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Las Vegas illustrator Brian Swanson, a pixelero and artist of nevada, creates primitives mixed media aboriginal and bugspeak insect renderings.

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Illustrator Brian Swanson of Las Vegas, Nevada creates illustration, paintings and design for industrial to creative companies in Nevada and California.

Illustrator Brian Swanson of Las Vegas, Nevada creates illustration, paintings and design for industrial to creative companies in Nevada and California. Also being a ‘pixelero’ his rendering styles have a broad range from his education in mechanical and technical aerospace illustration to a more tribal feel. The latter being his work called “Primitives”, a collection of mixed media paintings to naturalist style insect drawings called “Bug Speak.” Brian has also adapted a pen and ink collection of drawings for the Neon Museum Boneyard, aptly named “Drawings from the Boneyard.”

A former studio in the Arts Factory, Las Vegas, and a contributor to the Las Vegas Downtown 18b Arts District and community since 1997. Mixed media works were on display daily, and First Friday events at the gallery inside Cricket Studio, where he is a partner and co-founder since 1987. Brian was also the Marketing Board Member for web design and print of the Contemporary Arts Center, Las Vegas. Brian is also an original steering committee member of First Friday and Whirlygig.

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Artists Debut Domain, WestCorp’s New 5-Star Property

HENDERSON, NV Marketwired – Jul 14, 2014 Local artists and restaurants will join together for “An Evening of Artful Living” to celebrate the grand opening of WestCorp Management Group’s newest 5-star apartment community, Domain Apartment Homes in Henderson. Domain Apartment Homes is a new project developed by leading community living developer Nevada West Partners, part […]


Exquisite Corpse: CAC collaborative fundraiser

Art: Las Vegas Weekly, Kristen Peterson, May 1, 2013 Assembling an exhibit of 20 artists of varying backgrounds, media and style can be challenging enough, but having the artists collaborate with others on multiple pieces suggests an exhausting nightmare with shoddy results. But Exquisite Corpse, opening May 2 at the Contemporary Arts Center, isn’t your […]

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Arts center offers ‘Exquisite Corpse’ to raise money

Neon – Arts – Culture Las Vegas Review Journal By Sonya Padgett The exhibit kicks off the center’s 25th year celebration. Each piece will be sold for $500, with proceeds benefiting the CAC. The idea came from Michele Quinn, co-president of the museum, which is dedicated to promoting modern and contemporary art. CAC has long […]


The Illustrated Plant botanical workshop

Brian Swanson taught a 3-part creative workshop at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve in line work, pastels and watercolor pencil drawing. An all-ages class that all participants were free to discuss and share their ideas with each other. A basic use of the different mediums was given, and a few tips, and they were free […]

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Heart Sculptures to Benefit St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital

Artist Brian Swanson creates an additional heart, painted sculpture as a follow up to his larger “Cellular Devotion” piece from the 2011 St. Judes “Affair of the Art”. This newer heart being from a scaled-down size that is approximately 18″ wide and painted with metallic acrylics to appear as a patchwork of rust, paints and […]

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‘Bugs & Neon’ show at Art Institute Las Vegas

The Art Institute of Las Vegas Presents “Bugs & Neon: The Drawings of Brian Swanson” curated by Amanda Farrar September 20 – November 30, 2011 Artists’s Receptions: Thursday October 20, 6:30PM – 8:00PM Illustrator Brian Swanson exhibits two collections of line drawing prints in two galleries. First collection of vintage Vegas and nearby electronic signs […]

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