Sean Huntington

Tattoo Artist

   FIVE FUN FACTS ABOUT ME   

01

I grew up in...

Derrick City Pennsylvania (just outside the Allegheny National Forest)

02

My favorite book is...

American Gods

03

The last show I binge watched was...

The expanse

04

My favorite gift I ever received was...

A hand made mug by a well known potter and friend with my name embossed.

05

My favorite meal is...

ice cream. preferably during a storm

   ARTIST STATEMENT   

My work is a mixture of my obsessive interest in nature and my inborn need to create art. The texture of lichens on tree bark, the way branches curve and mingle among one another, the repetition of line in a grove of aspen or spruce; these are some of the things that fill my mind and come out in my paintings. The woods are home to me, and in this sense my work is autobiographical. I work in watercolors and gouache (opaque watercolors) on paper stretched over canvas. This allows me to work on a grand scale without the constraints of traditional framing. The negative tree shapes are created by painting on a latex resist (watercolor masking fluid) in the shape of a tree (similar to batik). After successive layers of latex and watercolor I peel back the latex revealing the tree shapes I protected underneath (like removing a stencil). The paintings are then sealed with a UV protective sealant and edged in metal.

ARTIST BIO

Sean Huntington grew up in Derrick City Pennsylvania just outside the Allegheny National Forest. Being surrounded by woodlands in an unpopulated area caused an initial lack of social skills but created an intense interest in the natural world. He maintains a studio in Western New York state where he does his best impression of a big and tall version of Bob Ross . Most days Sean can be found there, unless on the road to one of many art festivals around the United States.

Sean Huntington

GALLERY

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to see new art by the artist in the gallery below. 

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