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New Posters

Posters For Peace and Hunger
Featuring the words of Pope Francis, Daniel Berrigan, and other peace makers, activists, and writers








John August Swanson has completed a series of posters blending new and old images,

and the words of important writers and thinkers on the subjects of Peace and Hunger.

The posters measure 19" x 13" and are available at:

Locally: Shipped:


 Holy Family Bookstore

1519 Fremont Ave.

South Pasadena, CA 91030

(626) 403-6133

Please contact the studio.






St. James by-the-Sea Episcopal Church
743 Prospect Street, La Jolla, CA 92037


The Poster Art
of John August Swanson
at Boston University

Boston Universtiy is currently presenting a display of the poster art of John August Swanson
in their Community Center at:

745 Commonwealth Ave
Boston MA 02215.

The posters will be on display until May 15, 2015,
and the exhibit is open for viewing from 8:30am until 5:00pm.

For more information contact Kara Jackman at Boston University at 617-353-1323



 Richard and Helen DeVos Collection
The Art Of John August Swanson


In association with Eyekons Chruch Image Bank, the Helen and Richard DeVos Collection of twenty-three
original John August Swanson artworks will be on shown at the Acton Institute For The Study of Religion and Liberty.

Acton Institute
98 E. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

The exhibit of works will be on display
January 12 – May 15, 2015,
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm.

Click Here to view exhibit booklet.


Who Is My Neighbor?
Friday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Grand Rapids, Michigan


John August Swanson will be attending the Who Is My Neighbor? conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 26th and 27th. Two large collections of his artwork (The De Vos Collection and the Bergsma Collection) will be exhibited, and Mr. Swanson will participate in several panel discussions and presentations. The full schedule is available at this link. Registration for the event is open and can be completed, here. For more information, please call: 616-235-2929.
Who Is My Neighbor?


The Lenten Artworks Of John August Swanson
March, 2014 -- Sunday, April 27th, 2014
First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica

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First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica will be exhibiting
a special display of John August Swanson's Lenten artworks in their sanctuary 
now through Sunday, April 27th.


On Palm Sunday, April 13th, the artist will be in attendance between noon and 3pm.
He will give a talk beginning at 1pm. This event will be free and open to the public.


First United Methodist Church
1008 11th St
Santa Monica, CA 90403


The exhibit is open Sundays 1pm to 3pm and by appointment on Wednesdays between 1pm and 3pm. 
For more information and to schedule a tour, please contact the church office at (310) 393-8258


 (Photos courtesy of First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica)


Blessings of Life and Spirit: The Art Of John August Swanson
Sunday, February 2nd - Sunday, April 20th, 2014
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church

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Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in midtown Manhattan, NY
will hold a special exhibition of John August Swanson artworks 
from Sunday, February 2nd until Sunday, April 20th.

Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
7 West 55th Street
New York, NY 10019

Days Times
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 8am - 6pm
Tuesdays 8am - 9pm
Saturdays 8am - 1pm
Sundays 8am - 2:30pm

 Admission is free and open to the public.

 (Photos courtesy of Tim Palmer)

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