Graduating from East Carolina University art school, Sean Parnell has been a professional artist and art teacher for more than 20 years. As an artist, He has worked with a variety of media and subject matter. Using watercolor for as long as he can remember, it is still his favorite medium. He isn’t afraid; however, to tackle any media and mix and match them to get what he wants out of the image.  As an illustrator he has worked for gaming companies, illustrated children's books, and created the comic book “Johnny Space Commander”. Working in the digital world he has done design work for a variety of businesses and organizations, including the Raleigh Symphony and several political candidates.



Sean Parnell's work is licensed through Mainline Art and Design.




He is represented by Providence Gallery in Charlotte North Carolina. Providence Gallery is the only place the "Dogs" series of animal portraits can be purchased. You can also find his work in Hickory, NC at the Hickory Museum of Art and at Bottega on the square