Curriculum Vitae

 

SEAN TREVOR FRENCH

29319 N 125 Drive
Peoria, Arizona
(623) 249-6297
(512) 803-0753
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https://seantfrench.com

EDUCATION:
University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Fine Art- Studio Art  - May, 1989                                                                                                                                            

Curriculum: Life Drawing, Advertising & Design, Photography, Illustration, Painting, Mural Art, Independent Study Courses, with Professors Edward Triggs, Robert Yarber and Peter Saul.

AWARDS:

1983 - The International Thespian Society - Best technician, stage design, issued upon authority of the Board of Trustees, International Thespian  Society

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1984 - N E Independent S D - Award of appreciation for design of Blossom Center Mural



1994 - Best Mural Award in Austin Chronicle's "Best of Austin Awards 1994”



1998 - Laurel Award, International SCA - Historical Armor Technique

2019 - 2019 Arizona Art Alliance Presidential Award, for “Ancient Teacher”

2019 - 2019 Alwun Gallery Foundation Critic’s Choice Award, for “The Shining One”

2020 - 2019 Arizona Art Alliance Honorable Mention Award, for “The Shining One”


EXHIBITIONS (past 3 yrs):



2018 - Monster Menagerie, The Alwun House Foundation Gallery, Arizona

2019 - EXOTIC Art Show, The Alwun House Foundation Gallery, Arizona

2019 - Interpretations IV, Arizona Art Alliance WHAM Gallery, Arizona

2019 - IGNIGHT The Art of Burning Man, The Alwun House Foundation Gallery, Arizona

2019 - 2019 Annual Statewide Arizona Artist Guild Exhibition, West Valley Arts HQ, Arizona

2019 - Art of Sean T French & Steve Brudniak, Duo show, The Alwun House Gallery, Arizona

2019 - PARTNERSHIP AZ Artists Alliance Group Exhibit 2019, Holland Gallery Carefree Arizona

2019 - Monster Menagerie, The Alwun House Foundation Gallery, Arizona

2019 - SPECTRUM, Walter Gallery event at the Walter WHERE?House Gallery

2019 - LIGHTHOUSE, The Alwun House Foundation Gallery, Arizona

2020 - EXOTIC Art Show, The Alwun House Foundation Gallery, Arizona

2020 - Fire & Ice, Walter WHERE?House Gallery, Arizona

2020 - Tainted Love, The Unexpected Gallery, Arizona

2020 - Full Moon Festival (Wormhole), The Press Room, Arizona

2020 - Interpretations V, Arizona Art Alliance WHAM Gallery, Arizona


GALLERIES:

2018 / 2020 - The Alwun House Foundation Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
2019 / 2020- WHAM Gallery, Surprise Arizona
2019 - West Valley Arts HQ, Surprise, Arizona
2019 - OTC MUSE GALLERY, Cottonwood, Arizona
2019 - Holland Gallery, Carefree, Arizona
2019 / 2020 - Walter Where?House Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
2020 - The Unexpected Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona

PUBLICATIONS:

1988 - Article “Sean T French and his murals in CURFEW” Oasis magazine, Austin TX

1997 - KAMICO children’s educational materials published with hundreds of full color and B&W illustrations by Sean T French

1999 -  Guide to Austin’s Murals by BJ Smiley Goins - Sean T french featured pg 13 “Austin’s Quite Days” Downtown mural #1



1990 to 2012 - Austin poster & cover artist: published posters album & CD covers for the Austin music scene including posters for Austin music legends, Roky Erickson and Shiva’sHeadband.

2019 - Phantasmogoria Events - Feb 2019, photo of “Progress” used for Exotic show

2019 - Phoenix New Times - April 2019. Photo of work “Descent” and mention in article: Ignight, the Art of Burning Man

2019 - Phoenix New Times - April 2019. IGNIGHTt, the Art of Burning Man (second article) . Photo of works “Desert wings” and “Progress with Circe’s Wand” and article mention


COLLECTIONS:

Private collectors, Austin, TX

ORGANIZATIONS:

Arizona Artists Guild
Arizona Artists Alliance
Alwun House Foundation
Sonoran Arts League, Joined 2017

EXPERIENCE:

Extensive professional web development & design experience. Corporate Art Direction, logo creation, illustration. Educational software and age-specific materials. Advanced professional experience with art creation programs. 20 years + graphic artwork of all kinds, print, brochure and flyer design, posters, award winning murals, signs, logos, more. Award winning ability to use paint medium. Complete classical art education. Award winning historical armor technique.

 

NextGen Web Inc. Sole Operator/Developer Peoria, AZ 2010 - Present
Austin.com Owner/Director/Developer  Austin, TX 2010 -2012
Sean T French poster artist Multimedia poster artist   TX/AZ 1990 - present
Realtime Communications Art Director/ Web Developer  Austin, TX 2003 -2010
Concero Senior Producer/ Consultant III Austin, TX 2000 - 2002

Pearson Publishing Inc./KAMICO Instructional Media

Art Director/Illustrator Austin, TX 1996 – 2000
Eyecon Interactive Media Art Director Austin, TX 1994 - 1996
Wall Works  Owner/Mural Artist Austin, TX 1988 - 2003
C.A.P.E.R. - St. Martin’s Press Illustrator/Graphic Artist   San Antonio, TX 1986
Oasis & Texas Beat Magazine Art Director Austin, TX 1988 - 1994
Redcoe Corporation Artist/Illustrator  Austin, TX 1986 - 1987
Spencer Productions    Artist/Illustrator         San Antonio, TX 1984
Warren Reed & Friends   Artist/Assistant   San Antonio, TX 1983