SEAN  HENRY

BORN: England, 1965

Lives and Works in Winchester, Hampshire, England

EDUCATION:

1991-1992            Visiting Artist, University of California, Davis, with Robert Arneson

1984-1987            Bristol Art School, England, BA in ceramics

1983-1984            The West Surrey College of Art, England

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2015                       Sean Henry, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
                                Bliackachsen 10, Hessenpark Museum, Nue-Anspach, Germany
                                Blickachsen 10, Saalburg Museum, Bad Homburg, Germany

2014                       Sean Henry, Galerie Andersson Sandstrom, Stockholm, Sweden
                                Sleeper: LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects, Brussels, Belgium

2013                       SEAN HENRY, Glyndebourne Opera House, Sussex, England

2012                       THE WAY IT IS, Osborne Samuel Gallery, London

2011                       Sean Henry: Conflux, A Union of the Sacred and the Anonymous, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, England.

2010                      Sean Henry, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
                               Sean Henry Sculpture, Gallerie Andersson Sandstrom, Stockholm, Sweden

2008                       New Sculpture and Drawing, Osbourne Samuel Gallery, London

2007                       Präsenz – Presence, Galerie von Braunbehrens, München, Deutschland Galleri
Andersson Sandtröm, Umea, Sweden.

2006                       You’re Not the Same, Forum Gallery,  New York and Los Angeles

                                 Sean Henry: Sculpture, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, UK

2005                       Sculpture and Drawings, Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs, Amsterdam, Holland

2004                       Here and Now, Berkeley Square Gallery, London, England

                                 Sculpture in the Workplace, Canary Wharf, London, UK

                                 Sculpture at Goodwood, Goodwood, West Sussex, UK

2003                        Lower Grainger Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

2002                        Sculpture and Drawings, Forum Gallery, New York and Los Angeles

2001                       Sculpture and Drawings, Berkeley Square Gallery, London, UK

1999                        A Pilgrimage, Davis and Tooth, London, UK

1998                       The Centre of the Universe, Circolo Degli Artisti, Faenza, Italy

1997                       Up Against It, Air Gallery, London

1995                       New Sculptures and Drawings, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

1994                       The Flip-Side of Dominic Hyde, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1991                       Seven Heads, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

1988                      Inner Visions, 2 Michaelson & Orient Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2017-18                  Fool the Eye, Nassau County Museum, Roslyn Harbor, NY
2017                       Forum Gallery Celebrates 55 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2016                       20/21 – VISIONARY ARTISTS OF THE 21ST CENTURY, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
2015                       In Kleinen Format, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany
TEFAF: Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs, Masstricht, Holland

2014                       Ladies First: Galerie Von Braunbehrens, Munich, Germany
                                TEFAF: Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs, Masstricht, Holland
                                SCOPE: Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs, Basel, Switzerland

2013                       In Kleinen Format, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany
                                Heavy Metal and Stones, Galleri Andersson/ Sandstrom, Umea, Sweden
                               BLICKACHSEN 9, Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany
                               Summer Salon Show, Rarity Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
                               SCOPE, Frans Jacobs Fine Art, Basel, Switzerland

2012                       Perception of Self, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
                                Five Decades: Art and Artists of Forum Gallery 1962-2012, Forum
Gallery, New York, NY
                                Presence, LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects, Brussels, Belgium
                                Interesting Times, University of Leicester, Harold Martin Botanic Garden, Leicester, UK

2011                        Vantage Point 2011, Forum Gallery, New York, NY

2010                       Contemporary Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture: A Summer  Selection, Forum Gallery,
New York,  NY
                                 Eigse 30 Year Visual Arts Retrospective, Carlow Town, Ireland
                                 Liminality, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, UK
                                 Summer Exhibition, Osbourne Samuel Gallery, London

2009                       Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, New York, NY
                                 British Sculpture, Osbourne Samuel Gallery, London
                                 London Art Fair, Osbourne Samuel, London, UK

2006                       Summer Selections, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                                 Gallerie Stefan Anderson, Umea, Sweden
                                 Umedalen Skulpturepark, Umea, Sweden
                                 Tefaf Maastricht, Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs

2005                       Figurative Impulse, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                                 Important New Works by Forum Gallery Artists, Forum Gallery, New York
                                 Three Sculptors, Osborne Samuel, London
                                 Contemporary Sculpture, Berkeley Square Gallery
Golden Square, London
Sculpture, Soloman Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2004                      Canary Wharf, London Le Meridien Cumberland Hotel, Marble Arch, London
                                Sculpture in the Park, Durham

2002-3                  Thinking Big: 21st Century British Sculpture, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy

2002                      Paddington Central Development, London River and Rowing Museum, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
                               About Face, Croyden Clocktower Museum, London, UK

2001                       Salon de Mars, Geneva, Switzerland

2000                       Classicismi Metropolitani, Rome, Italy

1999                       Eigse Carlow Arts Festival, (Featured artist) Carlow, Ireland
                                Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts, Bath, UK
                               Group Show, Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, IL

1998                       Beaux Arts, Bath, UK

Atlantic Crossing, Barbican, London

1997                       Contemporary British Art, The Leferve Gallery, London

34th Exhibition, The Society of Sculptors, London

                                Contemporary Art, The Air Gallery, London

                                Summer Show, Blue Gallery, London

New Movements in Contemporary Figurative Sculpture, Nevada Institute of
Contemporary Art, NV

1996                       Summer Show, Blue Gallery, London

                                Artists of Fame and Promise, Beaux Arts, Bath, UK

                                Robert Arneson Tribute Exhibition, John Natsoulas & John Berggruen Gallery, San
Francisco, CA

1995                       IV Mostra Mercato, Faenza Faience, Faenza, Italy

                                New Work, Sacramento Club, Sacramento, CA

                                The Figure, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

1994                       Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, Australia

                                Gallery Artists, Robin Gibson Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1993                       Honolulu Academy of the Arts, Hawaii

                                Ceramic Contemporaries, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1991                       Royal Festival Hall, London (three man show)

Gallerie Marihube, New York, NY

Special Photographers Gallery, London

Major Artists/Minor Works, South Mountain Center for the Arts, Phoenix, AZ

The Collection, Brompton Road, London

1991-97                Thirty Sculptors, (annual exhibition) John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, CA

1990                      Gladding McBean & Co., CA

Natsoulas/Novoloso Gallery, CA

1989                       State Capitol Building, Sacramento, CA

1988                       Hannah Peschar Gallery, Ockley, Surrey, UK

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

BOOKS

Silvia Langen, Outdoor Art: Extraordinary Sculpture Parks and Art In Nature, Published by Prestel in 2015. 208 Pages.

CONFLUX: A Union of the Sacred and the Anonymous, Published by Scala in 2011. 71 Pages, hardback.

Tom Flynn, SEAN HENRY, Published by Scala in 2008. 160 Pages.

Ann Elliot & Sue Hubbard, Sculpture at Goodwood: A Vision for Twenty-First Century British Sculpture.
Published by Sculpture at Goodwood in 2002. 408 pages, hardback.

Edward Lucie-Smith, Art Tomorrow. Published by Finest S.A. / Editions Pierre Terrail, Paris 2002.
Hardback and paperback, 278 pages, full color.

Nobert Lynton, Ann Elliot, & Louise Vaughan, Bronze: Contemporary British Sculpture.  Published by the
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea Libraries and Arts Service.  Paperback, 176 pages.

CATALOGUES

2015                       Sean Henry, Forum Gallery, New York, NY. 30 pages with illustrations

2006                       Sean Henry: You’re Not the Same, Forum Gallery, New York, NY. 30 pages with
illustrations

2005                      Sean Henry, Tom Flynn & Sean Henry, Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs/ Judith Bouwknegt
Contemporary

Amsterdam, Holland. 62 pages, with 500 limited edition double cover. Design by
Robstolk.

Eigse Carlow Visual Art Catalogue 2005, Elspeth Moncrieff, Carlow, Ireland

2004                       Here and Now, Jack Turner & Elspeth Moncrieff, Berkeley Square Gallery, London UK
56 pages. Designed by Peter B. Willberg. Printed by the Colourhouse Ltd. London.

2003                       Thinking Big: Concepts for 21st Century British Sculpture, Sculpture at Goodwood & The
Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation.

2002                       Sean Henry: Sculpture and Drawings, Norbert Lynton & Barbara S. Krulik, Berkeley
Square Gallery

London, UK & Forum Gallery, New York and Los Angeles, USA. 48 pages.

1999                      A Pilgrimage, Ann Elliot, Davies & Tooth, London, UK. 26 pages. Villiers David Prize
Exhibition.

Classicismi Metropolitani, Manuela Alessandra Filippi, Il Politicco, Rome, Italy

1998                       The Centre of the Universe, Beatrice Buscaroli, Edward Lucie-Smith and Lamberto
Fabbri. Published by Circolo Degli Artisti, Faenza, Italy. Hardback, cloth cover, 64 pages.

Poetry by Paul Durcan and David Hart, with a limited edition of 50 with attached
sculpture on front cover.

ARTICLES

2006                       David Gewirtzman, “Jonathan Pryce Is ‘Not The Same’,” Playbill News, 19th April

Robert Ayers, “Jonathan Pryce, in Triplicate,” ArtInfo.com, 21st April

Randy Kennedy, “Star of Stage, Figure of Bronze,” New York Times, 20th April

2005                       Paul Mansfield, “Stranger in a Secret Garden,” The Telegraph, 18th June

Aidan Dunne, “Something for Everyone,” The Irish Times, 15th June

Bick Wright, “20 City Squares,” Time Out, London, 8th June

“Elite at Eigse,” Irish Arts, Summer edition.

Gemma Tipton, “Stepping Off the Plinth,” Irish Arts, Summer edition.

2004                       Stephen Bleach, “So Cool it Hurts,” The Sunday Times, 24th October

Tim Teeman, “Strangely Familial,” The Times, 15th May

Jo McDermott “The Lie of the Land,” Westminster Times, 20th May

Alan Lodge, “Amazing Art That’s Got Us Looking Twice,” The Wharf, 15th January

Dave Williams, “Notes on the Installation Around Canary Wharf,” January issue

2003                      Beth Neil, “Making an Art of Spending Money,” Evening Chronicle, 10th October

Paul McMillan, “Statues on the Streets,” The Evening Chronicle, 25th September

David Whetstone, “Man Has Potential,” The Journal, 18th September

“Visual Treats Mark Out an Artistic Trail,” The Chronicle, Newcastle, 26th March

David Whetstone, “Tall and Bronzed,” The Journal, 6th February

2002                       Peter Frank, “Sean Henry: Forum,” Art News, September issue.

John Spurling, “Sculpture’s Message,” The Spectator, 28th July

L.P. Streitfeld, “The Real, Surreal and Meta-real,” in New York NY Arts January issue

Mary Hrabacek, “Sean Henry: Forum Gallery,” New York Art World, Vol. 5.No. 6, February

“For the Record,” The Daily Telegraph, 8th June

David Dawson, “Statues Go on Display,” Henley Standard, 28th June

Neal Brown, “The Great Outdoors,” Art Review, September issue

2001                       Elspeth Moncrieff, “Life-like Figures at Berkeley Square,” Art Newspaper, No.120,
December issue

“Standing Tall,” The Daily Telegraph, 12th November

“Extra-Ordinary People,” The Artist Magazine, December issue

Dominic Murphy, “Men About the House,” The Guardian Weekend, 1st December

“Bronze Tributes to Golden Heroes,” Henley Standard 22nd June

2000                       Geoffrey Barker, “The Dying Art of Suicide,” Evening Standard, 24th January

Alison Roberts, “Its So Thoroughly Modern,” Evening Standard, 18th January

John McEwen, “The Great Outdoors,” The Sunday Telegraph, 9th April

“Bronze Man’s Just Walking the Dog,” Kensington & Chelsea Times, 16th June

“Going Out: A Guide to Art 2000,” The Independent, 20th January

“Walking with Sculptors,” 60 minute documentary made for Sky’s Artsworld channel, shown at
various times.

1999                        Elspeth Moncrieff, “Sean Henry’s Figures,” The Art Newspaper, September issue.

“Donkey Do,” Royal Academy Magazine, London, UK

“Sean Takes Religious Art for a Ride,” V & A Museum Magazine, September/December issue

Edward Lucie-Smith, “The Ambiguity of Sculpture,” Espace 48 Summer Issue

Aidan Dunne, “Figuring Eigse Out,” The Irish Times, Ireland, 17th June

Antonio Gramentieri, “Portrait of the Artist,” Sete Sere, Italy, 6th February

Dario Trento, “Sean Henry’s Sculptures Show a Touch of the Sacred,” La Repubblica, Italy, 7th January

Enzo Dall’Ara, “A Common Man,” Romanga Corriere, Italy, 16th January

1998                       Antonio Gramentieri, “This is Henry’s Everyman,” Sette Sere, Italy, 5th December

John Windsor, “The Independent Collector,” The Independent, 20th July

Huon Mallalieu, “Sense Sensation,” Country Life Magazine 18th June

Tessa Peters, “Atlantic Crossings,” Keramic magazin, Germany, October issue

“New Arrival in Glasgow that Stands Out Among the Crowd,” The Scotsman, 16th April

Marina Benjmin, “We Can All Become Saatchis Now,” Evening Standard, London, 21st
January

1997                     Emmanual Cooper, “Sean Henry: Up Against It,” Crafts Magazine, August Issue

Alistair McAlpine, “Spyglass,” Country Life Magazine, London 23rd January

1996                    “Sean Henry: Up Front,” Ceramics Monthly, February issue

1994                     “An Exhibition of New Sculptures,” Sydney News, Australia, 18th May

“Best Weekend,” Sydney Morning Herald, Australia, 21st May

Virginia Hollister, “Sean Henry: Figuring it Out,” Ceramic Art & Perception, Issue No. 18

Anna Kythreotis, “The Sculptor” The London Magazine, December issue

1993                      “Ceramic Contemporaries at the V & A,” Sunday Times & Evening Standard

1991                        Penelope Shackleford, “Joyous Ceramics,” at Natsoulas The Davis Enterprise, USA, 25th July

Victoria Dalkey, “Feats of Clay,” The Sacremento Bee, USA, 9th June

Marilyn Moyle, “Young Artists,” The Davis Enterprise, USA, 22nd April

“Bob Marley: An Exhibition,” Evening Standard, UK, 12th April

“Carnival Arrived Early,” Sunday Times, UK, 14th April

“Californian Conference for the Advancement of Ceramic Art,” San Francisco Magazine, USA, May
issue

1990                        Victoria Dalkey, “Feats of Clay,” The Sacremento Bee, USA, 9th June

“Sean Henry,” and “Fourth Sculpture Annual,” Ceramics Monthly, April issue

1989                         “Art for Art’s Sake,” Nine to Five Magazine, London

“Art ’89,” Evening Standard, London

1988                         Pamela Johnson, “Academic Goes to Pot,” The Observer newspaper, 17th September

Owen Hughes, “Artist’s Huge Feat,” Evening Standard, London, 15th September

Abigail Frost, “Inner Visions,” Art Review magazine, October issue

Tanya Harrod, “A Form of Funk,” Crafts magazine, UK, September issue

Linda Talbot, “New Opening,” Hampstead and Highgate news, Londo

AWARDS:

1998                       The Villiers David Foundation Prize

1989                       British Craft Council Grant

1988                       British Craft Council Grant

1987                       Gane Charitable Trust Travel Scholarship to USA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

National Portrait Gallery, London, UK

Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI, US

Frisia Museum, Spanbroekerweg, Holland

Halsingegatan Street, Stockholm, Sweden

Standard Charter Bank, London, UK

ING Bank, Amsterdam, Holland

Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, Sussex, UK

Paddington Central Development, London, UK

University of Virginia Art Museum, USA

Holland Park, Kensington, London, UK

River and Rowing Museum, Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire, UK

Le Meridien Cumberland Hotel, Marble Arch, London, UK

Lower Grainger Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Paddington Central Development. London, UK

De Montford University, Leicester, UK

Royal British Legion, Pall Mall, London, UK

Tower Records HQ, Sacramento, California, US

PERMANENT INSTALLATIONS:

Ekebergparken, Oslo, Norway

Blickachsen 9, Bad Homburg, Germany

Stranverket Konsthall, Marstrand, Sweden

Böras city centre, Sweden

Cass Sculpture Foundation, England

De Montfort University, England

Newbiggen Bay, Northumberland County, England

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne city centre, England

River and Rowing Museum, Henley

Seven Bridges Foundation, Connecticut

Umadalen Sculpture Park & Umea city centre, Umea, Sweden