Sean Mellyn  (American, 1965) 

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Sean Mellyn Biography
1965   Born in Providence, Rhode Island
1983   William Bingham Grant
Pemaquid Art Association Scholarship
Boothbay Harbour Arts Council Scholarship
1984 - 1985   Pratt Institute Fine Art Grant
1986   Pratt Institute Fine Art Grant
Charles Dana Foundation Fellowship
1987   BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York
Charles Dana Foundation Fellowship
1998 - 1999   National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Fellowship in the Visual Arts, Miami, FL
  Lives and works in NYC
Selected Exhibitions
2005   States of Instability, Ingalls & Associates, Miami, FL
2005   Painting + Sculpture, Kustera/Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
2005   Langage Plastique, Art Mur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2005   In Limbo, Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, University of Denver School of Art and Art History, Denver, CO
2004   The Print Show, Exit Art, New York, NY
2004   Bottle: Contemporary Art and Vernacular Tradition, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2004   Sleeper, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, New York, NY
2003   Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Fast Forward: Twenty Years of White Rooms, White Columns, NY, NY (catalogue)
Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, NY, NY traveled to: Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, NY, NY
Tirol Transfer, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria traveling to: The Museum of Modern Art, Bromberg, Poland
TV Influenza, Art Mur, Montreal, Canada
2003   Fast Forward: Twenty Years of White Rooms, White Columns, New York, NY
2003   Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
2003   Today’s Man, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2002   Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Family, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
I’m Amazed, curated by Patrick Callery, Liebman Magnan Gallery, NY, NY
Acquiring Taste, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (catalogue)
Super Natural Playground, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
2001   University Art Museum, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Boomerang: Collector’s Choice, Exit Art/The First World, New York, NY
Snakes, Snails & Puppy-Dog Tails, curated by Bill Previdi, Nikolai Fine Art, NY, NY
Locating Drawing, organized by Maureen Mahony and Doug Lawing, Lawing Gallery, Houston, TX
2000   Jack Tilton/ Anna Kustera Gallery, NY, NY
1999 - 2000   National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
1999   Conversation Exhibition: Sean Mellyn & Joyce Pensato, A.R.T. Inc., NY, NY
1998   Cold Storage, Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY
1996   Anna Kustera Gallery, New York, NY (Brochure)
1995   White Room, White Columns, New York, NY
1994   Created, Mutated, Mary Carlson and Sean Mellyn, Dru Arstark, New York, NY
Sean Mellyn and Bill White, Gallery Lok, New York, NY
Literature
2003   Lehmann, Henry. “A Threat To Innoncence”, The Gazette, Montreal, Canada, February 15, 2003
Lamarche, Bernard. “L image de la television”, Le Devoir Les Samedi, Montreal, February 23,2003
2002   Sims, Carol. “The Aldrich Takes On Œfamily,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, June 14, 2002, p. 28-9
“i padri,” Carnet, September 2002, p. 21-22
Melandri, Lea. “La Mostra”, ArtNet Italy, September 2002 , p.21-22
2001   Steinberg, Michael. Up and Coming: An Inside Guide to the Emerging Art Scene in New York
Vilo International, New York
1999   The New Yorker, Color Reproduction, Fiction Section, June 21&28, p.85, New York, NY
1998   The Progressive Corporation Annual Report 1997, Mayfield Village, OH
Simon Says, Front Cover color reproduction, April, Vol.2, Issue 8, New York, NY
1997   First Look, brochure, Downtown Arts Festival, NYC, front cover color reproduction