Bio

Abstract Artist

I paint abstract compositions with an emphasis on color and texture. My work is defined by a thought or idea—occasionally with a figurative suggestion.

BFA with Specialization in Painting, Magna Cum Laude, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio 1983

Solo Exhibitions
Take me With You, North Charleston City Gallery, North Charleston SC, April 28, 2017-May 25, 2017
Wash Over Me, Saul Alexander Gallery, Charleston Public Library, January 2-January 31, 2016

Group Exhibitions
Souvenirs of Summer Juried Exhibit, Fabulon Gallery, Charleston SC Aug. 14-Oct. 6, 2017
Piccolo Spoleto Juried Outdoor Art Exhibition, Charleston, SC May 26-June 11, 2017
The Art Market Juried Exhibit at Honey Horn, Hilton Head Island, SC April 28-29, 2017
Champions for the Arts, Historic Downtown Clermont, FL, Nov. 5-6, 2016,
Coming Home, Trumbull Art Gallery, Warren Ohio, Sep.24-Nov. 5, 2016
Piccolo Spoleto Juried Outdoor Art Exhibition, Charleston, SC May 27- June11, 2016
Atalaya Juried Fine Arts Festival, Huntington Beach State Park, SC Sep. 2015
North Charleston Fine Arts Festival, Charleston SC, May 2014
Rosewood Arts Festival, Columbia, SC Sept.2014
Atalaya Juried Fine Arts Festival, Huntington Beach State Park, SC Sep. 2013
North Charleston Fine Arts Festival, Charleston SC May 2013
Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibit, Charleston Visitors Center, SC May 25-June 8, 2012
North Charleston Fine Arts Festival, Charleston SC May 2012
Teachers as Artists Exhibit I, Goose Creek, SC May 17-June 8, 2011 Teachers as Artists Exhibit II, Runaway Bay at Riverfront Park, N Charleston, SC May 2011
Dorchester District II Student /Teacher Exhibit, Summerville, SC September 2009
Mosaic 2007 Exhibit, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC Feb-May 2008

Awards
2017 Design Winner North Charleston Art Festival, Scraping the Sky II
Award of Excellence, Champions for the Arts, Clermont, FL, Nov 2016
Honorable Mention, Acrylics, North Charleston Fine Arts Festival, 2014
Honorable Mention, Oil, North Charleston Fine Arts Festival, 2013

Contact me:
judymcsweenpaintings@gmail.com
843.790.4278

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