2007 Masters in Fine Arts at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York.
2007 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture.
2001 Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art with Distinction, University of Cape Town, Michealis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa.
2015 Origin Unknown (Africa), MagnanMetz Gallery, September, New York
2012 New Work: Sean Slemon, Nirox Projects, Johannesburg, South Africa
2011 The Sun Stands Still, MagnanMetz Gallery, December 1, New York, U.S.A.
2010 In the Red/In the Black, Brodie/Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg, S.A.
2008 Block 700, Magnan Projects, New York City, U.S.A.
2007 Public Property, Central Utah Arts Center, Utah, U.S.A.
2006 Solid Light, David Krut Arts Resource, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2005 Katrina and the Five Boroughs, David Krut Projects, New York, USA.
2005 Joburg One to Eleven, The Premises Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2005 Uplift: The Premises Mountain, The Premises Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2005 The Mountain and The City, Outlet Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa.
2015 Empire Everard-Read Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
2015 Winter Sculpture Fair, Nirox Sculpture Park, South Africa
2014 Play, curated by Jayne Crayshaw-Haley, Nirox Sculpture Park, South Africa
2014 Art Week Joburg, Maboneng Precinct, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2014 Destination Unknown, MagnanMetz Gallery, New York, USA
2013 Art Miami, MagnanMetz Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA
2013 Think Big, Art Miami, Curated by LaRete Art Projects:
Julia Draganović, Elena Forin and Claudia Löffelholz for Art Miami, Florida.
2013 In the Flesh, Target Gallery, Torpedo factory, curated by Jason John, Alexandria, VA, USA
2013 The Benediction of Shade, David Krut Projects, Cape Town, South Africa, curated by Jacqueline Nurse
2013 “Et al” Nirox Projects, Johannesburg, South Africa, curated by Neil Nieuwoudt and Brendan Copestake
2012 “How Much Do I Owe You” No Longer Empty, Queens, New York, curated by Manon Slome.
2012 Joburg: Don’t/Panic, C.H.R., Johannesburg, South Africa, curated by Gabi Ngcobo
2012 Landscape Re-Orientation, David Krut Projects, Cape Town, South Africa, curated by Jacqueline Nurse.
2011 Implemented Environments, Brundyn & Gonsalves, Cape Town, South Africa
2011 Don’t/Panic, Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa, curated by Gabi Ngcobo
2010 Announcing MagnanMetz, MagnanMetz Gallery, curated by Dara & Alberto Metz
2009 Reflecting Transformation, No Longer Empty, curated by Manon Slome.
2009 Map South Africa: African Perspectives and the Heart of the African City, Pretoria
2009 Forever Summer, Denise Bibro Fine Art curated by Scott Malbaurn, June.
2008 Scratching the Surface Vol. 1, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town, curated by Gabi Ngcobo and Mwenya Kabwe.
2008 .ZA Giovane arte dal Sudafrica, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy, Feb, curated by Lorenzo Fusi, www.papesse.org
2007 Works on paper-an exhibition of prints created in the David Krut Print workshop, UNISA Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
2006 Contour-the Definitive line, curated by Jon Coffelt, Schedler Minchin Fine Art, Birmingham, Alabama.
2005 Sasol New Signatures Exhibition: Snowflake, Aardklop Festival, Potchefstroom
2005 Sasol New Signatures 2005, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, First Prize joint winner, Judges Award winner, Merit Award joint winner
2004 Absolut Secret 9, Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town,
2003 Picnic, Brendan Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town
2002 Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, Stellenbosch
2000 Softserve ll, South African National Gallery, Cape Town
Collections and Commissions
2014 First National Bank, South Africa: Outdoor commission for five public sculptures
2013 Spier Collection- South Africa
2012 Pizzutti Collection –United States
2007 Pratt Institute permanent outdoor sculpture exhibition – United States
2005 Sasol South Africa Collection- South Africa
2005 Harrie Siertsema Collection – South Africa
Awards, Grants and Lectures
2014 Studio Museum Harlem, Ubuntu Artist Exchange, moderated by Tumelo Mosaka
2011 USA Projects matching funding grant, USA Artists.
2011 Artists Lecture, Artists Now Lecture series, University of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2009 Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Emergency Artists Grant
2008 Artists Lecture, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
2007 National Arts Council of South Africa-Study Bursary
2005 Sasol New Signatures Award
2005 Sasol New Signatures Judges Merit Award
2015 Nirox Foundation Artist’s Residency, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa
2012 Nirox Foundation Artist’s Residency, Gauteng, Johannesburg, South Africa
2007 Chashama Studio Residency program: Brooklyn Army Terminal, New York
Publications and Reviews
2012 The Sun Stands Still: review by Jenah Barry, Art South Africa, Issue 10
Volume 3, March 2012.
2011 Don’t/ Panic Exhibition catalogue by Gabi Ngcobo.
2008 “.za: Young Art from South Africa” Pick of the month
2007 An artist’s residency: The need for work/space in South Africa
de Arte Vol.76, 2007, UNISA Press
2007 Sean Slemon-Pratt Institute, New York, by Jena Barry, ArtSouthAfrica Magazine Vol 6 Issue 1, P102
2006 The Politics of Power and Space: Business Day, Sept 1st 2006, Alex Dodd
Sean Slemon Solidifies Light and Space, by Jacki Mc Innes
SA Art Times, Issue 8, August 2006
2005 Sean Slemon-The Premises, Johannesburg, by Robyn Sassen, ArtSouthAfrica Magazine, V4.2 P80, Dec 2005 http://www.artsouthafrica.com/?article=229
2005 Artthrob_reviews, www.artthrob.co.za, Robyn Sassen http://www.artthrob.co.za/05may/reviews/outlet.html
2002 Spier Outdoor Sculpture Biennial, catalogue, Emma Bedford.
2001 Artthrob_review, www.artthrob.co.za (online art magazine), www.artthrob.co.za/01dec/reviews/michaelis.html, Tracy Murrinick.