Stan Sweeney, a Pennsylvania 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, branding, and publicity for local and national clients.


Stan paints from photographs he has taken on location. Subjects include landscapes, seascapes, nature,  people , still life’s. His paintings capture the color and impression of light in nature. His canvases have bold and vibrant impasto brush work. Stan is inspired to paint water, clouds, and mountains. Stan shoots thousands of photographs for his subjects.


Stan is a lifelong participant in outdoor sports; cycling, running, triathlons and kayaking. He plays percussion in the 80-piece Richmond Concert Band.


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 flying a Cessna 152

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Stan at the Blue Ridge Mts.

Stan playing Vienna Jubilation Overture

Kayaking the James River

Triathlon - swim, bike, run

Zannze-Schans Netherlands

Overlook in Tallinn, Estonia

Norway fjord.