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Casey Jex Smith

1976 United States

8 Works exhibited

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Casey Jex Smith received a BFA in Painting from Brigham Young University and an MFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute. He currently resides in Provo, Utah with his wife and fellow artist Amanda Smith and their two children. His art has been exhibited at The Drawing Center (NYC), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (SF), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UT), and Spring Break (LA). His work has been featured in Art Review Magazine, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, Rhizome.org, Wired.com, ArtMaze Mag, New American Paintings, and Bloomberg.com.

"Between masterful engravings, elements of art history, Dungeons & Dragons manuals, isometric turn-based video games, scripted narratives, Where’s Waldo? and comics, Casey Jex Smith’s drawings are both mere simulations of fantastic powers and narratives that exist at the intersection of fantasy games and religious rituals. and religious rituals" - Domenico De Chirico

Recent solo exhibitions:

2019

Bountiful, Honey Ramka Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2017

Priestcraft, Salt Lake Film Society through CUAC, SLC, UT

2015

Wars and Rumors of Wars, Writ & Vision, Provo, UT

 

Two-person exhibitions:


2013

Glimmerguts, Casey Jex Smith & Ryan Browning, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL

2010

Casey Jex Smith, John Casey, Galerie Polaris, Paris, France

 


Recent group exhibitions:

2021

Regnum Lúminis, curated by Domenico de Chirico, Eve Leibe Galelry, London, UK

For the Many, Not the Few, Guts Gallery, London, UK

Mazes and Maps, curated by Andrew Wodzianski, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Hyattsville, MD

2020

HC SVNT DRACONES, curated by Chris Lynn, Spring Break Art Show w/ Amanda Smith, LA

Flatfile: 2020, Ortega Y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Works by Casey Jex Smith

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2020

15 x 19 cm

2020

19 x 19 cm

2021

28 x 35 cm

2021

19 x 19 cm

2021

20 x 25 cm

2020

25 x 30 cm

2020

18 x 19 cm

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