Swain Galleries

Family owned and operated since 1868



Christmas Miniatures


Annual Exhibition of Small Paintings

by Gallery Artists

December 3 - January 7,  2022


Opening Reception

Saturday, December 3, 5-7 PM

Clara S. Grandcolas - “Untitled”   Oil, 36 x 40 inches

Join Leslie Delgyer in celebrating 40 years at

Swain Galleries

April 2 -30, 2016


Opening Reception

Saturday, April 2 ~ 5-7pm


Artist's Lecture

Saturday, April 9 ~ 1-2pm

John Meeks - "Pool at Bamboo Brook" Oil, 16 x 20 inches

Nancy Brangaccio - "Begonia" Pastel, 11.75 x 16.75 inches

Two Familiar Faces

May 7 - June 4, 2022


Nancy Brangaccio 

John Meeks


Opening Reception

Saturday, May 7, 2022


Demonstration by Nancy Brangaccio

Saturday, May 21 - 11 am






Nancy Brangaccio - “Forsythia”   Pastel, 7 ¾ x 18 ½ inches

Creativity During Covid

June 12 - August 28. 2021

Opening Reception

Saturday, June 12th, 5 - 7 pm


Douglas Allen

Judy Banyas

Kat Block

Nancy Brangaccio

Barbara Cricchio-Efchak

Janet Cunniffe-Chieffo

Leslie Delgyer

Frank Falotico

Phyllis Johnson

Alicia Lang

John Meeks

Christine Myshka

Richard Nagrodsky

Paula Pearl

Elissa Prystauk

Tom Seiz

Diane Tomash

J. Brian Townsend


Past Exhibitions

"Cinnamon & Nutmeg" by Theresa Hood


"Venice at Dawn" by Nancy Ori

NJ Photography Forum Members

April 6 - May 4. 2019

Opening Reception

Saturday, April 6th, 5 - 7 pm


Seven members of the NJ Photography Forum are exhibiting their works  through May 4. 


Exhibiting Artists


Paul Donohoe

Theresa Hood

Charlann Meluso

Charles Miller

Nancy Ori

Heidi Sussmanm

Ray Yaros


The photography on display is quite varied in technique, size, and subject matter.  Items are priced to sell and range from landscapes, still lifes, and florals....to travel, historic sites and restored cars.




J. Brian Townsend

"Apple Study - Forbidden Fruit"

Oil on Board, 7 x 15 inches

Anniversary Still Lifes

September 22 - October 20 , 2018

Opening Reception

Saturday, September 22nd  5 - 7pm


Swain Galleries is presenting “Anniversary Still Lifes” as the next exhibit in our celebration series.  On display are oils, pastels, watercolors, and more by gallery artists:

Monica Baumann, Sal Kadoch, Nancy Brangaccio, Nat Lewis, Pat Butynski, Paul McCormack, Barbara Cricchio-Efchak, Francesca DeMasi Mucciolo, Janet Cunniffe-Chieffo, Richard Nagrodsky, Mark deMos, Michael Ruple, Kim Do, Max Sang, Brandon Drake, J. Brian Townsend, Frank Falotico, Dwayne Watson, Pam Gosner, James Wolanin, Andrew Judd


We invite you to join us as we continue to commemorate our 150th year.




Janet Cunniffe - Chieffo

"Copper Reflections"

Oil on Copper, 8 x8 inches

Ken Mitchell

"Welfleet Recalled"

Acrylic on Canvas, 36 x 48 inches

Frank Bruckman

"Long Island Sound"

Oil on Panel, 16 x 24 inches

Mason McDonald

"Before the Wind"

Oil on Canvas, 14 x 14 inches

Anniversary Summerscapes

July 21 - August 30 , 2018

Opening Reception

Saturday, July 21st  5 - 7pm


Swain Galleries is celebrating summer with the next in our series of Anniversary shows. 

“Anniversary Summerscapes” depicts the season in oils, pastels, acrylics and graphite.  

Opening reception is Saturday, July 21st, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

We invite you to join us as we continue to commemorate our 150th year.




Phyllis Johnson

"Leaning Elm"

Oil on Panel, 23 x 19.5 inches

J. Brian Townsend

"Lake Taghkanic"

Oil on Linen, 11 x 19 inches

Current Exhibition

Anniversary Landscapes

May 19  - June16 , 2018

Opening Reception

Saturday, May 19th  5 - 7pm


Swain Galleries continues its 150th year celebration with the exhibit “Anniversary Landscapes,” a collection of serene and colorful landscapes by 18 familiar gallery artists.  The opening reception is Saturday, May 19th, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Mark your calendar to join us for the next installment of this momentous occasion.




Edward Zaremba

"Rosemarie's Peonies"

Oil on Panel, 17.5 x 13.5 inches

Anniversary Floral Show

April 7, 2018 thru April 28, 2018

Opening Reception

Saturday, April, 7th 5 - 7pm

Works in Watercolors, Pastels, Gouache and Oils.


Kat Block
Nancy Brangaccio
Janet Cunniffe Chieffo
Mark deMos
Sal Kadoche
Richard Nagrodsky
Elissa Ptystauk
Max Sang
Ed Zaremba



Janet Cunniffe Chieffo

"Marigolds with Still Life"

Oil on Copper, 18 x 26 inches

Nanci France Vaz


Rhapsodies of Life
by Nanci France Vaz

September 30, 2017 thru October 28, 2017

Opening Reception
Saturday, September 30th, 5-7 pm


Artist demonstration
Saturday, October 14th, 1pm to 3 pm


Peace Within

Oil on Aluminum Panel - 36 x 24 inches

In His Sights

Pastel on Paper - 10.5 x 10.5 inches