Lucinda Swain

Lucinda’s oil paintings reach people through their emotions and touch the heart and soul of the individual. Her goal is to touch your soul by capturing the beauty and emotional perspective of life that surrounds us. 

Lucinda Swain was born in Rochester, New York. Her interest in art emerged in her youth, inspired as a child by her grandfather, and artist, Maurice Moss and her mother’s creativity. She was surrounded by art at an early age and was interested in creative works including design, illustration, and painting. 

A realism oil painter in the style of the old masters, her paintings portray warmth and sensitivity. Her philosophy of painting is the art of beauty in all things that are important to us.

Lucinda has been painting for years and through her life, has taken numerous workshops and classes in art, design, and color. Influenced by Rembrandt, capturing lights and darks and painting the beauty as she sees it, she continues to take classes with respected artists to perfect her art.

She is a member of the Mountain Arts Gallery, Coronado Arts Commission, the California Art Club, Oil Painters of America, and the Redlands Art Gallery.  

She has been awarded the following:

Exhibited Artist – The Lake House – 2018 to present

Juried Artist – Mini Show - Redlands Art Gallery 2018

Juried Exhibitor Artist – Mountain Arts Gallery – 2017 to present

Exhibited Artist – Redlands Art Gallery - 2017 to present

Exhibited Artist - Coupeville Gallery, WA - 2018 to present

Selected Juried Exhibition – Coronado Library Fine Arts Exhibit – 2018

Selected Juried Exhibition – C3 Fine Arts Gallery – 2017

Exhibiting Artist at Coronado Flower Show – 2016

Selected Juried Artist – Coronado Art Fair – 2016

Her works are based on her experiences and interpretations of her life that tells a story that depicts life; past, present, and future. She lives in Southern California with her husband, and her daughter and son-in-law live in Chicago, Ill.

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