Born in historic Salem, Massachusetts, Halsey has since set root in Portland, Oregon. She creates works in a class of their own; works that capture an array of emotion and self-expression. Halsey has traveled a divergent and unique path to find her inspirations.  For years bands from around the world have proudly paired their names with her offerings.  Today you can see her work on clothing, concert flyers, album covers, as well as in galleries.  Using a myriad of mediums Halsey Swain produces captivating images that capture the dark and the light of the human psyche.