press: back to basics

Back to Basics: Artist Uses Stream of Consciousness to Create Latest Pieces Written by Wade Rupard/Photograph by Logan Werlinger March 13 2015 When many go to art galleries, they search for deep meaning and emotion in what they’re viewing. But Carly Swenson’s newest show at the Third Street Gallery isn’t about preconceived ideas or a larger…

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naked carly art local goodness

When my husband and I first moved to Grand Forks, I forced myself out of my comfort zone, and applied to any community art event/exhibition for which my work was suitable.  I donated several pieces to charity auctions.  I was also elated to take part in Grand Fork’s annual The Art of Giving charity art…

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lajes now: episode #99

I had the joy of being interviewed for Lajes Now almost a year ago about my work as an artist.  Earlier this year, we filmed an interview about my Seven Social Sins exhibition at the Angra Museum.  Due to many interesting local activities, and several more time-sensitive projects, it understandably took the video producer a…

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interview with havre daily–

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…

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press: accents-page 17

I am delighted to have a page-long article focusing on my artwork in the Lajes Field’s quarterly magazine, Accents.  My piece, Terceira July, was also used as the cover image for this summer issue.  The article was basically a revised version of the interview the lovely Trishell Bates posted in her blog–with a different title….

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guest post: carly swenson is the new black

She may be a little biased, because she is a close friend and a collector of my art–but any publicity (especially good publicity) is good publicity, right?  My delightful friend, Trishell from Color Me Thai Dyed, recently interviewed me and wrote this fantastic article.  I shared the link several weeks ago, but I was very…

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