|   artists   workshops   contact   about   call for entries   links Casey Alan Warr


Casey was born March 1, 1980 in Ft. Stockton, Texas, a small town in the middle of the west Texas desert. Here he lived, riding dirt bikes with his dad and dodging tornados until 1988. His family moved to a house outside of Cloudcroft, New Mexico in the Sacramento Mountains. With no television or neighbors for the next 7 years, he learned to explore the vast expanse of natural phenomenon surrounding him atop the freedom of his dirt bike, which would later provide inspiration and foundation to his work.

In 1994, Casey moved yet again with his family to Albuquerque, New Mexico where he attended Cibola High School and began to explore painting. He attended college at UNM, where he worked at Rodey Theater as master welder and carpenter beginning in 1998. Once he learned how to weld, he was inspired to use the skills he had acquired building sets for the theater in more creative ways. Studying under the tutelage of sculptor Steve Barry, he has refined his distinctive sculptural style and ideas, incorporating complex geometry, imploding and exploding space and experimental scale.

In 2005, he received recognition for his work and accepted an award from the Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium. In 2006, Casey participated in an exhibition for the New Mexico Art In Public Places and displayed a large scale work in Silver City, New Mexico. His work is currently on display in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. In Albuquerque his work can be seen at the Hess Sculpture Garden on the corner of Girard and Campus, The Art is OK gallery on Menaul, and a commissioned installation at Asado’s Grill near I-25. He continues to develop works locally and has hopes to do large-scale public works worldwide.


         

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