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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 […]

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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 […]

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The Illustrated Plant

Brian Swanson taught a 3-part creative workshop in line work, pastels and watercolor pencil drawing. Botanical drawing class focusing on elements that make up plants, blossom, seeds and leaf structures. We will be using a limited color palette to bring out features that one would normally not see in the field or around your home. Botanical: […]

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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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A Cellular Devotion for St. Jude Children’s research hospital

Press Conference at GES, Las Vegas. “A Cellular Devotion” Painting a Heart: “An Affair of the Heart” St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by Las Vegas illustrator Brian Swanson Painted on large fiberglass sculpture using Brian’s Primitive plankton style blue field with small white ‘healthy cells’ scattered about the heart. It was displayed outside the entrance […]

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