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2016                    M.F.A., Fine Art Studio, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester New York, USA

2013                    Post Graduate Certificate, Conservation and Heritage Management University of York, England

2006                    Post Graduate Diploma, Design and Applied Arts Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2002                    B.A. Visual Arts, Human Development, Philosophy. Eckerd College, St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Teaching Experience

2013-2016          Graduate Teaching Assistant/Instructor of Record- R.I.T, Rochester New York

2007-2009          Adult Education Tutor- City of Edinburgh Council, Edinburgh Scotland

2006-2007          Stained Glass Artist- Edinburgh Stained Glass House, Edinburgh, Scotland

2004                    Adjunct Art Instructor- Eckerd College, St Petersburg, Florida

2002                    Stained Glass Instructor- Senior College, St. Petersburg, Florida

2000                    Visual Arts Director- City of Deerfield, Deerfield Beach, Florida


Artistic Experience

2015-2016          Archivist- The Landmark Society of Western New York, Rochester N.Y.

2012                    Museum Conservator- Burrell Collection, Glasgow Museums, Scotland

2006-2007          Stained Glass Artist- Edinburgh Stained Glass House, Edinburgh, Scotland

2006                    Apprentice Conservator- Holywell Glass, Wells, England


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016                    “Hubris” Imagine R.I.T., Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

2015                    "Thesis Review" Booth Hall, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

2013                    “There and Back Again” The Studio@620, St. Petersburg, Florida

2005                    "The Spirit in the Glass" The Studio@620, St. Petersburg, Florida

2004                    “Stained Glass Reflections” The Heron Room, St. Petersburg, Florida

2002                    "Transformation" Griffin Chapel, St. Petersburg, Florida


Selected Group Exhibitions


2016                    "Transition" ECA Alumni Exhibition, Sculpture Court, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, Scotland

2016                    “Reincarnation” Joy Gallery, Rochester, New York

2016                    “Prime Movers" Bevier Gallery. Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York

2016                    "Rochester 6 x 6 x 2016" Rochester Contemporary Art Gallery, Rochester, New York

2015                    "Art Friends: Necessary Trouble" 406 State Street, Rochester New York

2015                    "Rochester 6 x 6 x 2015" Rochester Contemporary Art Gallery, Rochester, New York

2014                    "In the Mix" Interdisciplinary Juried Exhibition, Gallery R, Rochester, New York

2014                    “Great Expectations” MFA Graduate exhibition, Gallery R, Rochester, New York

2013                    "Greentopia" National Juried Exhibition. High Falls Museum, Rochester, New York

2006                    “Graduate Diploma Show” Hunter Building, Edinburgh, Scotland

2003                    "Out of the Elements" The Arts Center, St. Petersburg, Florida

2002                    “Invitational Honors Thesis Exhibition” Potterberg Library, New Port Richey, Florida


Selected Funding and Awards

2015-2016          R.I.T. Graduate Art Scholarship

2015                    Mason Andrews-Graduate Scholarship

2014                    Graduate Research and Creativity Grant

2013-2015          School for American Crafts Graduate Scholarship

2012                    Headley Trust Scholarship

2012                    York Consortium for Conservation and Craftsmanship Bursary

2012                    Santander Travel Grant

2011                    Headley Trust Scholarships

2011                    The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust Shortlist

2006                    Worshipful Company of Glaziers Ashton Hill Award

2002                    Spirit of Creative Arts Collegium Award

2002                    Eckerd College Leadership and Service Award

2000-2002          Who’s Who Among American Colleges and Universities

2001-2002          Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society

1997-2002          National Merit Special Honors Scholarship

1997-2001          Eckerd College Honors Program

1997                    Nassau County Community Service and Academic Excellence Award


Conferences and Special Events

2014                    Glass Art Society Conference- Chicago, Illinois

2014                    Ceramics in the Expanded Field- University of Westminster, England

2014                    National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2014                    University of Montevallo Anagama Firing- Montevallo Alabama

2014                    Sloss Furnaces Bronze Pour- Birmingham Alabama

2012                    York Consortium Conference- York, England

2012                    York Postgraduate Conference- York England

2012                    Trans-German Conservation Study Tour- Munich, Cologne, Nuremberg, Erfurt, Germany  

2012                    Glass Blowing Exhibition, Glashütte Lamberts- Waldsassen, Germany

2006                    Master Painting Course with Jonathan Cooke-Swansea, Wales

2006                    New Designers- London, England

2003                    Don Reitz, St. Pete Clay Kiln Firing- St. Petersburg, Florida



Ellis, David. “The Spirit in the Glass: An Exhibition of Stained Glass Works by Garvin Sealy”.; Published September 1, 2005

Jones, Bob Devon. “Garvin Sealy: There and Back Again”.; Published June 25,2013

Olda, Danny. “Arts Calendar: August 1 – 7”.; Published August 1, 2013

Moore, Waveney Ann. “Artist likes to add intrigue to beauty of stained glass” St. Petersburg Neighborhood Times Cover; Published September 11, 2005.


Selected Memberships

Royal Society of Arts

British Society of Master Glass Painters

Scottish Glass Society

American Glass Guild

York Conservation Consortium

Worshipful Company of Glaziers

National Glass Association

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts



Private and Public Collections

Grayson Perry

Magdelene Odundo

Judith Schaechter

Eckerd College

Smidgens Inc

Dr. Albert Howard Carter, III

Eckerd College President’s Office

Eckerd College Dean of Students

Joy Gallery, Rochester NY

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