I had mentioned in a previous post that I was recently interviewed for an article for my hometown newspaper. It was published several days before my Sonhos Melancholia exhibition was going to open at the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, in Great Falls. I was amazed! It was such a striking layout and beautiful... Continue Reading →
Swenson Exhibit at the Square Written by: Jake Sorich, Tribune Staff Writer Mixed-media artist Carly Swenson, a Havre native now living on an exotic European island, returns to her roots with a photo exhibit “Sonhos Melancolia“ (Melancholy Dreams) at the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art. The show opens Tuesday with a reception from 5:30 to... Continue Reading →
My host/super-awesome-friend, Sam, had to work most of the day--which left me to my own devices, in the land of uptown Minneapolis. I love this city. I have never lived here, but every time I return, I love it more and more. I stopped by my favorite paper shop, a few fun boutiques and visited... Continue Reading →
“And what does this mean?” “Why did you place that there?” “What does it represent, exactly?” I feel my heartbeat speed up. I know I must look like a deer in the headlights, when I am confronted with those simple questions. I blush with embarrassment as I hear myself talking, stumbling awkwardly through some pathetic... Continue Reading →
For the Lajes Spouse Club, the past Painting with a Twist event was very successful. However, not everyone who had wanted to attend the event could make it. Therefore, a few months later we hosted our second one. We had plenty of left over paint and many of the fish and flower traced canvases. Additionally,... Continue Reading →
This is the opening invitations for my photography exhibition. They have been mailed out to friends, family, and clients. I am so tremendously excited for this show. I was going to go back to the states sometime this year, and this exhibition provided the perfect reason.
I had a two page spread of visual journal images in the summer 2013 issue of Somerset Art Journaling magazine. The theme of this visual journal was simply the color, blue--based on my color association from my Week Eight task, back when I was working through The Artist's Way.
Recently, I was interviewed for my hometown's local newspaper for my upcoming solo exhibition at the Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art in Great Falls, Montana. I know that an article in a newspaper in the middle of rural Montana isn't exactly reaching the epitome of notoriety. However, I am genuinely excited about it. My... Continue Reading →