About Robert Merrill Sweeny
 

ROBERT MERRILL SWEENY

San Miguel de Allende,

Guanajuato, Mexico, 37700

 
SELECTED BIOGRAPHY    
 
Born: 1949   Pittsfield, Massachusetts  
       
Education: 1998- Gibbes Museum School Charleston, SC Master Class with Rhett Thurman
2002      
       
1998 Gibbes Museum School Charleston, SC Workshop with Ed Rice
       
1998 Print Studio South Charleston, SC Monotype Workshop with Ron Pokrasso
       
1971 Rhode Island School of Design  Providence, RI Bachelor of Fine Arts
       
Exhibitions: 2007 Galerie at Sazon San Miguel de Allende, MX Solo Show
       
2007 First Federal People’s Choice Exhibition Charleston, SC Award
       
2004 City Gallery at Waterfront Park Charleston, SC Solo Show and Retrospective
       
2003 Church Studios Charleston, SC Group Show
       
  Fine Art Collector Charleston, SC Group Show
       
  First Federal People’s Choice Exhibition Charleston, SC Award
       
2002 Finer Things Gallery Nashville, TN Group Show "New Blood"
       
  Piccolo Spoleto Festival Art Show Charleston, SC Juried Exhibition
       
  Bascom-Louise Gallery Highlands, NC Group Show
       
  Fine Art Collector Gallery Charleston Group Show
       
2001 Piccolo Spoleto Festival Art Show Charleston, SC Juried Exhibition
       
  Art for You to Look At Charleston, SC Group Show
       
  First Federal People’s Choice Exhibition Charleston, SC Award
       
2000 Sea Hag Gallery John's Island, SC Group Show
       
  Brenau University's Gala 2000 Gainesville, GA National Invitational Show
       
  Arts for the Parks Jackson Hole, WY National Parks Academy of the Arts
      Group Show, Top 100
       
  The John Pence Gallery San Francisco, CA Group Show "Realism Today"
       
  The Gallery at Starbucks Charleston, SC Solo Exhibition
       
  Charleston Artist Guild Charleston, SC Member's Exhibition
       
  First Federal People’s Choice Exhibition Charleston, SC  
       
  Folly Beach Artist Guild  Folly Beach, SC Juried Exhibition - Award
       
  Looking Back - Looking Forward North Charleston, SC Juried Exhibition
       
1999 Saul Alexander Gallery Charleston, SC Solo Exhibition
       
  DuBose Heyward Hall Charleston, SC Solo Exhibition
       
  First Federal People’s Choice Exhibition Charleston, SC Award
       
  Colored Pencil Society of America Seattle, WA Seventh Annual Juried
      International Exhibition
       
  The City Gallery at Dock Street Theatre Charleston, SC Solo Exhibition
       
  Charleston Artist Guild  Charleston, SC Award
  Magnolia Plantation Exhibition    
       
1998 Busutil Art Gallery Charleston, SC Group Show
       
  Busutil Art Gallery Charleston, SC Solo Exhibition
       
  Berkeley Artists Guild  Moncks Corner, SC Juried Exhibition - Two Awards
       
  Lowcountry Arts and Cultural Council Charleston, SC Juried Exhibition - Award
       
  Piccolo Spoleto Festival  Charleston, SC Award
       
1997 Highlands Artists Guild Highlands, NC Juried Exhibition - Award
       
Collections: 1999 New American Paintings   Volume 22, 1999
       
2000 American Artist Magazine   Realism Today Issue, October 2000
       
  First Federal Bank Charleston, SC Permanent Collection
       
  Gibbes Museum of Art Charleston, SC Permanent Collection
       
  The Community Foundation Charleston, SC  
       
  The Bascom-Louise Gallery Highlands, NC  
       
Private        
Collections: Dr. and Mrs. Charles Greer Charleston, SC  
       
  Dr. Nancy Norris Charleston, SC  
       
  Bridget and Ramon Martin-Busutil Barcelona, Spain  
       
  Elizabeth and Roger Gilbert Darien, CT  
       
  Susan Colwell Mt. Pleasant, SC  
       
  Rhett Thurman Charleston, SC  
       
  Dr. and Mrs. Alan Nussbaum Charleston, SC  
       
  Dr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Howles Schenectady, NY  
       
  Dr. Jeffrey Frank Somerset, NJ  
       
  Dr. Stanley Hall Mt. Pleasant, SC  
       
  Hume Killian Charleston, SC  
       
  Enid Idelsohn Charleston, SC  
       
  Kevin Eberlee Charleston, SC  
       
  Chris Cioffi Raleigh, NC  
         

 

e-mail: rmsweeny@hotmail.com

                       

 
 
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