Seth Sexton


3025 20th st

Seattle WA, 98144




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

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

1999-2000 Native Indian Heritage School, Volunteer Cultural Arts Coordinator, Seattle WA


Selected Solo Exhibitions


DYBBUK (video), 4Culture Gallery at King County Arts Commission, Seattle WA  


JUICY presents Halos, Bones, and Artifacts, Studio Current, Seattle WA


Yellowfish Epic Durational Performance, with Cherdonna Sinatra, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle WA


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


12 Minutes Max, selected participant, Base Experimental Arts, Seattle WA

Open Studio, selected participant, On the Boards, 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 Poject

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 WA

Dorkbot 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


What is Gay Art? Robbie Mildred Gallery, Seattle WA


Honors and Awards



e4c King County Arts Commission grant recipient 


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 WA


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)


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 Times

Switching Ground For Soil, The Tablet Newspaper