Based in Brookline, Vermont, Johnny Swing is best known for his luxurious coin furniture and large-scale architectural lighting. Johnny Swing: Design Sense will provide visitors with a fascinating glimpse into the various phases of the artist’s philosophy and practice, from the early conceptual stages of sketching and model making to fabricating molds and engineering the structural elements, culminating in sophisticated works that blur the lines between art and design. Learn more about Johnny Swing and his process in this video:

Video by Eva Sollberger
Featuring images by Paul Specht and the Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College
Music: The Complex Kevin MacLeod (
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Johnny Swing: Design Sense is the first in a new exhibition series at Shelburne Museum that explores the creative processes of innovative artists and designers working throughout New England today.

Murphy Gallery, Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education


Feb 2, 2019 - Opening

Jun 2, 2019 - Closing