Vernal Bogren Swift (Artist-in-Residence, 2006)

Artwork shows the inside of a house with three faucets running. A window is in the background and a small bench is below a faucet
"You Will Not Get Away From This", 8 ¼” x 10 ¼” painting, 2006

NPS/Vernal Bogren Swift

About the Artist

Vernal Bogren Swift was an Isle Royale Artist-in-Residence from August 4th to August 26th, 2006. She is a studio artist and nurse by trade. She and her husband, Eric, travel often. They have been to remote places in Ghana, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and the Nass Valley. Vernal often receives grants to travel and work as an artist.

She and Eric now live in their 310 square foot dream home. They built their tiny, treehouse-like home on Haida Gwaii, Queen Charlotte; an island off the coast of Canada.


Last updated: January 5, 2020

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