Sean Healy

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Sean Healy
Born New York
Occupation Multimedia Artist

Sean P. Healy is a multimedia artist based in Portland, Oregon.[1]

Healy’s work often explores the rationales of social power structures utilizing everything from chewing gum to resin, cigarette butts and large sliding glass doors.[2]

He is the youngest artist to have been awarded a General Services Administration Public Art Commission, and in 2006 completed a project for Thom Mayne’s federal courthouse[3] in Eugene, Oregon. His project for the FBI Headquarters in Houston, Texas was completed in 2008 and coincided with a solo show at the Betty Moody Gallery. Other noteworthy group shows were; Oregon Biennial (1999), Fresh Trouble (2005) and THE HOOK UP (2007)[4]

Healy received his BFA in printmaking from Alfred University. He has had numerous one-person exhibitions both at the Elizabeth Leach Gallery and at spaces such as The Art Gym.


  1. ^ Speer, Richard. [1] Willamette Week
  2. ^ Bovee, Katherine [2] PORT
  3. ^ Jahn, Jeff. Federal Courthouse PORT
  4. ^ Willamette Week | “First Thursday in review: Art-chitecture?” | June 13th, 2007