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



2022 Continued Continuing, Canton Museum of Art, Canton OH

         Teeter Totter in Hotter Water, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


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

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

2022 State of the Art: Constructs, Akron Museum of Art, Akron, OH

         State of the Art: Constructs, Sarasota Art Museum, Sarasota, FL

         CAN Triennial, ARTneo, Hildebrandt Artist Collective, Cleveland, OH


2021 Joyride: Cars in American Art,  Fitchburg Art Museum, MA

         Other Nature, Foley Gallery, New York, NY

         Chilly Scenes of Winter, Johnson Vermont, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL


2020 State of the Art, Crystal Bridges Museum, Bentonville, AR

         Summer Show, Zg Gallery, Chicago, IL

         Angels in the Architecture, Talon Gallery, Portland, OR


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

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

2022 CAN Triennial exhibition prize


2020 Helene Wurlitzer Foundation Fellowship, Residency, Taos NM


2019 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship

         Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award


2018 CAN Triennial exhibition prize


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

Akron Beacon Journal, "Surreal cityscapes defy gravity ", Sept 25, 2022 review by Anderson Turner
Central Air, poems by George Bilgere, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2022, cover art

Catalog: The State of the Art 2020, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, cover art

Hypertext Review: A Literary Anthology of Contemporary Writing, Spring/Summer 2020, cover art
Artists Magazine, “A World in Peril”, October 2020, pp 46-53, interview by John A. Parks

Hyperallergic, "A survey of American Art that isn’t just Coastal", Mar 7, 2020, review by Gregory Volk

Harpers Magazine, “Deep Deep Down", Amy Casey, February 2019, p 23, featured art

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

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

Cleveland Landmark Series library card, 2015

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

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

New American Paintings, Open Studios Press, no.113, 2014

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

The New Science of Cities by Michael Batty, The MIT Press, 2013, cover art

Manufacturing Uncertainty by Marlia Banning. Peter Lang Publishing, Inc, 2013, cover art

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

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

Parade the Circle, Cleveland Museum of Art, OH, poster and t-shirt for parade the circle event

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

San Francisco Chronicle, Feb 16, 2012, Visual Arts, “Amy Casey” preview by Stephanie Wright Hession 

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

Little Thing, "Amy Casey's World", Issue 16, February 2011, feature (China)

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

Juxtapoz, n120, January 2011, p 20, one-page profile

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

Elephant Magazine #3 "Post Real" summer 2010,pp 76-77, interview by Margherita Dessanay(UK)

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

Unincorporated Persons in the Late Honda Dynasty by Tony Hoagland, Graywolf Press, 2009, cover art

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

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", 2009, feature by Douglas Max Utter

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

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

Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing Vol 28.2, The University of Central Missouri,2008, cover art

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, 2007, 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