Eli Casiano
www.elicasiano.com             
eliacasiano.gmail.com

Education

2015-18    

Masters of Fine Arts Candidate, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

2013      

 Bachelor of Fine Arts, East Central University, Ada, OK

Awards

2017

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

Tom and 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

2009-2011
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 

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

2013        

The Art of the Comic Book, Istvan Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK

Biting the Apple 21, Individual Artists of Oklahoma, F Market, Oklahoma City, OK

Momentum: Art Doesn’t Stand Still, 50 Penn Place, Oklahoma City, OK
 

Publications

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

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

2017      

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

Artist Lecture, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA

Artist Lecture, East Central University, Ada, OK

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