Sean Taylor - Resume
2017 “Fake Muse” SOMA Gallery, Cape May, NJ
2015 “You pay your money and you take your chance” SOMA Gallery, CM, NJ
2014 “Sean Taylor: Always Chasing Rainbows” SOMA Gallery, CM, NJ
2013 “How to shuck an oyster” Bayshore Discovery Project, Bivalve, NJ
2013 "Sean Taylor: Still on Vacation--New Paintings from the Off-Season" SOMA
2012 "Sean Taylor: Greatest Hits" Beacon Shortwave Gallery, Stone Harbor, NJ
2012 "The Boxer and the Beauty Queen" SOMA Gallery, Cape May, NJ
2011 "View Master" SOMA NewArt Gallery, Cape May, NJ
2010 "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness" SOMA NewArt Gallery, Cape May, NJ
2010 "Identity Crisis" Artist House, Phila. PA
2009 "The Art of Relaxation" SOMA NewArt Gallery, Cape May, NJ
2009 "Sean Taylor: Owes Me Money" Ghostprint Gallery, Richmond, VA
2008 "Hot Fun" SOMA NewArt Gallery, Cape May, NJ.
2008 "Pre-occupation" Artists' House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
2007 "Polyptych" Rice Gallery, McDaniel College, Westminster, MD.
2007 "Greetings from South Jersey" Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ.
2005 Ashley Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2005 "Humpty" Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ.
2004 "Beachscapes" 931 Beach, Cape May, NJ.
2004 "Recent Work" 22 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2004 "On Vacation" and "Back to School" Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ.
2003 "Meditative Mood" Mad Batter, Cape May, NJ.
2002 "Back and Forth" Big Jar Books, Philadelphia, PA.
2001 "Well-Lighted Places" Big Jar Books, Philadelphia, PA.
GROUP EXHIBITS AND ART FAIRS
2016 “Bridges” Stanek Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2015 Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Spring Show, Philadelphia, PA
2014 Montauk Fine Arts Fair. Montauk, NY
2013 “From Maine to Montauk and Abroad” Southport Galleries, Southport, CT
2013 Milwaukee Museum of Modern Art, Milwaukee, WI
2013 Brookside Fine Art Show, Kansas City, MO
2013 Des Moines Fine Art Show, Des Moines, IA
2012 Armonk Fine Art Show, Armonk, NY
2012 Amagansett Fine Art Show, Amagansett, NY
2012 Port Clinton Art Show, Chicago, IL
2011 Cherry Creek Fine Art Show, Denver, CO
2011 Westport Fine Art Show, Westport, CT
2010 "Philadelphia Painters" The Painting Center, New York City, NY
2010 Red Dot Fair, New York, NY
2009 Red Dot Fair, Miami, Florida
2009 Bethesda Row Art Show, Bethesda, MD
2008 Art Now Fair, Miami, Florida
2007 Emerging Artist Show, Artists' House Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Rittenhouse Square Fine Arts Spring Show, Philadelphia, PA
2007 Stockley Gardens Art Show, Ghent District, Norfolk, VA
2006 Park Avenue Art Show, Rochester, NY
2006 Ocean Grove Fine Art Show, Ocean Grove, NJ
2006 Allentown Fine Art Show, Buffalo, NY
2006 Contemporary Art Center of Virginia Juried Art Show, Virginia Beach, VA
2006 Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA. Philadelphia, PA
2005 Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA. Philadelphia, PA
2005 Columbus Avenue Art Show, New York, NY
2005 Arts on the Green, Fairfield, CT
2005 Ocean City Art League Annual Fine Art Show, Ocean City, NJ.
2003 The Art League Gallery, Cape May, NJ.
2002 Cape May County Art League Open Juried Show, Cape May, NJ.
2001 Fleischer Arts Memorial Spring Show, Philadelphia, PA.
AWARDS AND GRANTS:
2012 Port Clinton Prize for Painting, Chicago, IL
2006 Lance Roy Lauffer Painting Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA)
2006 Sundollar Award, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia Juried Art Show.
2005 Richard C. Von Hess Full Year Tuition and European Travel Scholarship, PAFA
2005 Jimmy C. Leuders Painting Prize, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Don Sabbath Award, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Susan Carlen Brown Memorial Prize, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Michael G. Capuzzi, Jr. Memorial Endowment, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Charles Toppan Prize for Drawing-Noncurriculum, Special Notice, PAFA
2005 Fellowship Juried Prize, Special Notice. PAFA, Philadelphia, PA.
2005 Mario Dal Fabrio Award for Excellence in Art (first prize) Fairfield, CT
2005 Purchase Prize, Ocean City Art League Annual Juried Art Show. OC, NJ
2005 First Place, Cape May Art Show, Cape May, NJ
2004 Charles Crawley Award for Landscape, Special Notice, PAFA Philadelphia, PA.
2003 Charles Crawley Award for Woodcut, Special Notice, PAFA, Philadelphia, PA.
2002 Third Place, Cape May County Art League Open Juried Show, Cape May, NJ.
2001 Honorable Mention, Fleischer Arts Memorial Juried Spring Show, Philadelphia, PA.
2002-2006 Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Studio Certificate: Top Honors. Philadelphia, PA
1997-2001 Fleischer Arts Memorial, Philadelphia, PA.
1992-1994 MA Teaching, BA History, Virginia Commonwealth University
1982-1986 BA Sociology, University of Richmond, VA
"Art Talk: Further Examination of the American Dream" July 22, 2008 SOMA Gallery, Cape May, N.J.
"Polyptych: meaning, influence and creative process" Oct. 30, 2007 McDaniel College, Westminster, MD
“Many Shades of Sean” Interview with Jack Wright, Exit Zero Magazine: July, 2015
“Living the Dream” J. Wright, Exit Zero: July, 2014
“The art of Sean Taylor” J. Wright, Exit Zero: July, 2013
"Finding New Points of View" J. Roth, Exit Zero: July/August 2011
"The World According to Sean" D. Mathers, Exit Zero: July/August. 2010
"Painting our true colors, from apple pies to missiles" B. Walsh, METRO (Philadelphia edition), January 25, 2010
"Taylor Made: Sean Taylor Pays us Back At Ghostprint" M. Dulin, Style Weekly, Richmond, VA, Oct. 13, 2009
"Alumnus's art tackles tumultuous past" J. Trippeer, The Collegian, Univ. of Richmond, VA, Oct 1, 2009
"Artist Sean Taylor Searching for the true Americana" J. Alvarez, Cape May Star and Wave, July 17, 2008
"More than the sum of its parts" P. Zappardino, Carroll County Times,Westminster, MD, November 8, 2007