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Sean Michael grew up primarily in South Florida. It was there he began to explore his creative side through writing. Starting his academic career as a Comparative Literature major it wasn't long before he discovered the ability to tell similar stories through the use of material and eventually switched to a fine a… Read More
Sean Michael grew up primarily in South Florida. It was there he began to explore his creative side through writing. Starting his academic career as a Comparative Literature major it wasn't long before he discovered the ability to tell similar stories through the use of material and eventually switched to a fine arts major.

After receiving his BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago it was only a week later he was unpacking into his new graduate school studio at Rhode Island School of Design, where he was Co-President of the Graduate Student Body and in 2008 received his MFA in ceramics with much time spent in the glass department.

Gallagher currently lives and works in Honolulu, Hawaii with his dog and sometimes trusted assistant Woody Honolulu.

Sean Michael Gallagher is actively pursuing a new body of work to be featured at The Honolulu Museum of Art where he will be an artist-in-residence between January 16th and February 11th 2014. Read Less
Early in 2013 I decided to take a break from my usual studio practice of working with porcelain in a very time consuming and painfully frustratingly fragile way. I did not expect to embark on a series of "Interventions" that were a 180 degree transition from my usual practice. One day hiking I thought to myself, c… Read More
Early in 2013 I decided to take a break from my usual studio practice of working with porcelain in a very time consuming and painfully frustratingly fragile way. I did not expect to embark on a series of "Interventions" that were a 180 degree transition from my usual practice. One day hiking I thought to myself, clay is the most abundant traditional craft material on the planet and the most abundant type of clay is sedimentary (formed by the erosion of rocks) and instantly I began exploring the idea of bypassing the conventional idea of consumer purchased materials and even the process of erosion. Read Less
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