Ms. Sweet is a recognized portraitist who also does other works of fine art.
Queen Elizabeth II has recommended that the British Red Cross auction Ms. Sweet's portrait of Her Majesty at one of its benefits.
Articles on Ms. Sweet have appeared in Palm Beach Illustrated ("About Face"), Greenwich Magazine (“Modern Mastery”), Sunday Arts & Style ("Paintings with Soul"), WAG ("A Sweet Way with Portraiture"), New York Lifestyles Magazine ("Entrepreneur's Corner"), New Canaan, Darien + Rowayton (“Picture Perfect”), the Vassar Quarterly ("Frances Fergusson's Presidential Portrait Unveiled"), and The Daily Princetonian ("Portrait of an Artist"). Her portrait of Dr. Amy Gutmann, the President of the University of Pennsylvania, is on the cover of the October, 2015 issue of Princeton Magazine.
Ms. Sweet's clients include the Duke of Argyll, Stuart Weitzman (the iconic shoe designer), Nacho Figueras (the renowned Argentinian polo player and Ralph Lauren model), President Carter, Jean-Georges Vongerichten (the celebrated chef), Dr. Frances Fergusson (the President Emerita of Vassar College and former Chair of the Board of Overseers of Harvard University), Karl von der Heyden (the former CFO of PepsiCo, RJR Nabisco, and Heinz and former Co-Chair of the American Academy in Berlin), Pierre de Beaumont (the founder of Brookstone), Countess Lucy van Limburg Stirum, and Vassar College.
Ms. Sweet's oil and graphite portraits have been auctioned at the benefits of UNICEF, the Junior League of New York City, Southampton Hospital, Southampton Animal Shelter, CTREE of the Hamptons, the American Heart Association of the Hamptons, the Hadassah Medical Center (of Israel), the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Palm Beach County, the American Heart Association of Palm Beach, the Naples Winter Wine Festival, the American Red Cross of Greenwich, the YWCA of Greenwich, and other nonprofit organizations.
"We all love the portrait you did of me— a Christmas present, no less!"
Torquhil Campbell, the Duke of Argyll
“Your work is really beautiful.”
Reed Krakoff, Chief Artistic Officer, Tiffany
"It is our pleasure to shine a spotlight on your beautiful work."
Daphne Nikolopoulos, Editor-in-Chief, Palm Beach Illustrated
"The portrait you did of me is awesome."
Nacho Figueras, renowned Argentinian polo player and Ralph Lauren model
"Your style (or styles) reminds me of artists I admire who have a similar freshness, openness, and spontaneous brushwork.”
Gloria Groom, Chair of European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago
"Your portraits are beautiful."
David Lauren, Executive Vice President of Global Advertising, Marketing, and Corporate Communications, the Ralph Lauren Corporation
"Your work is simply breathtaking."
Dr. Frances Fergusson, President Emerita, Vassar College and former Chair, Harvard Board of Overseers
"Thank you for bringing such energy and joy to a normally staid genre."
Dr. Jonathan Chenette, Interim President, Vassar College (on the official presidential portrait of Dr. Fergusson)
"This portrait shows that the art of portraiture is not dead."
Anonymous (on the official presidential portrait of Dr. Fergusson)
"I just wanted to thank you for the beautiful portrait that you painted for Princeton Magazine’s October 2015 cover. It was a special delight for me to see it, and it made for a wonderfully unique cover image."
President Amy Gutmann, the University of Pennsylvania
"I am astonished by what you have achieved."
Benjamin Heller, renowned art collector and dealer, discoverer of Rothko, Newman, and Still
"Your work is quite stunning, and I know it, along with your advice, will be of great interest to our readers."
Cristin Marandino, Editor-in-Chief, Greenwich Magazine
"Your work is fabulous."
Cindi Cook, Features Editor, New York Cottages & Gardens and Hamptons Cottages & Gardens