St. Anthony Park artist to exhibit new work at Minneapolis gallery

Form+Content Gallery of Minneapolis will host an exhibition of new paintings by St. Anthony Park artist Joyce Lyons Aug. 21-Sept. 20.

The show, Two Gardens, will show works inspired by distinctly different gardens, one a cycle of ancient Roman frescoes known as Livia’s Garden Room; the other, the artist’s garden in St. Anthony Park. A public reception will be held Saturday, Aug. 23, 6-9 p.m. at the gallery, which is located in the Whitney Square Building, 210 N. Second St., Suite 104. Gallery hours are Thursday to Saturday noon to 6 p.m. and by appointment.

Lyon is an interdisciplinary artist working in painting, drawing, artist’s books and photography. Her work is in collections nationally, including the Georgetown University Law Library, the Florida Holocaust Museum, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Walker Art Center and the Weisman Art Museum. She exhibits locally at Groveland and Form+Content galleries. An associate professor in the Department of Art at the University of Minnesota, Lyon has lived and maintained a studio on Dudley Avenue in St. Anthony Park since 1998.

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