Ryan Sweere Art
mural art

curriculum vitae

Ryan J. Sweere b: 1976

1994 - 1998 College of Visual Arts BFA - Painting Saint Paul, MN
1995 - 1996 Studio Arts Center International Florence, Italy
1992 - 1994 Minnesota Center for Arts Education Golden Valley, MN

Solo Exhibitions
2014 “On The Bus” Owatonna Art Center Owatonna, MN
2007 "Transit" Normandale College Kopp Student Center, Bloomington, MN
2007 "Past & Present" Bloomingdales, Mall of America
2005 "Loring Art Gallery" Dunn Bros. Cafe Minneapolis
2004 "Get on the Bus" MoXie Salon and Gallery Minneapolis, MN
2003 "16A" Clown Lounge Gallery Saint Paul, MN
1998 “The House is Alive!” MCAE Alumni Gallery Golden Valley, MN
1997 “Interiors” CVA Summit Gallery Saint Paul, MN

Group Exhibitions
2013 “Summer/Fall Healing Arts” Owatonna Hospital, Owatonna, MN
2011 "Foundlore" Vine Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
2008 "Sweere Family" Paradise Center for the Arts, Faribault, MN
2006 "Members Juried Exhibit" Bloomington Center for the Arts - Honorable Mention
2005 "Visions of World Religions" Outsiders and Others, Minneapolis, MN
2004 "Immigration" The Minneapolis Foundation, Minneapolis, MN
2004 "Ryan Sweere/Kristoffer West Johnson" Speedboat Gallery, St. Paul, MN
2003 “Fine Arts Exhibit” Minnesota State Fair Saint. Paul, MN
2003 “Juried Figure Show” Minnetonka Center for the Arts Minnetonka, MN - 3rd prize
2002 “Sweere Family” Historic Sullivan Bank Owatonna, MN
2001 “Sweere & Bloom” Owatonna Art Center Owatonna, MN
1999 “Moveable Feast” Minneapolis Government Center Minneapolis, MN
1998 “Juried Student Show” College of Visual Arts Saint Paul, MN
1997 “Sweere & Skluzacek” Theatre in the Round Minneapolis, MN
1995 “Sweere, Fioré & Hueppi” Gallery 005 Florence, Italy

professional work

Curatorial Services
2006 - 2008 Gallery Curator Dunn Bros. Cafe, Minneapolis, MN
1999 - 2005 Gallery Curator: Clown Lounge Art Gallery - Turf Club Bar Saint Paul, MN

National Mural Company LLC: Owner/Founder - Accompanied by brothers Jon and Craig Sweere.
2010 "Way To Grow" 12' x 20' acrylic Minneapolis, MN
2003 “Memorial Mural” 12’ x 65’ acrylic New Richland, MN
2003 “Rysgaard Residence” interior wall murals Robbinsdale, MN
2002 “Mall of St. Paul” 12’ x 18’ acrylic Saint Paul, MN
2001 “The Four Seasons” 12' x 64' acrylic Owatonna, MN
1999 “Ellendale Centennial Mural” 16' x 32' acrylic Ellendale, MN
1998 “Capture of the Younger Brothers” 15' x 45' acrylic Madelia, MN


Listed as one of Twin Cities' City Pages "2005's Artists of the Year",

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