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Rochester artist Heather Swensen to hold residency at Alfred University

Alfred University | 6/04/19

Heather Swensen, a Rochester, NY-based artist, will be at Alfred University June 10-14 as artist in residence at the School of Art and Design’s Institute for Electronic Arts.


ALFRED, NY – Heather Swensen, a Rochester, NY-based artist, will be at Alfred University June 10-14 as artist in residence at the School of Art and Design’s Institute for Electronic Arts.

Swensen’s work focuses on silkscreen and collage while exploring new uses of these mediums through building three dimensional structures.

She received her BFA degree in interdisciplinary visual arts with a concentration in painting and printmaking from Purchase College of Art and Design in 2012. She has shown work in multiple exhibitions around New York and has had several solo and group shows in Rochester. 

Swensen teaches silkscreen workshops through the Print Club of Rochester and is the Exhibition Manager of the organization.