Bellingham, WA

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curriculum vitae

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Exhibitions

2019     Northwest Flower and Garden Festival - Seattle WA
2018     Equinox Studios Very Open House, Equinox Studios - Seattle, WA

2018     Heaven & Earth X: Flourish, Carkeek Park - Seattle, WA
2018     Kirkland Summerfest - Kirkland, WA
2018     Crested Butte Arts Festival - Crested Butte, CO
2018     Bellevue Art Museum Fair - Bellevue, WA
2018     Woodinville Arts Alliance Studio Tour - Woodinville, WA
2018     Visual Impressions, Ryan James Fine Arts - Kirkland, WA
2018     Northwest Flower and Garden Festival - Seattle, WA
2017     Equinox Studios Very Open House, Equinox Studios - Seattle, WA
2017     Art for the Home, The Island Gallery - Bainbridge Island, WA
2017     Luminata, Green Lake Park - Seattle, WA
2017     Lusio Light, Volunteer Park - Seattle, WA
2017     Hybrid Architecture presents: Urban Smiths - Seattle, WA
2017     Bellevue Art Museum Fair - Bellevue, WA
2017     Lighting Up Spring, The Island Gallery - Bainbridge Island, WA
2017     Budding Out, The Island Gallery - Bainbridge Island, WA
2017     Bemis Arts Spring Show - Seattle, WA
2016     Cocktail Culture, Northwest Woodworkers Gallery - Seattle, WA
2016     Art in the Garden - Bellevue, WA
2016     Deliberating Angles Solo Exhibition, Northwest Woodworkers Gallery - Seattle, WA
2016     Equinox Studios 10th Anniversary Show, Equinox Studios - Seattle, WA
2016     Bellevue Art Museum Fair - Bellevue, WA
2015     7th Annual Rising Star Furniture Show, Northwest Woodworkers Gallery - Seattle WA
2015     Wood Odysseys, The Island Gallery - Bainbridge Island, WA

2015     Bellevue Art Museum Fair - Bellevue, WA

2014     Bellevue Festival of the Arts - Bellevue, WA
 

Awards and Grants
2015    1st place ‘Rising Star Furniture Show’ Northwest Woodworkers Gallery - Seattle WA
2015    Carol Duke Award of Excellence Bellevue Arts Museum Fair - Bellevue WA

Collaborative Work 

2017   ‘Crash’ fabrication lead for Lucien Pellegrin steel / glass 

2017   ‘Sweet Entanglement’ collaboration with KT Hancock steel / glass
2016   ‘Emerald City Lantern’ collaboration with KT Hancock steel / glass 

2016   ‘Emerald City Cornerstone’ collaboration with KT Hancock steel / glass

Professional Experience
2013 - Present   Carleton Fine Work
2012 - 2013        Stainless TIG sanitary fabrication piping and mechanical - Everett, WA

2011 - 2012        Stainless steel TIG sanitary fabrication - Seattle, WA, Alaska, Busan, South Korea 

2004 - 2011        Woodwork sanding, finishing, custom dye and organic chemical finishes - Seattle, WA
2007 - 2009        Aluminum large craft fabrication - Seattle, WA

2007                   Steel, aluminum and stainless fabrication - Seattle, WA 

1999 - 2007        Introduction to MIG, TIG and general metal working practices

Publications 

Chelsea Lin, “A Bothell Artist Is Mixing Wood and Metal to Create These Custom Furniture Pieces,” Seattle Magazine, July 2018.
https://www.seattlemag.com/home-and-garden/bothell-artist-mixing-wood-and-metal-create-these-custom-furniture-pieces

M. Mouton: “When metal, wood and glass have hopes and dreams they go to Sean Carleton.” Art Class Diary, June 2018. http://www.artclassdiary.com/2018/10/when-metal-wood-and-glass-have-hopes_23.html
“Local makers showcase: Sean Carleton,” Interiors by Popov, March 2017.
https://www.bypopov.com/single-post/2017/03/16/LOCAL-MAKERS-SHOWCASE-SEAN-CARLETON
Abel, Kirsten, “Local Craftsman Merges Fine Art and Functionality,” The Woodinville Weekly, October 2016. http://www.nwnews.com/index.php/news-features/features/13770-local-craftsman-merges-fine-art-andfunctionality

Guthrie, Patricia, “Marvels of Metal and Wood,” The Herald Business Journal, October 2016. https://www.heraldnet.com/business/marvels-of-metal-and-wood
“Out of Line but Totally on Point”, Interior Design Magazine: Spring Market Tabloid, 2015 “Northwest Woodworkers Gallery Rising Stars,” Woodworker West, July-August 2015

Collections
Private collections held in the World

 

Galleries

William & Wayne Seattle, WA
The Island Gallery Bainbridge Island, WA
Artwood Gallery Bellingham, WA