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SEAN C. SWEENEY

sean.sweeney.c@gmail.com

 

EDUCATION

2012 - 2014                                                    Maryland Institute College of Art

                                                                        Baltimore, MD

                                                                        MFA, Mount Royal School, 2014

 

2011 - 2007                                                     Virginia Commonwealth University

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        BFA, Painting and Printmaking, 2007

 

EXPERIENCE

Sept - Dec 2013                                              Maryland Institute College of Art

                                                                        Baltimore, MD

                                                                        Graduate Teaching Intern

                                                                        Painting on the Brink

                                                                        Assisted in teaching concepts and critiques of contemporary 

                                                                        Dominic Terlizzi

 

Jan - May 2013                                               Maryland Institute College of Art

Baltimore, MD                                                 Graduate Teaching Intern

                                                                        Introduction to Metal Fabrication

                                                                        Assisted in teaching welding and casting

                                                                        Ledelle Moe

 

Sept - Dec 2012                                              Maryland Institute College of Art

                                                                        Graduate Teaching Intern

                                                                        Basic Screen-Printing

                                                                        Robert Tillman

 

 

Summer 2011                                                  Virginia Commonwealth University

                                                                         Richmond, VA

                                                                         Teaching Assistant

                                                                         Intermediate and Advanced Screen-printing         

                                                                         Andrew Kozlowski

 

2010 - 2008                                                     Virginia Air and Space Center

                                                                        Hampton, VA

                                                                        Education Intern

                                                                        Worked with children attending science camps

                                                                        Taught Claymation camps

                                                                        Provided mentorship for camp attendees

 

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS     

        

2013                                                                Graduate Fellowship Award

                                                                        Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

                                                                        Richmond, VA

 

2011                                                                Graduate Fellowship Award

                                                                        Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                       

2011                                                                Award Of Excellence

                                                                        Virginia Commonwealth University

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        Recognized for outstanding work

                                                                       

2010                                                                Advanced Painting Merit Studio

                                                                        Virginia Commonwealth University

                                                                        Richmond, VA        

                                                                        Selected to participate 2 semesters

 

GALLERY EXHIBITIONS

 

2015                                                                Gallery 5

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        "Dating in the Afterlife"

                                                                        Sean Sweeney and Miles Washington

 

2014                                                                Fjord

                                                                        Philadelphia, PA

                                                                        “Qualia”

                                                                        A.J Rombach, Chrissy Scolaro, Curators

 

2013                                                                Wayfarers Gallery

                                                                        Brooklyn, NY

                                                                        “Clairvoyance”

                                                                        Corey Durbin, Curator

 

                                                                        Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

                                                                        Pauley Center Gallery

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        “Solo Fellowship Exhibition”

 

                                                                        Gallery 5                                           

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        “Community/Building”

                                                                        Dennis Williams II, Curator

      

                                                                        Gallery CA

                                                                        Baltimore, MD

                                                                        “Smörgåsbord, Juried Exhibition”

                                                                        Paddy Johnson, Juror

 

 2012                                                                Charles H. Taylor Art Center

                                                                        Hampton, VA

                                                                        “Virginia Artists 2012 Juried Art Exhibition”

                                                                        Caroline Cobb Wright, Curator

                                                                                                                                                           

2011                                                                Made Rva, 2nd Floor Gallery

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        Solo Exhibition

 

                                                                        Anderson Gallery

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        “Annual Fine Arts Exhibition”

                       

                                                                        The Fishbowl Gallery

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        “Interaction 38”

                                                                        Reni Gower and Barbra Tinsserat Jurors

                                                                                   

                                                                        Painting and Printmaking Senior Show

                                                                        Virginia Commonwealth University

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        Ron Johnson and Reni Gower, Curators

                                                           

                                                                        FAB Gallery

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        “View/2011”

                                                                       James Busby, Juror

 

2010                                                                Student Art Space

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        “Cereal Breath Presents: Cerealism”

 

                                                                       Theatre IV Empire Theatre           

                                                                        Richmond, VA

                                                                        “Mash”

                                                                        Group Show

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY                                            Style Weekly

                                                                        “New Ground”

                                                                        Critique of “Solo Fellowship Exhibition”

                                                                        Edwin Slipek, October 29, 2013

                                                                                                                       

                                                                        Richmond Magazine

                                                                        Interview regarding “Interaction 38” exhibit

                                                                        Harry Kollatz, Jr., 2011

 

                                                                       

REFERENCES

Provided upon request.