Mary Sweet - Full Resume

Education:

2011 "Zen Calligraphy", Alok Hsu Kwang-Han, Sedona Arts Center, AZ
2010 "On and Off The Press", Hiroki Morinoue, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
2007 "Sumi-e Black Ink Painting", Shozo Sato, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass CO
2003 "Woodblock Printing, the Artists Proof", Hiroki Morinoue, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass CO
2000 "Japanese Woodblock Techniques: East and West", Hiroki Morinoue, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass CO
1999 "Seeing, Thinking, Making On Your Feet", Meridel Rubenstein and Rebecca Solnit, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass CO
1996 Japanese Woodblock Techniques Workshop, Hiroki Morinoue, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass CO
1995 Watercolor Workshop, Susan Shatter, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass CO
1994 Monotype Workshop, Hiroki Morinoue, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass, CO
1993-1997 Kathy Chilton’s ongoing Calligraphy Class, Albuquerque, NM
1993 Japanese Woodblock Print Workshop, Hiroki Morinoue, Anderson Ranch Arts Center
1992 Abstraction in Drawing and Watercolor Workshop, Janis Provisor, Anderson Ranch Arts Center
1991 Artist Book Workshop, Susan kae Grant, Anderson Ranch Arts Center.
1960 M.A. in Art, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1959 A.B. in Art with Honors in Humanities, Stanford University

Solo Exhibitions:

2014 Cottonwood Pass and Other Places, The Old Schoolhouse Gallery, Sandia Park NM
2011 30 Views of Mt. Taylor, The Johnsons of Madrid
2010 30 Views of Mt. Taylor, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM, May.
2010, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2003 Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2008 Works on Paper, Santa Fe NM
2008 Solo Painting Wall, , The Johnsons of Madrid NM, Sept, Oct. 2008
2005 Mary Sweet – Paintings, Woodblock Prints, Artist Books, The Johnsons of Madrid NM
2005 Gilman: A Modern Ghost, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
2005, 1987, 1978 First Unitarian Church, Albuquerque, NM
2003 Woodblock Prints, East Mountain Library, Tijeras, NM
2003 Mary Sweet-Woodblock Prints & Acrylic Paintings, The Johnsons of Madrid
2002 Watershed - Artist's books in watercolor and other media by Mary Sweet, Center for the Book, Albuquerque NM and East Mt. Library, Tijeras NM
2001 Mary Sweet - Paintings and Woodblock Prints, The Johnsons of Madrid NM
1999 Mary Sweet & Charlie Frelund - Two Person Show, Fine Arts Gallery, NM State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque NM
1998 Inn at Paradise, Albuquerque NM
1997 Fisher Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1995 American Home Furnishings Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1991 Damsite, Elephant Butte State Park NM
1987 Hummingbird Originals Gallery, Ft. Worth TX
1983-1984 Gekas-Nicholas Gallery, Tucson AZ
1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985 Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1967 Vacaville Art League Gallery, Vacaville CA
1967, 1969 Vallejo Art League Gallery, Vallejo CA
1965 Tuomala’s Gallery, Fort Bragg CA
1961 University Club, Cincinnati OH

Group Exhibitions:

2014 Salinas Pueblos National Monument Juried Show, Mountainair NM
2014 Recycled, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque NM
2014 Invitational, Year of the Horse, New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque NM
2013 Small Works Holiday Show, New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque NM
2013-2014 Libros, Annual Members Show, Main Library, Albuquerque NM
2013 Book of Cranes Exhibit, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque NM
2013 Santa Fe Book Arts Group, Mesa Library, Santa Fe NM
2013 Johnsons of Madrid
2013 Conversations With Ink, Weyrich Gallery
2013 NM Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition
2013 Tohaona Chul, Small Works Exhibition
2012 Tohona Chul, Water Exhibit
2012 A Book of Cranes, Dartmouth Street Gallery
2012 NM Cancer Center, Spring Show
2012 Hotel Andaluz, Albuquerque NM, Opening Exhibit and Demonstration
2011 Treasures in Time", Keynote Exhibit, 50th Annual New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair
2011 36th Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition, Albuquerque
2011 Time and Space, Fall 2011, New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque
2011 The Book of Seasons, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque
2011 East Meets West, Donkey Mill Art Center, Holualoa, Hawaii
2011 18 Days, CCA, Santa Fe, NM
2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007 A View With Room, Open Space Visitor Center, Albuquerque
2011, 2007, 2002, 1999, 1998 Kyoto Woodprint Society Exhibitions, Kyoto, Japan
2010 Let’s Celebrate Spring, Art Center at Fuller Lodge, Los Alamos NM
2010 Escribiente Exhibit, First Unitarian Church, Albuquerque NM
2010 East Mountain Artists, The Johnsons of Madrid
2011,2010,2009, 2008 12x12, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2009, Albuquerque Now, Fall, Albuquerque Art Museum
2009, Handpulled Prints International XIV, Stonemetal Press, San Antonio, TX
2009 Hand in Hand, Bookarts Exhibit, Main Library, Albuquerque NM
2009 Celebration of the Earth, The Johnsons of Madrid
2009 Art Scene, Spring 2009, Cholke Gallery, Rockford IL
2009 Printmaking Exhibition, First Unitarian Church, Albuquerque NM
2008 Biennial, Albuquerque Museum & Demonstration
2008 Libros Exhibit, Albuquerque Public Library
2008, 2007 Tijeras Arts Market
2008, 2007, 2006 Works on Paper (New Mexico Printmakers Gallery), Santa Fe NM
2007 Fall Exhibition, New Mexico Watercolor Society, Albuquerque NM
2007 Summer of Watercolor-Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, Arvada CO, Merchandise Award
2007 Art of the Word, Arts Alliance, Albuquerque NM
2006 NM Watercolor Society Fall Show, Albuquerque NM
2006 Small is More, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2006 Bernalillo County Open Space Art Work, Exhibit & Purchase Award, Albuquerque NM
2006 Landscapes of New Mexico – Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe NM,
2006 A Touch of Color, SBCC, Albuquerque NM
2006 Rivers/Rio, Libros, Main Library Albuquerque NM
2006 Wildlands Art!, NM Wilderness Alliance Exhibit, Albuquerque NM
2005, 2006 NM Printmakers Society Exhibit, Los Alamos NM
2005 NM Watercolor Society Fall Show 2005. (Best of Show)
2005 Imprints, NM Printmakers and Arts Alliance, Albuquerque NM
2005 NM Watercolor Society Signature Members Exhibition, Albuquerque Museum
2005 Stonemetal Press, San Antonio TX
2005, 2006 NM Printmakers Society Exhibit, Los Alamos NM
2005 WFWS 30, Surprise AZ
2005 Visual Journals: The Art of Expression, SBCC, Albuquerque NM
2005 Libros, Main Library, Albuquerque NM
1999-2005 NM Arts and Crafts Fair, Albuquerque NM
2002-2006 Masterworks, Albuquerque NM
2003-2006 A Touch of Color, South Broadway Cultural Center and Kimo Theater, Albuquerque NM
2003-2004 La Petite XI, Alder Gallery, Coburg OR
2004 NM Printmakers Society Exhibit, Santa Fe NM
2004 Small Paintings, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2004 Stanford Alumni Exhibit, Stanford Alumni Center, Stanford CA
2004 The Big Picture, Johnson’s of Madrid, Madrid NM
2004 Seasons of a Ghost Town: Gilman CO.-A wall of acrylic paintings, The Johnson’s of Madrid, Madrid NM
2004 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, 29th Exhibition, Irving TX
2004 Ranting and Raving: Artists Taking a Stand, Off Center Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2004 Art: Spirit Taking Form, Art Exhibition for the American Holistic Medical Association Conference, Albuquerque NM
2004 Libros 3rd Annual Member Exhibit, Main & South Valley Libraries, Albuquerque, NM
2003 Small is More, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2003 Field of Color, Invitational, Framing Concepts Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2003 The Book As Container, Albuquerque Main Public Library
2003 NM One World Celebration, NM State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque NM.
2001- 2010 Group Shows, The Johnsons of Madrid NM
2003 Handpulled Prints X1, Stone Metal Press, San Antonio TX
2003 Landscapes Exhibit, Overland Park Art Center, KS
2003-2006 Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2003 Visual Journals, South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque NM
2003 Mountain Arts Council Exhibit, Woobys, Cedar Crest NM
2002 Kyoto International Woodprint Assoc., 4th Exhibit, Kyoto Japan
2002 RGAA Members Exhibit, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2002 NW New Mexico Regional Juried Art Show, Farmington Museum, NM
2002 Janet Turner 4th National Print Competition, California State Univ., Chico CA.
2002, 2000 Masterworks, Albuquerque NM
2002 10 Artists 10 Walls, The Johnsons of Madrid NM
2002 Visual Journals: The Art of Expression - Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2002 Lost & Found: Found Objects, Found Words - Off Center, Albuquerque NM
2002 Collect - Plan B, Santa Fe NM.
2002 Escribiente Mini Book Show - Center for the Book Special Collections Library, Albuquerque NM
1987-2010 Group shows, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque
2001, 2002 Group Shows, Studios Gallery, Traditions!, Budaghers NM
2001 Rio Grande Art Association Fall Exhibit, Albuquerque NM
2001 Libros: The Art and Craft of the Book, Center for the Book, Albuquerque NM
2001 How We Got Here - Libros Collaborative Exhibit, Center for the Book, Albuquerque NM
2001 Migration, Emigration, Immigration, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2001 Rainbow Artists Small Work, Café Au Lait, Albuquerque NM
2001, 1996, 1995, 1993 Monothon, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe NM
2001 Painted maquette for Trail of the Painted Ponies, Santa Fe NM
2001 Mariposa Gallery, Old Town-Albuquerque NM
2000 Language, Art, Thought and Culture, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2000 Joy, The Johnsons of Madrid, Madrid NM
2000 Harmony & Disharmony, The Johnsons of Madrid, Madrid NM
2000 National Juried Landscape Invitational Exhibition, Canyon Road Contemporary Art, Santa Fe NM
2000 In the Flow, Inpost Artspace at Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque NM
2000 Visual Journals III, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2000 Oh-Foto, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
2000 Northern Colorado Artist Association 9th Annual National Art Exhibit, Ft Collins CO
2000 National Exhibit 2000, City of Farmington NM
2000 Big, The Johnsons, Madrid NM
2000 The Fine Art of Handmade Prints, The Johnsons, Madrid NM
2000 WFS 25th Anniversary Signature Exhibition, Houston TX
2000 Color, The Johnsons, Madrid NM
1999 Visual Journals, the Art of Expression, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque NM
1999 Our Favorites of ’99, The Johnsons of Madrid, NM
1999 NM State Fair (2nd Prize Printmaking)
1999 Corrales Bosque 5th Anniversary Exhibit, Corrales, NM
1999 Kyoto International Woodprint Assoc. 3rd Exhibit, Kyoto, Japan
1999 Art in the Woods, 16th Annual, Overland Park KS
1999 NM Watercolor Society, Spring '99, Albuquerque NM
1999 A Celebration of the Builders, The Johnsons of Madrid, NM
1999 A Celebration of the Earth, The Johnsons of Madrid, NM
1999 WFS 24th Annual, San Diego CA
1999 Yosemite Renaissance, Yosemite National Park CA & Traveling Exhibit
1998 Kyoto International Woodprint Association 2nd Annual Exhibition, Kyoto, Japan
1998 NM Watercolor Society, Fall 1998, Ashcraft Award
1998 Recent Works by AUA Artists, Kimo Theater, Albuquerque NM
1998 Northwest New Mexico Arts Council Fall Juried Exhibition, Farmington NM
1998 New Mexico State Fair (3rd Prize Printmaking)
1998 A Greater Canvas: Journals As Art, Harwood Center, Albuquerque NM
1998 Texas and Neighbors Art Competition, Irving TX
1998 Light, Line , Color, Space, AUA, Raw Space Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1995-1998 Fisher Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1995-1997 Blankley Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1997 Southwest Arts Festival, Albuquerque NM
1997 Contemporary ’97, AUA, Fine Arts Gallery, NM State Fairgrounds, Albuquerque NM
1997 New Mexico State Fair, Albuquerque NM (1st prize, prints)
1987-1997 Hummingbird Originals Gallery, Fort Worth TX
1997 WFS 22nd Annual, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ
1997 MokuHanga Traveling Exhibition, Contemporary Japanese Woodcuts, North America including Walla Walla College, Washington; Northwest Print Council Galleries, Portland Oregon,; Columbia Arts Center, Vancouver, Wash.; Dan Cook Asian Cultural Center, Ashland, Oregon, Japanese Cultural Society, San Francisco CA
1997 Biennial Fine Arts 1997, Fuller Lodge
1997 Exhibition 1997, Robt. A. Peck Arts Center, Central Wyoming College, Riverton, Wyoming
1997 Hand Pulled Prints V, Stonemetal Press, Parchman Stremmel Galleries, San Antonio Texas
1997,1996 For the Birds, Mirage Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1991-1997 Magnifico, The Art of Albuquerque
1996,1997 Que Pasa, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos NM
1996 Escribiente Artist Books Exhibit, Papers, Albuquerque NM
1996 Watermark, Gallery Concord, Concord CA
1996 New Mexico Watercolor Society Signature Members, Framing Concepts, Albuquerque NM
1996 St. John’s Cathedral, Summer Exhibit; Autumn Exhibit, Albuquerque NM
1996 WFS (Western Fed. Of Watercolor Societies), 21st Annual, San Antonio TX, Best of Show & Traveling Exhibit
1996 Primavera Painting, NMWS, Brandywine Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1996 Northern Colorado Artist Association 5th National Exhibition, Ft. Collins CO
1995-1996 Stables Art Center, Members Show and Taos Ski Valley Show, Taos NM
1984-1995 Group Shows, Tarbox Gallery, San Diego CA
1995 West Texas Watercolor Society Signature IV Exhibition, Lubbock TX
1995 Western Colorado Watercolor Society 5th Annual National Exhibition, Grand Junction CO
1995 Autumn Watercolors, NMWS, Albuquerque NM
1995 Vintage, Vantage, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago IL
1995 Women in the Parlor, China Phoenix Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1995 Books Out of Hand, China Phoenix Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1995 Like Totally, Landscape, Fisher Gallery, Albuquerque
1995 find/refined, Albuquerque United Artists, Peter Eller Gallery, Albuquerque
1995 Exhibition 1995, Central Wyoming College, Riverton WY
1995 Book As Art II, Edith Lambert Gallery, Santa Fe NM
1995 WFS 20th Annual, Houston TX
1995 Anatomy of Solitude, Vol. III, Janet Maher; China Phoenix Gallery, Albuquerque
1994 Paper Trail West, Snowgrass Institute, Cashmere WA
1994 Romantic NM Landscapes, Gold Hills Gallery, Madrid NM
1994 Spring Magnifico, Watercolor ‘94, Framing Concepts Gallery, Albuquerque
1994 Works On Paper: Printmakers Show, Gallery 451, Rockford IL
1993 Main Street, Fort Worth TX
1993 Biennial, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, NM
1992-1995 Group 19, Blankley Gallery, Albuquerque
1992 Rod Blankley, Mary Caird, Mary Sweet, Blankley Gallery
1992 Sequence: The New Art of Making Books, AUA, Albuquerque
1992 Artists Books, Artists Words, Gallery 10, Rockford, IL
1992 WFS 17, Albuquerque Museum of Art
1992 Signature Members, New Mexico Watercolor Society, Centennial Gallery, UNM, Albuquerque
1991 WFS 16, Corpus Christi, TX
1991 Autumn Watercolors ‘91, Albuquerque
1991-1994 Group Shows, Laughing Bear Gallery, Placitas NM
1991 Arizona Aqueous VI/’91 and Traveling Exhibit, Tubac Center of the Arts, AZ
1990 Arizona Aqueous V/’90 and Traveling Exhibit
1990 Modern Monos III, AUA, Kimo Gallery, Albuquerque
1990-1993 KNME Holiday Gallery, Albuquerque
1990, 1991 New Mexico Watercolor Society Signature Members Exhibit, St. John’s Gallery, Albuquerque
1990 Glassworks Gallery, Nantucket MA
1990 Inspirations From the Landscape, AUA, Kimo Gallery, Albuquerque
1990 This Land Is Your Land... An Environmental Installation, Turquoise Flamingo Gallery, Albuquerque
1990 Connections: Tucker, Sweet, O’Connor/Cosentine, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque
1990 AUA All Members Show, Raw Space, Albuquerque
1989 Landscapes of the Southwest, Turquoise Flamingo, Albuquerque
1989 Celebrations of Watercolor ‘89, Albuquerque
1988-1991 Group Shows, Turquoise Flamingo, Albuquerque
1988 West by Southwest, Gallery 1114, Midland, TX
1988 Que Pasa, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos, NM
1988 American Watercolor Society 121st Annual, New York, NY
1988 WFS 13, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ
1988 AUA in Los Alamos, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos
1988 Breaking Ground - Breaking Rules, Deming NM
1987 American Artist Magazine Golden Anniversary National Art Competition and Exhibition, San Francisco CA, St. Louis MO, New York NY
1987 Carlsbad Selects Seven, Carlsbad Art Museum, Carlsbad NM
1987,1991 Visions of Excellence, Albuquerque United Artists
1987 Contemporary Women Artists, South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque
1986-1989 Hanging Together, State Fair Fine Art Gallery, Albuquerque
1986 Catharine Lorillard Wolfe 90th Annual, New York NY
1986 American Watercolor Society 119th Annual, New York NY
1986 Southwest Abstracts, Marrand Gallery, Corrales NM
1986 Gallery 14, Sandia Park NM
1986 Broken Wing Gallery, Taos NM
1986 Gallery 3, Phoenix AZ
1986 AUA Art To the Public, American Furniture Gallery, Albuquerque
1985-1987 Conway Art Consultants, Albuquerque
1985 Views in Water Media, New Mexico Tech, Socorro NM and Thompson Gallery, Univ. of New Mexico, Albuquerque
1985 Celebration of Watercolor, New Mexico Watercolor Society
1984 New Mexico Watercolors, Stables Art Center, Taos NM
1983 Meridian at Dinnerware, Dinnerware Gallery, Tucson AZ
1983 Unity in Diversity, University Art Gallery, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces NM
1983 New Mexico Watercolor Society Exhibit, State Fair Gallery
1982 Lo Primavera, New Mexico Watercolor Society
1981 Art Contemporary, St. John’s Cathedral, Albuquerque
1981 Watercolor New Mexico ‘81, Museum of Albuquerque
1980 Reflections 1980, New Mexico Watercolor Society
1979 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Albuquerque United Artists
1979 Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Sweeney Center, Santa Fe NM
1979 Carlsbad Open 1979, Carlsbad Art Museum NM
1979 Aspects, New Mexico Watercolor Society
1978 Watercolor Southwest III, Houston TX
1978 Woman As Artist, Albuquerque
1978 National League of American Pen Women National Biennial, Sacramento CA
1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1990 Southwest Arts & Crafts Festival, Albuquerque NM
1977-1981, 1985-1988, 1991 New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair, Albuquerque NM
1977-1985 Group shows, Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque
1977 Southwest Watercolor Show, Prairie House Gallery, Springfield, IL
1977 Amarillo Arts Jubilee, Amarillo Art Center TX
1977 National League American Pen Women New Mexico State Biennial
1976, 1977 Black Canyon Painters Parade, Hotchkiss CO
1976 Lake Powell Art Association, Page AZ
1976 Uncompahgre Artist Guild Annual Art Festival, Montrose CO
1976, 1977 Carlsbad 13th & 14th Annual Exhibits, Carlsbad NM
1976 Glenwood Springs 14th Annual Art Festival, CO
1976 Introductions ‘76, Albuquerque Art Museum
1976 16th Annual Art Show, Pueblo CO
1976, 1977, 1978 Fine Arts League at La Junta CO 8th, 9th, and 10th Annual National Art Shows
1975 New Mexico Watercolor Society 7th Annual, Skylight Galleries, Albuquerque
1974, 1986 El Paso Sun Carnival, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso TX
1974 Watercolor New Mexico, Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe
1974 Watercolor Perspectives 1974, Albuquerque Art Museum
1974-1978 Alpine Artists, Ouray CO
1973 Stagecoach Gallery Aquaorama, Albuquerque
1973 New Mexico Watercolor Society Exhibit, KN
1973 West Texas Watercolor Society Annual, Museum of Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock TX
1972 Stagecoach Gallery Black and White Show
1972 New Mexico Watercolor Society Exhibit, Western Art Gallery, Albuquerque
1972 Southwest Watercolor Society Show, Brandywine Galleries, Albuquerque
1972 Albuquerque Arts Festival
1971 New Mexico Watercolor Society Exhibit, Coronado Gallery, Albuquerque
1971, 1972, 1974, 1988, 1990, 1994, 1996 New Mexico State Fair
1971, 1972 Small Painting Exhibition, Albuquerque
1969 Richmond Art Center Painting Annual, Richmond CA
1969 Oakland Art Association Zellerbach Show, San Francisco CA
1969 San Francisco Art Festival, San Francisco Women Artists
1965, 1967 San Francisco Art Festival
1968 Oakland Art Association Annual, Oakland Art Museum, CA
1968 Preview ‘68, Benicia, Vallejo, Napa, Yountville CA
1966 Concord Art Association Show, Concord CA
1966 Fairfield Art Association Show, Fairfield CA
1966, 1970 Jack London Square Art Festival, Oakland CA
1966 Kingsley Art Annual, Crocker Museum, Sacramento CA
1966 Northern California Annual, Chico CA
1965 Pacific Coast International, Fort Bragg CA
1965 Madison Mall Art Exhibit, Fair Oaks CA
1965, 1966, 1968 Delta Art Annual, Antioch CA
1965, 1966 Solano County Fair, CA
1962 Eastern Idaho State Fair
1960 Palo Alto Art Association Show, Palo Alto CA
1958-1961 Carthage Fair (Greater Cincinnati) and Highland County Fair, OH

Awards/Commisions:

2013 NM Watercolor Society Spring Exhibition, 2nd Prize
2010 Named a "Local Treasure" by the Albuquerque Art Business Association
2007 Summer of Watercolor, WFWS Merchandise Award
2006 Bernalillo County Open Space Art Work – Purchase Award
2006 Masterworks – 2nd Prize, miniature prints
2005 NM Watercolor Society, Best of Show
2005 WFWS 30 – Merchandise Award
2004 Western Federation of Watercolor Socieities 29th Exhibition, Irving TX, Honorable Mention
2004 Masterworks – 2nd Prize
2003 Masterworks – 3rd Prize
2003 Calligraphy, Books Category, 2nd Prize, NM State Fair
2003 Bookbinding, Travel Journal, 2nd Prize, NM State Fair
2002 Janet Turner 4th National Print Competition - Exhibition Award
2002 Masterworks - 3rd Place
2001 Rio Grande Art Association, 3rd Prize
1999 New Mexico State Fair, 2nd Prize, Printmaking
1999 Yosemite Renaissance XIV, Cash Award
1998 New Mexico Watercolor Society Fall Exhibit, Ashcraft Award
1998 New Mexico State Fair, 3rd Prize, Printmaking
1991-1995, 1997, 1998 Bus Panel for Albuquerque Convention and Visitors Bureau "Traveling Art Gallery"
1997 New Mexico State Fair, 1st prize, printmaking
1997 Que Pasa, Fuller Lodge Art Center, Los Alamos NM, Third Prize
1996 WFS 21st Annual, San Antonio TX, Best of Show & Traveling Exhibit
1995 Autumn Watercolors ’96, HM
1994 Painting for Ann Upson
1993-1994 Painting used by Phantom Ranch, Grand Canyon National Park, for annual T-shirt design
1991 Painting and Poster for Damsite, Elephant Butte State Park NM
1991 Painting for Leigh Ann De Benedittas
1991 Autumn Watercolors ‘91 H.M.
1990 Arizona Aqueous V/’90, Tubac Center of the Arts, AZ, Merit Award
1990 Southwest Arts & Crafts Festival, Booth Award
1989 Southwest Arts & Crafts Festival, Director’s Award
1989 Celebration of Watercolors, Second and H.M.
1988 American Watercolor Society 121st Annual, New York; Lena Newcastle Award
1987 American Artist Golden Anniversary National Art Competition
1985 Views in Watermedia, Third
1980, 1986 New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair, Merit Awards
1979 Santa Fe Festival of the Arts, Jurors Award of Excellence
1978 NLAPW National Biennial, Sacramento CA H.M.
1977 Images, New Mexico Watercolor Society, H.M.
1977 NLAPW New Mexico State Biennial, 1 First, 1 Second
1977 Carlsbad 14th Annual Exhibit, Best of Show, First and Purchase Award
1977 Black Canyon Painters Parade, Hotchkiss CO, Second
1977 La Junta CO, 9th Annual National Show, Best of Show and Purchase Award
1976 Glenwood Springs CO 14th Annual Art Festival H.M.
1976 Alpine Artists 16th Annual, Ouray CO, 1 First, 1 Third
1976 Carlsbad 13th Annual, H.M.
1976 Uncompahgre Artist Guild Annual Art Festival, Montrose CO, First
1976 Lake Powell Art Association, Page AZ, 2 Seconds
1976 Black Canyon Painters Parade, Third
1976 La Junta 8th Annual National Show, H.M.
1972 Albuquerque Arts Festival, H.M.
1972 New Mexico Watercolor Society, Western Art Gallery, Third
1968 Vallejo Art League Spring Show, CA, Third
1966 Fairfield Art Association Show, CA, First
1965 Vallejo Art League Spring Show, First
1965 Delta Art Annual, Antioch CA, H.M.
1965, 1966 Solano County Fair, CA, 2 Seconds, 1 H.M.
1963 Commissioned to do a painting for the Wardroom of the U.S.S. Barb SSN-596
1962 Eastern Idaho State Fair, Second
1960 Purchase Award, Wilbur Hall Competition, Stanford University
1960 Palo Alto Art Association Show, CA, H.M.
1958-1961 Ohio Fairs: 1 Best of Show, 15 First, 5 Seconds, 9 Thirds

 

 

Teaching/Honors/Art Related Employment:

2014 Woodblock Printing Without a Press, NM Art League, Albuquerque NM
2013 Dinner with the Artist, A talk by NM Artist Mary Sweet about woodblock print making, Japan America Society of NM
2012 - 2013 Malpais Review, Winter, cover and images
2010 Named a "Local Treasure" by the Albuquerque Art Business Association
2010 Woodblock Printing Demonstration, East Mountain Library, Tijeras NM
2010, 2009 Japanese Woodblock Printing Without a Press, Harwood Art Center, June & Nov, 2009; May 2010
2009 Bluest Sky, Voices From the American Land, Fall 2009, cover and images
2008 Woodblock Demonstration, Albuquerque Museum
2008 Yosemite Renaissance, Invitational Auction
2011, 2010, 2009, 2008 Ventures, Museum of Northern Arizona, 5 paintings on Website & Postcards, www.mnaventures.org
2007 Woodblock Workshop, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2007 New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair, Keynote Exhibit
2006 Painting chosen in 1% for Art Program for NM Dept. of Transportation building, Espanola NM
2004 Making Limited Editions, Libros Program, Jan., Albuquerque NM
2003 Professional Guest Artist Series – Palo Duro Senior Center, Nov., Albuquerque NM
2003, 2006 Woodblock Demonstration, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2002 Woodblock Demonstration, Libros Bookarts Group, Albuquerque NM
2002 WFS Watercolor Demonstration, Albuquerque Museum
1999-2003 Woodblock Demonstration, NM Arts & Crafts Fair
2002 Leader, May Paintout for the NM Watercolor Society
2001 Nov. 2001 Program for the New Mexico Watercolor Society
2001 Watercolor Mini-workshop for Escribiente
2001 Leader, April Paintout for NM Watercolor Society
2000-2002 Juror, 1% For Art Project, New Metro. Courthouse, Albuquerque NM
1999 Art in the Embassies Program, Art work selected to go to Lusaka, Zambia
1999 Judge for Youth Art Exhibit, NM State Fair
1999 Woodblock Demonstration, American Home Furnishing
1999 Workshop in Traditional, Japanese, and Experimental Woodblock Printing, with Charlie Frelund, NM State Fair Fine Arts Gallery, Albuquerque NM
1998 Juror, 1% For Art Project, Sandia Mountain Natural History Center
1998 Guest Artist, Woodblock Demonstration for Belen Art League, Belen NM
1998 Hand Painting Demonstrations on wooden furniture, American Home Furnishings, Santa Fe NM
1997 Woodblock Demonstration, Southwest Arts Festival, Albuquerque NM
1996 Judge for Priceless Paintings, Exhibit by students of D. Lawrey Vorhees, Albuquerque NM
1993-1995 Hand Painting Demonstrations on upholstered furniture and fabric, American Home Furnishings, Albuquerque and Santa Fe
1984 Juror for the Southwest Arts & Crafts Festival
1982, 1989 Juror for the New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair
1979, 1980 Elected Artist Representative to the New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair Board
1978 Taught Watercolor and Acrylics for the YWCA, Albuquerque
1967 Taught Watercolor and Acrylics for the Greater Vallejo Recreation Dept.
1967 Juror for the California Medical Facility’s Annual Spring Show, Vacaville CA

Bibliography:

2011 "Poems, prints chronicle a year", Wesley Pulkka, Albuquerque Journal, July 3, 2011
2010 "Woodblock artist scales own mountain", David Steinberg, Albuquerque Journal, May 9,
2009 Artwork for Bluest Sky, Norman Schaefer, Voices from the American Land, Fall 2009
2008 "Gallery Finds", Janet Long Ford, Albuquerque Arts, May 2008
2008 "SFRPick", Santa Fe Reporter, Jan. 23-29, 2008
2008 "In the Galleries", Pasatiempo Magazine, Santa Fe New Mexican, Jan. 11-17, 2008
2008 Pamela Michaelis, Gallery News, KHFM Radio, Albuquerque NM, Jan. 10, 2008
2008 "Knock on Wood", Charlotte Jusinski, Santa Fe Reporter, Jan. 2-8, 2008
2007 "Cool Pix", Janet Long Ford, Albuquerque Arts, Sept. 2007
2007 "Evocative Woodblocks", Kate McGraw, Albuquerque Journal North, Santa Fe, Dec. 28, 2007
2007 East Mountain Independent, Tricounty Guide, p. 14.
2006 100 Artists of the Southwest, Douglas Bullis, Schiffer Publishing Ltd, pp. 184-185, 220.
2006 Landscapes of New Mexico, Suzan Campbell & Suzanne Deats, Fresco Fine Art Publication, UNM Press, pp. 254-257.
   
2005 The Ultimate Guide to Painting from Photographs, North Light Books, Demonstration, pp. 36-39, 204
2003 Santa Fean, Oct. 2003, pp. 70-71, Nov. 2003, p. 66
2003 Independent, Oct. 2003, "Canyon Vision", pp. 1,3, East Mountain Newspaper
2003 Wesley Pulka, "Artists Observe Human Condition", Albuquerque Journal, Sunday July 13, 2003
2003 Pamela Michaelis, Gallery News, KHFM Radio Station, Albuquerque NM, Friday Sept. 12, 2003
2003 Alibi, Art News by Steven Robert Allen, Albuquerque NM, May 29-June 4, 2003
2003 Donna Thompson, Curriculum Under Construction, How Can Art Become the Vehicle for Interdisciplinary Culturally Conscious Curriculum Building, Graduate Student Project, Univ. of New Mexico
2002 Mary Sweet, "Juried Shows", article for Escribiente December Newsletter
2001 Artists Photo Reference Landscapes by Gary Greene, Northlight Books, 2001, Painting Demonstration, pp. 92-95, 143.
2000 Continuing Education Spring Catalog, Maroon Bells, p.55
1999 Wesley Pulkka, "Nontraditional works hang on fairgrounds walls", Albuquerque Journal, Sunday Jan. 10, 1999.
1999 Wesley Pulkka, "Art Bits", Albuquerque Journal, Jan. 3, 1999
1999 Ollie Reed, "Art Exhibit opens doors to fair venue", Albuquerque Tribune, Friday Jan. 8, 1999.
1999 Pamela Michaelis Gallery News, KHFM, Albuquerque NM, Jan 8, 1999
1997 The Acrylic Painter’s Book of Styles & Techniques by Rachel Wolf, North Light Books, 1997, Chapter 2, "Brilliant Design With Flat Opaque Colors. Mary Sweet Paints Colorful Outdoor Scenes", pp. 30-44, 124.
1997 Southwest Art, Best of the West by Dawn Dorsey, p. 42
2003-Pres Who’s Who in America, 58th Edition (to present)
2003-Pres Who’s Who in the World, 21st Edition (to present)
1997-Pres Who’s Who, American Women, 20th Edition (to present)
1996-Pres Who’s Who in the West 25th Edition- Silver Anniversary, 26th Edition (to present)
1987-Pres Who’s Who in American Art , 17th Edition (to present)
1996 Watercolor Magic Magazine, "Regional Winners" by Glory Mclaughlin, Winter Issue, p. 18
1996 Watercolor, An American Artist Publication, San Antonio, Watercolor Month by Ginny Baier, Fall 1996, pp. 58-68, 127
1996 Wesley Pulkka, "Art Bits", Albuquerque Journal, April 21, 1996
1996 Wesley Pulkka, "Art Bits", Albuquerque Journal, March 31, 1996
1996 "Art in New Mexico", Albuquerque Journal North, March 12, 1996
1995 Pamela Michaelis, Gallery News, KHFM, Albuquerque, Dec. 22, 1995
1995 Pamela Michaelis, Gallery News, KHFM, Albuquerque, Jan 31, 1995
1994 George Baldwin, Albuquerque Tribune, August 31, 1994
1994 Around Town, Art, Albuquerque Tribune , April 28, 1994
1994 David Staton, "Art Lines", Rio, Albuquerque Journal, April 28, 1994
1993 Phil Metzger, Enliven Your Paintings With Light, "Mary Sweet - Painting Light Patterns in the West", North Light Books
1992 Mary Carroll Nelson, "Ancient and Avant Garde: Watercolor Artists Go With the Flow", Albuquerque Journal, April 3, 1992
1991 "THE SAN JUAN: The Four Corners River", PLATEAU Magazine of the Museum of Northern Arizona, p.26
1991 Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf, Splash, America’s Best Contemporary Watercolors , North Light Books
1991 El Hispano, San Jose CA, January 30, 1991 (Article in Spanish on the Traveling Art Gallery Bus Panels.
1990 Biography International , India
1990 International Who’s Who of Professional and Business Women , Cambridge, England, 1st and 2nd Editions
1990 "Ti Piper, Profile - East Mountain Artist, Mary French Sweet", East Mountain Telegraph, October 4, 1990
1990 Around Town, Albuquerque Tribune, September 20, 1990
1990 KNME TAKE FIVE cover, March, 1990
1989 Pamela Michaelis, Gallery News, KHFM, October 6, 1989
1989 Les Krantz, California Art Review
1988 Arts in Brief, Albuquerque Journal, April 3, 1988
1988 Arts in Brief, Albuquerque Journal, March 6, 1988
1988 Les Krantz, New York Art Review
1988 INSTRUCTOR’S 1988 Art Calendar, May
1987 Interview, Ray Herne for KOAT TV NEWS, Albuquerque, Thanksgiving Day, 1987
1987 Carol Sewell and Lisa Kestler, "Gallery Night, TCU Art Show Launch Season", Ft. Worth Star Telegram, Sept. 12, 1987
1987 American Artist, Winners of the Golden Anniversary National Art Competition, June, 1987
1987 Karen Peters, "Focus on Mary Sweet, East Mountain Artist", East Mountain News, May 15, 1987
1987 "Seven Contemporary Artists Exhibit Work", Carlsbad NM newspaper
1987 "Painting Selected for National Show", Albuquerque Journal, February 1, 1987
1985 "MASTERCLASS: Mary Sweet", DRAW IT! PAINT IT!, Part 22, Vol. 2, Eaglemoss Publications Ltd., London
1985 INSTRUCTOR Magazine for teachers, Cover and p. 12, May 1988
1985 "Local Artists Open Shows: Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque", East Mountain News, September 4, 1985
1984 Elizabeth Leonard, "MARY SWEET: Flattening Out Three Dimensional Subjects" PAINTING THE LANDSCAPE, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1984
1984 THE AMERICAN ARTIST DIARY, 1984
1983 Joseph Traugott, "Abstract Form, Vivid Colors Typify Works", Albuquerque Journal, October 30, 1983
1983 R. M. Ruetschilling, "Albuquerque United Artists exhibit is refreshing oasis", Albuquerque Tribune, August 5, 1983
1982 Mary Carroll Nelson, "Wilderness Landscapes by Mary Sweet, AMERICAN ARTIST, September, 1982
1982 "Women Artists and Writers of the Southwest", NEW AMERICA, A journal of Southwestern and American Culture, Vol. 4 No. 3, University of New Mexico
1982 Vivian Milford, "Meridian Events Reflect Versatility of Gallery Artists", Albuquerque Journal, January 10, 1982
1981 Kathleen Shields, "Three Varied Exhibits Mark Arts Month", Albuquerque Journal, October 4, 1981
1981 Kathleen Shields, "Artists Limit Information to Viewers at Four Gallery Shows, Albuquerque Journal, October 25, 1981
1981 "Meridian Members Put On Group Show", Albuquerque Journal, March 8, 1981
1980 Jennie Lusk, "Varied Works Offered in 3 New Art Shows", Albuquerque Journal, May 18, 1980
1980 Jennie Lusk, "Written Word Inspires Art At Meridian Theme Show", Albuquerque Journal, February 10, 1980
1978 Jennie Lusk, "Artists’ Stars Rising Locally", Albuquerque Journal, April 9, 1978
1978 Keith Raether, "Galleries swath city with new vitality", Albuquerque Tribune, March 8, 1978
1978 Jennie Lusk, "Women, Holograph Shows Fail to Reach Potential", Albuquerque Journal, March 5, 1978
1977 Kate Grenier, "Getting Past the Galleries", Seers Weekly, Albuquerque, October 14-21, 1977
1969 E. M. Polley, "Art Show Bright Experience", Vallejo Times-Herald, January 19, 1969
1969 "Group to Show Work of Well-Known Artist, Vallejo Times-Herald, January, 1969
1967 E. M. Polley, "Fun Sculpture and Serious Paintings Spark Refreshing Art League Show", Vallejo Times-Herald, January 15, 1967
1967 "Vaca Art Gallery to Feature New Show", Vallejo Times-Herald

 

 

Collections:

Governor of Arizona and Mrs. Bruce Babbitt

La Posada Hotel, Albuquerque

Carlsbad Art Museum, NM

First National Bank of Albuquerque

New Mexico Educators Credit Union

Southwestern Art, Bob Stern

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Saunders

Ms. Anne Bergsman

Ms. Margrit Markstaller

Dr. and Mrs. Michael Weinrib

Represented by:

Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque NM

Old Schoolhouse Gallery, Sandia Park NM

Websites:

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http://www.collectorsguide.com/msweet