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Mary French Sweet Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Sweet has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the art industry

Mary French Sweet has been recognized for her contributions, having been named a Local Treasure by the Albuquerque Art Business Association.

    TIJERAS, NM, December 07, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Mary French Sweet with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Sweet celebrates many years of experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 60 years of professional experience, Ms. Sweet is a nationally renowned artist. Her works have been featured in one-person shows at the University Club of Cincinnati, Tuomala's Gallery, Vallejo Art League Gallery, Vacaville Art League Gallery, the First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque and the Meridian Gallery. She has also appeared in juried shows at the Crocker Museum and the Richmond Art Center Painting Annual. Moreover, she was one of 75 to be accepted of the 12,000 entries with the American Artist Magazine Golden Anniversary National Art Competition and Exhibition.

In addition to her individual exhibitions, Ms. Sweet's work has been included in many group shows, including at Tarbox Gallery, Leon Loard Galleries, the Laughing Bear Gallery, and the Blankley Gallery. She has been included at the Snowgrass Institute, the College of Santa Fe Monothon, Northern Colorado Artist Association Fifth Annual National Exhibition, the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies 21st Annual Best of Show and Traveling Exhibit, and the Moku Hanga Traveling Exhibition, which traveled to Northwest Print Council, the Columbia Arts Center, the Dan Cook Asian Art Center and the Japanese Cultural Society. These are in Washington, Oregon and California. Ms. Sweet has been included at Hand Pulled Prints XI, the Texas and Neighbors Art Competition, the Kyoto International Woodprint Association, the Dartmouth Street Gallery, the Janet Turner Fourth National Print Competition, the Landscape of New Mexico Manitou Galleries, and the New Mexico Printmakers Gallery.

Ms. Sweet began her career as a student at Stanford University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1959 and a Master of Arts in 1960. She is a member of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, the New Mexico Watercolor Society, the Escribiente Calligraphy Society, the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies and the Albuquerque Museum.

Throughout her career, Ms. Sweet has been recognized for her contributions, having been named a Local Treasure by the Albuquerque Art Business Association. The New Mexico Watercolor Society awarded her Second Prize for her 2013 spring exhibit and she has been featured in numerous honors publications, including Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the West and Who's Who of American Women. She has also been featured in "Painting the Landscape" by Elizabeth Leonard, "Splash" by Greg Albert and Rachel Wolf, "Enliven Your Paintings with Light" by Phil Metzger, as well as "The Acrylic Painter's Book of Styles and Techniques" by Rachel Wolf and "100 Artists of the Southwest" by Susan Campbell and Suzanne Deats.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mary French Sweet has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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