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Introducing my New Website

To visitors of my old Freehawk Art blog, I now have my own website and own domain name to better showcase my work as an artist.  I invite you to visit http://www.dianeswansonart.com, my official website. Advertisements

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Making some Changes

I am currently working a new website to better feature my artwork.  I will update accordingly.

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Vacant Spaces

A trend in exhibiting artwork at unoccupied storefronts/businesses/public spaces is currently occurring throughout the country.   No Longer Empty http://www.nolongerempty.org, a non-profit group in NYC, exemplifies this current trend by producing and promoting exhibits of contemporary art in vacant or unusual … Continue reading

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Finally Got Around to it

I do house portraits.  People commission me to paint portraits of their houses or their friends’ or family’s houses.  I think these portraits help people tap into a bit of nostalgia about where they’ve lived, where they’ve been happy living.  Houses are solid symbols of comfort, … Continue reading

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“Well, it certainly is interesting…”

So, I entered this piece of fusion art into my local pastel society’s annual member show today (since I sometimes use pastel as a medium, I am a member of the Adirondack Pastel Show, but not a very active one).  The fine … Continue reading

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Conjuring up something new

The Functional Art Show at the Pig Barn Gallery, October 8 & 9, 11am-4pm, Bedlam Farm, Salem, NY Back in June, I was asked to be part of a wonderful art exhibit at a lovely farm in upstate NY.  The … Continue reading

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Admiration of Beauty – the Artist Inside

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.”   quote by Shug Avery from The Color Purple by Alice Walker When I read The Color Purple many years … Continue reading

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