Brooke Marks-Swanson

Brooke Marks-Swanson

Brooke Marks-Swanson speaks of her obsessions and observations through a universal language of textile and metal wearable art. She received her MFA in Metals from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, and a BFA in Jewelry Design and Metalsmithing from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. Her works have been exhibited nationally and internationally in over 130 juried and invitational exhibitions. Most recently her work has been included internationally in exhibitions in Canada, Greece, Spain, France and China. Marks-Swanson work has been included in 20 publications including the notable Metalsmith Magazine “Exhibition in Print” 2009, 2014, 2016, 2017. Three Lark Book Publications: 500 Plates and Chargers, The Craft of Silversmithing, and The Art of Enameling. Her work will be included in a forthcoming book, Loaded: Guns in Contemporary Art, author Suzanne Ramljak. Her first solo exhibition titled, “Baskets: Increase/Decrease”, was held at Velvet da Vinci, San Francisco, California, 2016. Marks-Swanson spoke at SOFA Chicago 2016, on a panel titled: FIBER ART IN THREE DIMENSIONS: A History and Discussion of Fiber Art Off The Wall. She was the recipient of the Indiana Arts Commission, Individual Artist Program Grant and was a participant in the XXX International Ceramics Symposium, “Porcelain Another Way”, Walbrzych, Poland, 2006. Her work can be found in the Muzeum w Walbrzychu, Walbrzych, Poland, The Sparta Teapot Museum of Craft and Design, Sparta, North Carolina, The Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, Oregon., and Espace Solidor, Place du Château, Cagnes-sur-mer, France. Her most recent exhibition “Topiary Circus” presents work in response to living during the CORONA-19 pandemic with her interest in topiary at Galerie Noel Guyomarc’h opening November 2020. She resides in the Midwest with her husband, 2 children, and their beloved Labrador, Emmylou.

Brooke Marks-Swanson is featured in Pistachios Winter 2021 Exhibition 'Reinventing the Pearl'.  Not your grandma's jewelry, artists take a classic material and turn it contemporary. Perfect for wearing next to the fireplace and adding a sparkle to winter. CLICK HERE TO SHOP THE ENTIRE EXHIBITION

Aqua Pearl Vinyl Necklace

Brooke Marks-Swanson

$1,800.00

    Black and Grey Pearl Vinyl Necklace

    Brooke Marks-Swanson

    $1,600.00

      Black and White Pearl Vinyl Necklace

      Brooke Marks-Swanson

      $1,800.00

        Droplets Brooch

        Brooke Marks-Swanson

        $800.00

          Long Circle Pearl Drop Earrings

          Brooke Marks-Swanson

          $290.00

            Circle Pearl Drop Earrings

            Brooke Marks-Swanson

            $230.00

              Burgundy Knit Fringe Drops

              Brooke Marks-Swanson

              $275.00

                Blue Knit Drops

                Brooke Marks-Swanson

                $315.00

                  Knit Fringe Earrings

                  Brooke Marks-Swanson

                  $275.00

                    Knit Cone Drops

                    Brooke Marks-Swanson

                    $295.00

                      Knit Leather Fringe Drops

                      Brooke Marks-Swanson

                      $295.00

                        Leather and Gold Netted Drops - Red

                        Brooke Marks-Swanson

                        $295.00

                          Elements Necklace- Green and Gold

                          Brooke Marks-Swanson

                          $675.00

                            Black and Gold Knit Medallion Earrings

                            Brooke Marks-Swanson

                            $295.00

                              Elongated Oxi and Deep Red Knit Drops

                              Brooke Marks-Swanson

                              $295.00

                                Green Knit Hoops

                                Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                $295.00

                                  Celestial Body Collar Necklace

                                  Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                  $1,895.00

                                    Leather and Gold Netted Drops - Green

                                    Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                    $295.00

                                      Black and Gold Knit Drops

                                      Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                      $295.00

                                        Black and Teal Knit Drops

                                        Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                        $295.00

                                          Blue Tone Knit Medallion Earrings

                                          Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                          $295.00

                                            Blue Tone Knit Hoops

                                            Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                            $295.00

                                              Blue/Black Knit Earrings

                                              Brooke Marks-Swanson

                                              $295.00