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Matthew Sweeney begins again

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September 27, 2018

Matthew Sweeney begins again

Artist and 2012 grad doesn't mind starting over if it gets him where he wants to be.

You might’ve heard about Matthew Sweeney on the news. In 2015, his home caught fire. Sweeney and his wife, Christa, were saved by their dog. All their possessions, including every piece of art, were lost.

Flash forward to 2018, and Sweeney, who graduated from CIA’s illustration program in 2012, is having a very good year. He supports Christa and their two young sons as a full-time freelance illustrator and a gallery artist. His client list includes American Greetings, Kalman & Pabst Photo Group, and chef Jonathan Sawyer. He has had two exhibitions of his series of large...

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Liza Rifkin: Self-driven and motivated

September 27, 2018

Liza Rifkin: Self-driven and motivated

The force behind Liza Michelle Jewelry knows that the business side of art is vital... more

'I love to draw and I love science'

September 25, 2018

'I love to draw and I love science'

Biomed's Beth Halasz found the right mix for an illustration-based career more

Clotilde Jiménez: Stay connected

September 25, 2018

Clotilde Jiménez: Stay connected

Support for the business side of his career allows Printmaking alum to focus on creating.... more

Recess Creative: Flexible and confident

September 25, 2018

Recess Creative: Flexible and confident

Friends since college, Zeller and Jungjohann built a thriving advertising business with a client list... more

Sroka Design: You gotta have drive

September 25, 2018

Sroka Design: You gotta have drive

Skip Sroka ’77 grew his love of design into a D.C.-area company that serves both... more

N2Clay: Tend to detail

September 25, 2018

N2Clay: Tend to detail

Nicci Winrock and Neal Barman run their clay studio, and their family, with attention to... more

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