J.Lyon, also known as Jennifer Lyon, is an award-winning Eco Artist, blending her love of natural materials and textures into her work to achieve environmental, social-behavioral, and aesthetic outcomes.
Jennifer's primary focus is as a professional portrait and commercial photographer operating in southern Ontario. She offers a broad range of unique services and a warm and enthusiastic attitude.
Jennifer employs a several of mediums in her work as an artist, including, photography, landscape architecture, sculpture, carving, and fashion. (image: driftwood statue made from collected items on the shore of Georgian Bay, Called "the man in the bog", auctioned at a charity art gala in 2017.)
Jennifer is the founder of the Diamond Project, a social group working to empower womxn with community art events and collaborations.
For their most recent event in Jan. 2019, Jennifer contributed a zen garden to the "Safe Spaces" installation, in collaboration with five other artists. (image: outside view of the Safe Spaces installation at the Waterloo Public Library.)
During the global COVID 19 pandemic, Jennifer created a Moss Library in her backyard to symbolize the resilience of nature and our unique connection to it. The garden contains over 12 moss varieties and has inspired more library branches to open up all over Ontario.
Jennifer provides marketing and visual design support to the Eco Market, Canada’s first organization dedicated to supporting Canadian green innovation, entrepreneurship, and community action.