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Joel A Swanson

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20140120171759-self_lines
portrait Liquid Embroidery On Paper
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Diagram I Acrylic And Liquid Embroidery
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snake Acrylic On Canvas, With Paper
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snake (detail) Acrylic On Canvas, With Paper
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Chrysalis Acrylic On Canvas, With Paper
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Plate I Acrylic On Canvas
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garden Acrylic, String & Liquid Embroidery On Canvas
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Liquid Embroidery On Paper © Joel Swanson Studio
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forest Digital Photograph © Joel Swanson Studio
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Forest - right Digital Photograph © Joel Swanson Studio
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Stony Brook Digital Photograph
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Acrylic On Canvas
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Acrylic On Canvas
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fireflies Acrylic On Canvas
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fireflies (detail) Acrylic On Canvas
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scribble scroll Ink On Paper © Joel Swanson Studio
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Pencil On Paper © Joel Swanson Studio
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Charcoal On Paper
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Pastel On Paper
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Studio model Pastel On Paper
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Quick Facts
Works in
Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
Tags
mixed-media, photography
Statement

Joel Swanson is a scientist and artist whose main interest is vitality. His science uses fluorescence microscopy to study how cells organize chemistry for complex activities such as eating and drinking. His art takes various approaches to capturing what it means to be alive.