Sean Hovendick graduated from Eastern New Mexico University studying broadcast communication, art and computer animation. After ten years of industry experience in motion graphics, video post-production and multimedia, Sean went on to earn his MFA in computer art from the Department of Transmedia at Syracuse University. In addition to operating his own design studio, Sean is an exhibiting new media artist and Assistant Professor of Visual Arts in upstate New York where he teaches courses in art, digital imaging, interactive media and motion graphics.
Hovendick’s interactive, procedural and time-based artworks explore the hidden forces of power, identity and social order within the mediated psyche. His work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally at NYC Scope Art Fair, George Mason University, Creative Alliance in Baltimore, MD; Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Sound Alt Space for Contemporary Art in Laredo, TX and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Santiago Chile. Most recently Sean’s work has been included in exhibitions at the Esther M. Klein Art Gallery in Philadelphia, PA; the Sumter County Gallery of Art in Sumter, SC; the University of North Carolina at Pembroke; the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; the city-wide Conflux Art Festival in New York, NY; FutureSonic: International Festival of Art, Music & Ideas in Manchester, UK and Festival Miden in Kalamata, Greece.