John Sweeney

John Sweeney, Artist

Born Tangier, Morocco (French mother, English father).

Relocated to the UK in 1965, aged 7

Epsom School of Art and Design 1979-82

Past member of East Croydon Art Society and Reigate Society of Artists.

Solo and joint exhibitions The Nevill Gallery Canterbury 2009-10

Elected to East Kent Society of Artists 2019

Elected to St.Ives Society of Artist 2020

Exhibited New English, Royal Society of British Artists, Royal Academy Summer Show since 1979 onwards.

Joint exhibitions Falmouth and St. Ives, Salthouse Gallery, with Peter Peterson 2018-19

Imagine Falmouth 2019, 2022

Joint exhibitions York Street Gallery Ramsgate 2021-22

Formed the ‘Figurative and Representational Artist Group’ (FRAG) 2020 which exhibited at The Salthouse Gallery 2021 and The Crypt Gallery 2022 St Ives, Cornwall

Elected to Cornwall Watercolour Society 2023

His work has sold in the UK, in America and in Hong Kong


St Michael's Mount 2022 - John Sweeney

“St Michael’s Mount, 2022”

Trees Charles Town 2022 - John Sweeney

“Trees Charles Town, 2022”

Pentewan Beach 2022 - John Sweeney

“Pentewan Beach, 2022”


St Ives February 2023 - John Sweeney

“St Ives, February 2023”


Pluckley 27 July 2021 - John Sweeney

“Pluckley, 27 July 2021”