past exhibitions

Cyrus Swann
Transitions and Tradition

June 17 - July 23, 2006

Cyrus Swann is a multi-media artist who focuses on three-dimensional ceramics, moving from pottery, to sculpture, to installation. According to the artist, “My work explores the depths of form and surface available in the medium but also addresses issues of mass production, consumer waste, and comparative value of one object to the next. I am also interested in pushing my technical ability. I have a commitment to tradition and craft although I don’t feel bound by rigid definitions or parameters.” Swann moved back to his hometown, Pine River, after earning his BFA from Bemidji State University. He developed a studio by remodeling the out-buildings on his family farm.