Ian Swanson (b. 1983, Detroit, MI) is a visual artist living in Brooklyn, NY. He has had solo or collaborative exhibitions throughout the US and abroad, most recently at D&F in New York, Free Paarking in St. Louis, David Shelton Gallery in Houston, WAKE Gallery in Detroit, Welcome Screen in London, and Re:View Gallery in Detroit.  He was born in Detroit, where he received a BFA from Wayne State University, before moving to New York and attending Pratt Institute for his MFA. Swanson co-founded artist-run galleries ORG in Detroit in 2009, and in NY in 2012. He currently operates, a media label and curatorial initiative collaborating between visual artists and audio artists, and, an esoteric art and information store with Wendy Ross.