MFA VS Alum Sean J Patrick Carney writes for Art in America
January 16, 2019
MFA VS Alum '09 Sean J Patrick Carney is featured in the current issue of Art in America for his recent piece Dear Bruce: A Letter from a Fan. In this letter to revered artist Bruce Nauman, Carney asks many questions and outlines a few contemporary artists that he thinks Bruce might "get a kick out of" including former visiting artists Jayson Musson and Ralph Pugay.
Sean J Patrick Carney (b. 1982, Michigan) is an artist and writer living and working in Austin, TX. He is the host of Humor and the Abject, a weekly podcast about contemporary art and comedy. Previously, Carney was an active member of the Bruce High Quality Foundation University in New York City. Since 2009, he has operated Social Malpractice Publishing, an independent artist book label that has produced over fifty editions. As 1/3 of GWC, Investigators, he performs collaborative research projects into paranormal phenomena. His writings appear frequently in Art in America, VICE, and other outlets.
His works and performances have been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including Marlborough Gallery, New York; The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles; Showroom MAMA, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Printed Matter, Inc, New York; the Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada; and the 2009 Amsterdam Biennale. Carney's practice has received attention in print and online from Art:21; Artribune Italy; Gawker.com; Bad at Sports; the Oregonian; Higher Arc; Oyster Magazine, and more. He has taught courses at Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, OR; Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA; New York University's Department of Art and Art Professions; the Dia Art Foundation, Beacon, NY; MoMA, New York, NY; and the Bruce High Quality Foundation University.
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