November 28th, 2014 Cody held a final exhibition in Wichita, Kansas before a planned move to Southeast Asia. The weather was fortunately very mild for the time of year, reaching up into the mid 60’s for the high. A good mix of old familiar art community members, as well as new faces, arrived on scene. The solo exhibit included a kind of visual genealogy of work, spanning from old seminal paintings from his Undergraduate period at Wichita State University, as an instructor at Frederick Community College in Maryland, Graduate thesis works from The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and post Graduate work in the studio in Wichita, Kansas.
The event was given press releases in the Wichita Eagle Newspaper, with an article by Jason Dilts,as well as Continue reading “Cody’s Newman Exhibit and Gallery Luncheon Lecture” »
Recently I had the pleasure of responding to an interview by Linda Bergerova of “Oh, So Surreal”.
The following are some excerpts from the interview (for the full interview click here):
What’s your background? Are you self-taught artist or did you study art? Do you think an art education is important or imperitive for anybody wishing to be an artist? What are some of the advantages and disadvantages that you have encountered throughout your career with/without the formal training of the Art Academy?
I feel that I hold one foot firmly in the realm of self-taught art as well as formal training. This is because my art Continue reading “Recent interview of me by Linda Bergerova of “Oh, So Surreal”” »
Cody Seekins to display new works in Wichita before moving to Thailand indefinitely. Come out to see the latest in psychedelic, allegorical narration from a deeply cultivated hiatus of painting from the artist. Also meet the artist in a rare personal appearance from his generally reclusive studio presence. Continue reading “Cody Seekins Solo Show at Newman University” »
Dreams and Divinities, curated by Liba W Stambollion and Gabriela Garza Padilla, is an exhibition featuring over 40 renowned surreal and visionary artists including Adam Scott Miller, Gromyko Semper, Continue reading “Cody Seekins to Exhibit with Dreams and Divinities in Mexico!” »
Newly released early December 2013, Schön! Magazine’s 23rd print publication debuts Cody Seekins Fine Art. The author of the article, Roxanne Golding, is a very talented and intelligent young woman. Her engaging participation within the contemporary world of high fashion and fine art is active, current, and upbeat.
The experience of collaboration with Roxanne as well as the rest of the crew at Schön! was, to say the least, an extremely rewarding interaction. The level of humanity, interest, and professionalism exhibited by the team was highly refreshing, and it is no wonder that Schön! has rocketed into such an auspicious place as a modern cultural periodical despite only being launched in 2009.
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