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Projects & Events

Arizona Republic Feature Story, “Cool Home” -

Hidden in the Hills 20th Annual Art Studio Tour & Sale, November 17-19, & November 24-26, 2017

Green Living Magazine AZ Special Event, Cattle Track Arts Compound, Guest Artist, June 15, 2017

Arizona School for the Arts, Commissioned Artist, Mosaic Installation, 2017

Intergenerational Arts Bridge Project, funded by Scottsdale Center for the Arts & City of Scottsdale, 2017 

Pheonix Children’s Museum, Garden Design & Curriculum Consultant, 2017- 2018

“Cactus & Succulant Show”, Desert Botanical Gardens, Juried, April 7-9, 2017

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

Crockett Elementary School, Maricopa County Department of Public Health - Office of Community Health Innovations, “Champions for Change” entry mural, September 2016 - 2017

“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 -