Sean Townley (b. 1983, Boulder, Colorado) lives and works in Los Angeles. In Fall 2020, he presented Bad News from the Colonies, a solo exhibition at Kristina Kite Gallery co-produced with Night Gallery. Townley has had solo exhibitions at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Night Gallery, Los Angeles; Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles; Galerie Antoine Levi, Paris; and Michael Jon Gallery, Miami. His work has also been included in group exhibitions at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Los Angeles; Kristina Kite, Los Angeles; Pedro Cera, Lisbon; Cite des Artes, Paris; and Rowing Projects, London. Townley has been written about in Artforum, Art in America, Kunstforum, and ArtNews, among other publications. His work belongs in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).