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Nic Swaner
Artist | Hobbyist | Literature
United States
Artist's Statement 10/25/2011

Nic Swaner is a studying graphic designer, and a budding young writer whose concepts and syntax require a rush of blood and breath to the lungs. For inspiration he need not look far from the cyclopean sun, feel the displacement before the epilepsy, synthesize some synesthesia, or recall the origami folds his hands have memorized throughout the years.

Nic is almost entirely self-taught in the ways of writing and in doing so has created a style all his own. His medium is mainly through poetry, short stories and articles for websites; he excels in portraying his thoughts and ideas in a world of complex and harmonious verbiage. He is always whittling away at several works of writing that will be submitted to free publishers or magazines. Nic will always be happy to edit and critique your writing, whether it's poetry or prose. Contact him at

Nic is currently studying graphic design and the fundamentals of art. He has always emphasized the power of concept over complexity, and have maximized color and composition to their utmost potential. He prefers to work with photomanipulations and typography to portray his concepts. He is always open to critique from his peers. Other artistic endeavors from Nic include folding origami, film photography, darkroom artwork such as photograms, and music production.


Nic lives in Chicago, Illinois, but his hometown is Robinson, Illinois. He likes Progressive Rock and Underground Rap music. Marcus J. Ranum is his most adored photographer. Samurai Jack is his favorite cartoon character along with Ed, Edd, and Eddy. His favorite ice cream flavor is French Vanilla. He has a mild form of sound to color synesthesia for melodies and believes the song Echoes by Pink Floyd is green.

"The world is only as old as the person to whom you speak." - Nic Swaner

Hello everybody, I've gathered you all here today because I have something to say regarding the future of how people will see me, and it is with great jubilation and with deep regret that I inform you all, that I am indeed, a morning person. Now, please don't worry, this is not a serious condition but it will be a lifelong affliction, in fact, I've decided to start embracing the morning side of myself while I live out the rest of my days the rest of you are usually sleeping through and as a morning person, I will be there for you, with constant positivity and alertness most cannot even fathom having at six in the morning because I care and you are all beautiful, amazing, talented people and each of you can do or be any... I'm sorry about that ladies and gentlemen. One of the, um, side effects of my condition is eternal optimism and constant positive reinforcement and supporting those I care about. I'm sure it makes you nauseous just thinking about such a force of happiness in your lives so I will refrain from any further cheeriness until you can all pronounce syllables at the breakfast table. I will not be taking questions today, instead, I'd like to give you the gift of laughter! Smile, it's infectious! :love:

Disclaimer: I am actually a real life morning person, I would much prefer to see a sunrise to a sunset, but I've never understood the hatred "morning people" receive for being awake.

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