John McSweeney is a British artist. He trained as a painter and print-maker at Camberwell College of Art in London. His recent work employs representations of the human figure in order to portray aspects of modern life.


The following portfolios contain examples of his work from the past four decades. These include paintings, drawings, collages, and limited edition prints. Information about sales of these prints can be found here.

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Black and White and Red All Over
Black and White and Red All Over, 2019, Oil on MDF, 137 cm x 122 cm

“Black and White and Red All Over is a recent painting that depicts events I witnessed in London during 2017, namely the media response to the Grenfell Tower fire on June 14, and R (Miller) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, which was decided by the UK Supreme Court on January 24.”

John McSweeney’s CV can be viewed here.

He can be contacted here.

He currently works at Banbury Studios in Acton, London.

Work in progress – Banbury Studios, Acton, June, 2019

Elsewhere on this website

You can also find a portfolio of essays about art, life, and authoring crime fiction.

In the Odds & Ends section, you can find examples of photography together with a large archive of computer science articles from his time spent teaching for the Open University.