About N.C. Swan  

 

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Nancy Swan is a fifth generation Californian who has painted the world around her since childhood.  Accomplished in many mediums, she has been documenting the rapidly changing landmarks of our coastal history in ink, etchings, oils and watercolors.  Her award-winning artwork has been exhibited in shows and galleries throughout Southern California.  Internationally collected, she is currently part of the “NWS/China Small Works Exchange,” a collaborative exhibition traveling in China until summer when it moves to the U.S., and opens July 30-Aug 28, 2016 at the National Watercolor Society’s gallery in San Pedro, California.  Having served on the board of National Watercolor Society the last five years, she is currently the Director of Membership

Nancy attended O.C.C. and U.C.I. prior to graduating from U.C.L.A. Self-taught during the dawn of computers she embraced the advantages of digital graphic art without abandoning her love of natural media.  She has illustrated books, been featured in magazines including collector art books and the locally published “Art Lover’s Cookbook” O. C. edition. She has exhibited solo throughout the terminals of John Wayne Airport, and her work can be found at the Artist Eye Gallery in Laguna on Pacific Coast Highway. She is looking forward to her second year at the Festival of Arts.