Henry graduated in ceramic sculpture from Bristol in 1987 and had his first exhibition in London during 1988. He studied at Farnham School of Art in 1983 before completing a BA in Ceramics at Bristol Polytechnic (1984-87). He was the first sculptor to win the Villiers David Prize in 1998 and has had more than thirty solo shows during his career. Career highlights include Conflux – a solo exhibition of twenty-two figures held at Salisbury Cathedral in 2011. Sean Henry is represented by Osborne Samuel gallery and his work is in the National Portrait Gallery, Cass Sculpture Foundation and frequently exhibited in London, New York and Stockholm.

Henry’s recent exhibition at Salisbury Cathedral attracted over 100,000 visitors during its 4-month run in 2011, a record for the Cathedral.


2016          Time Being: Osborne Samuel Gallery, Mayfair, London
                   Das Geprüfte Leben / The Examined Life: Kulturzentrum Englische Kirche, Bad Homburg,       Germany
                   Das Geprüfte Leben / The Examined Life: Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg, Germany
                   Here and Now: LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects, Brussels, Belgium
2015          Sean Henry: Forum Gallery, New York, US
                   Hessenpark Museum, Bliackachsen 10, Nue-Anspach, Germany
                   Saalburg Museum, Blickachsen 10, Bad Homburg, Germany
2014          Sean Henry, Galerie Andersson Sandstrom, Stockholm, Sweden
                   Sleeper: LKFF Art & Sculpture Projects, Brussels, Belgium
2013          Sean Henry: Glyndebourne Opera House, Sussex, England
2012          The Way It Is: Osborne Samuel Gallery, London
2011          Conflux: A Union of the Sacred and the Anonymous, Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury,
2010          Sean Henry Sculpture, Forum Gallery, New York, US
                   Sean Henry Sculpture, Gallerie Andersson Sandstrom, Stockholm, Sweden
2008          New Sculpture and Drawing, Osbourne Samuel Gallery, London
2007          Presence:GalerieAndersson Sandstrom, Umea, Sweden
                   Presence: Galerie Von Braunbehrens, Munich, Germany
2006          You’re Not The Same, Forum Gallery, New York and Los Angeles
                   Sean Henry: Sculpture, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, UK
2005          Sculpture and Drawings, Kunsthandel Frans Jacobs, Amsterdam, Holland
2004          Sculpture in the Workplace, Canary Wharf, London
                   Sculpture at Goodwood, Sussex
                   Here and Now, Berkeley Square Gallery, London