After completing his MFA in printmaking at the University of Alberta in 1995, Sean Caulfield spent five years working in the United States, first at Northern Illinois University as a Visiting Professor, and then at Illinois State University as an Assistant Professor. In 2001 he returned to Canada to work at The University of Alberta as a Canadian Research Chair in printmaking.
During the last six years Professor Caulfield has participated in a wide range of national and international exhibitions throughout Canada, the United States, Europe, and Japan. Significant exhibition during this period include:
• “International Print Triennial Kracow 2000
• Bridge to the Future,” Kracow, Poland
• “Re-membered Image
• ” Gallery of the Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
• “2nd International Triennial of Graphic Art
• ” Prague, Czech Republic
• “Ljubljana Biennial Print Exhibition
• ” The Modern Gallery and Tivoli Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Awards and grants received during this period include:
• SSHRC Fine Arts Creation Grant
• Canada Council Travel Grant
• Visual Arts Fellowship
• Illinois Arts Council, Illinois, USA
• Prix Banque Nationale du Canada
• Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
• Second Place in the Second Annual Great Canadian Printmaking Competition, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
• Grand Prize in the Third 21st Century Grand Prix Exhibition, Tokyo, Japan.
Professor Caulfield’s work is in various public and private collections including: Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA; LiuHaisu Art Museum of Shanghai, Shanghai, China; Purdue University Galleries, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA; Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA; Ernst and Young, Toronto, Canada; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Alberta Art Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Panel: International Printmaking: A Unique Overview
Topic: Printmaking in Canada
Open Portfolio Feature: Prints from Alberta, Canada
Frontiers in Printmaking conference tentative schedule