EDUCATION

1995  BA in Sculpture, Minor in Philosophy Berea College Berea, KY 1992 Kentucky                  

1992  Institute for International Studies Florence, Italy

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014  Hungerford Gallery Alice Revisioned The College of Southern Maryland 

2013  The Dunes Gallery The Luxury of Dreams Washington, DC

2012  410 Good Buddy Gallery Reimagining Alice Washington, DC

2011  John Hopkins University Construction Rockville, MD

2010  National Institutes of Health Gallery Featured Artist Bethesda, MD

2007  Touchet Gallery Worshippers of the Invented Sun Baltimore, MD

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS + ART FAIRS

2020 Optics  Fl!ght Gallery  San Antonio, TX

2019 Instructors Exhibit Arrowmont School of Art and Craft Gatlinburg, TN

2019 Decade Reflection 410 Goodbuddy Washington, DC

2018 (En)Lighted Brentwood Arts Exchange Brentwood, MD

2018 Absence and Presence Watergate Gallery Washington, DC

2018 Arts in Foggy Bottom Sculpture Walk Washington, DC

2018 Boundlessly 505 Gallery Frederick, MD 

2017 Habatat Galleries 45th International Glass Invitational Royal Oak, MI

2017 Embracing Narrative Portsmouth Art Center, Portsmouth, VA

2016 SCOPE NYC with Habatat Galleries NY, NY 

2016 Habatat Galleries 44th International Glass Invitational Royal Oak, MI

2016 Okay Spark Gallery Norfolk, VA

2016 Otis Street Artists at Artists and Makers Rockville, MD

2016 Otis Street Artists at Logan Fringe Arts Space Washingrton, DC

2016 Glass Wheel Studio Norfolk, Va

2015  SOFA Chicago with HABATAT Galleries  Chicago, Il

2015  Cafritz Foundation Art Center Personal Patterns Silver Spring, MD

2015  2-Person Exhibit with Jason Chakravarty William and Joseph Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2015  Glass Weekend Wheaton Arts With Habatat Gallery Wheaton NJ 

2015  Morgan Contemporary International Teapot Invitational  Pittsburgh, PA

2015  Habatat Galleries 43nd International Glass Invitational Royal Oak, MI

2014  SOFA Chicago  with HABATAT Galleries  Chicago, Il

2014  Art Wynwood  with Alida Anderson Projects Miami, Florida

2014  SELECT 2014 Artisphere Arlington, VA

2014  Habatat Galleries 42nd International Glass Invitational Royal Oak, MI

2014  Capitol Arts Network The Grace of Craft  Rockville, MD

2013  Habatat Galleries 41st International Glass Invitational & Expose Royal Oak, MI

2013  Sunderland Gallery UK/US Glass + Clay Sunderland, England

2013  Edison Place Gallery International Glass + Clay Washington, DC

2013  Anacostia Art Center, Anacostia Art Romp, Washington, DC

2013  Duncan McClellan Gallery DC 5 St Petersburg, FL

2012  Aqua Art Miami with Alida Anderson Art Projects South Beach Miami, FL

2012  Washington Craft Show with Maurine Littleton Gallery Washington, DC

2012  Blue Spiral Gallery Glass Secessionism Asheville, NC

2012  Delaplaine Arts Center Constructing Content Frederick, MD

2011  Long View Gallery Artists of The Washington Glass School Washington, DC

2011  The Mount Pleasant Temporium The Idea Tree Washington, DC

2010  The Ratner Museum Intersect: Glass Meets Art Bethesda, MD

2009  Corcoran Gallery of Art Urban Forest Washington, DC

2009  Foundry Gallery A Cast of Characters Washington, DC

2009  Warehouse Gallery Art of Change Washington, DC

2009  Clark Street Playhouse The Tree Project Alexandria, VA

2008  VisArts Art Center Glass: Evolving Rockville, MD

2008  American University Museum at the Katzen Art Center Washington, DC

2008  Glass3 International Glass Invitational Washington, DC

2007  Touchet Gallery Washington Glass Studio Baltimore, MD

2007  BlackRock Center for the Arts Metaphor. Time. Truth. Germantown, MD

 

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Founding Director Otis Street Arts Project, LLC

Board of Trustees James Renwick Alliance Washington, DC

Instructor Washington Glass School Mount Rainier, MD
Instructor Stouffer Studios Bulverde TX
Instructor AAE Studios Cape Coral , FL

Instructor Milkweed Studios Phoenix, AR
Instructor Penland School of Craft Penland, NC

Instructor Arrowmount School of Art and Craft Gatlinburg, TN

Board of Trustees Washington Sculptors Group Washington, DC

Director Scenic Artisans, LLC

 

PUBLIC ART + COLLECTIONS

Amazon Web Services  Herdon, Virginia

City of Baltimore, Inspire, Baltimore, MD

Aquillino Cancer Center The Hope of Healing  Shady Grove, Maryland

Howard Theatre Trumpet of The Jazzman Sculpture  Washington, DC

State Department Arts in Embassies Program  Monrovia, Liberia

Library Of Congress, Reinterpretation of the Historic Lee Lawrie Doors  Washington, DC

The Wilson Building heART of the City  Washington, DC

The City of The District of Columbia Art Bank Collection  Washington, DC

Prince Georges County Art Collection  Maryland

Martha Jefferson Hospital  Charlottesville, VA

 

AWARDS + ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2018  Artists Fellowship Award Prince Georges County, MD

2015  Founded Otis Street Arts Project Mount Rainier, MD

2014  Mini Residency at Penland School of Craft  Spruce Pine, NC

2013  Artist Fellowship Award, District of Columbia Arts and Humanities Council

2013  Star of Tomorrow Smithsonian American Art Renwick Gallery Washington, DC

2013  Speaker Smithsonian American Art Renwick Gallery Washington, DC

2013  Speaker Museum of Fine Arts St Petersburg, Florida 

2012  James Renwick Alliance Recognition of Excellence in Craft Award

2012  Artist Fellowship Award, District of Columbia Arts and Humanities Council

2010  Artist Fellowship Award, District of Columbia Arts and Humanities Council

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018  Washington Post Art That Expresses the Feel of Foggy Bottom by Mark Jenkins

2017  Washington Post In the Galleries by Mark Jenkins

2015  Washington City Paper New Artists Studios Opens by Elena Goukassian

2014  Washington Post DC Area Galleries. by Mark Jenkins

2014  Craft in America The World Beyond Studio Glass  by Monica Moses

2014  Miami New Times Opening Night Art Wynwood by Christina Mendenhall

2013  American Craft Magazine Capitol Improvements by Julie K Hanus

2012  American Style Magazine Collectors on a Mission by Marilyn Millstone

2012  The Laurel of Asheville Blue Spiral 1: Glass Secessionism by Arts Editor

2012  Frederick News-Post Constructing Content by Lauren LaRocca

2012  Huffington Post Sean Hennessey’s ‘Reimagining Alice’ Puts Classic Tale in Glass by Brandon Wetherbee

2012  Daily Art Muse Sean Hennessey: Tattered, Stained, Covered, and Encrusted by Susan Lomuto

2011  The Washington Post WGS: The First 10 Years by Michael O’Sullivan

2009  Washington Post Express Domestic Brights by Julia Beizer

2009  Thrillist Enjoy: Sean Hennessey Art 

2008  DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities Artist Fellowship Washington, DC

2008  DIY City Mag Featured Artist

2008  Fox News Fox Morning Show with Holly Morrison

2008  DC Art News Glass3 in Georgetown by F. Lennox Campello

2007  Washington Post Small Wonder by Christina Breda Antoniades

2007  The Gazette Shimmering Walls of Light at BlackRock by Claudia Rousseau

2007  heART of DC: City Hall Art Collection Catalogue by Claudia Rousseau

2005  HGTV Small Spaces, Big Style: Living Large

2004  Washington Post Exhibit Gives Props to Theater Artisans by Sara Gebhardt

2004  Washington Post The B(ART)er Brigade by Annie Groer

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