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Stoneware clay artist featured during February at BFAI
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BELOIT, Wis. — The Beloit Fine Arts Incubator (BFAI) has announced Susan Swelund, a stoneware clay artist who works primarily as a hand builder, as the featured artist for February.
Swedlulnd, who studied art and theater at the Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., has lived in Wisconsin since 1987. Previously, she has worked for the Beloit school district, becoming a full-time artist in 2011, when she opened her pottery studio, named “The Potter Sisters.”
From 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, meet the artist at a reception open to the public. Her show will run Feb. 7-28. Also on display during February will be the works created by some students at Cunningham Elementary who take advantage of Swedlund’s da Vince room at Cunningham Elementary School. The after-school program works to expand creative thinking within youth. The Beloit Fine Arts Incubator is at 520 Grand Ave., downtown Beloit, Wis. For more information, call (608) 313-9083.
Posted Feb. 5, 2014