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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.   

Swell Events Page

Swell Artist Collective and Art Gallery Event Listings, Boise, Idaho.


May
4
5:00 pm17:00

Buildings of Historic Boise Art Show

  • The Owhyee

The Swell Artist Collective and the Idaho State Historic Preservation Office have partnered up to present Buildings of Historic Boise. This show will feature 20 works of art done by local artists inspired by historic structures in Boise. All artwork will be available for purchase.
The show will be part of Downtown Boise First Thursday! Join us at The Owyhee "cafe room" beside The Lobby Bar.

The Thrifty Show
Apr
6
5:00 pm17:00

The Thrifty Show

  • Swell Artist Collective

Artist embellished thrift-store art show! Opening on first Thursday in April at the Swell Artist Collective gallery.

The Swell Beer Show at Alefort
Mar
24
Mar 26

The Swell Beer Show at Alefort

  • Alefort

Featuring the work of 20 local artists inspired by beer to decorate the Alefort tent. In addition to large prints, a limited number of all 20 prints will be for sale.

Eyes on Conservation Art Scene Exhibit!
Mar
2
5:00 pm17:00

Eyes on Conservation Art Scene Exhibit!

  • Swell Artist Collective

Artists from the Swell Artist Collective and the Endangered Species Print Project seek to engage you with the beauty of the natural world and inspire you to care and conserve it for the future.

It's Hard for Me. The Art of  Lindsey Loch
Feb
2
5:00 pm17:00

It's Hard for Me. The Art of Lindsey Loch

  • Swell Artist Collective

Opening reception Thursday, February 2, 2017. Swell is excited and humbled to have the chance to host Lindsey's work in our space. She is a Boise treasure! This comprehensive retrospective is the first definitive exhibition of artist Lindsey Loch. Celebrating an extraordinary body of work, this exhibition illustrates Loch’s complete oeuvre from her earliest gallery shows and commercial work in Los Angeles up to her most recent paintings, ceramics and jewelry.

Howdy! A Welcome Art Show to New Swell Members
Dec
16
5:00 pm17:00

Howdy! A Welcome Art Show to New Swell Members

  • Swell Artist Collective
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Swell Artist Collective is having it's first art show featuring and welcoming our newest Swell Artist Collective members! Over the last year we have grown and grown, and have now added to our collective. Drop by and see what our new members have to show.

Spacebar Arcade Presents: Trivia Night w/ Swell Artist Collective
Nov
13
7:00 pm19:00

Spacebar Arcade Presents: Trivia Night w/ Swell Artist Collective

  • Spacebar Arcade

Mark your calendars, this trivia night is not to be missed with Swell Artist Collective at Spacebar Arcade! We will have some amazing Swell artists in the house talking about pushing the Boise art scene forward! Some questions (but not all) pertaining to art, great beer, and cool swag. It's going to be an awesome party! See you at the Arcade Underground!

Harvest
Oct
21
5:00 pm17:00

Harvest

  • Swell Artist Collective

A Swell Artist Collective
Group Show

Boise Art Crawl
Oct
8
12:00 pm12:00

Boise Art Crawl

  • Swell Artist Collective

Tour Downtown Boise with 20 local artists displaying art at 10 pop-up galleries!