Alex Casso

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Alex Casso grew up on a cattle ranch in Laredo Texas, his artwork emanate the life on the ranch which was located on the US/Mexican border. Alex Casso, barrows images from contemporary pop-culture and the iPhone to illustrate the politics, corruption and social problems that in recent years have increased with the violence and drug trafficking in this area. In his artworks wolves are a barefaced metaphor of the menace posed by every contemporary society to its traditional mores.

Alex Casso studied at New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development where he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2011.  He also received a Associates of Liberal Arts from San Antonio College in 2008. Alex Casso lives and works in New York City.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Sin Ti, Yo No!, One Man Show at Gallery 201, Laredo, Texas
2016
“No Vacancy”, Group Show, Squat Gallery, New York
Crossing The Line, Gallery Rene Mele, New York
2015
12 x 12 x 12, Group show, Black Ball Projects, New York
The Magic Flute, Curated by Vaginal Davis, 80 WSE Gallery, New York
2014
Set List,   Performance by Nik Planck, Signal Gallery, New York
Set List,   Performance by Nik Planck, Curated by Sam Moyer, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York
Sound of a Sleeping Lung,  Performance by Dan Herschlein, curated by Nik Planck,  New York
Pyramid Scheme, Group Exhibition, curated by Violet’s Café, New York
Anonymous Show, Group show by Violet’s Café, New York
Drivers Bedroom,  A Dan Herschlein performance, Violet’s Café, New York
2013
Surviving Sandy, Curated by Phong Bui, New York
Pig Pen, A collaborative project with Dan Herchlein, Curated by Jill Odegaard,  Allentown, PA
So Long Observing The Ray, A performance by Dan Herschlein, Automata, Los Angeles
2012
Me and Everyone That is With Me, A collaborative project with Graham Hamilton, Dan Herschlein, The Whitney Museum of American Art and Recess Gallery, New York
Brucennial 2012, Group show organized by Vito Schnabel and The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York