Jan Swanson teaches workshops and paints in her home studio in Columbia, SC. She is a graduate of Clemson University and a native of Asheville, NC.
She is largely self-taught having taken classes at the University of South Carolina, Penland School of Crafts, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts and has completed Nicholas Wilton’s Creative Visionary Program.
Jan is represented by Camellia Art Gallery in Hilton Head and Bluffton, SC.
Theatre Art Galleries High Point, NC 2018
City Art, Columba, SC 2017, 2014
The Bicycle: Art meets Form, Theatre Art Galleries, High Point, NC 2019
The Other Art Fair, Brooklyn, NY 2017
Artfields, Lake City, SC 2016
Carolina’s Got Art, Elder Gallery, Charlotte, NC 2015, 2013
Golden Artist Educator, 2019-2022
The Mountain Girls, Arts Center of Kershaw County, Camden, SC, 2022
Painting selected to be in the Art2Life International Exhibition, 2021
All Abstract, 311 Gallery, Raleigh, NC, 2021
Dog & Pony Show, Aiken Center for the Arts, Aiken, SC 2019
Featured Artist for Columbia Opportunity Time for Art, 2018
Camellia Art Gallery Group Show, Hilton Head, SC 2019, 2016
Year of the Dog and Other Things, Two-Person Show, Stormwater Studios, Columbia, SC 2018
Group Show, Art & Light Gallery, Greenville, SC 2015
Owner of the Bus Stop Gallery, Columbia, SC 2005-2009
Hal P. Moore Award of Merit, SC State Fair, Columbia, SC 2018
First Place/Mixed Media, SC State Fair, Columbia SC 2015, 2013