My paintings are visual metaphors for all feelings and subconscious snapshots of memories I have accumulated. Simplifying to the most important elements comes from deep withing classical training. Gathering thoughts on paper or canvas and eliminating clutter are key to my search for the essence of forms in their most simplified, true conditions.
Shirley Sweeney has spent a lifetime creating. She earned her BFA from Wayne State University and has accumulated years of training. She is represented by the Meyrovich Gallery in San Francsico and has participated in about 30 exhibitions.