Bio Sean


1989 Postgraduate Scholarship, Kunstenacademie, Rotterdam, Netherlands
1983 MA Fine Art, University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland
1982 National Diploma in Fine Art, Crawford College of Art & Design, Cork, Ireland

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2001 A Year With Road Kill, Kulturhaus Peter Edel, Berlin, Germany
1999 HOST, West Cork Arts Centre, Skibereen, West Cork, Ireland
1996 Litvorni Salon Celje, Celje, Slovenia
1994 Tales of Domestic Madness, ‘Fremdenhasse’, Galerie +
Edition, Caoc, Berlin, Germany
1992 Instituto Nacional De Bellas Artes, Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros, Mexico

Selected Group Shows
2004 ‘Art From the Rucksack 2’, Ireland/Florida Artists Exchange Exhibition, Gainesville ,Florida, USA
2004 ‘Ground Up’, Clare County Council temporary Public Art projects, Clare, Ireland.
2003 ‘Europe Exists’, Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
2003 ‘ Dearcadh’, Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin, Ireland
2003 ‘6x6’ for Ireland, 144 Gallery, Hangzhou, China
2002 Crawford Open, Crawford Municipal Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2001 ‘Focus on Drawing’, Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
2000 Paraxo 2000, Biennale of Contemporary Art, Andora, Italy
2000 EV+A 2000 (Curator - Rosa Martinez), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland
1999 ‘Art From the Rucksack’, Ireland/Slovenia Artists Exchange Exhibition, Litvorni Salon, Celje, Slovenia
1999 ‘Art FLIGHT’, Horsehead International Projects, Belfast, Northern Ireland
1999 EV+A 1999 (Selector - Jeanne Greenberg), Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
1997 Aviation Artwork for ‘Ireland and Europe’, Sculptors Society of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

Selected Awards
2005 Limerick City Council Bursary to Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Newbliss, Co.Monaghan
2004 Department of Foreign Affairs Grant to Florida
2001 Arts Council Project Funding for ‘Coisir an Tsionann’
2000 Department of Foreign Affairs Grant to Italy
2000 Arts Council of Ireland, Interdisciplinary Collaboration Award
1998 Department of Foreign Affairs & Limerick County Council Grant to Poland
1996 Department of Foreign Affairs & Limerick County Council Grant to Slovenia
Selected Softday Multimedia Collaborations
2005 ‘Eist’, Sound Art group exhibition, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
2004/5 TXTULTR, Interactive Public Art commission with RTE Lyric FM, Limerick
2003 Common Ground – with Michael O’Suilleabhain, ‘SIONNA’ European Festival of World Music, Limerick
2002 Coisir an Tsionann- Ardnacrusha Power Station, Co.Clare, Live Webcast Performance.
2000 ‘Bliain le Báisteach – A Year of Rain’, Irish Pavilion, World Expo 2000, Hannover, GermanySelected Exhibitions with STEM Performance Art Group
2002 Crawford Open 3, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland.
2001 INTERMEDIA 2001, Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland
2000 Infusion/Fix 2000 - National Review of Live Art, Belltable Arts Centre Limerick & Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Northern Ireland
1999 Castle of Imagination, Bitow, Poland
1997 Galerie SKUC, Ljublianga, Slovenia

Current Employment
Lecturer, Sculpture & Combined Media Department, Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick
Sculptors Society of Ireland
National Sculpture Factory
Examples of current/previous work can be viewed at:
http://www.axisartists, 3151.htm