2001 M.F.A. Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design
1989 B.F.A. Painting, Minneapolis College of Art and Design
1986 San Francisco Art Institute
Teaching Experience: 2001-present- University of Minnesota, St. Cloud State University, The College of Visual Arts.
Beginning, intermediate and advanced drawing also; Beginning, intermediate and advanced painting, 2-D design, as well as experimental and non-traditional drawing courses. I am currently teaching intaglio, relief and screen-printing.
2009 Appointed Juror for the Assafeer Art Competition Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by Prince Mohamed bin Saud bin Khalid Al Saud.
2008 Appointed Juror for the Omani Fine Arts Society by HM Qaboos bin Said Al Said, Muscat Oman
2005 and 2006 Selected for Art Shanty Projects, Medicine Lake, Plymouth, MN
2003 Recipient Blacklock Nature Sanctuary fellowship and residency
2002 Minnesota State Arts Board, Artist Assistance Fellowship
2001 Selected by jury; Sothebys/Artlink International Young Art Auction 2002, Tel Aviv, New York, Amsterdam
2000 New American Painting, Southern Region
1999 Presidential Scholarship, Savannah College of Art and Design
2011 “O” XYandZ Gallery Minneapolis, MN
2011 “Bigloo v21” Walker Art Center Minneapolis, MN. A collaboration with Machine Project
2010 “Live Branch Constructions “ Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2010 “Pods on the Lawn” Art of This Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2009 Salir ala Luz. St. Paul MN
2008 “A History of the Earth and the Garden Projekt” BBK Gallery, Hildesheim, Germany
2007 “A History of the Earth” DownSpace Gallery, LA Design Center, Los Angeles CA
2007 “5” Gallery Co Minneapolis MN
2006 “A History of the Earth” Marshall Arts, Minneapolis, MN
2003 “Tansy, Bluegrass, Poison Hemlock, Water Hemlock, Datura,…” Soo Visual Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN
2003 “Sean Connaughty” Farnham Gallery, Simpson College, Decatur, Iowa.
2002 “Beneath All Things” No Name Exhibitions, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
2001 “Man Looking at Himself” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2000 “Birds of Appetite”, Bergen Gallery, Savannah, GA
1996 “Things to Remember in the Wilderness”, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
1995 “Aural Paintings”, Gallery Rebolloso, Minneapolis, MN
1993 “Beyond Science”, Gallery Rebolloso, Minneapolis, MN
1992 “Four Alchemical Rules”, Gallery Rebolloso, Minneapolis, MN
1991 “Freshwater”, Hamline University Art Gallery, Saint Paul, MN
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN permanent collection
Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA permanent collection.