Sean Hovendick

CV

Curriculum Vitae

Education

M.F.A.  Computer Art  - Syracuse University, 2006
College of Visual and Performing Arts, Department of Transmedia

B.S. Broadcast Production - Eastern New Mexico University, 1995 (Summa Cum Laude)
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Communication

 
Teaching Experience

2015 – Present
Associate Professor, Program Director – Graphic + Media Design, Sage College of Albany
2011 – 2015
Assistant Professor, Program Director – Graphic + Media Design, Sage College of Albany
2009 – 2011
Assistant Professor – Graphic + Media Design, Dept of Art + Design, Sage College of Albany

Classes Taught, Sage College of Albany
ART-110: Visualization I – Critical thinking skills to identify, generate, and implement ideas
GMD-201: Type & Design I – Introduction, history and exploration of typography in design
GMD-217: Digital Imaging I – Image editing and production for visual communication solutions
GMD-225: Time Arts – Intro to video production, story telling, and audio/video editing
GMD-301: Digital Production – Practicing the process of preparing design work for distribution
GMD-305: Interactive Design I – Design, production and programming of interactive media
GMD-306: Interactive Design II – Continued study of interactive media
GMD-348: Topics in Graphic Design – Data Visualization, Motion Graphics, and Time Arts
GMD-405/406: Senior Capstone – Senior research and design project for the BFA degree
GMD-415: Motion Graphics – Time-based art and graphics production to enhance storytelling


2007 – 2009
Visiting Assistant Professor – College of Visual & Performance Arts, Syracuse University

CAR 131: Intro to Multimedia – Using technology to make art with time and interactivity
CAR 132: Procedural Composition – Intro to programming for art using Processing and Flash
CAR 232: 2D Computer Gaming – Production and ActionScript prohgramming for "games as art"
CAR 430: Computer Art Research – Senior projects for studio, critique and exhibition experience
CAR 530: Physical Computing – Interactive installations combining hardware, software and objects


2007
Adjunct Faculty – CAR 232: Intro to 3D Animation, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Adjunct Faculty – SA 161: Photography I Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
Adjunct Faculty – PHO 111: Digital Photography, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY
Teaching Assistant – CAR 530: Digital Audio Production for Visual Artists, Syracuse University

2006
Adjunct Faculty – SA 161: Photography I, Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY
Instructor of Record – CAR 132: Procedural Composition, Syracuse University
Teaching Assistant – CAR 530: Digital Audio Production for Visual Artists, Syracuse University
Video Lab Technician – Art Video program: Dept of Transmedia, Syracuse University

2005
Instructor of Record – CAR 132: Procedural Composition, Syracuse University
Video Lab Technician – Art Video program: Dept of Transmedia, Syracuse University
Instructor of Record – CAR 231: Introduction to Computer Art, Syracuse University

2004
Adjunct Faculty – CAR 231: Introduction to Computer Art, Syracuse University
Instructor – Black and White Photography Summer Camp, Light Work/Community Darkrooms

2002-09
Instructor of Record – Web Design & Flash, Light Work/Community Darkrooms Syracuse, NY

 
Exhibition Record (Selected)

2016
Annual Contemporary Art Survey, National juried group exhibition, The Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO
6th Annual Fine Art of Photography, National juried exhib, Plymouth Center for the Arts, Plymouth, MA
Landscape: Photography Now, National juried group exhibition, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

2015
23:57, International film & photography invitational, Sarah Faraday curator, FUSE Art Space, Bradford, UK
Special Combo, National juried group exhibition, Terrault Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
On the Edge, Nat. juried exhibition, Denise Markonish (Mass MOCA) juror, SSAC, Cohasset, MA
An Evening of Films, Video art exhibition (invitational), Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY

2014
23rd dokumentART, Video art exhibition (invitational), European Film Festival, Szczecin Poland
Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, Juried group exhibition, Albany Institute of History & Art
36th Annual Photography Regional, Juried exhibition (4th place), Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY
The Enigmatic Object, Filter Photo's 7th juried exhibition, Johalla Projects, Chicago, IL
Body Language, Group exhibition (invitational), Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany, NY
Perceptions: Art + Design Faculty Show, Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany, Albany, NY

2013

16th Annual Lakeside Statewide, Juried exhibition (2nd Place), Oswego Arts Center, Oswego, NY
CologneOFF, group video art exhibition, CCA Contemporary Art Center, Tbilisi, Georgia
The Tully Review: An Evening of Performance Art, 601 Tully Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY
TONY: The Other New York, Biennial exhibition, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

2012

TONY: The Other New York, Biennial exhibition, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
Faster Forward, Group media art exhibition, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, SC
The Gender Show, Video art exhibition, Tompkins Projects Contemporary Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011

Mass Distractions & Cultural Decay, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
Snap to Grid, Group exhibition, LACDA: Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
No Comment! Group multimedia exhibition in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street, New York, NY
Wired Kingdom, Group electronic art exhibition, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
Digital Creativity & New Visual Forms, Intl. Conf. on LA Cybercultural Studies, University of Liverpool, UK
Net.art Workshop, Co-lecture, FACT: Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, UK

2010

EdgeLogue: CologneOFF VI, Group video art screening, Delhi International Arts Festival, New Delhi, India
Celebrate! 10 Years of Net Art,
Group net art exhibition, JavaMuseum, Cologne, Germany
2010 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region,
Regional juried exhibition, Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
Wired Kingdom, Group digital & electronic art exhibition, The Arts Center, Troy, NY
Festival Miden 2010 – Video Channel, Media art festival, Amfeia's Square, Kalamata, Greece
DKG Artist Collective Summer Review, Group exhibition, Dutch Kills Gallery, Long Island City, NY
X by Y: Digital Art in 2010, International juried exhibition, A.D. Gallery, UNC Pembroke, Pembroke, NC
32nd Photo Regional, Group photography salon exhibition, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY
Sexpectations, Group exhibition, MA College of Liberal Arts, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA
Zeros+Ones: The Digital Era, Group new media exhibition, Climate Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Practice: The Sage Colleges Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition, Group exhibition, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY

2009

Found Footage Festival, International video art exhibition, VideoChannel, Cologne, Germany
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, St. Petersburg Intl. Cyber Art Festival, State Hermitage Museum, Russia
ConfluxCity 2009 - part of the Conflux Festival, group urban environment exhibition, New York, NY
Festival Miden 2009 - Urban (R)evolutions project, Media art festival, Amfeia’s Square, Kalamata, Greece
The Vitreous: Of Eyes and Optics, National juried exhibition, Esther M. Klein Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Big Switch, Group new media exhibition, Sumter County Gallery of Art, Sumter, SC
Electric Art 4.0, Computer art group exhibition, XL Projects Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, Touring video art installation, U. of Georgia Art Galleries, Athens, GA
Made in NY 2009, Juried group exhibition, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
undetermined measurements, Solo photography exhibition, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park, Cazenovia, NY
Inside Out/Outside In, Work by Sean Hovendick and Aimee Tarasek, Gannett Art Gallery, Utica, NY

2008

DNC Slideshow, Group urban projection exhibition, Service for Artists’, Denver CO
FutureSonic: International Festival of Art, Music & Ideas, Autonomous Village, Manchester, UK
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, Touring video art installation, Utsikten Art Center, Utsikten, Norway
The Bedford Windows Project, Group new media and video art exhibition, Spikehill, Brooklyn, NY
Electric Art III: 100 Million Years of Progress, Computer art group exhibition, Taskale Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Made in NY 2008, Juried group exhibition, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, Touring video art, Second Nature Festival, Aix-en-Provence, France
Networked, Group digital art exhibition curated by Donna Kessinger, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
ESP: Enclosed Sonic Performance, Sound art installation (invitation), Redhouse Arts Center, Syracuse, NY
Experiencing the War in Iraq, National exhibition, The Arts Exchange/Cable Car Cinema, Providence, RI
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, Touring video art installation, MOV-in Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Peepshow '08, Group media art exhibition, Squeaky Wheel Media Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
First London International Creative Competition, Juried exhibition, Alma Enterprises Gallery, London, UK
61st Exhibition of CNY Artists, Juried exhibition, Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY

2007

SEFF07: Sound Experimental Film Festival, Sound Alternative Space for Contemporary Art, Laredo, TX
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, Touring video art installation, Robodock Festival, Amsterdam, Holland
Tech Art III - National digital art exhibition (juried) by Carl Fudge, Bancroft Gallery, Cohasset, MA
At the Intersection: A Conversation Between Art and Science on Data Visualization, SUNY Oswego, NY
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, Touring video art installation, Chelsea Art Museum, New York ,NY
Ice Out: Art, Design & Transmedia Faculty Exhibition, Spark Contemporary Art Space, Syracuse, NY
Snap to Grid, Group exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA
[PAM] Perpetual Art Machine, Touring video art installation, XII Intl Media Art Biennale, Warsaw, Poland
Construction Destruction, Video art group exhibition, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD
A+D Faculty Art Exhibition, Group exhibition, Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY

 
Curatorial Record

2014         
Stay Tuned 3.0,
Student video and animation (Co-curator), Opalka Gallery, Sage College of Albany

2012
         
Stay Tuned 2.0,
Student animation (Co-curator), The Little Gallery, Sage College of Albany, Albany, NY

2011
         
Stay Tuned, Student media art exhibition (Co-curator), The Little Gallery, Sage College of Albany, Albany, NY

2009

Techno_Culture, Group digital art exhibition (Curator), Dowd Gallery at SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY
Techno_Culture, Group digital art exhibition (Curator), Redhouse Arts Center Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2005

The Future of Digital Art, (Co-curator), ARTSwego Artist Lecture Series, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY

 
Guest Lectures/Visiting Artist

2016
"Man·u·fac·ture" - Artist Talks, Open Wabi Artist Residency, Fredericktown, OH
“Landscapes: People and Place”
– Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY

2015

“From Picturesque to Profane” – On the Edge Gallery Talks, South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA
“Creative Community at the Vermont Studio Center, June 2015” –
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
“Work While You Sleep...”
– AIGA Student Portfolio Workshop, The Foundry for Art + Design, Cohoes, NY

2014
"Collaborative Capstone: Partnering Academia with Industry" – AIGA Design Educators Conf., Portland, OR
“Process & Discovery” – Mohawk Hudson Artist Gallery Talks, Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY
"Manuscripts: Exploring the "Reality" of Male Culture" – SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY
"Manufacturing Me" – Dept of Art + Design 20x20 PechaKucha Night, Sage College, Albany, NY
"Careers in Art & Design" – Mayfield High School, Advanced Graphics class, Mayfield, NY
"You Need a Website!" – AIGA Student Portfolio Workshop, The Foundry for Art + Design, Cohoes, NY

2013
"The Meaning of Images" – ENGL 011 Literary Perspectives, Sienna College, Loudonville, NY
"Careers in Art & Design" – Rondout Valley High School Graphic Arts, Stone Ridge, NY
"Building your Web Portfolio" – AIGA Portfolio Workshop, Foundry for Art + Design, Cohoes, NY
"What is Graphic + Media Design?"
   – SUNY Adirondack Community College, Queensbury, NY
   – Colonie Central High School Media Arts, Colonie, NY
   – Albany High School Discovery Academy, Albany, NY
   – Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY
   – Schenectady High School, Schenectady, NY

2012
"[R]evolution of a Program: Repositioning the Graphic + Media Design program at the Sage College of Albany" – Invited speaker and participant on the discussion panel Design Education 2.0: Teaching in a Techno-Cultural Reality, 100th annual College Art Association Conference, Los Angeles, CA
"Hidden in Plain Sight" – TONY: The Other New YorK, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
"What is Graphic + Media Design?" – Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY

2011
"Digital Creativity & New Visual Forms" Co-presenter – University of Liverpool, UK
"Net.art Workshop"
Co-presenter – FACT: Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, UK
"Be What You Are"
Visiting artist lecture – State University of New York at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

2010
"Undetermined Measurements" Visiting artist lecture – University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS

2009
"Searching For What's Not There..."Visiting artist talk – Sage College of Albany, Albany, NY
"Searching For What's Not There..." Visiting artist talk – SUNY College at Oneonta, Oneonta, NY
"Art, Gender and Media" Visiting artist lecture – George Washington University, Washington, DC
"Pictures, Portfolios and Process"
Visiting artist lecture – Cazenovia College, Cazenovia, NY

2008
"After the Patriot Act: Art and Activism" Artist talk – Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
"Citizen Maker: Media Art and Gender" Artist lecture – Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY

2007
"Art as Machine—Machine as Art" Visiting artist lecture – Salisbury University, Salisbury, MD

2006
"Becoming Transmedia: A Recent Paradigmatic Shift in Media Art at Syracuse University" – Co-presented with Professor Douglas Easterly as part of the session Current Issues in New Media Art and Design, 94th annual College Art Association Conference, Boston, MA

2005
"The Future of Digital Art" Co-curator of two-day media art exhibition which included gallery tour and workshops as part of the 05/06 ARTSwego Visiting Artist Lecture Series. SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY
"Exploring Gray Space" Visiting artist talk – Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, NY
"The Art of Collaboration" Artist lecture – APH 340: Topics in Art Photography, College of Visual & Performing Arts, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
"Portfolios" Artist lecture – ARC 585: Professional Practices, School of Architecture, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

2003
"Your Image Speaks for Itself" Art Workshops Series, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

 
Publications and Reviews

Scene Seen: Alloverstreet January 2016 – Cara Ober and Tommy Bruce, Bmore Art, Jan 13, 2016
United Nations Climate Change...
– Mark Adams, markadamsimages.wordpress.com, Nov 10, 2015
Exhibit showcases region’s creative talent –
Amy Griffin Unwind, Times Union, Nov 9, 2014
Colors, shapes, patterns define Regional – Karen Bjornland, The Daily Gazette, Oct 23, 2014
Body Language and Homespun inhabit public spaces – David Brickman, Get Visual, Aug 23, 2014
Beyond Anatomy: Artworks examine meaning of the body – Amy Griffin, Times Union, April 16, 2014
An open shutter: Jurors for this year's Photography Regional...
– Amy Griffin, Times Union, Apr 10, 2014
Photo Regional’s jurors have long link... – Karen Bjornland, The Daily Gazette, March 20, 2014
I Dig A TONY – Molly English-Bowers, Syracuse New Times, Arts Features section, Dec 19, 2012
'The Other New York: 2012' expands... – Melinda Johnson, Syracuse Post Standard, Aug 23, 2012
It Really Does Make Perfect -
Meisha Rosenberg, Metroland Alternative Nesweekly, Feb 4, 2010
RADAR Episode #13 Undetermined Measurements - WBP LABS/Workbook Project NYC, Oct 28, 2009
Robin Rice on Visual Art: The Vitreous: Of Eyes and Optics - Philadelphia City Paper, Aug 18, 2009
What you see isn't what you always get at the Klein Art Gallery - Philadelphia Weekly, Aug 11, 2009
The Big Switch: New Media, Film & Video - Sumter Living Magazine, Vol. 6, Issue 2, pp. 60-62.
2 Sumter Gallery exhibitions offer 'timely, introspective art' - The Item South Carolina, April, 19, 2009
Local Artists Exhibit Works at Schweinfurth Center - Syracuse Post Standard, June 14, 2008
'Sound Report - The Comfort of Strangers' - CD of exhibition at Futuresonic Festival, May 3-4, 2008
'Experiencing the War' is a diverse group of voices - The Providence Journal, March 13, 2008
Rueful reflections: Taking stock of the war in Iraq - Greg Cook, Providence Phoenix, March 12, 2008
Something that will touch everyone - Donna Kenny Kirwan, Pawtucket Times, March 8, 2008
‘Experiencing the War in Iraq’ through the arts - Bill Van Siclen, The Providence Journal, March 2, 2008
Spraygraphic Interview with Sean Hovendick - Spraygraphic, <www.sprayblog.net>, February 13, 2008
Hands-on art party at Squeaky Wheel’s ‘Peepshow’ - The Buffalo News, February 8, 2008
New Mixes With Old, Oddly - Katherine Rushworth, Stars Syracuse Post Standard, February 11, 2007
Home Grown Art: 71 artists in ‘Made in NY 2006’ - Syracuse Post Standard, June 25, 2006
Expressions Of Beauty: Everson Museum Art Show - Syracuse Post Standard, June 8, 2006
Crush: Giant Teddy Bear [Entner and Hovendick, Delavan Art Center] - The Daily Orange, April 5, 2006
The Seen: ‘The Electric Art Show’ at the Company Gallery - Syracuse Post Standard, March 31, 2005
Try This: Super Fun at ThINC - Charles Jackson, After Hours: Syracuse Post Standard, July 22, 2004
Center Offers Digital Imaging - Diego Vasquez, Syracuse Post Standard, February 12, 2003

 
Grants/Awards/Residencies

2016 Artist Residency, Azule Residency Program, October, 2016, Hot Springs, NC
2016
Artist Residency, Open Wabi Residency Program, September 2016, Fredericktown, OH
2015 Sage Colleges Faculty Development Grant, National AIGA Design Conference, New Orleans, LA
2015 Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, June 2015, Johnson, VT
2014
McGreevey ProLab Award, Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region, Albany Institute of History & Art
2014
4th Place, 36th Annual Photography Regional (juried), Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY
2013
2nd Place, 16th Annual Lakeside Statewide (juried), Oswego Arts Center, Oswego, NY
2012
Exemplary Service Award for AY 11-12, The Sage Colleges
2012
Faculty Development Grant, College Art Association conference, Sage College of Albany
2011 Faculty Travel Grant, FACT: Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool, UK
2008
Faculty Development Grant, Department of Transmedia, Syracuse University
2006 Juror's Commendation, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
2006 Graduate Fellowship, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University
2005 Teaching Fellowship, TA Orientation Program of the Graduate School, Syracuse University
2005 Graduate Fellowship, College of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University
1997 1st Place, Multi-Media, New Mexico Marketing Association
1995 Best of Show, ENMU Artists Exhibition, Eastern New Mexico University
1994 Published Finalist, Best of College Photography, Santa Barbara, CA
1994 Published Finalist, New Mexico Photographer, Portales, NM

 
Affiliations & Professional Activity

Member – New Media Caucus (NMC), International Association of New Media Art
Member – College Art Association (CAA), National Membership, New York, NY
Member – AIGA Upstate Chapter (Professional Association of Design), Albany, NY
Board of Directors / Member / Volunteer – Troy Bike Rescue (501(c)3), Troy, NY
Member / Volunteer Worker – Honest Weight Food Cooperative, Albany, NY
Member / Volunteer – Capital District Community Gardens, Albany & Troy, NY

 
Related Professional Experience

1998 – Present
Principal / Creative Director – Studio Fusion, Albany, NY
Own and manage licensed design business providing professional services including web design/development; branding, identities, motion graphics, interactive media, graphic design and video production for regional and national clients.

1995 – 1998
Art Director / Computer Animator – Thirty Second Street, Ltd. - Albuquerque, NM
Designed and directed projects including television advertising, web sites, training materials and multimedia presentations for educational and commercial purposes.

1994 – 1995
Assistant Video Editor / Production Crew – KENW TV 3 - Portales, NM
Assisted with production and editing of programs, promotions and public service announcements during live and recorded programming for PBS affiliated TV station.

1994 – 1995
Program Director – KZIA Radio ENMU - Portales, NM
Directed daily programming and production. Trained and supervised personnel, established music rotations, advised marketing team and maintained equipment.

1993 – 1994
Photographer / Darkroom Specialist – Media Services - Portales, NM
Responsible for production and reproduction of black and white and color photography, slides and negatives. Operated cameras, enlargers, slide duplicator and tube processor.

1988 – 1992
Team Leader / Radio Operator – US Army, 82nd Airborne Division - Fort Bragg, NC
Supervised and trained radio communication paratroopers to support 82nd Airborne Division Headquarters with worldwide, assault communications.