Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

  • Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, May 2016, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
  • Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, May 2016, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Arts (3 courses away from completion)
  • Cowley County Community College, Arkansas City, KS, 2013, Associates of Arts

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • Gallery Nocturnal, Owner, Wichita, KS, February 2020-Present
  • HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Owner, Wichita, KS, August 2013-Present
  • Studio | School, Social Media Specialist & Gallery Curator, Wichita, KS, August 2018-Present
  • ChaShaMa ChaNorth Residency, Pine Plains, NY, May 2018
  • Artists of Wichita, Editor, Wichita, KS, December 2017-May 2018
  • Mark Arts, Wichita, Kansas, May-December 2017, Exhibitions and Collections Subcommittee
  • Vangoart.co, Beta Tester, February-July 2017
  • Shiftspace Gallery, Wichita, KS, January 2014-May 2014, Student Assistant
  • Artist Central, Wichita, KS, December 2012-August 2013, Resident Artist

CURRENT GALLERY REPRESENTATION

  • Cortburg Gallery, New York City, New York, United States
  • Glenn Dallas Gallery, Santa Barbara, California, United States
  • HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art // Gallery Nocturnal, Wichita, Kansas, United States
  • Scarlet Reagan Gallery + Events, Dallas, Texas, United States

CURRENT ONLINE PRESENCE

  • Artfinder.com
  • Designbyhumans.com
  • Kooness.com
  • Redbubble.com
  • deviantart.com
  • Saatchiart.com
  • Singulart.com
  • Threadless.com
  • Turningart.com

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE EXHIBITIONS

  • “Chromatic Hallucinations”, Coutts Museum of Art, El Dorado, KS, August-September 2020, Solo Exhibition
  • “The Relationship Series”, Peerless, Wichita, KS, December 2019, Solo Exhibition
  • “The Wunder”, Gallery MC, New York City, NY, November 2019, Solo Exhibition
  • “6th Annual Art on a Postcard Secret Auction” WeWork, London, United Kingdom, Nov 13-15, 2019, Auction
  • Re:Artiste “Show Your World” Gallery MC, New York City, New York, Nov 5-18, 2019, WunderCube Installation
  • “Regional Juried Exhibition”, CityArts, Wichita, KS, Nov 1 – 22, 2019, Group Exhibition
  • “Superfine! DC”, Superfine! Art Fair, Washington, D.C., October-November 2019, Art Fair + WunderCube Installation
  • “Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair: Dallas”, Dallas Market Hall, Dallas, TX, September 2019, Art Fair – Solo Booth
  • “Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair: Los Angeles”, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA, September 2019, Art Fair – Solo Booth
  • “Stardust and Satisfaction”, Glenn Dallas Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, July-September 2019, Group Exhibition
  • “People, Places and Things”, Augusta Arts Centre, Augusta, KS, July-September 2019, Group Exhibition
  • “Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair: Chicago”, Mana Contemporary, Chicago, IL, May 2019, Art Fair – Solo Booth
  • “Superfine! Los Angeles”, Superfine! Hyper Curated Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA, February 2019, Art Fair – Solo Booth
  • “Art Basel Miami Beach”, Superfine! Hyper Curated Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL, December 2018, Art Fair – Solo Booth
  • “Chromatic Hallucinations” HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Wichita, KS, October-November 2018, Solo Exhibition
  • “Superfine! DC”, Superfine! Art Fair, Washington, D.C., October-November 2018, Art Fair – Solo Booth
  • “Amalgamation: The Collaboration of Aaron Patton and Sean C Ward” 520 S. Commerce, Wichita, KS August 2018
  • “Zip! Pop! Bang! Run, It’s The Cops!” HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Wichita, KS, June 2018, Curator and Exhibitor
  • “Open Studio” ChaNorth, Pine Plains, NY, May 27, 2018, Exhibitor
  • “Frieze New York City”, Superfine! Hyper Curated Art Fair, New York, NY, May 2018, Art Fair
  • “Art Basel Miami Wynwood”, Superfine! Hyper Curated Art Fair, Miami, FL, December 2017, Art Fair
  • “Holiday RAWk”, Raw Artists @ Revolution, Ft Lauderdale, FL, December 2017, Concert and Exhibition
  • “Duo Exhibition”, HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Wichita, KS, October 2017, Duo Exhibition
  • “Black White and Everything In Between”, Vertigo 232, Wichita, KS, October 2017, Group Exhibition
  • “Duo Exhibition”, R.G. Endres Gallery, Prairie Village, KS, May 2017, Duo Exhibition
  • “Chimera Effect”, HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Wichita, KS, January 27, 2017, Solo Installation
  • CityArt’s “Gifts in the Gallery”, Wichita, KS, December 2016, Juried Regional Exhibition
  • Re:Artiste’s "Show Your World", New York City, NY, November 2016, Juried International Exhibition
  • The Lakeside Club, Wichita, KS, March-May 2016, Group Exhibition
  • Channel Island Studios’ “DYNAMIC” National Exhibition, Camarillo, CA, March 2016, Juried Entry National Exhibition
  • Sync Gallery’s “EQUINOX” National Exhibition, Denver, CO, February 2016, Juried Entry National Exhibition
  • Idaho State University’s “Undergraduate Art Exhibition”, Pocatello, ID, February 2016, Juried Entry Online Exhibition
  • White Wall Gallery’s “Artists For Recovery” Auction, San Francisco, CA, February 2016, Silent and Live Auction
  • Art on 30th“Just Sayin'”, San Diego, CA, October 2015, Juried Entry National Exhibition
  • Overland Park Arts’ “Human Experience – Abstracts” Exhibition, Overland Park, KS, July 2015, Group Exhibition
  • Orange County Creatives’ “Faces” Exhibition, Laguna Beach, CA, May 2015, Juried Entry National Exhibition
  • Ulrich Museum Satellite Exhibition of “Faculty Biennial”, Wichita, KS, April 2015, Group Exhibition & Featured Live Artist
  • A/NT Gallery’s “Mixed (e)Motions” Exhibition, Seattle, WA, July 2014, Juried Entry National Exhibition
  • Friends of the Wichita Art Museum 55thAnnual Art & Book Fair, May 2014, Solo Booth
  • Midwest Center of Photography’s “Photography Final Exhibition”, April-May 2014, Group Exhibition
  • Kansas City Artists Coalition’s “Midwest Undergraduate Exhibition”, April 2014, Juried Group Exhibition
  • Tonantzin Society’s “The Dia De Los Muertos” Topeka 2013, Juried Art Exhibition
  • Waterwalk KEYN Festival, June-July 2013, Wichita, KS, Group Exhibition
  • Botanica Gardens: Compositions, July 2013, Wichita, KS, Featured Group Booth
  • Friends of the Wichita Art Museum 54th Annual Art & Book Fair, Wichita, KS, May 2013, Group Booth
  • Wichita State University McKnight Art Center‘s Project Runaway, Wichita, KS April 2013: Part of Runaway Show
  • Kansas Masonic Home, Wichita, KS April 2013: Group Exhibition
  • Century II Concert Hall, Wichita, KS January-February 2013: Group Exhibition
  • Artist Central, Wichita, KS, July 2012, Solo Exhibition | January 2013, Group Exhibition        

AWARDS, ACCOLADES, JURYING EXPERIENCE, LECTURES

  • Wichita State University: Project Runaway, Wichita, KS , April 2013, Won “Runner Up” in Dark Matter Category
  • A/NT Gallery’s “Mixed (e)Motions” Exhibition, Seattle, WA, July 2014, Won Honorable Mention
  • Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, May 2015, Received Esther & Clayton Staples Scholarship
  • Wichita Eagle, Wichita Downtown Development Corporation & The Knight Foundation, Wichita, KS, June 2015, Commissioned to paint contemporary-styled replica of Black Bear Bosin’s “Keeper of the Plains” for the “Pop Up Park” Permanent Installation
  • Contemporary Fine Arts International, Juror of Yearly “Abstractions” Exhibition, Denver, CO, August 2015
  • KETCH’s Palette to Palate 2017 Flavor of New Orleans, curated exhibition for fundraiser, February 2017
  • “Superfine! Miami Collectors' Panel” Superfine! Art Basel, Miami, FL, December 2017, Discussion Panel
  • “The Gallery in 2018” Superfine! Art Basel, New York, NY, May 2018, Discussion Panel
  • “Zip! Pop! Bang! Run, It’s The Cops!” HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Wichita, KS, June 2018, Curator
  • “I Am Me and We Are Free – LGBTQ Focused Exhibition” HUE Gallery, Wichita, KS, September 2018, Curator
  • “NostalgiaPOP” Wandering Masters Art Salon, St. Petersburg, FL, March 2019, Curator
  • “People, Places and Things”, Augusta Arts Centre, Augusta, KS, July-September 2019, Group Exhibition, Won Honorable Mention for “Audrey VII”
  • "Juried Regional Exhibition", CityArts, Wichita, KS, October-December 2019, Group Show, Won 3rd Place

EDITORIALS/FEATURES

  • Theculturetrip.com, “Wichita’s 10 Contemporary Art Galleries You Should Visit”, October 2013
  • Wichita Eagle, “HUE Gallery Aims to Fill Void in Wichita’s Art Scene”, Wichita, KS, January 2, 2015
  • Liberty Press, “New Gallery on Commerce Street Shows Diverse Work”, Wichita, KS, January 2015 Issue
  • Splurge Magazine, “Contemporary Street”, Wichita, KS, May 2015 Issue
  • “Where Art Lives” Magazine, “HUE Gallery: Contemporary Art Gallery That Explores the Nation’s Work”, Denver, CO, Volume 1, Number 4 Issue
  • “Where Art Lives” Magazine, “Sean Christopher Ward”, Denver, CO, Volume 1, Number 6 Issue
  • Saatchi Art, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art's Collections, as follows: Pop Gifts: Nov 2015, Power Pop: Jan 2016, New Portraits and Abstracts: Jan 2016, Original Artwork for $1000 and Under:January 2016, Chinese New Year: February 2016, Original Art Under $1500: February 2016, Chairish Collection: July 2016
  • Crated, Ontario, Canada, Featured on “Home Page” and “Spotlight of Artists” of Website, January 2016
  • Vango E-mail Blast, “Artists Making Some Noise”, feature on Sean Christopher Ward
  • Vango App, Numerous pieces featured in multiple home page collections, 2016-2017
  • Proteus Mag, “Artist of the Day,” Wichita, Kansas, August 29, 2016
  • Wichita Eagle, “Lights, DJ, art combine for one-night-only Final Friday show”, Wichita, Kansas, January 27, 2017
  • “Commerce Street in Photos,” The Chung Report, Wichita, Kansas, March 15, 2017
  • ArtResin, “Art Basel Miami: Artist Spotlight”, March 2, 2018
  • Boston Voyager, “Check out Sean Ward’s Artwork”, Sept 10. 2018
  • White Hot Magazine, “Superfine!: Washington D.C." November 2018
  • Miami Voyager, “#MiamiCreatives: the local artists who inspire us”, December 2018
  • Dr. Lisa Gives A Sh*t, Radio Interview, Brooklyn, New York, Dec 24, 2018
  • The Hutchinson News, “A Sense of Place,” Hutchinson, KS, Feb 1, 2019
  • Singulart, “A Day with Sean Ward,” Paris, France, Feb 15, 2019
  • Kooness, “Visual Snapshots of Mankind on Kooness,” Milan, Italy, March 5, 2019, e-mail writeup featuring 4 artworks
  • Wichita Eagle, "A changing landscape: Wichita artisans adapt to the shifting industry in the digital age", Wichita, Kansas, July 21, 2019

PHILANTHROPY

  • Ketch’s Palette to Palate Art Auction 2015, Wichita, KS, Donated 2 works
  • Jason Carlsons’ Team in Training Fundraiser for Leukemia 2015, Wichita, KS, Donated 1 work
  • Delta Delta Delta’s Delta Market 2015, Wichita, KS, Donated 1 work
  • Ketch’s Palette to Palate Art Auction 2016, Wichita, KS, Donated 1 work
  • Nu Outlook’s Artists for Recovery 2016, San Francisco, Donated 1 work
  • Wichita Center for the Arts Rodeo Drive: Baubles Boutique 2016, Wichita, KS, Donated 2 works
  • 2ndAnnual Phi Delta Theta Clark Jackson Memorial Benefit, Wichita, KS, February 2016, Donated 1 work
  • Channel Island Studios’ “Collector’s Choice” National Exhibition, Camarillo, CA, March 2016, Juried Entry National Fundraiser, Donated 1 work
  • Art for Arthritis Silent Auction, Wichita, KS, September 2016, Donated 1 work
  • Mark Arts, Wichita, KS, August 2016, Donated 1 work
  • Mark Arts: Versus A Live Art Battle, Wichita, KS, 2016, Donated 1 work as Celebrity Artist
  • Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS, 2016-Present, Advocate Membership
  • CityArts, Wichita, KS, November 2016, Donated 1 work for auction
  • Numerous Artists, Wichita, KS, 2014-Present, created multiple full websites for aspiring artists to help gain their online presence.
  • “Beneath the Surface” at Vertigo 232, Wichita, KS, February 2017, Donated 1 work for silent auction
  • KETCH’s Palette to Palate Art Auction 2017, Curated a NoLa/Mardi Gras Themed Show, Wichita, KS
  • “Beneath The Surface” Silent Auction and Exhibition to Benefit the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, Vertigo 232, Wichita, KS, February 2017
  • “Zoobilee 2017”, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, KS, September 2017
  • “More or Less” Silent Auction and Exhibition to Benefit the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center, Vertigo 232, Wichita, KS, February 2018
  • “Zoobilee 2018”, Sedgwick County Zoo, Wichita, KS, September 2018
  • “6thAnnual Art on a Postcard Secret Auction” London, United Kingdom, Nov 13-15, 2019, Charity Auction for HEP-C 

CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

  • Universal Japan, Osaka, Japan
  • Center for Women’s Wellness, Wichita, KS
  • Mort’s, Wichita, KS
  • ICT Pop-Up Park, Wichita, KS
  • The Cotillion, Wichita, KS

NOTABLE PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

  • *621 artworks in permanent collections worldwide (as of Dec 19, 2019)
  • Bob Dylan, Musician
  • Elton John, Musician
  • The Pixies, band