Casey Williams
b. 1947



Education
1970
B.F.A., University of Texas, Austin, Texas
1976
M.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California
Fellowships and Grants
1999
Cultural Arts council of Houston, Individual Artist Grant - General Fellowship Award
1994
Art Matters, inc., New York, NY
1991
Artist-in-Residence, Lightwork, Syracuse, NY
Teaching Experience
2001       
Lecturer, Rice University, Dept. of Continuing Studies
1994       
Visiting Artist, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX
1991-92   
Visiting Professor, Photography, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
1988-91   
Lecturer, Photography and Media, St. Edwards University, Austin, TX
1979-83   
Lecturer and founder of Photography Program, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
1974-76   
Teaching assistant, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1972-73   
Lecturer; Photography, Hight School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Houston, Texas
Selected Exhibitions
2005
Casey Williams: Winter Light, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
Inaugural Exhibition, Holly Johnson Gallery, Dallas, TX
2003   
Out of Context, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX
2002   
Casey Williams, AVATAR, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas
Fotofest 2002 New Technologies, Vine Street Studios, Houston, Texas
Industrial Ingenuity, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
2001
Mary McDonnell, Casey Williams, William Wood, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas
2000   
Texas Dialogues: Scenic Overlook, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, Texas
Casey Williams/ Robert Ziebell, Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery, Dallas, Texas
1999
5 ARTISTS NEW WORK, Diverseworks, Houston, Texas
New Work by Gallery Artists, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas
1998   
Altered Landscapes, Artscan Gallery of Contemporary Art, Houston, Texas
Casey Williams; Situational Abstraction, Galveston Arts Center, Texas
Oil Patch Dreams; Images of the Petroleum industry in American Art, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, Texas
New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Casey Williams: New Photographs/Fotofest Houston, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas
1997   
Recent Work, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas
1996   
Casey Williams/Fotofest, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas
Intimate, Barbara Davis Gallery/Pennzoil Place, Houston, Texas
1995   
Casey Williams, Res Nova Gallery, New York City
1994   
Paradoxical Scale, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
1993   
Texas Between Two Worlds,
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas (traveling exhibit with catalog)
Casey Williams: New Work, Adair Margo Gallery, El Paso, TX
1992   
Smith/Staartjes/Williams, Film in the Cities Gallery, St. Paul, MN
Island Inspired, Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas (accompanied by a catalog)
1990
Casey Williams: Recent Work, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
Reinventing Reality: Five Texas Photographers, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Texas
1989   
The New American Landscape, Selections from the Museum of Fine Arts Collection, Glassell School of Art, Houston, Texas
   
Casey Williams, MSC Forsyth Center Galleries,Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Group Exhibition, Res Nova Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1988
    First Texas Triennial, (catalog) Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Casey Williams, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Anne&Patrick Poirier/Casey Williams, Res Nova Gallery, New Orleans, LA Performance:Jimmy Jalapeno Acoustic Ensemble, Center of the Study of Contemporary Art, University of Texas, Arlington, TX
1987   
Texas Group Show James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, California
   
Ten Texas Artists, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
1986   
The Texas Landscape, (with catalog) The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Texas Group Show, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Casey Williams, Carpenter/Hochman Gallery, Dallas, TX
1983   
Big Pictures by Contemporary Photographers,
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
1981   
Texas Photo Sampler, The Washington Project for the Arts, Washington,D.C.
The New Photography, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
1980   
Emerging Texas Photographers, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas (traveling)
1977   
Artist¹s Biennial, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Southwest Annual, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
1976   
Four Photographers, Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California
West Coast Conceptual Photographers, The Arts Centre, LaMamelle, San Francisco, California
Museum  and Corporate Collections
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, Texas
Gernsheim Collection, Ransom Humanities Research Center,
University of Texas, Austin
Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, CA
Southwestern Bell Headquarters, Houston, TX
Amaco Production Company, houston, TX
Republic Bank, Houston, TX
Frito-Lay Collection, Plano, TX
Federal Reserve Bank, Dallas, TX
Bibliography
2001
Goddard, Dan R., “Artists Reinvent Landscape Art’”, San Antonio Express News, Jan. 6
2000
Goldman, Saundra, “Escaping the Galleria”, The Ship Photos of Casey Williams, The Texas Observer, July 7, 2000
Bless, Nancy, Scenic overlook, Catalog Texas Dialogues: Scenic Overlook, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX
Gerst, David, “If I Ran the Whitney...”, Texas Art Insiders List Other Artists They Would Have Sent to New York, Canvas, Spring 2000
Greene, Alison de Lima, Texas, One Hundred and Fifty works from the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Museum of fine Arts Houston, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
1998
Waddington, Chris, “NOMA Triennial a Buffet to Please all Artistic Tastes”, The New Orleans Times Picayune, September 11, 1998
Kotik, Charlotta, “nothing endures...but art”, catalog, New Orleans Triennial, August 23, 1998
Carraro, Francine, “Oil Patch Dreams:Images of the Petroleum Industry in American Art”, Catalog: The Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont, TX, September 12- December 20 1998
Kalil, Susie, “Getting the Picture”, Houston Press, November 5, 1998
1994
Ennis, Michael, “When Worlds Collide”, Texas Monthly, January 1994
KUHT-TV, “Six-minute story with five artists” interviews, produced by Jane Hinders, January 18, 1994
1993
Bray, Jeff, “CAM Exhibit Explores Void between Two Worlds”, Houston Chronicle, July 7, 1993
Chadwick, Susan, “Texas/Between Two Worlds Better Exhibit than Expected”, Houston Post, November 30, 1993
1992
Hirsch, Robert, Exploring Color Photography, Brown&Benchmark:(pp. 159 & 218)
Feld, Cecelia, “Casey Williams Alter Images”, Masterpieces, a publication of the Dallas Museum of Art.
1990
Chadwick, Susan, “Reinventing reality”, Blaffer Gallery, Houston Post, March 17, 1990
Oleson, JR., “Casey Williams Recent Works”, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin American Statesman, October 6, 1990
Oleson, J. R., “City¹s Biggest Works of Art to go on Display”, Austin American Statesman, November 5, 1990
1989
Murphy, J., “Anne & Patrick Poirier/ Casey Williams’, New Orleans Art Papers, Jan./Feb. 1989
1988
Johnson, Patricia, “Texas Triennial exhibition 1988”, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Zeitlin, M., “The First Texas Triennial”, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
Freeland, C., “Art & Photography Again”, SPOT, 1988
1987
Tucker, A., “A Vision Bound by Diversity”, American Photographer, May 1987
McCombie, M., “Landscapes gentle dreams”, Artweek, March 21, 1987
1986
Gregor, K., “He is a Camera”, Third Coast Magazine, April 1986
McCombie, M., “The Texas Landscape”, Artscene, Fall 1996
1984
Edwards, J., “Singular Points of View”, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus,Christi, TX
1983
Cathcart, L., 1983 New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans, Museum of Art., LA
Larson, K., “Beyond Pure Photography”, New York Magazine, May 2, 1983
Johnson, P., “Developing Camera-radie”, Houston Chronicle, May 24, 1983
1982
Kalil, S., “Photography Rooted in Ambiguity”, Artweek, June 19, 1982
Alexander, C., “Ars Brevis”, Performing Arts Magazine, Houston, TX, June 1982


 
     
 
   
 
 
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