Artist Guild Meeting – Mark Brewer

Artist Guild

The Artist Guild is open to all working artists and craftsmen! Our mission is to foster a networking forum to celebrate diversity and to link artists to each other and to the community. The meetings are free and open to the public and there is no membership fee to join the Guild.

Mark Brewer, Illustrator and Author of ‘Brewology’ A Handbook on Beer

A native of Connecticut now living in Pittsburgh, Mark’s drawings have appeared in nationally distributed print and digital publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Wine & Spirits, Major League Baseball, and The New York Times. His artwork has been reproduced on the cover of Newsweek, The American Conservative, Weekly Reader, Politics magazine, Strategic Finance, and GolfStyles among others.

In 2002, the National Cartoonists Society honored Mark Brewer with a Best Magazine Illustration Award at the Reuben Awards in Cancun, Mexico. In 2008 the Society of Professional Journalists honored Mark for his original magazine illustrations in San Diego Magazine. Mark Brewer is the past President of the Pittsburgh Society Of Illustrators (2009-2014). He is the author and illustrator of Brewology, An Illustrated Dictionary for Beer Lovers (Skyhorse Publishing) and continues to write What’s Brewing?, a column dedicated to educating consumers about craft beer.

Mark’s original works and prints are in private collections and have raised thousands of dollars for numerous charities.


When you or a family member is looking to take an art class, view an exhibition, or attend a cultural event, where do you turn? If you're like most in our community, you go to Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

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$500 allows two senior citizens to take an oil painting class.
$250 provides enough clay for every student in an 8-week ceramics class.
$200 will send a child to summer camp for a week.
$100 provides the food for a culinary workshop.
$50 provides materials for two weeks of painting camps.

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