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Mary French Sweet, American artist. Member National Museum of Women in Arts, Escribiente, New Mexico Watercolor Society, Western Federation Watercolor Socities (signature member), New Mexico Watercolor Society (signature member), Blennial, Albuqerque Art Museum.

Background

Sweet, Mary French was born on October 10, 1937 in Cincinnati. Daughter of Robert Houston and Dorothy May (Duff) French.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Art, Stanford University, 1959. Master of Arts in Art, Stanford University, 1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include University Club, Cincinnati, 1961, Tuomala's Gallery, Fort Bragg, California, 1965, Vallejo (California) Art League Gallery, 1967, 69, Vacaville (California) Art League Gallery, 1967, 1st Unitarian Church, Albuquerque, 1978, 87, 2005, Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque, 1979, 80, 81, 83, 85, Gekas-Nicholas Gallery, Tucson, 1983-1984, Hummingbird Originals Gallery, Fort Worth, 1987, Damsite, Elephant Butte State Park, New Mexico, 1991, American Home Furnishings Gallery, Albuquerque, 1995, Fisher Gallery, Albuquerque, 1997, Johnsons of Madrid Gallery, New Mexico, 2001-2005, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, 2003, 06, 07, 08, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2005, 10, Works on Papers Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 2008. Exhibited in group shows at Tarbox Gallery, San Diego, 1984-1995, Weyrich Gallery, Albuquerque, since 1985, Leon Loard Galleries, Montgomery, Alabama, 1993, Laughing Bear Gallery, Placitas, New Mexico, 1993, Blankley Gallery, Albuquerque, 1993-1997, Snowgrass Institute, Cashmere, Washington, 1993, College Santa Fe, 1993, 95, 96, 2001, Monothon, Northern Colorado Artist Association 5th National Exhibition, Fort Collins, 1996, Western Federation Watercolor Societies 21st Annual Best of Show and Traveling Exhibit, San Antonio, 1996, Moku Hanga Traveling Exhbn, Walla Walla (Washington) College, 1997, Northwest Print Council, Portland, Oregon, 1997, Columbia Arts Center, Vancouver, Washington, 1997, Dan Cook Asian Cultural Center, Ashland, Oregon, 1997, Japanese Cultural Society, San Francisco, 1997, Tucson (Arizona) Museum, 1997, Handpulled Prints XI, San Antonio, 1997, 2003, 09, Texas and Neighbors Art Competition, Irving, Texas, 1998, Kyoto International Woodprint Association, 1998, 99, 2002, 07, Masterworks, Albuquerque, 2000-2006, Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, since 2002, Janet Turner 4th National Print Competition, California State University, Chico, 2003, WFW5-29, Irving, Texas, 2004, Museum of Albuquerque, The Gallery Store, since 2004, Landscape of New Mexico Manitou Galleries, Santa Fe, 2006, New Mexico Printmakers Gallery, Santa Fe, 2006-2008, Biennial, Albuquerque Art Museum, 2008, 09, many others. Represented in permanent collections at La Posada Hotel, Albuquerque, Carlsbad Art Museum, New Mexico, 1st National Bank of Albuquerque, New Mexico Educators Credit Union, numerous private collections.

Membership

Member National Museum of Women in Arts, Escribiente, New Mexico Watercolor Society, Western Federation Watercolor Socities (signature member), New Mexico Watercolor Society (signature member), Blennial, Albuqerque Art Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skiing, hiking, backpacking, running, travel.

Connections

Married James Newton Sweet, June 20, 1961. Children: Dennis Robert, Nancy Foster, Elizabeth Valerie.

father:
Robert Houston French

mother:
Dorothy May (Duff) French

spouse:
James Newton Sweet

children:
Dennis Robert Sweet

Nancy Foster Sweet

Elizabeth Valerie Sweet