Eliseo Casiano

www.elicasiano.com            

eliacasiano@gmail.com

 

Education

 

2018               Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

                         M.F.A.  Department of Studio Arts

 

2013                East Central University, Ada, OK

                          B.F.A. School of Fine Art, emphasis in painting & drawing

Awards

2017                Second Place Louisiana Contemporary at The Odgen Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA

                        Tom & Asa Johnson Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC

2016                Honorable Mention, Forum 35's Art Melt, Baton Rouge, LA

                        Windgate Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Bakersville, NC

2015                Professional Basics Grant, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK

2014                Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still Spotlight Grant, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition, Oklahoma City, OK

2013                Director’s Award, 58th Annual Student Exhibit, East Central University

2011                Award of Merit, Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition

                        Viewer’s Choice Award, Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, 

                        Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition

2009-11           Annual Student Exhibit, Leon Polk Smith Scholarship, East Central University

Solo & Two Person Exhibition

2017                Eli Casiano Solo Exhibition, “The Queen of Texas,” Resonator Collective, Norman, OK

2016                Eli Casiano/John Alleyne “Collective Autonomy, “Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2014                Eli Casiano/Colin Frangicetto, Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Eli Casiano/Blake Stewart, Dope Chapel, Norman, OK

2012                Eli Casiano & Cody Wilson, DNA Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

Group Exhibitions

2017                Louisiana Contemporary, Odgen Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA 

                        Rassemblés: A Group Exhibition Featuring Tulane and LSU MFA Students, Ten Gallery, New Orleans, LA           

                        The Flood: A Collaboration, Union Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

                        Louisiana State University MFA Showcase, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

2016                Graduate Presentation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

                        Animal Magnetism, Campfire Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Praxis: Select Exhibition, Firehouse Gallery, Baton Rouge, La

                        Wet Paint MFA Biennial, Zhou Art Center, Chicago, IL

                        Surreal Salon, Baton Rouge Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

2015                 La Vie en Rouge, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

                        Sticks and Stones, Brass Bell Studio, Oklahoma City, OK

                        Ink Spit, Dope Chapel, Norman, OK

                        Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Oklahoma City, OK

2014                Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Living Arts Center, Tulsa, OK

                        Hub of Creativity, Verbode, Oklahoma City, OK
    
                        Good Wood Show, Brass Bell Studios, Oklahoma City, OK

                        Printorium, Dope Chapel, Norman, OK

                        Biting the Apple, Individual Artist of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

                        Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, Oklahoma City, OK

Publications

2015                Jezy Gray, “OKC Multimedia Artist Eli Casiano Explores Cultural
                        Identity With Vibrant Pop Surrealism” Oxfordkarma.com, February 12,

2014                Brandy McDonnell, "Young Artists Move Forward With Momentum," The Oklahoman, March 27, 2014. 10D.

                        Adam Wright, "Charging Forward," Oklahoma Gazette, March 4, 2014. 42.

2013                East Central University, Ada, OK. "Original: Literary and Visual Art Magazine." May 2013: cover page.

Related Experiences

2018                Curatorial Intern - Exhibition Installation/Preparation.

                        Graduate Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2017                 Instructor of Record, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

                        Artist Lecture, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

                        Artist Lecture, East Central University, Ada, OK

                        Assistant to Studio Art & Design Shop Technician, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2016                Artist Lecture, University of Southern Alabama, Mobile, AL

                        Instructor of Record, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

                        Graduate Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

                        Assistant to Studio Art & Design Shop Technician, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2015        

                        Graduate Assistant, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA