Sean Haynes is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a graduate of Southern University at New Orleans with a B. A. in Fine Art. He has formal training in sculpture, drawing, painting, ceramics, printmaking and even glass casting. Haynes currently resides in Union City near Atlanta, GA where he has lived since 2006. He’s a Visual Arts teacher in the Fulton County school system.
Haynes has been in several group shows in the city. Most showings have been at Southwest Arts Center and Hammond’s House Auctions. In New Orleans, he has shown his work at Stella Jones Gallery, Barrister’s Gallery, Southern University at New Orleans’ Gallery, Orleans Parish School Board Lobby, Dollars for Scholars, the African American Museum, Zoo auction, African American Art exhibition in Louisville Kentucky, South West Art Center in Georgia, and countless others. One public work includes a painted column under the Clairborne Bridge for the Restoring the Oaks Project in the historic Treme community in New Orleans sponsored by the Mayor’s office.
Whether 2D or 3D, his artworks are immersed in vibrant color and organic shape as representatives of the human spirit accented through positive and negative spaces. Haynes believes that an artist is a lifelong learner and teaching is reciprocity: a spiritual “Sankofa” as he remembers not to forget to remember. His love for art lives in and through his artwork.