Amy Casey 

b. 1976 in Erie, PA. Currently residing in Cleveland, OH


I am represented by Zg Gallery in Chicago and Foley Gallery in New York City.

Solo Exhibitions



2019  Lost At The Bottom of the World, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


2018  A Forest of Uncertain Things, Foley Gallery, New York, NY


2017  Critical Mass, Zg Gallery, Chicago IL


2016  Hold On, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

          Formations, Defiance College, Defiance, OH


2015  Amy Casey: Rasmuson Artist in Residence, Bunnell Street Arts Center, Homer, AK

          Expansion, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


2013  Putting Down Roots, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

          Balancing New Growth, Foley Gallery, New York, NY


2012  Establishing a Solid Ground, Rueff Galleries, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

          Building Towards a Solid Ground, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2011  Boom Town, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


2010  Amy Casey, Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, MA

          Amy Casey, Michael Rosenthal Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2009  Uncertain Times, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


2008  New Paintings, POV Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


2007  Things Fall Apart, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


2006  Strange Days, Zygote Press, Cleveland OH


2005  life as we know it, Studio Warszawa Gallery, Cleveland, OH


2004  Creeping Through, Dead Horse Gallery, Lakewood, OH


2002  New Paintings, Dead Horse Gallery, Lakewood, OH



2010 - present

2010 - present

Selected group and 2 person shows

2021 Spring Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

         Other Nature, Foley Gallery, New York, NY


2020 Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

         Angels in the Architecture, Talon Gallery, Portland, OR

         State of the Art, Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR

2019 Nature vs Everything, Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Michigan City
         Work @ Play, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL 

         Small Works, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

2018 Urban Legends, Antler Gallery, Portland, OR

         CAN Triennial, Cleveland, OH

         A House is Not a Home, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, OH
         Paper or Plastic, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017  Projection/Convergence/Intersection, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA


2016  Rasmuson Artist Exchange Exhibition, Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH


2015  New American Paintings: Midwest Edition, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL


2014  Rarely Home, Amy Casey and Cathie Bleck, Maria Neil Art Project, Cleveland, OH

          Space//Squared, White Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Curator: Sven Davis


2013  Obsessive Intricacies, Zygote Press, Cleveland OH

          Norwood and Underline Present, Underline Gallery, New York, NY


2012  A Tale In Two Cities, Reinberger Galleries, The Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

          Architectural Deinforcement, Cerritos College Art Gallery, Norwalk, CA

          Space//Form, Breeze Block Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Curator: Sven Davis

          Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Curator: Rob Wilson


2011  Looking Forward, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

          Bodies of Waters, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

          April Sky, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY. Curator: Maya Brym.

          In the Trees, Clifton's Brookdale, Los Angeles, CA. Curator: Rob Wilson


2010  State of the City, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY 

          Community and Loneliness, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO

          Amy Casey and Jeremy Mora, POV Evolving, Los Angeles, CA


2009  The American Scene, The Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, DE 

          There Goes the Neighborhood, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

          The Halpert Biennial, Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC


2008  Painting Pink Pajamas, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, IL

          Living in Your Imagination, SPACES, Cleveland, OH

          Parallax: Amy Casey, Amy Kligman & Minerva Ortiz, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO


2007  Biennial 24, South Bend Regional Museum of Art, IN

          84th Annual Spring Show, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

          Birds and the Bees, Garfield Art Works, Pittsburgh, PA


Awards, Residencies

2020 Helene Wurlitzer Fellowship, Residency, Taos NM


2019 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship

         Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award


2018 CAN Triennial exhibition prize
         Vermont Studio Center


2017 Arteles Creative Residency Program, Hämeenkyrö, Finland


2015  Rasmuson Foundation  Artist in Residence, The Bunnell Street Arts Center, Homer, Alaska 


2011  Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award


2010  Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Summer Resident, sponsored by the Ohio Arts Council


2009  Creative Workforce Fellowship grant

          The Cleveland Arts Prize, Emerging Artist Award


2007  Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award


2006  Artist in Residence, Zygote Press, Cleveland OH


2003  Full Fellowship Award - The Vermont Studio Center

          Jurors Award, Erie Art Museum 80th Annual Spring Show, juror, James Yood


2002  Kroger Award of Excellence, Juror's Award, Art on View, juror, Petra Fallaux


2001  Juror's Award, Erie Art Museum 78th Annual Spring Show, juror, Fred Wilson


1998 Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship- Yale Summer School of Art and Music

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Selected Bibliography/Reproductions

Catalog: State of the Art, cover. Crystal Bridges Museum. 2020

Hypertext Review: A Literary Anthology of Contemporary Writing, cover (Spring/Summer 2020)
Artists magazine, interview by John A. Parks,  Vol 37 issue 8, Oct 2020
Harpers Magazine, February 2019,  “Readings”, Amy Casey, p 23

The After-Normal, David Carlin & Nicole Walker, Rose Metal Press, 2019, cover
MTA Arts & Design Poster Program, New York, NY, 2018
Notre Dame Review, No Place Like Home, number 46, summer/fall 2018, cover

Stilt House, chapbook by Jacob Boyd, EMRYS press, cover, 2018
Beloit Poetry Journal, vol 68 no 2, cover, fall 2018
Ethic magazine #30 cover (Spain) 2017
Alternatives Journal, 183, cover, 2016 (Canada)

Cleveland Landmark Series library card, 2015

Homer News, Spotlight on Homer Houses, interview by Annie Rosenthal, October 29, 2015

Chicago Tribune, "A Bumpercrop of new American art", review by Lori Waxman, August 13, 2015

New American Paintings no.113, 2014

Zawód:Architekt #39, cover, 2014 (Poland)

The New Science of Cities, The MIT Press, 2013, cover

Uncertainty, Marlia Banning. Peter Lang Publishing, Inc, 2013, cover

Urban Affairs Review, vol 49, number 1-3, 2013, cover

The Plain Dealer , November 23, 2012, "Institute grads vs. grads", review by Steven Litt

Journal and Courier, October 14, 2012, “Thought Provoking Images” preview by Lauren Sedam

Pasajes Arquitectura y Critica, No122, April 2012, cover, feature (Spain)

Dpi Magazine, vol 155, March 2012, interview (Taiwan)

San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 16, 2012, Visual Arts, “Amy Casey” preview by Stephanie Wright Hession Harpers Magazine, Jan 2012, Images accompanying article “Stop Payment!” by Christopher Ketcham Nutshell:Art, Poetry and Short Fiction, #3, cover (England)

Making A Case, 306090 Books, Volume 14 “boom town” p48-55 feature

Chicago Tribune, July 28, 2011 “Apocalyptic ends, intriguing starts”, review by Lori Waxman

Little Thing, February, 2011 "Amy Casey's World" feature

Free Hugs, December 2010-January 2011, cover, feature (Russia)

Juxtapoz, January 2011, One page profile

The Forest of Sure Things, Megan Snyder Camp, Tupelo Press, 2010, cover

Elephant "Post Real" summer 2010

art ltd., March 2010, “Amy Casey at Michael Rosenthal”, review by Chérie Louise Turner

Unincorporated persons in the Late Honda Dynasty, Tony Hoagland, Graywolf Press, cover

New American Paintings no.83, The Open Studios press, 2009, cover

The Plain Dealer 7.26.09 "Poetic, provocative works echo the plight of cities" Review by Steven Litt

Cleveland Scene June 17-23, "Cities in Flight" Feature by Douglas Max Utter

Then We Saw the Flames, Daniel Hoyt, The University of Massachusetts Press, May 2009, cover

Map of the Folded World, John Gallaher, The University of Akron Press, April 2009, cover

Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing Vol 28. 2 2008, The University of Central Missouri, cover

The New York Times 4 .14. 08, reproduction on Op Ed page

Hi-Fructose Volume 7, 2008 MUSE issue 04.08, featured artist

Time Out Chicago / Issue 140 : Nov 1, 07 Review by Alicia Eler

New American Paintings no. 71, The Open Studios Press

Angle Magazine Jan/Feb 07, Portfolio

Art Papers 1.05 "Amy Casey at Dead Horse Gallery" Review by Douglas Max Utter 

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1999 BFA, Painting major, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH

1998 Yale Summer School of Art and Music, Norfolk, CT