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Briana Lyon
Yorba Linda, CA

About the Artist

Briana Lyon is a boundary breaking artist who uses art, land, and design as her canvas. She began her work as an avante garde painter and has exhibited her work in private collections across North America, most notably she was hosted for a visual artist residency at the prestigious Banff Centre. She also worked with renowned artist Gordon Halloran in the creation of the massive "Ice Gate 2010" for the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. In addition to her personal art practice, Briana is a sought-after art historian and analyst. She has traveled the world researching contentious paintings for a…

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About the Artist

Briana Lyon is a boundary breaking artist who uses art, land, and design as her canvas. She began her work as an avante garde painter and has exhibited her work in private collections across North America, most notably she was hosted for a visual artist residency at the prestigious Banff Centre. She also worked with renowned artist Gordon Halloran in the creation of the massive "Ice Gate 2010" for the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. In addition to her personal art practice, Briana is a sought-after art historian and analyst. She has traveled the world researching contentious paintings for authentication.

Raised in Los Angeles, California, she splits her life between her home state and British Columbia, Canada. Her fascination with plant life ran parallel to her art career. A deeply trained permaculture designer, Briana has spent the last decade studying experimental ecologies, environmental decay, the transformation of organic systems, and natural paint making processes. Soil, plants, and land have become her second canvas as a means to heal both people and the planet. Her experimental land art projects and forest installations are used for private, commercial, and public benefit. In 2014 she founded C A L I F I A E C O Designs, a boutique landscape firm, to make ecological design attractive and accessible to conscious home and business owners.

Briana Lyon has studied at Art Center College of Design, Dodge School of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University, The University of British Columbia and Verge Permaculture Design Institute. She currently resides in British Columbia with her daughter on 1.5 acres of pristine land.

Artist’s Work

Ecodesigns
California saje
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California Saje

By Briana Lyon

Eat this bouquet
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Eat This Bouquet

By Briana Lyon

Eat this bouquet canvas background
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Eat This Bouquet Canvas Background

By Briana Lyon

Catalina
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Catalina

By Briana Lyon

1965 landscape bouquet
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1965 Landscape Bouquet

By Briana Lyon

California mission
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California Mission

By Briana Lyon

Antelope valley
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Antelope Valley

By Briana Lyon

Malibu hills
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Malibu Hills

By Briana Lyon

Grassland ghost
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Grassland Ghost

By Briana Lyon

Cajon pass
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Cajon Pass

By Briana Lyon

The beach is a desert
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The Beach is a Desert

By Briana Lyon

La river 2
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LA River

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

  • Art Center College of Design,
    Pasadena, CA,2019 
  • University of British Columbia,
    Vancouver, B.C.,2008 
  • Dodge School of Film & Media Arts,
    Orange, CA,2005