art workshop: seven social sins

I intended to write about this almost a year ago now.  The museum's community art education department also hosted their usual youth art workshops thematically related to their current exhibitions.  At that time, it was my Seven Social Sins exhibition, on display at the Angra Museum from February 23-June 9 of 2013.  However, life happened, and while I... Continue Reading →

press: anything can be art–

In the Hands of Carly Swenson, Anything Can Be Art Published in DI Domingo 03 March 2013 Reporter: Carina Barcelos Photography: António Araújo Four years ago, the North American, Carly Swenson, surrendered to art with her body and soul. Her paintings combine traditional art materials and common imagery in a unique way, providing viewers with an interesting... Continue Reading →

ancient gods and contemporary circumstances

The weather had been less than desirable for days (well, weeks--to be honest).  Strong winds and intermittent rains brought me to the conclusion that, while the weather the night of my opening was likely to be less than ideal, I assumed it wouldn't actually impact the (indoor) event itself.  We had finished installing the exhibition earlier that... Continue Reading →

press: sins in print

My recent Seven Social Sins exhibition at the Angra Museum has produced some fun publicity for my work, including a couple of articles and press in the museum's weekly and monthly newsletters.  For me, it is exciting (and perhaps a little vain?) to have this opportunity to see my imagery well-publicized.  However, either way--I am... Continue Reading →

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