N. Sean Glover is an artist who lives and works in Boston, MA.  His artwork uses materials and processes (both new and old) to investigate the histories of objects, labor, and technology. 

Sean has had the position of fresco instructor at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture since 2008 where he had attended as a participant in 2003.  From 2013-2015, he was the Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture at Maine College of Art.  In 2005, he was a recipient of a Traveling Scholars award at the SMFA in Boston, which he used to live in Florence, Italy and San Francisco, California. In 2011, Sean received his MFA at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA and was a recipient of a Blanche E Colman Award in 2012 and an Artist Resource Trust Grant from the Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation in 2013.  He has exhibited in San Francisco, Boston, Galway, Helsinki, New York, and Miami.

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E D U C A T I O N

2011 Carnegie Mellon University; Pittsburgh, PA
MFA

2005 School of the Museum of Fine Arts in affiliation with Tufts University; Boston, MA
BFA, Diploma (completed 2004), and 5th Year Certificate (completed 2005)

Lorenzo de' Medici Scuola de Arte; Florence, Italy
Fresco restoration and techniques

2003 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Skowhegan, ME

E X H I B I T I O N S  &  P R O J E C T S

Solo & Two Person Exhibitions
2018 leftovers, Jewett Arts Center of Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
2014 Two-Person Exhibition as Co-Artist in Residence, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2010 Sleeping Villages, The Garage; Braddock, PA
2009 Fresh Produce, GASP; Brookline, MA
2008 Here and Forever, Gallery Diet; Miami, FL

Selected Group Exhibitions & Special Projects
2018 You Never Know How You Look Through Other Peoples Eyes, Curated by Scott Patrick Wiener, ICA, Portland, ME
  Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2016 SkowheganPerforms, Socrates Sculpture Park; Queens, NY
  Directions, Roberts and Raizes Gallery @ LUCAD; Cambridge, MA
2015 Foster Prize Exhibition, Curated by Kijidome, ICA, Boston, MA
  The Invisible Man, window display at Space Gallery; Portland, ME
2014 South of No North: MECA Faculty Exhibition, Curated by Daniel Fuller, ICA; Portland, ME
  cityDrift/Portland, Curated by Jenna Crowder, Thompsons Point and SPACE Gallery; Portland, ME
  Off the Wall, Curated by Walter O’Neill, Hudson Guild Gallery; New York, NY
  Artist of the Month Sticker Book, Curated by John Gonzales, Exhibition in Print; June Volume
  The Event of the Line, Curated by Ben Sloat, Drive-by Projects; Watertown, MA
2013 Saturn Rising, with John Gonzalez, 138 Sycamore Street; Roslindale, MA
2012 Masters of the Universe, Curated by Maiza Hixson, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art; Wilmington, DE
2011 SCALE, Curated by Ally Reeves, Austin Peay University Trahern Gallery; Clarksville, TN
  Skowhegan Performs at Socrates, Socrates Sculpture Park; Queens, NY
  8 Hour Projects, Curated by Darren Lee Miller, Allegheny College Gallery; Meadville, PA
  Rust Melt: New Pittsburgh Abstractions, Curated by Julie Leidner & Elizabeth Mooney, Fe Arts Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA
  Shadowshop, Curated project by Stephanie Syjuco, SF MoMA; San Francisco, CA
  Up Down Up Down, MFA Thesis Show, The Miller Gallery; Pittsburgh, PA
  Artifacts, Gallery Project; Pittsburgh, PA
2010 Hel•Pitts•Sinki•Burgh, The Second Floor Gallery on 937 Liberty & Galleria Fafa; Pittsburgh, PA & Helsinki, Finland
  Seeing Voices: The Visual Voice, Rutgers University; Camden, NJ
  Quiet in the Land, Curated by Dan Byers, Future Tennant; Pittsburgh, PA
2009 This & That, Curated by Christine Wong Yap, Triple Base Gallery; San Francisco, CA
  Infinity Show, Unsmoke Systems; Braddock, PA
  Annual Biennial, Michael Rosenthal Gallery; San Francisco, CA
  Braddock Light Show, Unsmoke Systems; Braddock, PA
  Potato/Tomato: The Cover Project - Replication & Homage, Future Tennant; Pittsburgh, PA
2008 It's About Time, Man: Reconstituting the Eliasson Survey, Curated by William McMillan, Repetti Projects; Long Island City, NY
2007 City of Ideas, Curated by Emma Houlihan, Barons Self Storage; Galway, Ireland
  Plus One, Gallery M; San Francisco, CA
  Traveling Scholars Show, Museum of Fine Arts; Boston, MA
2006 Independent School of Art, Nomadic Art Collective and Jon Rubin project; San Francisco, CA
2005 SMFA Fifth Year Show, SMFA; Boston, MA
  Portland Biennale, Portland Museum of Art; Portland, ME
2004 Works on Paper, Lynn Arts; Lynn MA
  SuperSalon, Samson Projects; Boston, MA
R E S I D E N C I E S  &  A W A R D S

2015 Kijidome Artist-In-Residence, Kijidome; Boston, MA
2014 Lesley University College of Art and Design, Co-Artist in Residence with Elizabeth Mooney; Boston, MA
2013 Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation Artist Resource Trust Grant
2012 Blanche E. Colman Award
2011 Joan Mitchell MFA Grant Award Nominee
2010 Sculpture Magazine, Honorable Mention for Outstanding Student Award
2008 Fountainhead Residency; Miami, FL
2005 Traveling Scholars; SMFA Award Recipient
2004 The Ann and Graham Gund Fellowship; Skowhegan School of Sculpture and Painting
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture; Skowhegan, ME
A C A D E M I C  A P P O I N T M E N T
2008-Present Fresco Instructor, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
2014-Present Adjunct Professor, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2017-2018 Adjunct Professor, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
2015-2016 Adjunct Professor, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2013-2015 Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
L E C T U R E S  &  P R E S E N T A T I O N S
2016 Visiting Artist Lecture Series, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
2014 Panel Discussion/Presentation on Teaching for outgoing MFAs, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2013 Fresco Workshop for Sophomore Painting Class, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
2011 Fresco Workshop for Advanced Painting Class, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2011 Lecture/Presentation, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
B I B L I O G R A P H Y  &  P R E S S
2016 Highlights from the ICA Boston: The Foster Prize and Arlene Shechet, by Michael Anthony Farley, ArtFCity.com; July, 2
2014 Maine College of Art Faculty Now Plays with Perspective, by Daniel Kany, Portland Press Herald, November 16, Portland, ME
Contemporary Fresco That’s Off the Wall, by Patrick Neal, Hyperallergic.com; November 10
2011 Pittsburgh-area artists disply their visions of the ‘Rust Melt’, by Kurt Shaw, Pittsburgh Tribune; August 31, Pittsburgh, PA
Praxis Makes Perfect | End-troducing, by Jacquelyn Gleisner, Art 21 Magazine; online magazine
2009 New American Paintings #81, Open Studios Press; Boston, MA
2008 Human Resources City of Ideas, by Michaele Cutaya, Circa Magazine #123, Spring Edition; Dublin, Ireland
2007 Satellite #2, Independent School of Art related publication; San Francisco, CA