Size: 24"W x 12"H x 1"D
Year Created: 2014
Ready to Hang
This abstract portrait of an island is colorful and textured. What started as a rorschach test has been molded into a scrub covered island. The viewer is positioned as if on a ship looking in towards shore over the rolling waves.
Briana Lyon is an Artist and Designer who lives in Pasadena, California. Born and raised in greater Los Angeles. She studied art history, design and literature in Orange, CA and Vancouver, Canada. Briana has always been a painter, largely self-taught form an early age, she devoted her education to complimentary arts disciplines. Briana has exhibited her paintings in the United States and Canada where many hang permanently in many private collections. She was awarded a visual artist residency at the prestigious Banff Centre in 2013 and a position on Gordan Halloran's Paintings Below Zero team for the Vancouver Olympics "Ice Gate 2010." Briana's often drawn to water. Her many teenage years as a competitive swimmer, water polo player and lifeguard meant she'd often spend 3 hours or more a day in the water. She also enjoyed a brief career as an art authenticator, which took her to her spectacular art collections around the world. Briana likes to fuse all manner of artistic styles from the inspirations gleaned on diverse journeys and many hours in art libraries.