Briana Lyon

A fire inside
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A Fire Inside

By Briana Lyon

Archipelago on red
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Archipelago on Red

By Briana Lyon

Excess 1
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Excess I

By Briana Lyon

Excess ii
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Excess II

By Briana Lyon

Excess vi
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Excess VI

By Briana Lyon

Water
Big sur pfeiffer state park
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Big Sur, Pfeiffer State Park

By Briana Lyon

Mermaids lair
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Mermaids Lair

By Briana Lyon

Whale watch
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Whale Watch

By Briana Lyon

Endless escape knee deep
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Endless Escape (Knee Deep)

By Briana Lyon

Our faces split the coast in half big sur
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Our Faces Split The Coast in Half : Big Sur

By Briana Lyon

7 mile beach
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7 mile beach

By Briana Lyon

July 4th on the toulumne
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July 4th on the Toulumne

By Briana Lyon

Waterfall 9
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Waterfall

By Briana Lyon

Laguna beach
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Laguna Beach

By Briana Lyon

Sun spots
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Sun Spots

By Briana Lyon

Big sur in bloom
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Big Sur in Bloom

By Briana Lyon

Animals
Take a little piece of my heart
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Take a Little Piece of my Heart

By Briana Lyon

Plants
Still life rose bouquet in a spanish pitcher ii
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Still Life Rose Bouquet in a Spanish Pitcher II

By Briana Lyon

French flowers ii 2
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French Flowers II

By Briana Lyon

Maple leaves
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Maple Leaves

By Briana Lyon

Still life rose bouquet in a spanish pitcher i
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Still Life Rose Bouquet in a Spanish Pitcher I

By Briana Lyon

Our father
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Our Father

By Briana Lyon

French flowers i
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French Flowers I

By Briana Lyon

Land & Sky
Eastern edge of la
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Eastern Edge of L.A. County at Sunset

By Briana Lyon

Heaven creates pictures v
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Heaven Creates Pictures V

By Briana Lyon

Heaven creates pictures vii
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Heaven Creates Pictures VII

By Briana Lyon

Heaven creates pictures viii
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Heaven Creates Pictures VIII

By Briana Lyon

Split newport from lake irvine
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Split: Newport from Lake Irvine

By Briana Lyon

Newport from near lake irvine
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Newport from near Lake Irvine at Sunset

By Briana Lyon

Kootenay lake i
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Kootenay Lake I

By Briana Lyon

The stars fall down sunset on sunset
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Sunset on Sunset

By Briana Lyon

Kootenay lake ii
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Kootenay Lake II

By Briana Lyon

People & Feelings
Madame la
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Madame L.A.

By Briana Lyon

This way my pretty
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This Way My Pretty

By Briana Lyon

Seated nude
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Seated Nude

By Briana Lyon

Distracted
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Distracted

By Briana Lyon

Buddha 4
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Buddha

By Briana Lyon

Madame la 2
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Madame L.A.

By Briana Lyon

Distracted 2
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Distracted

By Briana Lyon

Contemporary crown of thorns
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Contemporary Crown of Thorns SOLD

By Briana Lyon

Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • Rocky Mountain Outlook
    March 21, 2013
  • Highline Magazine
    March 17, 2013
  • Vancouver Sun
    January 30, 2010

Education

  • Banff Centre, Artist in Residence
    Banff, AB,2013 
  • University of British Columbia, Religion, Literature & the Arts, emphasis in Chinese Art History
    Vancouver, B.C.,2008 
  • Dodge School of Film & Media Arts, Studies in New Media & Art History
    Orange, CA,2005