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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Priestcraft, Broadway Theater with CUAC, SLC, UT

2015

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

2012

Fiend in the Void, Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC

Soul Flayer, Gallery 468, Provo, UT

2011

Doomslangers, Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, Utah

2010

Doomslangers: A Project by Casey Jex Smith, Allegra Laviola Gallery, NYC

2009

Gird Your Elves, and Be Broken in Pieces, LaViolaBank Gallery, NYC

2008

Materials Unorganized, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

That Day and That Night and That Day, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2007

There Is No End To Matter, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006

New Work, Central Utah Art Center, Ephraim, UT

 

TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2014

Voices and Visions, Casey Jex Smith & Carrie Day, Launch Pad Cooperative, Toledo, OH

2013

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

2012

Tim Gawesky and Casey Jex Smith, Art Supply Depo, Toledo, OH

2010

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

Stock Up on Heal and Mana Potions, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

2006

Come, Come, Ye Saints! And Temple Bilds, Fifty50 Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

Periscope, curated by Jimmy Viera, Able Baker Contemporary, Portland, ME

2016

Geo Necro, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

New American Paintings: Midwest Edition, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

Monstalgia, Harry Wood Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AR

2015

The Flat File: Year 3, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY

Chat Allors!, le Bel Ordinaire, Bordeaux, France

House Sale #24 Auction, Paddle8.com

2, Good Mother Gallery, Oakland, CA

Pizza Party, Airlock Gallery, San Marcos, CA

Big Heads, Heroes, and Dancing Dogs, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Sketchbook, Writ & Vision, Provo, UT

2014

Ducks, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Under the Influence, Phillips Auction House, NYC

New American Color, curated by Jefferson Nelson, Dean & Sons Automotive, Toledo, OH

Utah Ties, Central Utah Art Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Forever Young: Art Contemporain, Piasa, Paris, France

2013

Possessed, Keystone Fine Arts, curated by Idol Wild, LA, CA

Thirteen Twenty Three Exhibition, 964 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY

Between Blisters and Blue Skies, Launch Pad Collective, Toledo, OH

Utah Biennial: Mondo Utah, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, Utah

Tin, Rio Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah

Instructions 13, (SCENE)Metrospace, East Lansing, MI

2012

Strange Lands, curated by Christopher Daniels, Cindy Rucker Gallery, NYC            

We Could Be Heroes: The Mythology of Monsters and Heroes in Contemporary Art, Brigham Young University Museum of Art, Provo, UT

Secret Decoder Ring, curated by Adam Bateman, HPGRP Gallery, NYC

Where My Cones At?, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Double Break, San Diego, CA and POVevolving Gallery, LA, CA

Black Foliage, curated by Matthew Craven, 48 Bowery, NYC

Black Foliage 2, curated by Matthew Craven, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD

The Day on Fire: Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, Slocumb Gallery, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN

Fax, The San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Dungeons and Dragons on & Ever Onward, Soho Gallery for Digital Art, NYC

2011

Transformed by Light: Exploring Personal Enlightenment, B.F. Larsen Gallery, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Drawing Now Paris with Galerie Polaris, Paris, France

On Spirituality: Emerging Visions of the Spiritual, Gallery 842, Marshall University, Huntington, WV

2010

Things Are Expanding, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

 Weight Perception, curated by Andrew Schoultz, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 An Impossible Match, Galerie Polaris, Paris, France

 Phantasmorganica, Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC

2009

Take the A Train, Galerie Polaris, Paris, France

Paper, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, ILL

Regime Change, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA

The Bright Darkness, Sweetart Drawing Gallery, Oakland, CA

Summer Salon, LaViolaBank Gallery, NYC

2008

Selections Spring 2008, The Drawing Center, NYC

The Brand New Deal, Caren Golden Fine Art, NYC

The Exquisite Line, Sherman Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

microwave 6, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, NYC

Freak of Nature, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Surreal Naivete, M.Y. Art Prospects, NYC

Year 1, LaViolaBank Gallery, NYC

l’experience utile, Galerie Polaris, Paris, France

Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

West, Wester, Westest, curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Fecal Face Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007

Bliss, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

The Total Power of Such a Signal Is Infinite, Okay Mountain, Austin, TX

Three Solo Shows, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA

2006

East Side Story, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Utopia, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Dowser’s Delight, Front Gallery, Oakland, CA

5ives, Receiver Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Monster Drawing Rally, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

2005

Pacific Lines, Yancey Richardson Gallery, NYC

Lobot Retrospective, Lobot Gallery, Oakland, CA

Paper!Awesome!, curated by Brion Nuda RoschPigman Gallery, San Francisco

2004

19th Annual Spiritual and Religious Art Exhibit, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, UT

The Drawing Box Show, Mobile Art Gallery, The Luggage Store in the Street Festival, San Francisco, CA

Paper Awesome!, Mimi Barr, San Francisco, CA

2001

Minute: a boxed set of miniature multiples, curated by Letha Wilson, Artists Space, NYC

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017

The Conversation Podcast with Michael Shaw, Episode #172, January, 7

The 11th Annual Drawing Annual, Manifest Press Publications

2016

Fantasy meets art in ADA Gallery's Dungeons & Dragons-inspired 'Geo Necro Exhibit, rvamag.com, Jun 6

2015

Geoff Wichert, This I Believe: Casey Jex Smith at Writ & Vision, 15bytes.com, Oct. 1

New American Paintings, Midwest Edition, August

Foragepress.com, April 23

2014

Ivanna De La Rosa, Casey Jex Smith, Interview, Chapter89magazine.com, Sept. 30

Recent Works from Casey Jex Smith, Juxtapoz.com, Aug. 12

Casey Jex Smith, Booooooom.com, Aug. 8

2013

Patrick Gantert, Casey Jex Smith: A Video Interview, Wowhuh.com, Jan. 21

2012

Brienne Walsh, Casey Jex Smith: Fiend in the Void, Art Review Magazine, Dec.

Art Critical, The Review Panel w/ panelists Donald Kuspit, PHoebe Hoban, and Nora Griffin, at the National Academy Museum, NYC, Oct. 26

Katya Kazakina, Bearded Romney, Wizard Obama, Voters Star in Art Shows, Bloomberg.com, Oct. 29

Andrea Aguilar, El arte entra en la campaña de EE UU, El País.com, Oct. 20

Andy Khouri, Parting Shot: Obama Vs. Romney 'Dungeons & Dragons' Game To Determine Artist's Vote,         Comicsalliance.com, Oct. 10

Christine Roberts, Mock 2012 presidential election showdown to be decided Dungeons and Dragons style, NY Daily News, Oct. 9

Ethan Gilsdorf, Obama vs. Romney D&D Smack-Down at NYC Gallery, Geekdad, Wired.com, Oct. 9

Ethan Gilsdorf, Obama vs. Romney D&D Smack-Down Update: Obama Wins!, Geekdad, Wired.com, Oct. 16

Julia Helperin, Artist Casey Jex Smith Offers His Vote as Prize in Election-Based Performance Art Battle, Artinfo.com, Oct. 5

Interview: Casey Jex Smith, finelinemagazine.tumblr.com, April 10

Priscilla Frank, Mitt Romney's 'Dungeons and Dragons' Makeover in New Art Exhibition, Huffingtonpost, Jan. 4

Ethan Gilsdorf, Mitt Romney as a D&D Character? NYC Show Celebrates Art and Gaming, Wired.com, Jan.4

2011

Michael Tresca, Dungeons & Dragons in Contemporary Art, Examiner.com, March 10

Casey Jex Smith and the Mormon Church, Justapoz.com, May 13

Clark Goldsberry, Casey Jex Smith: Artist, Utah Valley University Review, Oct. 10

Shawn Rossiter, Transformed by Light, 15 bytes, Oct. 25

Brian Droitcour, Big Reality, Rhizome.org, Mar. 23

Ethan Gilsdorf, How "Dungeons & Dragons" changed my life, Salon.com, Mar. 8

Dewitt Chang, Double Dare at Swarm Gallery, East Bay Express, Jan. 5

2010

Fine Line Magazine, issue 1, November

Tavis Allison, Dungeons and Dragons in Non-Contemporary Art, muleabides.wordpress.com, Nov. 18

Ashlie Cotton, Dungeons and Dragons in an LES Gallery, thelowdownny.com, Oct. 27

Joel Riff, Parcours Marais Dessin, artnet.com.fr, 25 March

Marie-Jeanne Caprasse, Casey Jex Smith et John Casey, paris-art.com, April

Theric Jepson, Couple-Creators: Casey Jex Smith / Amanda Michelle Smith, motleyvison.org, March 31

Theo Konrad Auer, Q & A: The Art of Casey Jex Smith, theoakbook.com, Feb. 23

Brendan Monroe, Casey Jex Smith, beautifuldecay.com, January 5

John Trippe, Blesofsky, Smith, & Anderson @ Swarm Gallery, fecalface.com, Feb.2

Jessica Brier, Reverse Subliminal Messaging, ereview.org, March 2

Buck Obrien, Swarm Gallery, examiner.com, March 12

2009

Roxana Azimi, Le Paris du dessin, le Journal des Arts, #299, March

Nancy Smith, Casey Jex Smith/LaViolaBank opens tonight!, artloversnewyork.com, June

Erin Loechner, Interview, Mankind Magazine, Issue 7

2008

Jakki Spicer, Casey Jex Smith – Materials Unorganized at Swarm Gallery, Artweek, November

Cate McQuaid, Story Line, Boston Globe, October

Debra Jenks, Drawing the Invisible, Chelsea Now, Volume 2, #25, March

Marisa Olson, Drawn Out Processes, Rhizome, July

Lauren Weinberg, Casey Jex Smith, Time Out Chicago, Issue 175, July

DARE Magazin, Issue #2

Casey Jex Smith: Church Drawings, Mormon Artists Group, edition of 65

2007

Salvador Castillo, The Total Power of Such a Signal is Infinite, glasstire.com, September

Max Goldberg, The There, There, San Francisco Bay Guardian, December, 12

Colin Delaney, Casey Jex Smith: Christ! That’s Good, Empty Magazine, issue #10

Jakki K. Spicer, 200 Second Street, East Bay Express, June

Petra Bibeau, There Is No End to Matter, Marginal, Issue #2, June/July

Bob Calloway, Artfever, June

Upcoming Exhibitions, Artweek, April

2006

Kenneth Baker, Played backward or forward, video at YBCA makes for unsettling images, San Francisco Chronicle, December

Johnny Ray Huston, Local Artist, San Francisco Bay Guardian, October

Katie Kurtz, 5ives, San Francisco Bay Guardian, July

Bob Calloway, Artfever, September

Chris Pew, Fecalface Interview, July

Geoff Wichert, Sexual Dimorphism & the Sacred Profane, 15bytes, February

Zyzzyva, issue #74

Neomu, issues #7 and #8

 

LECTURES/PANELS

2016

New American Paintings, Elmhurst Museum of Art, Elmhurst, IL

Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Toledo

2015

Visiting Artist Lecture, Brigham Young University

2013

Amanda and Casey Jex Smith, Tea Time Lecture, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

2012

Casey Jex Smith, Tea Time Lecture, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio

2011

Transformed by LIght, in conjunction with exhibition, Transformed by LIght at Brigham Young University 303 Gallery, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

2010

Dungeons & Dragons in Contemporary Art, panel discussion in conjunction with the Doomslangers exhbition at Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC

2009

Casey Jex Smith, Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

 

RESIDENCIES

2014

Summer Micro-Residency Program, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL

2007-8

Affiliate Artist Program, Headland Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

1994

Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Summer Seminar

 

CURATION

2017

The Huge Benefit Art Show, Mestizo Gallery, SLC, UT

2016

Geo Necro, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA (co-curated with Ryan Browning)

2010

Doomslangers, Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC

2007

Fired!, Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA