Seth Sexton

13322 Military Rd. S Tukwila WA, 98168



20014-Present Student at Velocity Dance Center, Seattle WA

2004 BFA University of Washington, Seattle WA
1996 Olympic Community College, Bremerton WA

Relevant Professional Experience

2017 Guest Presenter, Velocity Dance Center, Speakeasy: Marking the Body, Seattle, WA

2015, Art Facilitator, Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle WA

2011 Guest Instructor, Swinomish Indian Reservation, La conner, WA
2010 Guest Instructor/Studio Assistant, Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
2008-2009 Project Coordinator, Arts Facilitator, Minister of Presence, Recovery Cafe, Seattle

2006-2008 Arts, Humanities, and Language Instructor, San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala

2004-2005 Guest Lecturer, Lakeside High School, Ceramics, Jodi Rockwell, Seattle WA

2000-2001 Seattle Childrens' Museum, New Holly Outreach Site Manager, Seattle WA

Selected Solo Exhibitions


Circle Drawings, Auburn City Hall , Auburn, WA
Meditations, SweatBox Yoga Center, Seattle, WA
2018 DYBBUK (video), 4Culture Gallery at King County Arts Commission, Seattle WA

2017 JUICY presents Halos, Bones, and Artifacts, Studio Current, Seattle WA
Yellowfish Epic Durational Performance, with Cherdonna Sinatra, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle WA2014
Hypnogogic Jerk, Jack Straw New Media Gallery, Seattle WA
Sigil, Installation at Fort Warden State Park with accompanying performance
Entanglement Theories, site specific performance and photo series, Chimacum WA
Geomatria, Bouncing Wall, Seattle WA
New Works,Café ladro, Seattle WA
Push Play, Crawlspace Gallery, Seattle WA

Selected Group Exhibitions


Current Work, Koch Gallery, Vashon WA
Current Work, Lynwood City Hall, Lynwood WA
12 Minutes Max, selected participant, Base Experimental Arts, Seattle WA
Open Studio, selected participant, On the Boards, Seattle WA
Visual Impressions, Ryan James Fine Art, Bellevue, WA
206Q, Fred Wildlife Refuge, Seattle, WA
Velocity Fall Kick-Off, Selected Performer, Seattle WA
Disruption ,Velocity Dance Center, Next Fest NW Seattle WA
Next Dance Cinema, Seattle Film Forum, Seattle WA
Lusio, Movement installation by Pistil curated by Gil Bar-Sela
The Architecture of Being by Coleman Pester for Velocity Dance Center's Bridge Project Velocity Fall Kick-Off, Selected Performer, Seattle WA
Untitled by Chris McCallister for Velocity Dance Center's Bridge Project
Wood:Mortar & Pestle, Northwest New Works, On the Boards
Kabuya, Sand Point Site Specific Installation, Seattle WA
Velocity Fall Kick-Off, Selected Performer, Seattle WA
Glass House Project, Recovery Cafe, Seattle WA
One Shot, MCARS studio, Seattle WA
Wired Forest, Kirkland Arts Center, Kirkland WA
Annual Art Auction, Henry Arts Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA
Outside In, Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Fidalgo Room, Seattle Center, Seattle WADorkbot II, Center on Contemporary Arts, Seattle WA
Hindsight, Frozen Moments, Consolidated Works, Seattle WA
SID INC, installation, Sea-Tac international Airport, Seattle WA
Soil Art Auction, Seattle WA
Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Outdoor Gallery, Seattle Center, Seattle WA
Dorkbot, Center on Contemporary Arts, Seattle WA
Speak and Spell, Pound Gallery, Seattle WA
Group Exhibition, Soil Gallery, Seattle WA
New Works, Bluebottle Gallery, Seattle WA
Coupling/Strangers, CMA Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA
BFA Thesis, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA
Seed, Soil Gallery, Seattle WA
Soil does Houston, Soil Gallery, Seattle WA

Switch, Soil Gallery, Seattle WA
Inside Outreach, Seattle Children's Museum, Seattle WA
Underground, SubLevelThree Studios, Seattle WA
Erotica, Artdrill III, CMA Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA Soil auction, SOIL Art Gallery, Seattle WA


Artdrill II, Consolidated Works, Seattle WA
New Members Show, Soil Gallery, Seattle WA
Shunpike, SAW Gallery, Seattle WA
Artdrill I, Magnuson Park Pavilion, Seattle WA
Erotica, CMA gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA, juried show School of Art Open, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle WA, juried competition

Honors and Awards


e4c King County Arts Commission grant recipient
Vermont Studio Center, selected participant and fellowship recipient
Visual Impressions, National Juried Exhibition at Ryan James Fine Arts, Finalist
Kohler Institute, Artist in residence, semi-finalist
Artist in Residence recipient Studio Current (Dec. 2017 - Jun 2018)
smART Ventures award recipient for Glass House Project, Mayors Office Of Arts and Cultural Affairs, Seattle WA2003
Carol Marlow and Jim Young Collection, Permanent Collection, Seattle WA
Selected Participant, Music and Arts Festival, Bumbershoot 2003, Seattle WA
2001 Juror’s award and cash prize at the UW School of Art Open
Certificate of Excellence, Outstanding Teacher, Seattle WA
Atlantic Street Center, Appreciation Certificate, Community Arts Leadership
Mary Gates Hall, University of Washington, Permanent Collections, Seattle WA
Cynthia Boegel, Professor Emiritus Art History, University of Washington, Collections

Selected Publications


Studio Visit Magazine, issue 39, (Feb)


Through the Lens of Dance, Melody Datz Hansen, City Arts Magazine (Aug)
Brave New Work, Staff Reporting, Seattle Magazine online, (Dec)
Velocity presents Next Fest NW: DISRUPTION, 
by BWW News Desk, Broadway World (Nov)
Currently Hanging: Rachel Green, Seth Sexton, and the Violence of Falling Asleep, By Jen Graves the Stranger (May)

New Media Gallery Artists Rachel Green and Seth Sexton produced by Jenny Cecil Moore, Jack Straw Productions (Jun)
Northwest New Works 2013: Week Two, Main Stage by T.S Flock, Seattle Art News (Aug)


Velocity Kicks off Season in Style, By Mariko Nagashima, Seattle Dances (Sept)

Change Agent: Seth Sexton, By Corey Kahler (Jul)

Fairs please: the affordable art bus is always on time, By Anthony Haden-Guest
Financial Times (Jan.)
Foresight at play when "Frozen Moments" evolve Hindsight, Seattle Times and Post Intelligencer


Dorkbot: People Doing Strange Things with Electricity, NPR Broadcasting (Nov.) Arts on Capitol Hill, The Stranger (July)
Museum Project Gives Voice to Children of Muslim Refugees, The Seattle TimesSwitching Ground For Soil, The Tablet Newspaper