John August Swanson’s serigraph and lithograph art have the power to deepen faith and truly inspire those who have seen his creations, which are in hospitals, churches, seminaries, universities, and museums around the world as well as in the Vatican. In 2005, John was one of 33 inaugural recipients (including Pope John Paul II, Bishop Desmond Tutu, and President Jimmy Carter) of the Mother Teresa Award for achievements that beautify the world.
John August Swanson created this comforting piece titled “Time to Heal” in 2016. This image is consoling friends and supporters as they hold vigil for this great artist. (Copyright 2016 by John August Swanson, Giclee, 16.5″ x 13.5″; photo courtesy of John August Swanson Studio)