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Laura Helen Sweeney is a figurative oil painter and illustrator residing on Long Island, NY.

EDUCATION
2017 Long Island University “Arts and Culture of South Korea“ Summer Program, South Korea 2016 – Present Long Island University Post, Brookville, NY Master of Fine Arts
2013 – 2015 Suffolk County Community College, NY
2008 Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY Bachelor of Fine Arts
2007 Kansai Gaidai University, Study Abroad Fall Program, Hirakata, Japan
2007 College of Mount St. Vincent, “Arts in Japan” Summer Program, Kyoto, Japan

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 “Into the Light”, S.A.L. Gallery, Brookville, NY
2017 “Stargirl”, Sculpture Gallery, Brookville, NY
2017 “Illustrative Works”, Get Baked Art Space, Williston Park, NY 2016 “A Retrospective”, S.A.L. Gallery, Brookville, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 “24” Two Man Show, S.A.L. Gallery, Brookville, NY
2016 June Exhibit, Get Baked Art Space, East Williston, NY
2016 March Exhibit, Get Baked Art Space, East Williston, NY
2016 “Pancakes and Booze NYC”, Space Ibiza, New York, NY
2016 “Wrestle-A-Mania”, Get Baked Art Space, East Williston, NY 2016 “Comic Book Edition”, Get Baked Art Space, East Williston, NY 2015 Spring Exhibit, Gallery West, Brentwood, NY

2013 Spring and Fall Exhibit, Lyceum Gallery, Riverhead, NY
2008 Senior Thesis, Arthur M. Berger Gallery of Arts, Purchase, NY
2006 Grebstein Memorial Fund in the Visual Arts Show, Berger Gallery of Arts, Purchase, NY 2005 – 2007 Group Exhibit, Brownson Gallery, Purchase, NY

INTERNATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Gallery Jung, Seoul, South Korea
2017 Sungshin Women’s University, Seoul, South Korea 2017 Suwon University, Suwon, South Korea
2017 Chung Ang University, Ansung, South Korea
2017 Chinju Educational University, Jinju, South Korea
2017 Daegu University, Daegu, South Korea
2007 Ceramics Show, Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka, Japan

PUBLICATIONS
2017 Chung Ang University Contemporary Artists
2017 Average Art Magazine, February Issue
2015 Suffolk County Community College, East End Elements Magazine

VISITING ARTIST

2017 Gallery Jung, Seoul, South Korea
2017 Sungshin Womens University, Seoul, South Korea

2017 Suwon University, Suwon, South Korea
2017 Chung Ang University, Ansung, South Korea 2017 Chinju Educational University, Jinju, South Korea 2017 Daegu University, Daegu, South Korea

CONVENTION EXHIBITOR
2017 Long Island Comic and Toy Show, Huntington, NY 2016, 2017 Flame Con, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Eternal Con, Garden City, NY

WORK EXPERIENCE

2016 – Present LIU Post Art Department, Brookville, NY
Graduate Studio Assistant: Foundations Life Drawing, Foundations Drawing, Figure Drawing, Painting

Give demonstrations, provide one on one guidance for each student with
observational and technical skills, and direct model with clear directions. Keep
attendance. Studio setup, material organization, oversee studio work and clean up. Assist monitoring labs and studios during open lab hours for security and safety. Various office duties

2017 Teen Comic Con Art Program, Great Neck Library, Great Neck, NY

2006 Manhattanville College Art Department, Purchase, NY Teacher’s Assistant 3D Design and Ceramics

Assist students with materials including work in plaster and wax molds, chicken wire, wood and wood cutting machinery, and clay sculpting. Monitor ceramics studio while students work. Pug/ prepare clay for next class.