Ralphie sculpture in the snow

Grace Leslie and Joel Swanson selected as Faculty Fellows

Dec. 20, 2023

The Research & Innovation Office has announced the 2024 RIO Faculty Fellows cohort, including assistant professor Grace Leslie and associate professor Joel Swanson along with 14 other faculty members from departments and research institutes across the campus.

Joel Swanson portrait

ATLAS Associate Professor Joel Swanson Among Arts & Humanities Grant Awardees

June 29, 2023

A new Research & Innovation Office (RIO) program provides nearly $100K in combined funding to 19 projects that span disciplines ranging from music and art history to journalism and theatre and dance across the CU-Boulder campus. ATLAS associate professor and TYPO Lab director, Joel Swanson, is among the recipients for his project entitled, "The United States of America, Reconfigured".

two works from swansons exhibition titled physical disantce: the amount of space between two things

A review by José Antonio Arellano of Joel Swanson's "The Distance Between Words"

March 25, 2023

For well over a decade, Joel Swanson has explored how language and technology structure our lives. His work has appeared in the Denver-land area, not to mention the Venice Biennale.

Joel Swanson sits by a collection of his projects.

Maintaining his momentum, Joel Swanson wraps-up busy summer

Sept. 27, 2019

Artist Joel Swanson, an assistant professor with the ATLAS Institute, sustained his momentum over the summer months, adding to his chain of shows and awards both locally and abroad.

Joel Swanson , dressed in a white T-shirt, sits at his desk that has art supplies on it.

‘Sticks & Stones’: Art show explores the divisive language of today’s political discourse

Aug. 17, 2017

ATLAS Assistant Professor Joel Swanson’s newest solo art exhibition Sticks & Stones is an exploration of the divisive language dominating contemporary political discourse.

Photo of Joel Swanson's Arts

Joel Swanson exhibits work at Venice Biennale

June 5, 2017

Assistant Professor Joel Swanson's work is part of an exhibition called Personal Structures at the Venice Biennale 2017, arguably the most important visual arts event on the planet.