SEAN DECKERT

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SEAN DECKERT

Born in 1984, Culver City, California
Lives and works  in Los Angeles, California

EDUCATION
2012
BFA Photography, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
2007
Associates in Fine Arts, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2015
Landscape at Escape Velocity | Fine Art Complex 101 | Tempe, Arizona
2014
Selected Works | Scottsdale Public Art Office | Scottsdale, Arizona
2013
Fata Morgana | Bokeh Gallery |Phoenix, Arizona
HORIZONS | Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space | Phoenix, Arizona
2012
Smoke & Mirrors | Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space | Phoenix, Arizona
2011
Simulacrum | AE England Gallery | Phoenix, Arizona
2010
Our Kind of People | Studio 5C | Tempe, Arizona
Decay VS Resurrection | The Icehouse | Phoenix, Arizona
2009
New Work by Sean Deckert | Artlink Gallery | Phoenix, Arizona

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015
Landscape at Escape Velocity | Fine Art Complex 101 | Tempe, Arizona
HEAT | SF Camerawork | San Francisco, California
Happening | L.A.C.E. Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions | Los Angeles, California
Equal Parts | Frontal Lobe Gallery | Phoenix, Arizona
Convergence PHX / BG | Students’ City Cultural Center Gallery | Belgrade, Serbia
2014
Visions of Phoenix | Modified Arts | Phoenix, Arizona
PHX / BG | ASU Art Museum Combine Gallery | Phoenix, Arizona
Phoenix: A Creative Oasis | Phoenix Institute of Contemporary Art | Phoenix Mayors Office
Photobid 2014 | Norton Gallery, Phoenix Art Museum | Phoenix, Arizona
HITS of Sunshine | Henry Art Gallery | Seattle, Washington
Contemporary Forum Artists Grants | Lyons Gallery, Phoenix Art Museum | Phoenix, Arizona
2013
Desolate//Dystopia | Henry Art Gallery | Seattle, Washington
American Dream | Mesa Contemporary Art Museum | Mesa, Arizona
The Sky Is Falling | Modified Arts | Phoenix, Arizona
Interstitial Theater Mobile Screen Tour | Seattle, Washington
Awakening of Spring | Brooklyn Fire Proof Gallery | Bushwick, New York
Weather or Not: Art with Atmosphere | Arizona Museum for Youth | Mesa, Arizona
Green Revolution | Tempe Center for the Arts | Tempe, Arizona
2012
Traces in the Desert | THE Gallery | Be-eri, Israel
Shifting Sands | Agripas 12 Gallery | Jerusalem, Israel
Transitive Ephemera | Agripas 12 Gallery |Jerusalem, Israel
Art + Fashion + Health | Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art Lounge | Scottsdale, Arizona
video.mix | Modified Arts | Phoenix, Arizona
PHOTO | SYNTHESIS | Eye Lounge: A Contemporary Art Space | Phoenix, AZ
Salon in the Electric Room | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art | Los Angeles, California
Communicating/Informing Otherwise | CEREV Gallery | Concordia, Canada
Phoenix + | Modified Arts | Phoenix, Arizona
Complex Adaptive Artists | Global Institute of Sustainability | Tempe, Arizona
Vicios Y Virtudes | Raices Taller 222 Gallery | Tuscon, Arizona
Confluence of the Uncanny and Mundane  | Northlight Gallery | Tempe, Arizona
2011
Stories Of Us | AE England Gallery |Phoenix, Arizona
Merge | Artlink Heritage Square Gallery | Phoenix, Arizona
Analog to Digital | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art | Los Angeles, California
Join & Cast: A Field Guide to Contemporary Art in Phoenix  | AE England Gallery | Phoenix, Arizona
Welcome | The Chocolate Factory | Phoenix, Arizona
2010
Elsewhere | Northlight Gallery | Tempe, Arizona
Snap To Grid | Los Angeles Center for Digital Art | Los Angeles, California
The Other Side | Step Gallery | Tempe, Arizona
Espacios Nuevo | Raices Taller 222 Gallery | Tucson, Arizona
2009
Deck III | Pravus Gallery | Phoenix, Arizona

COLLECTIONS
Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
Mexican Migrant Worker Projected On A Hipster, 2011
17”x22” inkjet print, A/P, 1/3
Phoenix Transect Project | Arizona State University
PULS, 6 video loops and 3 lenticular printsvarious private collections

RESIDENCIES
2012
Red Gate Gallery, June 1 – July 1
Beijing, China

INVITATIONAL LECTURES
2012
The Art institute of Phoenix. Artists Lecture. Photographic Simulations. Phoenix, AZ. July 31
Central Academy of Fine Arts. Artists Lecture. Duality in Social Landscapes. Beijing, China. June 14

PUBLICATIONS/REVIEWS
2013
Visual Art Source, Featured Editorial: Sean Deckert, by Deborah Ross, www.visualartsource.com
Explore Art: Phoenix, Putting Good Art Together with Names in Downtown Phoenix, by Deborah Ross, www.exporeartphoenix.com
The State Press, Green Revolution, by Kaard Bombe, Tempe, AZ. February
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Joining Two Horizons, sfmoma.tumblr.com. January
2012
Art Ltd., The Desert Initiative, by Deborah Ross, Los Angeles, CA. November
Photo District News, Picturing Smoke & Mirrors, by Harrison Jacobs, New York, NY. September
Arid Journal, Sean Deckert | Smoke & Mirrors, www.aridjournal.com. Volume 1, Issue 1. August
National Center of Excellence on Smart Innovations. Fine Art Student Creates Phoenix Urban Light Study.
ncesmart.asu.edu. June
Write On, Downtown!, Dombrowski, Rosemarie. Issue 6. April
Java Magazine, Sean Deckert & Melissa Martinez at Eye Lounge. by Amy Young. Phoenix, AZ. January
2011
Dombrowski, Rosemarie & Lockhart, Nadine. merge phoenix poetry retrospective. Merge: A Journal of Convergent Ideas 7th Edition. September
The journal solely features 20 of my photographs and 6o poems from the Merge community as a collaborative art practice combining photography and poetry into one piece. cover design Glicee and Pillows, 2011
P.A.V.E./Join And Cast Ventures, Traveling With Strangers: Portraits from the Light Rail, Join And Cast: A Guide to Contemporary Art in Phoenix. July 1st
2010
ALaMode Japan. ARTiSM Publication. Vol.4. June
Ms EasyDoesIt, 2010.

AWARDS
2013
Contemporary Forum Emerging Artist Grant
Ted Decker Catalyst Fund, support for HORIZONS exhibition.
GoPro Materials Grant