Sean David Jerd

510- 407-6735


Sean jerd was born and raised in San Diego, California. His interest in photography began at the age of twenty with a class at community college. In 2006, he received a BFA in photography from California College of the Arts in Oakland. Jerd had solo shows at forthrite printing in 2008, Erica Tanov in 2009 and Esqueleto in 2012. He lives in Berkeley, CA With his wife Rebecca, son Tolman and daughter Frances. In addition to he commercial, editorial, and fine art photography practice, He works as a photo assistant and an electrician, carpenter, and Power Distro stagehand in I.A.T.S.E. local 16  He is currently working on his first monograph.


2006 BFA, Photography, California College of the Arts


2013 The Human Impact- New Directions in Landscape Photography, Book and Job Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Group Show)

Selections from Mostly Cars and Trees, Delaware Pop up, CA (Group Show)

2012 Here, Erica Tanov, San Francisco, CA (Solo Show)
Selections from Mostly Cars and Trees, Delaware Pop up, CA (Group Show) Completely Visible, Esqueleto, Oakland, CA (Solo Show)

2011 Hamburger Eyes Benefit Fundraiser, SF Zinefest, San Francisco, CA (Group Show) Garden Of Eden, Ofr Bookstore, Paris, France (Group Show)

2010 Hamburger Eyes Benefit Fundraiser, Fotovision, Emeryville, CA (Group Show) 365 Days of Print, Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY (Group Show)
365 Days Of Print, The Embankment Gallery, Jersey City, NJ (Group Show)

2009 Mostly Cars and Trees, Erica Tanov, Berkeley, CA (Solo Show)
Watermark, We Art Space, Oakland, CA (Group Show)
Hamburger Eyes Benefit Fundraiser 2009, Photo Epicenter, San Francisco, CA (Group Show)

2008 Mostly Cars and Trees, Forthrite Gallery, Oakland, CA (Solo Show)

2007 C.C.A. Photography Centennial Exhibition, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA (Group Show) Reveal, North Gallery C.C.A., Oakland, CA (Solo Show)
Rebecca ,Sean & Lonnie, Center Gallery C.C.A., Oakland, CA (Three Person Show)

2006 Side by Side, August, Oakland, CA (Two Person Show)

Awards & Residencies

2014 Kala Artist In Residence, January
2011 365 Days of Print, Online Residency, May 2011,