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Robert J. Sweeney -- Book Signing

Saturday Aug 13 2011 2:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park by the Cash Desk.

Signing Portraits of Winnipeg: The River City in Pen and Ink (Turnstone Press).

Each portrait in this collection from Winnipeg artist and designer, Robert J. Sweeney, brings to life in brilliant colour, the many faces of Manitoba’s “River City.” With over forty full colour illustrations of Winnipeg’s most loved locations, Portraits of Winnipeg captures the true spirit of the city. From Portage and Main to the Forks, to Kildonan Park’s “Witch’s Hut” Sweeney’s keen eye captures the familiar sights of Winnipeg and its surrounding suburban areas with extraordinary detail and precision.

Robert J. Sweeney is an award-winning building and product designer who has practiced in both Europe and North America. Having studied art and design, he has worked as an industrial design consultant in England, and has won awards for industrial and environmental design. He has previously collaborated with author Murray Peterson on two volumes of Winnipeg Landmarks featuring his sketches of famous Winnipeg buildings. Robert continues to produce Winnipeg- and Manitoba-themed sketches.

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Portraits of Winnipeg

- by Robert J. Sweeney

Hardcover $20.00 - Add to Cart
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Winnipeg architect and artist Robert J. Sweeney's love affair with Winnipeg's urban landscape is captured in this remarkable collection of coloured sketches. Each portrait brings to life in brilliant colour, the many faces of Manitoba's "River City."
With over forty full colour illustrations of Winnipeg's most loved locations, Portraits of Winnipeg captures the true spirit of the city. From Winnipeg's iconic Portage and Main intersection, to the Forks, to Kildonan Parks' "Witches Hut" Sweeney's keen eye renders familiar sights of Winnipeg and its surrounding suburban areas.
The level of detail and precision in each sketch is truly extraordinary. Portraits of Winnipeg: The River City in Pen and Ink is a delightful book for any lover of architecture and urban landscapes.