SEAN HORTON (PRESENTS) is a platform for a variety of art-related endeavors including: exhibitions, art fairs, commissions, museum acquisitions, private sales & advisory services.
Sean Horton opened his first gallery location, SUNDAY L.E.S., as a project space in an abandoned sneaker shop on Eldridge Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 2006. One of the earliest art galleries in the neighborhood, Horton Gallery, under several names, has since operated in the Chelsea, Chinatown, and Rose Hill neighborhoods of New York City, as well as the Kreuzberg neighborhood of Berlin and the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. The gallery has realized more than 170 exhibitions, art fairs, and offsite projects in a variety of interesting spaces and contexts that include an old brewery and the parlor level of a residential townhouse.
Horton presented the New York solo debuts of Michael Berryhill, Elijah Burgher, Leidy Churchman, Keltie Ferris, Kate Groobey, and Kirk Hayes. Widely reviewed gallery exhibitions have also included those by Trudy Benson, Peter Gallo, Clare Grill, Michael Jones McKean, Natasza Niedziolka, and Aaron Spangler. In addition, Horton has exhibited outsider artists Gayleen Aiken, David Byrd, Royal Robertson, and Miroslav Tichý, as well as artwork by notable indie musicians Joel Gibb and G.B. Jones.
In Berlin, Horton hosted the European premiere of A.L. Steiner and A.K. Burns‘ film Community Action Center and presented group exhibitions including Joanne Greenbaum, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Orion Martin, Ryan McLaughlin, Anne Neukamp, and Daniel Rios Rodriguez.
In Dallas, Horton collaborated with curator and writer Joseph R. Wolin to present solo exhibitions by Leo Gabin and Lucia Hierro. Artist Wallace Whitney organized Bushwick Rodeo including Katherine Bernhardt, Sadie Laska, and Rachel Eulena Williams.
In 2019 – 2020, Horton launched a window project at 3700 McKinney Avenue in Dallas and presented a series of exhibitions at 958 Madison Avenue in New York City including a solo exhibition by multi-disciplinary artist Kalup Linzy.
Horton has been a member of the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) since 2008 and has participated in The Armory Show, Art Brussels, Independent, NADA Miami, NADA New York and the Untitled Art Fair, among others.