James Swanson Fine Art .708.606.2742 . james@jamesswansondesign.com  © james swanson 2017

James Swanson OPA AIS Signature Artist

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Oil Painting Classes / Demos / Exhibitions / Workshops
In the Details Workshop
A 1 or 2 Day oil painting workshop on finishing a painting. Starting a painting is exciting and fun but the finishing of a painting can be grueling. James will provide encouragement and tips on the final process.
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spring classes202
Winter Wood
Winter Wood was accepted into NOAPS Best Small Works show at McBride Gallery in Annapolis MD
The Fish Cleaner
"The Fish Cleaner" was accepted into the American Impressionists Society's Small Works National Show
"Highland Cow"
oil painting wins Best of Show Award at Lagrange Fine Art Gallery.
Painting the Tugboat Red
SOLD "Painting the Tugboat Red"Won a Purchase Award at the American Impressionists Society National Small works exhibition at the Crooked Tree Art Center in Petoskey Michigan.
Porch of Shadows
Porch of Shadows was accepted into Arkansas Territory Exhibition
Ready to Go
Ready to Go was accepted into Arkansas Territory Exhibition
Horse Washing
Wins Best of Show at the Emerald Isle Show at the McCord Gallery Palos Park, IL
Cow came home
"Cow Came Home" was accepted into the National Oil and Acrylics Painters America's Best Small Painting Show in Fredericksburg, TX
Monet's Lily Pond Keeper
Honored to have "Monet's Lily Pond Keeper" juried into the Oil Painters of America’s The Virtuosos of the OPA Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils!

The exhibition will be held at Cutter & Cutter Fine Art from March 1 to 31.
Painting Studio
This painting was juried into this years Oil Painters of America's National show in Steamboat Springs, CO
"Loaded Down Woman"
Won the Quinquagenary Grand Prize in Painting at the Wabash Valley Exhibition at the Swope Art Museum
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Ready to Go

Ready to Go was accepted into Arkansas Territory Exhibition