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

  • HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Owner, Wichita, KS, August 2013-April 2020

  • Studio | School, Social Media Specialist & Gallery Curator, Wichita, KS, August 2019-April 2020

  • 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

  • Ward Art House, Wichita, KS, July 2012-August 2013, Co-Owner

  • Shiftspace Gallery, Wichita, KS, January 2014-May 2014, Student Assistant

  • Artist Central, Wichita, KS, December 2012-August 2013, Resident Artist

  • Vangoart.co, Beta Tester, February-July 2017

CURRENT GALLERY REPRESENTATION

  • Gallery Pure @ Skypony Gallery, Plano, Texas, United States

CURRENT ONLINE GALLERY REPRESENTATION

  • Artfinder.com, London, UK & New York City, NY

  • Artling.com, Singapore and Hong Kong

  • Artsper.com, Paris, France

  • Saatchiart.com, Los Angeles, CA & New York City, NY

  • Singulart.com, Paris, France

  • Tricera.net, Tokyo, Japan

CURRENT ONLINE MARKETPLACE REPRESENTATION

  • Designbyhumans.com, Irvine, CA

  • Redbubble.com, Melbourne, Australia

  • Threadless.com, Chicago, IL

  • Turningart.com, Boston, MA

PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE EXHIBITIONS

  • “JADA Art Fair – Art Basel”, Miami, Florida, December 2-5, 2021, Art Fair

  • “The Other Art Fair – Dallas Edition”, Dallas, Texas, October 21-24 2021, Art Fair

  • “The Museum of Sensory & Movement Experiences”, Santa Barbara, California, July 2021-Present, Art Museum Loan

  • “The Other Art Fair – Dallas Edition”, Dallas, Texas, May 2021, Virtual Art Fair

  • “Gallery Pure”, Skypony Gallery, Plano, Texas, December 2020-Present, Group Art Exhibition

  • “Anonymous Production”, Twitch.tv, December 2020-Present, Audio & Visual Weekly Experience

  • “Electric Dream”, Enigma Club & Lounge, Wichita, KS, December 2020, Audio & Visual Experience

  • “Electric Dream”, Enigma Club & Lounge, Wichita, KS, October 2020, Audio & Visual Experience

  • “Kaleidoscopic Oddysey”, Artist’s Home, Wichita, KS, November 2020, Solo Exhibition

  • “Chromatic Hallucinations”, Coutts Museum of Art, El Dorado, KS, August-September 2020, Solo Exhibition

  • “SOCIAL DISTANCING: A Digi-Romantic Response to the Current 2020 Global Quarantine”, JADA Art, March 2020, Virtual Reality Exhibition

  • “7th Annual Art on a Postcard Secret Auction” WeWork, London, United Kingdom, June 2020, Online Auction
  • “Superfine! SF”, Superfine! Art Fair, San Francisco, CA, February-March 2019, Art Fair

     

  • “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

  • “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

  • “Saatchi Art’s The Other Art Fair: Los Angeles”, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica, CA, September 2019, Art Fair

  • “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

  • “Superfine! Los Angeles”, Superfine! Hyper Curated Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA, February 2019, Art Fair

  • “Art Basel Miami Beach”, Superfine! Hyper Curated Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL, December 2018, Art Fair

  • “Chromatic Hallucinations” HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Wichita, KS, October-November 2018, Solo Exhibition

  • “Amalgamation: The Collaborative Exhibition of Aaron Patton and Sean C Ward” 520 S. Commerce, Wichita, KS, August 2018, Duo Exhibition

  • “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

  • “Secret Show”, HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, Wichita, KS, January 2018, Concert and Solo Exhibition

  • “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, National 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 55th Annual 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” HUE Gallery of Contemporary Art, 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

  • “Art at the End of the Tunnel: Tactics During COVID-19”, Superfine!, New York, NY, April 5, Online Masterclass

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

  • MuseValley.com, London, UK, Invitation from CEO for Homepage Feature

  • “Where Art Lives” Magazine, “Sean Christopher Ward”, Denver, CO, Volume 1, Number 6 Issue

  • “Lennon” Feature, The Polychrome Attic, Online feature, October 21, 2015

  • Saatchi Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art's “Pop Gifts” Collection, November 2015

  • Saatchi Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art’s “Power Pop” 2016 Collection, January 2016 *2 pieces were selected for this feature

  • Saatchi Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art’s “New Portraits and Abstracts” 2016 Collection, Jan 2016

  • Saatchi Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art’s “Original Artwork for $1000 and Under” 2016 Collection, January 2016

  • Crated, Ontario, Canada, Featured on “Home Page” and “Spotlight of Artists” of Website, January 2016

  • Saatchi Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art’s “Chinese New Year” 2016 Collection, February 2016

  • Saatchi Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art’s “Original Art Under $1500” 2016 Collection, February 2016

  • “ICT Pop-Up Urban Park,” Weigand Realty, Wichita, Kansas, http://www.weigand.com/blog/2016/04/ict-pop-up-urban-park/

  • “ICT Pop-Up Urban Park,” Wichita By E.B., Wichita, Kansas, http://www.wichitabyeb.com/2016/06/ict-pop-up-urban-park.html

  • “Chairish” Curated collection by Saatchi Art, Los Angeles, CA, Featured in Saatchi Art’s “Chairish” collection, July 2016 https://www.chairish.com/shop/saatchiart’

  • Vango App, Splash page feature, July 2016 + E-mail Blast, “Artists Making Some Noise”, feature on Sean Christopher Ward

  • Wichita Eagle, “Lights, DJ, art combine for one-night-only Final Friday show”, Wichita, Kansas, January 27, 2017

  • Vango App, Numerous pieces featured in multiple home page collections, 2016-2017

  • “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

  • A changing landscape: Wichita artisans adapt to the shifting industry in the digital age, Wichita, Kansas, July 21, 2019, https://www.kansas.com/entertainment/article232510977.html#storylink=cpy

  • The Other Art Fair, Los Angeles, California, September 2019, Featured Artist on Guest Maps

  • The Other Art Fair, Dallas, Texas, September 2019, Featured Artist on Guest Maps

  • “Children & Young People” Roots, London, United Kingdom, Issue 109, September-October 2020

  • “Raves & Resistance” The London Reader, Spring 2021

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 
  • “7thAnnual Art on a Postcard Secret Auction” London, United Kingdom, June 2020, Online 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

  • The Pixies, band

  • Elton John, singer

  • Bob Dylan, singer

  • Milan Kordestani, CEO and co-founder of Guin Records and Dormzi

  • Aaron Lux, Poet

  • *780+ artworks in private collections worldwide