In the fall of 2023, LAND studio proudly selected artist Alyssa Lizzini to showcase her work on The Art Wall, a rotating art space on Public Square. Each quarter, a new local artist is picked to transform our cityscape, enriching it with creativity.

From the artist

Our Garden is inspired by the prevalence of community gardens in Cleveland neighborhoods. I believe that through the act of gardening, we are both literally and figuratively putting roots in the ground and growing a sense of home in our communities. The line drawings of overlapping buildings that are layered on top of the focal image suggest that perhaps what residents are planting seeds for is much bigger than the garden itself. These line drawings also reference the lines on a map and suggest an inherent interconnectivity between all residents and neighborhoods. I am always fascinated by Cleveland’s unrelenting dedication to growth, hard work, and resilience. Gardening is just one way that we support each other and come together as a city. 

Alyssa Lizzini

Meet the Artist

Alyssa Lizzini

Alyssa Lizzini is an artist from Cleveland, Ohio whose work explores concepts of social geography and community engagement through on-location drawing. Lizzini's layered images are heavily inspired by her own archival, ethnographic, and visual resea...

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