FERNANDO R. CASAS
 (b. 1946)

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Education
Gallery Representation
Solo Exhibitions (selected)
Group Exhibitions (selected)
Recent Writings
Publications (selected)
Bibliography (selected)
To Contact the Artist...

Education

·        1973-1978 Rice University. Ph.D. Philosophy.

·        1970-1972 Rice University.   M.A. Philosophy

·        1968-1970 The Colorado College, B.A. Philosophy, Magna Cum Laude.

·        1965-1968 Normal Superior Católica, Cochabamba. Philosophy and Psychology Program.

·        1960-1964 Private studies of Art with Don Raul Prada, Director of the School of Fine Arts of Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Gallery Representation

 Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc.
 2501 Sunset Blvd.
 Houston Texas, 77005 USA
 Tel: 713 522 2701

  www.Gremillion.com

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

·        Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Gallery, Houston, 2014: Co-Constitutions.

·       G Gallery, Houston, 2014: Co-Constitutions.

·        Redbud Gallery, Houston, 2014: Co-Constitutions.

·        Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Gallery, Houston, 2008. 

·        Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Gallery, Houston, 2005.

·        Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Gallery, Houston, January 2003.

·        Centro de Arte Boliviano Contemporáneo, La Paz and Cochabamba, Bolivia, January 2000.

·        Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Gallery, Houston, January 1999.

·        Windy Morehead Gallery, New Orleans, December 1996.

·        Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santiago, Chile, April 1966.

·        Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Simon I. Patino, Cochabamba, Bolivia, July 1996.

·        Galeria de Arte, Fundación BHN, La Paz Bolivia, March 1996.

·        Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Gallery,  Houston, April 1995.

·        Fundación Cultural EMUSA, “Kippus Keeping”, La Paz, Bolivia, August 1994.

·        Centro de arte Contemporáneo Simon I. Patino, Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 1993.

·        Trinity Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, October 1992.

·        Fundación Cultural EMUSA,  La Paz, Bolivia, April 1992.

·        Gremillion and Co. Fine Art Gallery, Houston, January 1992.

·        North Harris College Art Gallery,  Houston, January 1991.

·        Blue Mountain Gallery, SOHO, "An Opening of Vision," New York City, June, 1989.

·        Little Egypt Enterprises,  Houston, Texas, June 1989.

·        Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes,  La Paz, Bolivia, July 1988.

·        Salon de Exposiciones Gildaro Antezana,  Cochabamba, Bolivia, June, 1988.

·        Fundación Cultural EMUSA,  La Paz, Bolivia, August 1986.

·        Little Egypt Enterprises,  "Meditations", Houston, September 1982.

·        Duveen Gallery, Houston, November 1979.

·        Heritage Gallery, "Space and Perception", Los Angeles, September 1979.

·        Harriet Griffin Gallery, New York City, 1976.

·        Salon Municipal de Artes Plasticas,  La Paz, Bolivia, February 1973.

·        Salon Municipal de Artes Plasticas,  La Paz, Bolivia, January 1968.

·        Salon Municipal de Exposiciones,  Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 1967.

·        Palacio de la Cultura,  Cochabamba, Bolivia, June 1967.

·        Salon Municipal de Exposiciones, Cochabamba, Bolivia, December 1964.

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

·        Museo de Arte Moderno,  "Amistad, Texas Art in Perú", Gus Kopriva, curator,  Trujillo, Perú  2007.

·        Nacional Museum of Peru, “Amistad, Texas Art in Perú”, Gus Kopriva, curator, Lima, Perú  2007 .

·        Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Inc. Gallery, “The Art of War”, Fernando Castro and Fernando Casas curators 2006.

·        Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes,  Bolivia, Dibujo y Artes Gráficas, Asunción, Paraguay, August 2002.  

·        Museo del Barro,  Arte Contemporáneo Boliviano, Asunción, Paraguay 2002.

·        Gremillion Gallery, Austin, Texas, October 1999.

·        The Museum of Printing History, The Best of Houston’s Printmakers, Houston, TX. February 1997.

·        Galveston Arts Center, Cerling Etching Studio, Galveston, TX. July 1996.

·        Diverse Works, Little Egypt Enterprises show, Houston, TX, November 1992.

·        International Monetary Fund Visitor's Center, "Circumstances, Myth, and Abstraction in Contemporary Bolivian Art", Washington D.C., April 1992.

·        Washington University Gallery of Art, "Printmaker", Washington, D.C., April 1992.

·        North Carolina Museum of Art, "Bolivian Painting", Raleigh, North Carolina, November, 1990.

·        Art League of Houston,  "Fifteen Years of Prints--Little Egypt Enterprises", April, 1987.

·        Hudson River Gallery, "An Eclectic Collection of Art in Various Media", Ossining, New  York, September 1985.

·        Rachel Davis Gallery, Houston, 1985.

·        The Asahi Shimbun Museum, Osaka, Japan, 1985.

·        Midtown Art Center,  "The New Nude", Houston, December 1984.

·        Museum of Fun, Tokyo, Japan, 1984.

·        Midtown Art Center,  Houston, November, 1983.

·        Midtown Art Center,  "Midtown Art Center Premier Event, Houston, November 1982.

·        Houston Arts Calendar and Directory Show,  Sakowitz Post Oak, Houston, September 1982.

·        Harris Gallery, "Selected Prints from 1974 of Little Egypt Enterprises", Houston, TX, October 1982.

·        University of Houston, The Lawndale Annex, "Latin Show", Houston 1981.

·        Galería Garcés Velásquez, "Dibujantes Latinoamericanos en Nueva York", Bogota, Colombia, April 1981.

·        University of Houston, "Art for Our Sake", Houston, October, 1980.

·        Little Egypt Enterprises, "Prints", Houston, July 1980.

·        Moody Gallery, "Prints by Little Egypt Enterprises", Houston, June 1980.

·        Toni Jones Gallery, "Introductions", Houston, July 1979.

·        Moody Gallery, "Little Egypt Print Exhibition", Houston, May-June, 1979.

·        Centro Boliviano Americano,  "Retrospective Exhibition of Four Artists, Cochabamba,  Bolivia, September, 1978.

·        The Center for Inter-American Relations,  "Lines of Vision", New York, February 1977 (Show curated by Barbara Duncan, traveled to many cities in the United States, Canada, and México.

·        Salón Municipal de Exposiciones Pedro Domingo Murillo", La Paz, Bolivia, 1973.

·        Casa Cultura, Santa Cruz, "50 Obras de Cinco Pintores" Bolivia, June 1973

·        Palacio Portales,  Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1972.

·        Palacio de la Cultura, "Salón Municipal de Artes Plásticas, 1972", Cochabamba, Bolivia, September, 1972.

 

Recent Writings

·        "Co-Constitutions - Artist Statement", February 2014. (Click Here to Read the Article)

·        "Incompleteness of the Visual World", January 2010.  (Click Here to Read the Article)

Publications (selected)

·        “The Promiscuity of Power”,  ArtNexus, January 2000.

·        "The Limit of the Visual World", Leonardo, Vol. 26, November 2, MIT Press, 1993. (Click Here to Read the Article)

·        "Polar Perspective: A Graphical System for Creating Two-Dimensional Images Representing a World of Four Dimensions",  Leonardo, San Francisco, Volume 17, Number 3. (Click Here to Read the Article)

·        "Flat-Sphere Perspective", Leonardo, Paris, Volume 16, Number 1, 1983. (Click Here to Read the Article)

Bibliography (selected)

Books

·          by Itsuo Sakane, ISBN4-02-255700-1, 1987.

·        Ensayos y Lecturas, by Luis H. Antezana, Pub. Altiplano, Bolivia, 1986.

·        Curvilinear Perspective, from Visual Space to Constructed Image, by Albert Flocon and commentary by Robert Hansen, University of California Press, 1989.

·        Pintura Boliviana del Siglo XX, by Fernando Romero and Pedro Querejazu, Banco Hipotecario Nacional, Jaca Book, 1989.

·        Memoria 1974-1994, Fundación Cultural Emusa, La Papelera, S. A., La Paz, 1994.

·        Retrospectiva, Dos Siglos de Pintura en Cochabamba, by Paula Lujan and Michela Pentimalli, Industrias Dinapel  LTDA, Bolivia, 1995.

·        El Dibujo en Bolivia, by Pedro Querejazu, Fundación BHN, La Paz, Bolivia 1996.

·        Pintores Bolivianos Contemporáneos,  by Armando Soriano Badani, Los Amigos del Libro, La Paz, Bolivia, 1993.

·        La Ciudad Imaginaria, By Alicia Szmulder, Editorial Offset Boliviana Ltda., La Paz, Bolivia, 1998.

·        El Gato Que Ladra, By Fernando Calderón and Javier Sanjinez., Editorial Ceres, La Paz, Bolivia. 1999.

·        Una Visión del Arte Boliviano Contemporáneo, Revista taller de análisis literario, Fundación Simón I. Patino. Ed. Colorgraf, Bolivia, 1999.

 

Articles (selected)

·        Nueva Crónica y Buen Gobierno.  Bolivia. Abril 2014, #142.

·       “Fernando Casas” by Donna Tennant, Visual Art Source.

·        “Obras de Fernando Casas inundan galerías de Houston”,  by Myrtha Fernández, Los Tiempos, May, 7, 2014.

·       “Studio Visit: Fernando Casas”, by Virginia Billeaud Anderson, The Great God Pan is Dead, January 28, 2014.

·       “Wonder Years”  by Steve Jansen,  Modern Luxury Houston Magazine, May 2014.

·       “Sketches: Fernando Casas. In his three-gallery exhibition, the Houston artist confronts the big questions.” by Peter Holley, Houstonian Magazine Jan 29, 2014.

·        “’The Mirror of Time’ painting depicts Lovett’s Hall’s Iconic arcade” by Jeff Falk, Rice University News and Media,  February 7, 2014.

·        “Fernando Casas” by Fernando Castro, V Visible Magazine, June 2003.

·        “Fernando Casas” by Fernando Castro,  ARTNEXUS  No 48, April 2003.

·        “La Ultima Crucifixión de Casas”, by Sergio Cáceres G. La Prensa, 13 February 2000, La Paz , Bolivia.

·        “Nomadismo y Plenitud” by Ruben Vargas. Pulso , 10 February 2000, La Paz, Bolivia.

·        “Pintor que Atrapa el Planeta”, by Cecilia Valdes Urrutia, El Mercurio, Santiago, Chile, 19 May, 1996.

·        “Arte desde el Corazón de los Andes”, by Pedro Querejazu, El Mercurio, Santiago, Chile, 7 April  1996.

·        “Cartografía Sin Norte” by Fernando Castro, Presencia, La Paz, Bolivia, 10 March 1996.

·        “La Pintura de Fernando Rodríguez Casas” by Michela Pentimalli, Los Tiempos, Bolivia, 1996.

·        “Vemos a través de los Conceptos” by German Arauz Crespo, La Razon, La Paz, 7 April 1996.

·        “Casas Espía el Punto Ciego de la Plástica” by Juan Carlos Ramiro Quiroga, Hoy, La Paz 7 March 1996.

·        “De la Filosofía a la Pintura”, by Cecilia Baya, Revista Cultural Sopocachi, No 16, La Paz, Bolivia, 1996.

·        "Fernando R. Casas: Mas Allá de la Latitud y la Longitud" by Ronald Martinez, Opinion, 25 December 1994.

·        "Bolivians at Monetary Center", by Michael Welzenbach, The Washington Post, April 11, 1992.

·        "Fernando Rodríguez Casas at Trinity Gallery", by Ileana Marcoulesco, Art Papers, Atlanta, March 1993.

·        "La Luz Metafísica", by Ileana Marcoulesco, Rubén Vargas and Luis Antezana, Los Tiempos, La Paz, 19 April 1992.

·        "Fernando Rodríguez Casas, Pintor y Filosofo",  La Razón, La Paz, 19 April 1992.

·        "Una Exposición Extraordinaria", by Pedro Querejazu, Ultima Hora, La Paz july 31, 1988.

·        "En torno al circulo de Magnolia", by Juan Carlos Ramiro, Presencia, La Paz July 24, 1988.

·        "Entre ver y mirar", by Alvaro Diez Astete, Presencia, La Paz, July 21, 1988.

·        "La obra de Fernando Rodríguez Casas", by Luis H. Antezana, Presencia La Paz, July 13, 1988.

·        "El Circulo de Magnolia: Homenaje a Karl Popper" by Giancarla Quiroga, Los Tiempos, July 2, 1988.

·        "El vuelo de Casas", by Rene García Meruvia, Los Tiempos, Cochabamba, July 1, 1988.

·        "Lo que nos dejo Fernando R. Casas", by Renee Jaitt, Los Tiempos, Cochabamba, June 28, 1988.

·        "El Circulo de Magnolia de Fernando Rodríguez C." by Guillermo Villarroel, Los Tiempos, Cochabamba, June 1986.

·        "Sobre la pintura de Fernando Rodríguez", by Juan Quinteros Soria, Los Tiempos, Cochabamba, June 25, 1988.

·        "La Fruición del Arte",  by M. Elena Alzerreca B., Los Tiempos, Cochabamba, June 24, 1988.

·        "Supertest, Fernando Rodríguez Casas"  by Mariana (Tita Saez), Los Tiempos, June 19, 1988.

·        "La Pintura y la pintura de Fernando Rodríguez Casas", by Rafael Via Reque, Opinión, Cochabamba, June 19, 1988.

·        "La gran inspiración pictórica de Fernando Rodríguez Casas" by Rafael Via Reque, Los Tiempos, Cochabamba, June 19, 1988.

·        "Flora y la Muerte", by Luis Antezana, Los Tiempos, June 16, 1988.

·        "Las pinturas de Fernando Rodríguez Casas", by Mariano Morales Davila, Los Tiempos, June 16, 1988.

·        "Fernando Rodríguez C. Un Realismo Multidimensional"  by Luis Antezana Opinión, Cochabamba, June 12, 1988.

·        "Guidelines for Constructing a Fisheye Perspective", by Michael Moose, Leonardo, Volume 19, Number 1, 1986.

·        "Fernando Casas" by Itsuo Sakane, Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan, May 18, 1984.

·        "Fernando Casas" by Itsuo Sakane, Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan, August 10, 1983.

·        "La Obra Pictórica de Fernando Rodríguez Casas", by Luis H. Antezana, Presencia, La Paz, May 22, 1983.

·        "Casas Tied to Fourth Dimension", by Patricia Johnson, The Houston Chronicle, 1982.

·        "`Latino Show' a Major Disappointment", by Patricia Johnson, The Houston Chronicle, November 4, 1982.

·        "Artist Casas" by Hal Sussmann, Art Voices, Houston, September- October, 1981.

·        "Journey Beyond Modernism" by Hal Sussmann, Art Scene, Houston, December, 1980.

·        "Restoring Art to the People” by Donna Tennant, The Houston Chronicle, October 26, 1980.

·        "Casas Evolves a Metaphor for the Mind in Art" by Donna Tennant, The Houston Chronicle, November,  16, 1979.

·        "Artist Casas Toys with Perspective, Space Limits" by Charlotte Moser, The Houston Chronicle, August 18,  1979.

·        "Eastern Area Artists Seen in Shows Around Town", by Charlotte Moser, The Houston Chronicle, June 2, 1979.

·        "Fernando Rodríguez Casas" by Mario Lara Claros, Presencia, La Paz, June 23, 1977.

·        "Lines of Vision", Americas (O.A.S. magazine), Volume 31, Number 2.

·        "Consagración de un Pintor" by Mario Estenssoro, El Diario, La Paz, January 1, 1977.

·        Casas, by Margaret Betz, Art News, New York, November, 1976.

·        "Faces: Fernando Rodriguez", by Leslie Sowers, The Houston Post, March 29, 1975.

To Contact the Artist...

Address:

Fernando Casas
22214 Meadowsweet
Magnolia, TX 77355

Tel:

(512) 298-8119

E-mail:

Fernando.casas@sbcglobal.net