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Projects & Events

Pheonix Children’s Museum, Garden Design & Curriculum Consultant, 2017 on-going

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, “ArtsBridge” Intergenerational Program, Scottsdale Arts Education, April 2017

“Cactus & Succulant Show”, Desert Botanical Gardens, Juried, April 7-9, 2017, 9am - 5pm. Free to Attend

Museum of Walking Event Committee, “theWALK” ( ), March 18, 2017 -

Arizona Art Alliance, Interpretations II Exhibition, “Yellow Box Turtle”, juried, Surprise, AZ, March 1-30, 2017

Mesa Art Museum, 38th Annual Contemporary Crafts Exhibition, “Boulder Triptych”, juried,  February 10 - April 23, 2017.

Herberger Art Gallery @ Arizona Center, “Sunset Canyon Walls”, juried,  January 10 - March 9, 2017

“Sonoran Symbiosis”, Tohono Chul, November 10, 2016 - February 8, 2017

Hidden in the Hills 20th Annual Art Studio Tour & Sale, November 18-20, & November 25-27, 2016

Crockett Elementary School, Maricopa County Department of Public Health - Office of Community Health Innovations, “Champions for Change” entry mural, September 2016

“Reflections of Arizona”, Shemer Art Center in Phoenix, Az. Juried show. June 23- August 4, 2016

“Animal Menagerie”, First Studio in Phoenix, Az. Juried show. June 3 - August 26, 2016

Completed “The Pledge” video. Now on Youtube:

Southwestren Invitational - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Terminal 4, Level 3, eight display cases. March 19th - Aug. 28, 2016

2016 International Sculpture Center Gala,Three Sixty Degree, New York, NY, ”Polyhedra” wood sculpture exhibited & sold. Feb. 19, 2016

MOD-AZ Show First Friday Gallery Opening on Historic Grand Avenue - Chartreuse Gallery @ Bragg’s Pie Factory 1301 NW Grand Ave - April 1, 2016 6-10pm

“The Future of Food in the Anthropocene” - Dinner 2040 - addressing issues of food security, food justice, and building a sustainable, economic food system for all.  Issues of Sovereignty, First Foods, Education of Youth & Hands-On programs.  Serving as consultant and community partner - The Edible Landscape Project, Food in the Alley & Baron Studio are deeply committed to this work.  ASU’s Institute for Humanities Research is one of the major partners in this innovative, international, trans-disciplinary project.  Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant.  Fall 2016.

Bradley Manor Entry Monument Project - awarded to Baron Studio, Fall 2014- Completed Summer 2015. Maryanne Corder Neighborhood Grant, Tempe, Az. Mixed- Media.

Tempe Mill Avenue Post Office windows - “Minimum Daily Requirements” - August 15 - December 10, 2014.  Group show - Crystal Daigle, Joan Baron, Ann Morton, Peter Bugg.


Jentilly Neighborhood Public Art - “What Brings You to A Place of Peace?”, mixed media installation completed June 2014, corner of Spence & Terrace just south of Apache, Tempe, AZ.

Reinvent Phoenix - committed to developing walkable, opportunity-rich communities connected to the light rail.  Active participant March 23 - April 5, 2014.  DPZ (Duany, Plater-Zyberk & Co.) lead consulting firm working with City of Phoenix planning and transit departments.

Arizona Forward Canalscape Projects - Lead artist working with students from Central High School, Xavier Prep Academy, Brophy College Prepatory, and St. Francis to present sustainable themed ideas & designs for art, bridges and environmental stewardship on the canal.  Focus area between 7th avenue & 7th street.  2014 - 2017.

View the short video on my interactive art installation for the Guantanamo Exhibition “Memory Shards”


May 1, 2013 - May 25, 2013 - Green Revolution, at Tempe Center for the Arts. Included in this show is, “ In Seeds We Trust “ mixed media installation by Joan Baron & Laurie Lundquist. The installation explores seeds as currency.

Stay connected with us on Facebook: “In Seeds We Trust,” updates on seed stories, articles, events and pictures

May 2, 2013 - watch the Food in the Alley short film. , Running Wild Films Production

April 13, 2013 - Feast on the Street - Video Link -