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404 South 8th Street Suite L105
Boise, ID, 83702

Swell Artist Collective is an open studio and Art Gallery located in Boise's historic downtown. Formed in November of 2015 and managed by artists Julia GreenNoble HardestyKelly Knopp, Stuart Holland, and Victor A. Jimenez, Swell is located on the lower level of the Old Mercantile Building in Boise's BoDo district. 

By combining their individual artistic practices and ideas into a common space, the five artists' mission revolves around creating a vibrant studio and gallery environment that is open to the public and intent on helping bolster the community's rapidly-growing arts culture. Swell will be host to both First Thursday and independently organized artistic events while maintaining hours of operation during which people can visit.   

Karl LeClair

Swell Artist Collective’s Karl LeClair migrated west from his home in New Hampshire to receive a BFA in Art Education, Printmaking, and Art History. In addition to serving the arts community through a position at the City of Boise's Department of Arts & History, Karl maintains an active studio practice that explores traditional printmaking, drawing, sculpture, and installation. His work focuses on organic forms, vast spaces, and explorations into the figure. He is active locally, recently showing at the Boise Art Museum and the Eagle Performing Arts Center, as well as nationally, at the Center for Contemporary Prints in Norwalk, Connecticut. Additionally, he has conducted printmaking workshops at Wingtip Press, the Boise Art Museum, and The Atlanta School. http://karlleclair.com/home.html

KARL LECLAIR


Karl LeClair migrated west from his home in New Hampshire to receive a BFA in Art Education, Printmaking, and Art History. In addition to serving the arts community through a position at the City of Boise's Department of Arts & History, he maintains an active studio practice that explores traditional printmaking, drawing, sculpture, and installation. His work focuses on organic forms, vast spaces, and explorations into the figure. LeClair is active locally, recently showing at the Boise Art Museum and the Eagle Performing Arts Center, as well as nationally, at the Center for Contemporary Prints in Norwalk, Connecticut. Additionally, he has conducted printmaking workshops at Wingtip Press, the Boise Art Museum, and The Atlanta School.

More work can be found on: www.karlleclair.com

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