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Francis and the birds

  FRANCIS AND THE BIRDS, 2015

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BRINGING STORIES TO LIFE THROUGH ART

JOHN AUGUST SWANSON makes his home in Los Angeles, California, where he was born in 1938. He paints in oil, watercolor, acrylic and mixed media, and is an independent printmaker of limited edition serigraphs, lithographs and etchings.

His art reflects the strong heritage of storytelling he inherited from his Mexican mother and Swedish father. John Swanson’s narrative is direct and easily understood. He addresses himself to human values, cultural roots, and his quest for self-discovery through visual images. These include Bible stories and social celebrations such as attending the circus, the concert, and the opera. He also tells of everyday existence, of city and country walks, of visits to the library, the train station or the schoolroom. All his parables optimistically embrace life and one’s spiritual transformation.  More

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Featured Serigraphs and Giclées:

The Procession
Released September, 2007.  More...

 

 

 

  The Last Supper
Released April, 2009  More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Psalm 23
Released November, 2010  More...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE ASCENT

Released August, 2014  More...

 

 

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