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Joan Baron

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Baron is an environmental artist, educator and innovative community leader. As the owner of Baron Studio she has earned a reputation for cutting edge design and fabrication solutions for a variety of public art projects installed in parks, hospitals, gardens and schools, as well as site specific installations. Baron is well known for her ability to engage the community in her public art projects through her skills as a facilitator and her knowledge of local materials. Baron’s original designs in tile, detailed mosaic installations, rammed earth, ceramics and sculptural steel deliver a multi-dimensional aesthetic that enhances every space she enters. Baron was honored with an eight-page retrospective article in Phoenix Home & Garden magazine and has received several Valley Forward Environmental Excellence Awards for Art in Public Places.