Friday, May 21, 2010

Jan Swan

Jan Swan
zhibit.org/janswan

Jan Swan is a fine art photographer who lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her goal with her photography is to take photographs that express the extraordinary aspects of the ordinary and that demonstrate the aesthetic of everyday scenes or objects. She loves taking photographs of cats, dogs, and of people with their pets. She is involved in cat rescue and provides a home to many.

She is currently represented by a gallery in Bernalillo, New Mexico, has exhibited in several galleries in Albuquerque and has had photographs published in several literary journals and websites. She is always looking for opportunities to share her art, especially for a charitable cause. More of her work can be seen on her website www.zhibit.org/janswan.

Jan's photo "Man on Bench with Dog" can be found on page 69 of the 2010 Paws For Charity Art Book.
"My love for animals has carried into my love of photography and one of the projects I have set for myself is to photograph people and their pets in spontaneous shots. I find that people usually like having their photograph taken if they can show off their pet at the same time!" - Jan

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