Résumé

EDUCATION:

1980 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA MFA in Printmaking
1976 Philadelphia College of Art, Philadelphia, PA BFA in Painting and Drawing
Faculty at PAFA Since 1993 Pastel, Oil, Acrylic, (Studio Classes, Plein Air, Travel)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS: (Selected)

2016 Beach Paintings, May 31 To June 24
2017 Gallery 222 Malvern, PA
2013 Joseph Sweeney, New Work Bermuda, Masterworks Museum, Bermuda
2012 Summer Paintings of Joseph Sweeney, Thos. Moser, Wayne PA
2011 Sailing, The Corinthian Yacht Club, Essington, PA
2011 Trees, Haverford College Arboretum, Haverford, PA
2011 Along the Coast, Peninsula Gallery, Lewes, Delaware
2010 Plein Air Paintings, Carbon County Cultural Project, Jim Thorpe PA
2009 New Pastels (Rowing) Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Summer Paintings, Carbon County Cultural Project, Jim Thorpe PA
2006 Pastels, Carbon County Cultural Project, Jim Thorpe PA
2006 Rivers, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia
2002 The Irish Coast, Paintings from Donegal, Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia
2000 New Work, Cabrini College. Radnor PA
2000 Farms and Fields/Central PA. Wayne Art Center, Wayne PA
1999 Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1998 Art & Ayrshires, Plum Bottom Farm, Belleville, PA
1991 Helio Gallery, New York City

GROUP EXHIBITIONS: (Selected)

2019
Water Works, Long Beach Island Foundation of Arts and Sciences, Love Ladies, New Jersey
Summer Scenes Online Show, Malvern PA

2018
For the Love of the Sea, Square Pear Gallery, Kennett Square PA

2016
153rd Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings Ph. Sketch Club Philadelphia, PA
Medal-Honorable Mention

2013
First Annual Large Format Art Show Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA
150th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings Ph. Sketch Club Philadelphia, PA
Mood Indigo, Salmagundi Club, New York, NY

2012
The Romantic Impulse: Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia

2011
Drawn to the Water, Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2010
Plein Air for Camphill, Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Surviving Ourselves: Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Fall Group Exhibition, PETER McPHEE Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ
147th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings Ph. Sketch Club Philadelphia, PA Best Landscape
147th Annual Exhibition of Works on Paper Phila.Sketch Club Philadelphia, PA Second Place Award

2009
146th Annual Exhibition of Small Oil Paintings Phila. Sketch Club Phila, PA

2008
Summer Exhibition Anthony Rudisill, Joe Sweeney PETER McPHEE Stone Harbor, NJ Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2008, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA

2007
Pennsylvania Landscape, Colonial to Contemporary, Cantor/Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, PA (Catalog)

2006
ART in Embassies Program. U.S. Dept. of State, Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. In the Embassies of Port-of Spain, Trinidad & Kigali, Rwanda
The Fellowship Show, 109th Annual Exhibition at the Plastic Club Philadelphia, PA
Art of the State: Pennsylvania 2006, State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
Masters in Montana Invitational, Chaparral Gallery, Bozeman, Montana
Works on Paper Show, The Philadelphia Sketch Club, Philadelphia, PA

ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

Gross McCleaf Gallery, 127 South 16th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 215-665-8138
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 118 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Instructor (Currently)
Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087, Instructor (Currently)
Woodmere Art Museum, 9201 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19118 Instructor (Formerly)
University of the Arts, Broad and Pine Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19102 Instructor
The Nature Conservancy Fund Raiser

BIBLIOGRAPHY/ MEDIA:

An Artist Changes Mediums, Nancy Bea Miller Fine Art Connoisseur, Summer 2011
Capturing Fleeting Scenes in Pastel, Plein Air Magazine, EDEC. Summer 2011 M.S. Doherty
ART in Embassies Program. U.S. Department of State, Washington D.C. Oct. 2006
Chester County Town & Country Living Fall CATHY VIKSJO Fall 1999
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Mary Ann Janco, The Arts, Main Line Neighbors section December 22, 2002
American Artist, Joseph Sweeney, On Pastels, August, 2000 (Cover)
The New York Times, Sunday, Fred B. Adleson, Art Review, October 18, 1998
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Victoria Donohoe, “The Arts” August 2, 1998
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Ed Sozanski, "Art", May 29, 1998
The Baltimore Sun, John Dorsey, August 7, 1994
"Art In Sport" , M W. Schantz, Ph.D., Woodmere Art Museum, October 1990
The Evening Sun, Mike Giuliano, March 29, 1990 (Baltimore)
New York Times, Vivian Raynor, May 21, 1990
Artforum, Ronny Cohen, September 1989
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Ed Sozanski, "Art", November 1, 1984

COMMISSIONS:

2007 Pennsylvania Lumbermen’s Mutual Insurance
1995 Deloitte & Touche, World Financial Center, New York, NY
1995 The Marriot Corporation, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA Consultant Joan Swensen
1995 Glenmede Trust Company, Philadelphia, PA Consultant Galman/Lepow
1995 Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Consultant Connie Vick
1991 Seven Large Paintings for Riverview Entertainment Complex
1987 Evan Randolph Portrait, Philadelphia, PA 19102
1986 E. Digby Baltzel & Jane Piper, Philadelphia, PA 19102
1985 T.S.O. Financial, Horsham, PA, Consultant Galman/Lepow
1984 Reliance Insurance Company of America, Philadelphia, PA, Consultant Carolyn D'Alfonso
1983 Smith Kline Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, Consultant Carolyn D'Alfonso

COLLECTIONS:

ARA Services, Philadelphia, PA
ATOCHEM Elf Aquitaine, Philadelphia, PA
AT&T, New York, NY
Bank of Tokyo, New York, NY
Bryn Mawr College Collection, Bryn Mawr, PA
CIGNA Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA
Glenmede Trust Company, Philadelphia, PA
Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Johnson & Johnson Inc., New Brunswick, NJ
Mrs. John B. Kelly, Philadelphia, PA
3M Corporation, St. Paul, MN
Manufacturers Hanover, New York, NY
The Pew Trust, Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia Free Library Print Collection, Philadelphia, PA
Pierson Collection, Thornton, PA
The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA
State Department of the United States, Washington DC
Squibb Museum, Princeton, NJ
Vanguard Group, Malvern, PA
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA