Sean Greene


Thirty-five-year-old Sean Greene’s Calligraph paintings are rooted in the study of color with intervals calibrated to provoke the fleeting sensations of light animating a space. He develops form to support this intention, creating bands of color that become paths tracing motion: brush and arm and body or those leading the eye through a space and around a surface. The bands are Arabesque or graffiti-like, illegible but loaded with expressions of balance or instability, variation of speed, entanglement, congestion or comfort, fluidity or angularity. As Greene explains: “In this realm of color space and form, I am developing and exploring a language as well as a reality, that is perhaps, a parallel to my own.”

Sean Greene earned an MFA from UMass-Amherst and a BFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. He has been awarded grants from the Northampton and Somerville arts councils and has had solo shows at APE Gallery in Northampton in 2004 and 2006. He exhibits regularly in shows in the Northeast and his work is included in the Neiman Marcus corporate collection as well as numerous private collections in the US and United Kingdom.