Sean Olson

Sean Olson

Director of Engineering Laboratories

Full-Time Faculty
Part-Time Faculty


Sean has an MFA in visual arts from Mills College, and a BA and BFA in art history and ceramics from Eastern Washington University.

Sean recently managed the studios in the USF Department of Art + Architecture, where he taught Fabrication Lab and Ceramics. Previously, as the research and experience developer at the Oakland Museum of California, he curated exhibitions while developing visitor research to better understand how people engage with informal education. Sean continues to investigate layers of the absurd through his studio practice to explore how people relate to their environment.


  • MFA, Visual Arts, Mills College, 2004
  • BA, Art History, Eastern Washington University, 2003
  • BFA, Studio Art, 2002