Stan Sweeney, a PA native has resided in Richmond, VA since 1983. A graduate of VCU with a BFA in Communication Arts and Design. He is President and Creative Director of Sweeney Creative where he creates marketing, TV and Radio advertising, and branding for local and national clients.


Stan paints outdoors all year as he can see the clarity of his colors in natural light. He paints from photographs he has taken on location. Subjects include landscapes, seascapes, cycling, running, sports, Amsterdam, England, Ireland, Iceland,  Norway, nature, and people. His paintings capture the color and impression of light in nature with bold, vibrant impasto brush work. Stan is inspired to paint water, clouds, and mountains. Stan shoots hundreds of photographs for his painting subjects.


Stan is an athlete and competes in outdoor sports; cycling, triathlons and kayaking. He plays percussion in the

80-piece symphonic, Richmond Concert Band. Stan’s a private pilot and veteran.


Paintings are in private and corporate collections. Original oils on canvas and prints in various sizes are available. Commissions available on request.

Impressionist oils 
Richmond and Charlottesville, VAhttp://www.stansweeneyart.com/stanart/index.html

Stan flies Cessna 152

Stan in the Blue Ridge Mts.

Stan playing Vienna Jubilation Overture

Kayaking the James River

Stan competes in Triathlons - swim, bike, run

Zaanse Schans, Netherlands

Tallinn Old Town, Estonia

Norway fjord

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