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NEWS

September 16, 2019

I'm coming to NYCC! Very happy to announce that i'll have a booth on the exhibitor floor at this year's show; #2467. I'll have my usual stock of prints and originals on hand, as well as a bunch of new pieces i'll be premiering at the show. Click on the image above to explore the event, I can't wait to see you all there!

July 01, 2019

With my growing list of time lapse videos, I thought it'd be best to finally collect them all together and publish them on YouTube. Just about every new piece I create is getting a time lapse these days, and you can now watch the entire process from blank canvas, to finished art! As the page builds an audience, i'll be introducing demos, insights into my creative process, and more behind the scenes content, so make sure to subscribe!

Click on the image above to go to my YouTube channel 

June 03, 2019

This Friday, June 7th, i'll be competing for the first time in Art Battle, at Le Poisson Rouge! Art Battle is a live painting competition, where the audience votes on the winner. I have 20 minutes to take a blank canvas and make something amazing out of it. I'll be on the clock, competing against some of the most incredible artists in New York, so I hope to see you all therefor support! 

Click the image above to see more of Art Battle and to get your tickets.

May 26, 2019

Just in time for the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings, 'D-Day and the Campaign Across France' is now available! My second book through Monroe Publications takes you through every aspect of Operation Overlord, from the cliffs of Pointe Du Hoc, to the battle at Omaha, and the landing of the Screaming Eagles. This book goes in depth to every aspect of America's entrance into World War 2, including first hand accounts from veterans who were on the ground. 

Written by award winning author Jay Wertz, and illustrated by me, the issue also contains the continuation of the serialized  'Seperated by War' story. Click the image above to get your copy now! 

February 02, 2019

Convention season is upon us! Here's my list for all the show's i'll be attending this year, hope to see everyone there!

C2E2

March 22-24

Empire State Comic Con

April 12-14

Hudson Valley Comic Con

May 11-12

Nickel City Comic Con

May 17-19

Terrificon

August 9-11

Baltimore Comic Con

October 18-20

August 20, 2018

Through Monroe Publications, my first published work 'Guadalcanal Had it All' is now available! This comic book goes through in detail the history and events of one of the bloodiest and hard fought campaigns during World War 2. I had a blast not only illustrating the book, but receiving an in depth education about the event as well.

 

For any history fans, this book touches on all of the key moments, and tactical decisions on both the Allied and Japanese sides of the war. Written by awards winning author Jay Wertz, and illustrated by me, the issue also contains the continuation of the serialized  'Seperated by War' story. 

 

Click on the image above to get your copy now!

June 22, 2018

​Once again, the auditorium at Hamilton Grange Middle School is made a little brighter, with a brand new mural! 'My Place in History' is the latest edition to the school, and I feel confident in saying that this is the most impressive student created mural we have done to date. I am honored to be working with such talented students who were able to pull of such a monumental task. The focus of this piece was to pay homage to the iconic individuals who have paved the way on progressing key issues such as human rights, as well as for the children to see and plan for their own impact in history. Landscapes, portraits, abstract, and representational, this mural had elements from every branch of art, and while it was hard work, we had an exceptionally fun time making it. Special thanks to After School All Stars for their sponsorship and support. Click the image above to see what other great work CITYarts is doing.

May 03, 2018

The 2018 convention season is around the corner! Below is a list of all of my appearances at various conventions and events so far. Still adding more so make sure to follow me on Instagram to keep up with the latest info!

-Empire State Comic Con: April 6-8

-United Ink No Limits: April 20-22

-Nickel City Comic Con: May 18-20

-Eternal Con: June 16-17

-United Ink Summer Fest: June 29-July 1

-Boston Comic Con: August 10-12

-Baltimore City Comic Con: September 28-30

June 06, 2017

The newest addition to the Hamilton Grange Middle School auditorium; 'Thinking Beyond the Stars' is finished! This is the completion of my second mural with CITYarts and Hamilton Grange, and I could not be more proud of the students that I had the privilege of work with. This was a much larger and logistically challenging mural then the first one, which was completed last June, and I have to say the students really hit it out of the park. The piece came out fantastic, and the auditorium, and therefore the rest of the school, is much more colorful because of it. Special thanks to After School All Stars for their sponsorship and support. Click the image above to see what other great work CITYarts is doing.

April 04, 2017

I'll be making a lot of convention appearances over the next few months, make sure to follow me on Instagram for specific table numbers and convention exclusives! Hope to see you there!

Undiscovered Realm Comic Con: April 8-9

Hudson Valley Comic Con: May 6-7

Five Points Festival: May 20-21

BoroughCon: May 26-29

Eternal Con: July 1-2

Garden State Comic Fest: July 8-9

Boston Comic Con: July 11-13

RocCon: September 15-17

United Ink Tattoo and Arts Festival: October 20-22

December 15, 2016

I am very happy to announce my partnership with Lyrical Fine Art! Lyrical is an internationally renowned art dealership with over 30 years of experience in the art industry. Their mission is to give you a look inside the artist’s mind and an insight into what inspires them. Their artwork is for the collector who wants something more than a piece to hang on their wall; they want a story to share.

 

Take a look at Lyrical by clicking on the image above. 

June 28, 2016

'Our World' is completed! The school year has ended, and I am very happy and proud to present the finished mural, 'Our World' done for and by the students of Hamilton Grange Middle School. It was an honor to design and oversee the creation of this mural, and it was pure joy to see the students engaged in it's creation. 'Our World' represents the unique enviornment that these students see every day, while encorporating the themes of enviornmental awareness and global warming. This project would not have been possible if it wasn't for the help of After School All Stars, Hamilton Grange Middle School, and of course CITYarts.

Click the image above to see more news and update from CITYarts.

February 20, 2016

Abby Wambach, a soccer icon, is retiring. To honor her career and legacy Gatorade put together a special TV spot title "Forget Me". I feel honored to say that I had a hand in creating the commercial, as the storyboard artist. For those unfamiliar with the term, a storyboard artist puts together drawings of what the final shots in the commercial will look like, before they begin shooting. This gives the director an idea of the visuals so he/she can efficiantly choose what they want to film, and what they don't. 

 

Feel free to watch the finished commercial by clicking the image above. 

January 04, 2016

Every winter the B.J. Spoke Gallery in Huntington, Long Island features an exhibition opportunity for local artists to show their work at the gallery. The event is "The Harvest of Artists" and I am very happy to say that my painting "Lion Roar" will be featured in the show. Opening reception is January 9th 6-9 p.m. and the show runs to the end of the month. 

 

Take a look at the gallery and the event through the image above.

September 15, 2015

I have just begun working with CITYarts as their artist liaison with Hamilton Grange Middle School. In addition to leading weekly workshops with the students, I will be coordinating and creating a large scale mural in the Harlem community with the students as well as volunteers. CITYarts is a non for profit organization which engages youth in collaboration with professional artists in the creation of public art. Through this creative process CITYarts empowers, educates, and connects youth and children locally and around the world to become active participants in realizing their potential and transforming communities. 

 

Take a look at CITYarts by clicking their logo above.

July 05, 2015

Throughout the rest of the summer I'm going to be featured in various outdoor art shows as a part of "LI Art Shows", a great organization that hosts exhibits throughout Long Island exclusively for local artists and crafters. I'll have originals and prints at each show so make sure to come by!

 

Take a look at "LI Art Shows"  by clicking the image above. 

 

Dates:

July 11th - Harmony Vineyards 12pm - 6pm
July 25th - Osprey's Dominion 11am - 5pm

August 8th - Harmony Vineyards 12pm - 6pm
September 12th - Harmony Vineyards 12pm - 6pm

June 02, 2015

Shwick Market is hosting 10 artists for 10 days, in a shared studio space, for Bushwick Open Studios. June 2nd - 11th I'll have my drawing table, supplies, and materials, all set up at 6 Charles Pl Brooklyn, NY and work in full view of the public, along with 9 other talented artists. Opening reception is Thursday, and all weekend there will be catering and music for the event.

 

Check out Shwick Market and the event by clicking the image above. 

November 03, 2014

I'm so proud and honored to finally reveal the cover I did for Allies' new EP! Their music is awesome, they're a great group of guys, and they're going to be blowing up real soon. I'll be doing more work for them going forward (shirt designs, single and promotional artwork) that I'll be posting so keep an eye out!

 

Check out their Facebook page by clicking on the image above.

 

Allies "The Lobby" EP out November 5th.

July 22, 2014

Prints are avaliable!! My very own Etsy shop just opened and I am happy to say that you can now easily buy prints of my artwork online. Check it out through clicking the image above, and if you see anything you like, feel free to pick it up. There's a deep well of images that I have to dig through, and i'll be updating and putting up new images often, so keep an eye out.

March 20, 2014

I am happy to share that I recently began working as the social media coordinator for New York based sculptor Leah Poller. We have recently launched the newly designed site for The Unmade Bed Project; an ongoing, creative and collaborative undertaking, built on submitted photographs of people's beds. The project explores the visual iconography of "the bed" and reveals an intimate portrait of each of us.

 

Check out the project and Leah Poller in the links below:

 

unmadebedproject.com

leahpoller.com

December 02, 2013

Exactly one year to the day after closing from damage due to Hurricane Sandy, Saf-T-Swim of Oceanside has reopened, and with a new look. Over the Thanksgiving break I completed a series of murals for the Oceanside location and I am happy to say that I helped in my own small way, to get them back on their feet. More pictures to come. 

November 04, 2013

As of today my comission for nearly 40 paintings by a Howard Johnson Hotel in Queens is finished. The project consisted of scenes of New York, to give the many tourists staying in the hotel the New York experience. Every week I will have more finished photos to upload to the site, and right now I am very excited to get started on some other projects I havn't been able to get to for a while. 

September 20, 2013

LAUNCH! The website, this one which you are currently on, has launched. I would like to welcome everyone to Sean Carlson Art and hope you enjoy your stay. More details, updates, news, and art to come throughout the future.

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