Sean Campbell



Bio

Sean Campbell received an M.A. from the University of Ulster and trained in Visual Art in Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand and the United States. In 2011 Campbell won the Robinson McIlwaine Architects Original Vision Prize at the RUA 130th Annual Exhibition for Sentinel (Belfast, Lego) and the Sculpture in Context Award for Sentinel (Botanic) in 2007. In 2010 Campbell was selected as finalist for the third time in the international art competition E-merge in Portland, Oregon, USA. His work is held in private collections worldwide and public collections including National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, (Dublin), Office of Public Works (Ireland), Dublin Sheriff’s Office, (Ireland) Shanghai Science Library (China) Gangtai Art Museum of Shanghai, (China) Irish Embassy Beijing (China), Irish Consulate Shanghai (China) and Northlands Creative Glass Permanent Collection, (Scotland). Recent exhibitions include a solo exhibitions at the Waterfront Hall, (Belfast, N.Ireland) and Christ Church Cathedral, (Dublin) and selected exhibitions including Art Shanghai 2013 (China) New Glass Art, Shanghai Moller Villa (China), Art Shanghai 2012 (China), New Living Art, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin (2010) and RUA 130th Annual Exhibition at the Ulster Museum, Belfast, N.Ireland. Major public artworks include “Between the known and the Unknown” N 15 By Pass, a Joint Public art Commission with Elizabeth Caffrey. “Arc” Integrated Public Art, Bayview Resource Centre, Bangor and “Passage of Time” Ballymena Museum and Civic Centre.(Source: Sean Campbell Artist Website)

CV

Education/Training

2014 Cycling 74 - Max, MSP, Jitter. Digital Arts Studios, Dr. Robin Price.
Video Game Development, Blick Studios, Billygoat Entertainment.
Computer Vision, Harvestworks, Gene Kogan.
2013 Cinema 4D, Digital Arts Studios,  Belfast, David Haughy.
After Effects, Digital Arts Studios, Belfast, David Haughy.
2012 Life Drawing With Light And Shadow, Central St. Martins, Miriam Escofet.
Capturing Café Society, Central St Martins, Bill Wright.
2010 Waterjet and PV in Glass, Dr. Vanessa Cuttler and Chris Byrd Jones, IFG, England.
Cyanotype, Lithography and Monoprint, Belfast Print Workshop. N.Ireland.
Flat Glass and Screen Printing: Graphic Glass Printed and Brushed
Mark Angus & Kevin Petrie, Bild-werk, Frauenau, Germany.
2007 Emerging Artists Forum: Northland Creative Glass, Lybster, Scotland.
Painting The Void :Sandblasting And Vitreous Painting, Denise
Stillwagon Leone, Corning Museum of Glass, New York. U.S.A.
BECon: Big Ideas: Kiln – Glass in Architecture, Portland, Oregon U.S.A.
2006 Advanced Photography, Mike Bunn.
2005 Bullseye Glass Intern Programme, May/June, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.
2004 Northland Creative Glass, Masterclass, Scaling up, Warren Langley, Lybster, Scotland.
2003 Sandcasting and Hotglass, Paul Marioni, Co. Fermanagh.
GSOICM, Inspirational workshop, Bernard DeJonghe, Waterford.
2002 Northlands Creative Glass, Masterclass, Glass Casting, Irene Frolic, Lybster, Scotland.
2001 Firestation Studios, Advanced Glass Casting, Keith Seybert, Dublin.
Northlands Creative Glass, Masterclass , An investigation in colour and form, Alison Wilding, Lybster, Scotland.
Wanganui Polytechnic, Masterclass in Glass Casting, Anne Robinson, Wanganui, New Zealand.
2000 Artstation, Glass Casting, Joe Nuttall, Auckland, New Zealand
Wanganui Polytechnic, New Zealand, Masterclass in Fusing and Slumping, Claudia Borella, Wanganui, New Zealand.
1997 M.A., University of Ulster, N.Ireland.
1989 Bachelor of Arts, Honors, Liverpool University, England.

Teaching

2010 T.A. Bullseye Master Class A Particulate Language with Catharine Newell, North Lands Creative Glass, Scotland.
Light, Colour, Action: Abstraction and Surface in Glass sponsored by Bullseye Glass Co. Sean Campbell and Mary Mackey, National Sculpture factory, Cork, Ireland.

Selected Exhibitions

2014

State of Play,  Pollen, Belfast, N.Ireland.
Denizen, Belfast Exposed, Belfast, N.Ireland.
Shadows, CCM, Beijing, China.
Convergence, 798 Art District, Beijing China.
Material world, Loftoo Gallery, M50, Shanghai, China.
Bartrams Boxes, Various USA Venues.

2013

Memories of a Place I Have Never Seen, Waterfront Hall, Belfast, N. Ireland. Solo Show
ART Shanghai, New Glass Art Exhibition, Shanghai, China. Selected Group Show
Shanghai Moller Villa, New Glass Art Exhibition, Shanghai, China. Selected Group Show
Gather, Tu Shan Wan Museum, Shanghai, China. Selected Group Show
Walls and Borders, CCC Gallery, 798 District, Beijing, China. Selected Group Show
A Tale of Two Cities, NuoArt Gallery, 798 District, Beijing, China. Selected Group Show
Three x 3, Garterlane Gallery, Waterford, Ireland. Three person Show.
Bravura, Blue Egg Gallery, Wexford, Ireland

2012

Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland. The Sentinel Project, Solo Show.
ART Shanghai, New Glass Art Exhibition, Shanghai, China.
Engaging with Glass- New work by Irish Artists at the Traver Gallery Tacoma WA USA.
three x 3, The Engine Room, Belfast, N.Ireland.
Elements, Shengling Gallery, Shanghai, China.,Selected Group Show. 
Keep Going Sure It's Grand, Solomon Fine Art, Dublin, Ireland. Gallery Group Show.
OSE 2012, Ross Fine Art, Letterkenny, Donegal. Selected Group Show.
Life: Light and Shade, Dublin Law Library, Ireland. Selected Group Show.
Selected exhibitions Cont…

2011

RUA Annual Exhibition, Ulster museum, Belfast, N.Ireland.
three x 3 Flowerfield, Coleraine, N. Ireland. Three person show.
Illuminate Contemporary Irish Glass, The Kenny Gallery, Galway, Ireland. Selected group show
Engaging with Glass, Solstice Arts Centre, Navan, Ireland. Selected group show
Summer Exhibition, Mullan Gallery, Belfast, N.Ireland. Gallery group show.
OSW The Dock, Carrick On Shannon, Co. Leitrim.

2010

NLA, Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, IMOCA, Dublin, Ireland. Selected Group Show.
RUA RED Summer Show, Dublin, Ireland. Selected Group show.
Remarkable Glass, CAA, London, UK. Selected group show.
Summer Exhibition, Mullan Gallery, Belfast, N.Ireland. Gallery Group Show.
E-Merge, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Selected group show.
On the Edge, touring venues including Triskel Art Centre (Cork) and National Botanic Gardens (Dublin), Ireland. Selected Group Show.
Through the looking Glass, Cill Rialaig, Ireland. Selected group show.
3rd Baronscourt Clay Pigeon Shoot with The Prince’s Trust, Baronscourt, N.Ireland. Selected Auction Event.
three x 3, touring venues including, Signal Art Centre, Bray, Ireland and NI Craft Gallery, Belfast, N. Ireland. Three person show.
Aras Eanna, 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Galway Town Hall, Galway, Ireland.

2009

On the Edge, Touring venues including Cheltenham Art Gallery, England. Selected group Show.
Beginnings Without Boundaries, Alley Art Gallery, Strabane, N.Ireland. Solo Show.
Residents at Northlands, Northlands Creative Glass, Scotland.
The Association of Danish Sculptors Skulturudstilling I Olgod,
City of Ølgod, Denmark, Invited artist.
Vernissage, Marsvinsholm, Sweeden. Selected group Show
Visions In Glass, Jerpoint, Kilkenny. Selected Group Show.
Michael Brolly Goggleworks, Pennsylvania, USA. Sean Campbell, Kevin O’Dwyer Invited artists.
Sculpture in Context, Botanic Gardens, Dublin.

Selected exhibitions Cont….

2008

E-Merge, Bullseye Glass Co., Portland, Oregon, U.S.A. Selected Group Show.
British Glass Biennale Selected Group Show
The Association of Danish Sculptors Skulturudstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark, Invited artist.
Vernissage, Marsvinsholm, Sweeden. Selected group Show.
Window On to Studio Glass, Flowerfield Arts, Coleraine, N.Ireland.
Outside:Insight, Sculpture in the Gardens 2008, Galway, Ireland.

2007 The Association of Danish Sculptors Skulturudstilling I Olgod,
City of Ølgod, Denmark, Invited artist.
Ecology, Mythology, Technology, CCOI, Kilkenny, Ireland.
“Fire” Solo Show, Phoenix Gallery, Grand Opera House, Belfast.
Sculpture in Context, Botanic Gardens, Dublin, Ireland.

2006 “Freagra” Response, Arras Eanna, Inishir, Ceara Conway and
Sean Campbell Duo Show.
E-Merge, Bullseye Glass Co., Portland, U.S.A. Selected group show.

2005 Anna Cheyne Visual Art Awards Ceremony, Lisburn.

2004 Inspirational Awakening Contemporary Irish Glass – 1st Major Exhibition of the 21st Century. Exhibition venues include Ulster Museum and Irish National Museum.

2003 Group Exhibition, Cavehill Gallery, Belfast
Glass works for Cill Rialaig – Cill Rialaig, Dun Geagan, Ballinskelligs.
Inspirational Awakening Contemporary Irish Glass
Anna Cheyne Visual Art Ceremony, Lisburn.

2001 Translucence, Waihiki Art Gallery, New Zealand. Group Show.
A Sense of Desire, Chiasso, New Zealand. Duo show with Jim Dennison.
New Zealand Studio Glass, Compendium Gallery (Wellington & Auckland), New Zealand. Group Show.

2000 The Opening, Tortooga Glass, Tauranga, New Zealand, Group Show.

Curation

2014 Shadows, CCM, Beijing, China.
Convergence, 798 Art District, Beijing China.
2013 Gather, Tu Shan Wan Museum, Shanghai, China.
Light and Shadow, Dublin Law Library, Ireland.
2012 Light and Shadow, Dublin Law Library, Ireland.

Collections

National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, Dublin.
Office of Public Works, Ireland.
Dublin Sheriff’s Office, Ireland.
Gangtai Art  Museum of Shanghai, China.
Shanghai Library, China.
Irish Embassy Beijing (China),
Irish Consulate Shanghai (China)
Northlands Creative Glass Permanent Collection, Scotland.

 

1997- 2013 Work held by private collectors in United Kingdom. USA, China, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Spain, Denmark, Switzerland and Ireland.

 

Public Commissions, Awards and Residencies

2014 N.I. Arts Council SIAP Funding.
N.I. Arts Council Travel Award Scheme
2013 Digital Art Studios, 4 Month Residency, Belfast, N.Ireland.
N.I. Arts Council Travel Award Scheme
2011 Robinson McIlwaine Architects original vision prize, 130th Royal Ulster Academy, Annual Exhibition, Ulster Museum, Belfast, N.Ireland.
2009 Northlands Creative Glass, Scotland. Residency April/May.
Culture Ireland Grant
Bullseye Residency Grant
Arts Council Ireland Travel and Training award.
2008 “Arc” Integrated Public Art, Bayview Resource Centre, Bangor.
2007 “Passage of Time” The Braid Arts Centre & Museum, Ballymena, Integrated Public Art.
Sculpture in Context Award
2006 “Between the Known and the Unknown”
N 15 By Pass Ballyshannon/Bundoran Joint Public art Commission
with Elizabeth Caffrey.
Craft Council of Ireland Product Development Award.
2005 N.I. Arts Council Individual Artist Funding.
May – June 2005 Bullseye Glass U.S.A. Intern programme
2004 N.I. Arts Council Travel Award Scheme
2003 Residency, Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry.

Publications & Media

2014 Bartrams Boxes Remix, Center for Art in Wood, Philadelphia, USA.
2013 Art Shanghai, New art Glass catalogue
Three x 3 Catalogue, Garter Lane, Waterford, Ireland.
2012 Art Shanghai, New art Glass Catalogue.
2011 Perspective: Publication for Royal society Ulster Architects.
By the Way, A selection of Public Art in Ireland: Author Ann Lane
RUA Annual Exhibition (2011) Exhibition Catalogue
Engaging with Glass, Exhibition Catalogue.
Illuminate: Contemporary Irish Glass, Exhibition Catalogue.
2010 Sean Campbell: Selected Works, Catalogue.
E-merge - A showcase of rising talents in Kiln-Glass.
2008 British Glass Biennale 08
E-merge - A showcase of rising talents in Kiln-Glass
The Fold, Issue 3 – Disappeared.
2007 Sculpture (International sculpture Centre) Vol 26 No. 3
The Visual Artists’ News Sheet Issue 5 2007
Ecology, Mythology, Technology, CCOI
2006 E-merge - A showcase of rising talents in Kiln-Glass
The Visual Artists’ News Sheet Issue 5 2006
Culture magazine Sept – Dec 2006
2004 Neus Glass:New Glass Winter 2004
2003 Irish Arts Review Autumn 2003
2001 The Evening Post, 28th June. (Wellington, New Zealand)
Prime News, 6th June. (New Zealand Television)
Weekend Sun, 1st June. (Tauranga, New Zealand))
Bay News Page 26, Feb 28th (Tauranga, New Zealand)

 

 

 


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Residency in Beijing:
60 Art Area,
Xiaopu Village, Songzhuang,
Tongzhou District,
Beijing, China
PC.101118
Residency in Nanjing:
2101, Fangshan Art Camp,
3789 Jiyin Avenue,
Jiangning District, Nanjing,
Jiangsu Province, China
PC.211112
Residency in Hohhot:
Building G5, Unit 104
Yiliaodong International Garden
Saihan Dostrict, Hohhot
Inner Mongolia, China.
PC.010000
Residency in Taiwan:
1st Floor, Zhilanshanzhuang,
No. 37 Lanyang street
Houcuo Village, Sanzhi District
New Taipei City, Taiwan.
PC.252
Residency in Ordos:
23rd Floor, Building 1,
Athlete's Village, High-tech Park,
Kangbashi District, Ordos,
Inner Mongolia, China
PC.017000
Residency in Garze:
Bamei, Dawu County,
Garze Tibetan Prefecture,
Sichuan Province, China
PC. 626401
Residency in Kunming:
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