Eric Swenson's Gallery

  • SDZooGorillaEnclosure2  "Discovery at the San Diego Zoo"   Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show with an Honorable Mention, February, 2012  (From the collection of Dr. Byrne Blackwood)
  • LA County Museum Stairway  "Relaxing outside the LA County Art Museum"       Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show,  July, 2013
  • Oudegracht Utrecht  "Utrecht, The Netherlands:  Dutch Cafe Society"   Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show,  June, 2013
  • Max Beckmann Homage  "Decadence Dejavu:  Homage to Max Beckmann"  Juried into the San Diego Art Institute 52nd Annual International Show, April, 2013
  • IMG 1704CanalReflectionB&W  "Amsterdam Reflection"     Juried into the La Jolla Art Association 2nd Annual Black & White Show, September, 2011, and juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, January, 2012
  • A Pope's Palace Vision In Avignon  "Yet In My Dreams, I'd Be Nearer, My God, To Thee"   Juried into the St. Mark's Methodist Church Digital Art Show, September, 2011, and the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, December, 2012  (From the collection of Craig Swenson)
  • IMG 0704 Number 16 Vivier (Small)  "No. 16, Vivier, France"        Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, August, 2012
  • BeMyGuest--HaveASeat  "Be My Guest--Have A Seat" 30 X 40 Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, November, 2011.  (From the collection of Ann & Tom Sergott)
  • StatesofTrust  "States of Trust" 40 X 20 Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show 2007 Juried into the St. Mark's United Methodist 5th Annual Digital Art Show, Honorable Mention and chosen as Congregational Favorite 2008 Juried into the Palm Springs Stroke Recovery Center Fund Raiser Show 2009
  • December Nights - Christmas On The Prado  "December Nights--The Magic of Music, Balboa Park"   Juried into La Jolla Art Association Digital Art Show and San Diego Art Institute Regional Show (Honorable Mention), both 2005, Palm Springs Art Museum Artist's Guild Show, 2006
  • EgyptianSpirit  "Egyptian Spirit" 30 X 40 Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, and Artist's Council 37th Annual Juried Exhibition at Palm Springs Art Museum, both 2006
  • musicPC030029-2  December Nights in Spanish Village, Balboa Park"   Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show 2005 (from the collection of Jeff White)
  • SDsunset  San Diego sunset--strokes of light and dark of various colors create living art!
  • IMG 4522HarborIslandSunset(adjust)  San Diego Harbor Island Sunset
  • IMG 0382 1SeaportVillageSunset  "Seaport Village Sunset"  -- the beauty of San Diego Bay
  • SailboatShadows  Sailboat shadows on San Diego Bay at Sunset
  • SDSkyline  San Diego skyline at sunset
  • IMG 6907SDBaySunset  San Diego skyline at sunset
  • IMG 6940HarborLights  Lighted Holiday "Surprise" in San Diego bay
  • IMG 6944SDCountyBuilding  San Diego County office building on the bay
  • IMG 5312DowntownSanDiego  Downtown San Diego from Mission Hills
  • IMG 6222PointLomaStorm  "After the Storm"  San Diego Bay after a winter storm  Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show July 2012  (From the collection of Ray Carpenter)
  • P9170555StPauls@Dusk  St. Paul's Cathedral in London at dusk
  • Crystal Cathedral  Reflective and Imposing...  The Crystal Cathedral, Garden Grove, California
  • San Diego's Mission Bay  Panorama of San Diego's Mission Bay playground
  • US-Mexico Border At Tijuana  The United States' border with Mexico at Tijuana (looking south)
  • IMG 2229 Sunset on USSMidway  Sunset on USS Midway
  • MidwayRatguards  USS Midway at sunset
  • DisneyHatshepsut3  "Disney Hatshepsut"    Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, July, 2011, and awarded honorable mention  (from the collection of Tina Swenson)
  • GreatestGenerationNavyHarrySwenson2  "The Greatest Generation -- they fought for our freedom" (Dedicated to my father, Harry Swenson, Jr.) Dreaming of being a sailor in 1930, he joined the Navy in 1944 during World War II as one of the "greatest generation".
  • VeteransDay  "Veteran's Day" 49X60 Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, 2006
  • Skywriter3  "SKYWRITER" -- Remembering the tactile joy of reading the news in newspapers, "Supporting the Fleet"
  • High School Marching Band  Dueling headlines:  The disabled cruise ship Carival Splendor is towed into San Diego the morning of the Veteran's Day Parade, November, 2011
  • VJ-Day Kiss Statue  VJ-Day statue of Sailor and Nurse on San Diego Bay, inspired by the famous news photo taken in Times Square at the end of World War II
  • IMG 6206IrvingGillHouse  Historic Irving Gill House in Banker's Hill
  • BikeAlley  Amsterdam Parking
  • IMG 1499AmsterdamDamSquare  Amsterdam, Dam Square, featured statue
  • IMG 1503AmsterdamDamSquare  Pigeons visiting Amsterdam, Dam Square, featured statue
  • The Natural Swimmer2  "Swimming With Koi"  Juried into San Diego Art Institute 1-foot Show,  July, 2013  Dedicated to the memory of SDAI artist, volunteer and donor Robert (Beto) Ambler
  • Jazz Singer  "The Jazz Singer" -- Deeja Marie with Sue Palmer's Band  Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, 2010
  • WarmingSun  "A Cold Day's Warming Light" in Santa Fe, New Mexico- Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, February, 2010
  • OnTheTown  "Recognition, At Last"  Two seniors' bitter-sweet experience of riding in the convertible during a parade.
  • CA Adventure  "Amusement Park Daze" at Disney's California Adventure Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show with Honorable Mention, 2008 & Juried into City of Palm Springs Public Arts Commission 11th Annual Juried Art Show, January, 2009
  • TrolleyDancesWhiteAlt2  "Trolley Dances"    Juried into City of Palm Springs Public Arts Commission 10th Annual Juried Art Show January, 2008 First Place in Digital Category, and Third Place in Show Award
  • LineLadies  "Line Ladies"
  • SightseeingInTheRain3  Sightseeing Alaska's glaciers
  • WaterWaterEverywhere-SDAI copy  "Water, Water, Everywhere!"  On the pier, Tallinn, Estonia SD Digital Art Guild Show, Main Street Gallery, El Cajon, California, 2011
  • P8260106NorwegianLiners  Norwegian cruise ships in Alaska
  • Foggy Juneau Forest  Quiet time in Alaska...  A foggy Juneau forest.
  • Dolls&Dogs  "Dolls and Dogs" (Santa Fe, New Mexico) Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show August, 2010
  • RestaurantInRiosml  "Restaurant in Rio (de Janeiro)" 30 X 40 Juried into City of Palm Springs Public Arts Commission 11th Annual Juried Art Show, January, 2009 Second Place in Digital Category (from the collection of Chris Drayer)
  • HumanScale&PrimaryColors  Amsterdam Charm:  Human scale and primary colors
  • IpanemaBeach  "Impressions of Ipanema and Copa Cabana"  Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, January, 2013
  • Rio Rita  "Rio Rita"  Girl with a Tutti- Fruitti Hat  30x40  Juried into San Deigo Art Institute, October, 2009
  • Viper is Ready to Attack  Sports Car Fever...  Viper is ready to attack!
  • GasFor'51Plymouth  "Rural Arizona"  Gas station and  a 1951 Plymouth
  • IMG 6551PSPyracanthusSunset  Palm Springs Pyracanthus Sunset
  • Colonial Rio Graffiti  "Colonial Rio" 30 X 40 Juried into San Diego Art Institute Southern California Regional Juried Exhibition, April/May, 2008 and Juried into Digital Art Guild & Photo Arts Group 'Multiple Universes, Beyond Definitions' Show, 2006
  • AfterDeath,ThePromiseOfRebirth  "After Death, the Promise of Rebirth" Juried into Digital Art Guild Show "Spirituality" at the California Art Institute June/July, 2009; Juried into and awarded 1st place in St. Mark's United Methodist Church Digital Art Show, September, 2009; Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, December, 2009
  • P1180150RioCathedrals2  Rio de Janeiro Cathedrals
  • AmazonHomecoming  "Returning Home on the Amazon River" Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, September, 2009
  • IMG 2193GalleryDances1  "Gallery Dances" at San Diego's Liberty Station
  • IMG 6755TakeMeOutToTheBallPark copy  Take me out to the ballpark
  • PaintedPainter  "Painted Painter" Watercolor Paint-out in Balboa Park
  • P7080023 Young painter  Young painter at Balboa Park reflecting pool
  • BalboaStatue  "El Campeador" Balboa triumphs in his Park
  • IMG 2281ArchFigures copy  "Balboa Park Arch Images"
  • IMG 2277MuseumofMan  Museum of Man in Balboa Park
  • SantaFeChurch  "Santa Fe Church" Juried into Digital Art Guild & Photo Arts Group 'Multiple Universes, Beyond Definitions' Show, 2006 and St. Mark's United Methodist Digital Show, 2007 (From the collection of Wayne Rizzo)
  • apemenPC030032  "Evolution and Disney's Intelligent Design" Juried into San Diego Art Institute Show, 2006
  • P9160072CaliforniaDesert copy  Clouds over the desert
  • IndianPrincess  "Indian Princess" Santa Fe, New Mexico 30x40 'Women on Top'--A Multi-Media Exhibition at the San Diego Women's History Museum September, 2005
  • IMG 4294NosePicker  "What's up?" at the San Diego Zoo
  • MalibuGettyFountain  Malibu Getty Fountain
  • HotelSD5  "Urban Progress" Remains of imploded Hotel San Diego
  • ReflectionsOfDowntown  Downtown San Diego highrise view of the bay while looking east
  • IMG 0149CatalinaSunset  "Santa Catalina Island Sunset"
  • PhileaNile  Philae on the Nile near Aswan "Preparing Pharaoh's Immortality" Juried into the San Diego Art Instutute Regional Show, December, 2008 Juried into the Palm Springs Stroke Recovery Center Fund Raiser Show 2009
  • Creation600pixelswide2  "Creation" 30x40 Juried into the St. Mark's United Methodist Digital Art Show, Honorable Mention 2007 Voted Congregational Favorite  (From the collection of St. Mark's United Methodist Church)
  • Sunning sea lions in La Jolla  Sunning sea lions in La Jolla
  • FrogInCopperBowl  Artificial pond:  Frog in a copper bowl
  • IMG 6954UniversityOfSanDiego  University of San Diego
  • Packard-SD  San Diego reflection on a Packard
  • Remembering 1955 Revised 2  "Remembering 1955" 30x40 Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional Show 2006 & juried into Digital Art Guild Show at Studio 21 in Spanish Village in Balboa Park in March, 2013
  • EricCaddy  Eric Swenson at SDAI reception with "Remembering 1955"
  • SheHeIT  "She, He, and IT" Clash of gender textures
  • RoomAura(LavendarGlow)  The aura of a grand public room
  • IMG 7007OldTownChurchSunset  The Old Town Church at sunset
  • GettyArtAppreciation  Malibu Getty Art Appreciation
  • TaosIndianDancers3  Taos Indian Dancers
  • Was I Dreaming  "Was I Dreaming?"  Juried into the San Diego Art Institute One-Foot show, 2005
  • P9250288Aspen  Summer at Aspen, Colorado
  • STLarch13 copy  My hometown--a shot of the iconic St. Louis Arch
  • CottageOldTown&CarWC10  Women's day out at the beginning of the last century
  • My Parents' Packards  "My Parents' Packards"
  • CadillacPickUp  "Cadillac Pickup"
  • Valley05 copy  Spring in a lush valley in Springfield, Missouri
  • IMG 1102LoveOnTheRhone8x10  "Love on the banks of the Rhone"  Spring in southern France
  • Paris,WithoutTrainingWheels03 copy  "Paris, without training Wheels"   Juried into the San Diego Art Institute One-Foot Show  2006
  • Midsummer-Night Daydream  "Mid-Summer Night Day- dream" (homage to Vermeer) Juried into Digital Art Guild Homage Show in Escondido, CA (July, 2010), and at the Art Institute of California in San Diego, (October, 2010).
  • Station of the cross copy  "Station of the Cross"  Catedral Metropolitana Rio de Janiero, Brazil   Juried into the St. Mark's United Methodist 5th Annual Digital Art Show, October, 2008  Awarded Second Place
  • IMG 6377DowntownMotorcycles  Downtown San Diego Motorcycles
  • WaitingP1010036  "Waiting" Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show 2006
  • PhantomsOfTheOpera copy  "Phantoms of the Opera" 30X40 -- First place in La Jolla Art Association Digital Art Show, July, 2005 and San Diego Art Institute Southern California Regional Award Exhibition, October, 2005  (homage to Max Bechmann)
  • Hanging  Volunteers ("the Golden Hammers") hanging a show at the San Diego Art Institute in Balboa Park  (From the collection of the SDAI)
  • IMG 0011OtayMesaDam  Otay Mesa Dam
  • TemeculaSunset  Temecula, California sunset
  • SanXavierDelBac-8x10  "San Xavier del Bac" in Tucson, Arizona    Juried into 'Without Limits' show at Expressions of Mexico Gallery in National City, 2006
  • WonderlandSDAI  "Wonderland -- Through the Rabbit Hole"   Juried into City of Palm Springs Public Arts Commission 10th Annual Juried Art Show January, 2008 Second Place in Digital Category Juried into San Diego Art Institute Regional Show August, 2008
  • IdyllwildAutumnLeaves  Idyllwild Autumn
  • HelpMeYouBigApe Swenson  A lament of women around the world-- "Well, help me, you big Ape...!"    An Editorial 'Cartoon'
  • HelsinkiTrainStation-EricSwenson  "Helsinki Train Station"   Juried into the San Diego Art Institute Regional show, December, 2010
  • IMG 6835Lifeguard  Lifeguard
  • IMG 6838BeachWindGust  Sudden wind gust on Coronado beach
  • IMG 0972SaltCreekBeachLaborDay  California Dreaming...  Labor Day near Dana Point
  • IMG 1212PelicanPuzzle  Pelican Puzzle
  • PA060269 The Lady Is A Tramp 4  "The Lady is a Tramp" Poster art honoring the famous Rogers and Hart Song
  • ThatGirl  "That Girl"  Politically incorrect in Den Haag, The Netherlands
  • Vampire  "I Vant to Drink Your Blood"
  • IMG 1717SpringIsInTheAir  "Spring is in the Air" in Amsterdam
  • Imagination is God's Garden  "Imagination is God's Garden" Juried into St. Mark's United Methodist Digital Art Show October, 2010
  • ClassicMaskOfDestruction  "Mirror of the Soul" Juried into the Digital Art Guild & Photo Arts Group Show 'Synthesis - Art and Science' at the Escondido Municipal Gallery June, 2009
  • Uta and Ekkehart - 1253  Uta and Ekkehart, ano 1253
  • Jump the Shark  My insurance company?!  Why do you ask?
  • HalPainting-Kennedy copy  "A Grandfather's Art"
  • P6190132TowerTwirl3  "San Diego County Fair Fun"   A surreal ride fantasy
  • P6190147LetsEatMosaicSML  Food at the Fair! Let's Eat...!
  • P6190083JoyRide  Joy ride in Del Mar (San Diego Fair)
  • P6190228HotDogStand  San Diego Fair hot dog stand
  • TidesOut02  "Tide's out", Mission Bay in San Diego  (Printed on Aluminum)
  • IMG 3983NavyFlyOver  Naval Aviation 100th Anniversary formation Fly Over, 2011
  • P9040002RelaxingChat  Relaxing chat poolside in downtown San Diego
  • P9040003TwoForSun  Two for Sun Fun
  • P9090016BirdDropPier  "Bird Drop Boardwalk," San Diego Embarcadero
  • P9040029BaysideBenches  Bayside Benches
  • IMG 5142TallShipsApproachCrop copy  Approach of the Tall Ships Parade into San Diego Bay
  • IMG 5162AmazingGraceInSanDiegoBay  "Amazing Grace" in San Diego Tall Ships Parade
  • IMG 5143TallShipSurprise  "Surprise" entering San Diego Bay
  • IMG 5149CalifornianPassingTheLighthouse  "Californian" passing Pt Loma lighthouse
  • IMG 5148SurprisePassingBallastPoint  "Surprise" passing Ballast Point
  • IMG 5264MotoringOnSailDaylrg  Speedy fun on San Diego Bay during the Tall Ships Parade
  • IMG 5269PortOfSanDiego  Port of San Diego
  • IMG 3701ArtistDrawingSurf  Artist immersed in her work at Torrey Pines beach
  • P2080014TheGathering  "La Jolla Gathering" ...RUN from the cover of the bird house!
  • Gulls&Surf  "Wake-Up Call!"
  • LagunaBeachSurfP1010015  Laguna Beach Surf
  • SummerInLaguna sml  "Summer Fun In Laguna Beach"
  • IMG 6841BeachDiscovery  Beach Discovery
  • Guidance From Above  "Guidance From Above"    Juried into St. Mark's United Methodist Church's Digital Art Show Oct 2012 and awarded Honorable Mention
  • FlyingHorsePurpleSunsetSML  Flying in from Dallas
  • IMG 4017CatalinaValentineSunset  Catalina Valentine's Day Sunset
  • San Simeon Sunset 42  San Simeon sunset under the fog bank
  • PA290030BigSurNepenthes  Big Sur Nepenthes view
  • SailingSwiftlyinSFBay  Swiftly sailing in San Francisco Bay
  • SFfromAirP3290002sml  Flying over San Francisco
  • SJReflections47  San Jose Reflection
  • SJReflections49  The magical light of a San Jose sunset
  • P8200023AboveSeattle  Flying over Seattle
  • IMG 2433Corona  Approaching Corona, CA on a winter day
  • Hotel21  Mission Inn, Riverside, CA
  • LACountyKCStation  Los Angles County Art Museum Fantasy
  • P6230050LAUnionStation  Los Angeles Union Station late on a summer afternoon
  • P6230033DisneyHall&MoMA  Disney Hall in contrast to other buildings in Los Angeles
  • PantagesCeilingCUP7200120  Pantages Theatre ceiling
  • AmyToursHollywood  Amy Tours Hollywood -- the fantasy lives in the Kodak Academy Awards Theatre
  • DutchMaster  "Dutch Master"
  • Greta&John--ILoveYou2  "I Love You" -- Two of the most famous faces in film, 1931 Cinematic Icons, Greta Garbo and John Barrymore
  • Port Townsend Freeway  "Tear down 'Paradise'..., put up a parking lot" (Joanie Mitchell) ...in this case, a freeway.   What's past is passed!
  • EnchantedForrest05Revision3  "Enchanted forest"
  • KatieInSun  "Katie in the Afternoon Sun"
  • P6230069GodzillaStar  Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • SanPedroBridge  Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro bridgen Afer
  • TwoLadiesTwice  "Two Ladies Twice" Juried into 'Without Limits' show at Expressions of Mexico Gallery in National City, 2006 (Imagining Dia de los Muertos as a no smoking campaign...)
  • PalmSprings  Palm Springs:  Where the desert meets the Mountains
  • PSviewfromtram  Palm Springs tram from the top
  • ElectricalCrossifiction  Palm Springs Electrical Double Crossifiction
  • 'LivingArt'--SegelStatuesNYC copy  "Living Art"        Segel statues, NYC
  • IMG 3791LadyHikers  Lady Hikers
  • PB080041SanJacintoSunset copy 1  San Jacinto Sunset
  • Palm Springs winter sunrise and moonset IMG 3422  Palm Springs winter sunrise and moonset
  • KoiInPalmSpringsLibrary  Koi Pool in the Palm Springs Public Library
  • P6050002Beto'sKoiPondTU  A strange fish image in Beto Ambler's Koi pond
  • Mother Hummingbird Back from the Market  "Building A Nest"    Juried into St. Mark's United Methodist Church's Digital Art Show "Creation Continues"   Oct 2012
  • Strawbird HighContrastPrint  "Strawbird"    Juried into the Palm Springs Public Arts Commission Show, January, 2010, dedicated to recycling and reuse...  (All entries were required to contain recycled materials)
  • PA080278CowboyHeroCC  Cowboy Hero statue at Cathedral City, CA City Hall
  • IMG 0187CattleDriveB&W  Cattle Drive in Dallas, Texas
  • Palm Springs Mounted Police  The Palm Springs Mounted Police on the job!
  • MarineBand--ManWithATrumpet  The Marine Band performs after the Palm Springs Veteran's Day Parade
  • IMG 3827Windmills&train  Palm Springs Windmills
  • P1280027DesertRainbow  "Palm Springs rainbow"
  • P9230014Tfor2  Two close for comfort
  • Calder  "Picturing Calder" Museum series -- The Irony of Imagery "Museums should never exhibit photographs of visitors looking at art in museums to visitors who are looking at art in museums," from "Foto Follies: How Photography Lost Its Virginity on the Way to the Bank," by Duane Michals
  • IReadTheNewsToday, Oh,boy  "I Read the News Today..., Oh, Boy...!"   (Beatles lyric)                    A victim of chance with an English obscenity in Berlin
  • George-NotSoClose  Shoot the cat!
  • ButIt'sADryHeat  Humor I  "But, it's a DRY heat!"
  • P3190028CanYouHearMeNow  Humor II  "Can you hear me now?"
  • MadAsHell  Humor III  "I'm mad as hell, and I'm not going to take it anymore!"
  • SquirrelWarning  Humor IV  "I'm watching you!"
  • AtlantisUtopia  "Atlantis Utopia" on a Royal Carribean cruise ship
  • IMG 1637WhiteHeels  "White Heels"  Cruise ship entertainment
  • PA180051Legs  Cruise Uniforms
  • DivaTakesADive  "Diva Takes a Dive"  unscripted upset for a cruise ship entertainer
  • P9120097IntoTheStorm  Into the storm
  • P9040050Caddy'OPEN'  OPEN - An App for That...!