Education

2014-2018, Limerick School of Art & Design
Printmaking & Contemporary Practice – BA (Hons)

Selected Exhibition History

2021, Discover Print 21, Green Acres Gallery, Wexford

2021, Cork Printmakers 30, Lavit Gallery, Cork

2021, SCOOP Art Auction, The Copper House Gallery, Dublin

2021, Awakening, Damn Fine Print, Dublin
2020, Winter Open, The Courthouse Gallery, Clare
2020, Circuit Arts Festival, 126 Artist-Run Gallery, Galway [Online]

2020, Ollphéist, Ormston House, Limerick

2020, HALFTONE Print Fair, The Library Project, Dublin

2020, 190th RHA Annual Exhibition, RHA Gallery, Dublin

2020, Seacourt International Mini Print Biennial, Seacourt Print Workshop, Bangor

2019, [Solo] The Great Filter, Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda

2019, Cork Printmakers Summer Exhibition, Lavit Gallery, Cork

2019, State of Print, CCAD Gallery / 46 Grand Parade, Cork City Hall, Cork

Printmakers, Cork & Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick

2019, K-Fest Arts Festival, Killorglin

2018, 20:20 Print Exchange, Travelling Exhibition by Hotbed Press, UK

2018, Fitz Fair, Origin Gallery, Dublin

2018, [Solo], Culture Night Open Studio, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk

2018, IMPACT 10, Biblioteca Central de Cantabria, Santander

2018, Flux – LSAD Graduate Show, Limerick School of Art & Design, Limerick

2017, Hennessey Portrait Prize, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin

2017, All Inked Up – Artist Book Fair, The Brewery Tap UCA Project Space, Canterbury

2017, Der Rote Block, Kunsthaus LA 54, Berlin

2016, SYMBOLS – Culture of Death & Cultural Life, Travelling Exhibition by Creative Europe

2015, Beds Not Benches, The Hunt Museum, Limerick

Forthcoming
 

2021, Printmaking Without Borders, Travelling Exhibition by Incisori Contemporanei, Italy

Awards & Funding

Agility Award, Arts Council of Ireland, 2021

Covid-19 Crisis Response Award, Arts Council of Ireland, 2020
Grants Under the Arts Act, Louth County Council, 2019
First Solo Award, Droichead Arts Centre, 2018
Emerging Artist Residency Award, An Táin Arts Centre, 2018

Shortlisted, Hennessey Portrait Prize, National Gallery of Ireland, 2017

John Shinnors Selection, LSAD Drawing Awards, 2017

Florence Vere O’Brian Lace Drawing Award, 2016

LIT Purchase Award, LSAD Drawing Awards, 2015

Bibliography

Spread Zine 003: The Anger Issue, 16/10/20
“Dundalk Artist Sean McGuill to host solo show at Louth gallery” Dundalk Democrat, 23/10/19
Artist Made Platform Magazine, 26/07/19
“New Generation Gallery”, Irish Arts Review (www.irishartsreview.com), 25/07/18

“Artist Sean to Work at An Tain” The Argus, 16/06/18

"Hennessy Portrait Prize: Verdict on shortlisted paintings", The Irish Times, 18/11/17
“The Arts Interview” Limerick Leader, 17/11/17
“Artist Sean Makes Shortlist” The Argus, 21/10/17
“The Late Lunch” Radio interview, LMFM, 16/10/17
“Dundalk Art Student Wins LSAD Drawing Award” The Argus, 11/03/17
“Beds, Not Benches”, The Hunt Museum (www.huntmuseum.com), 29/11/15

Presentations/Workshops

2020, Presentation, ‘How We Live Now’, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk [Online]

2020, Hydroprinting Workshop, Creative Spark Print Studio, Dundalk

2019, Hydroprinting Workshop, The Yard, Droichead Print Studio, Drogheda

2019, Paper Stencil Workshop, Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival, Co. Offaly

2019, Street Art Workshop, SEEK Festival, Dundalk

2018, Drawing Workshop, An Táin Arts Centre & Dundalk Youth Centre, Dundalk

2018, Artist Talk, ‘Workspace Social #36: Sean McGuill’, Ormston House, Limerick

Residencies

July – September 2018, An Táin Arts Centre, Dundalk

Collections

Associazione Nazionale Incisori Contemporanei

The Mayson Hotel, Dublin
Taisce Lú – Louth County Council Collection

Limerick Museum & Archives

Limerick Institute of Technology
Louth Meath Education & Training Board

Private Collections

Memberships

Visual Artists Ireland
Cork Printmakers
National Sculpture Factory

Ormston House

Creative Spark Print Studio (September – October 2018)