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MARTHA (MARTY) SWAN

Location: Louisiana, USA
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Artist Bio or Statement / Bio de l’artiste ou la déclaration

Marty Swan, a native of Monroe, Louisiana, is an artist and calligrapher living in Covington, Louisiana. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education and Fine Arts. She attended graduate school at the University of Iowa where she studied graphic art.

She currently works in colored pencils and graphite pencil, and is published in Creative Colored Pencil by Rockport Publishers. For 27 years she has been the calligrapher for the Louisiana State Board of CPA’s. She has won many ribbons and has exhibited in art shows around the state.

Ms. Swan taught drawing courses at Delgado College in Slidell, Louisiana for 5 years, and taught art and calligraphy for the St. Tammany Parish and the University of New Orleans community education programs for 15 years.

She worked as a graphic artist for the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and for The Boeing Company, and taught private art lessons in her home.

Ms. Swan is a charter member of the Colored Pencil Society of America, the Pencil Art Society of Canada, and the New Orleans Lettering Arts Association, and is listed in Who’s Who in Art in American Colleges and Universities.


GRAPHITE WORKS / LES OEUVRES EN GRAPHITE
 

Fish Sculpture

Fish Sculpture

 

COLOURED PENCIL WORKS / LES OEUVRES EN CRAYONS DE COULEUR
 

Chari's Flower

Chari’s Flower