Illustration // Tuesday, August 12, 2014
After Receiving his M.F.A in Painting at the San Francisco Art Institute in 2005, Casey Jex Smith has explored a variety of different illustrative styles. His latest works from 2014 are mostly black and white with splashes of bright, saturated primary colors....
Illustration // Sunday, October 13, 2013
Casey Jex Smith is a young Bay Area artist who treats his background as a Mormon as a primary source of imagery. He's said that there’s a lifetime of visual material in the thousand images that the Mormon church has officially approved for use in church matters. He's also fascinated by the sci-fi imagery he grew up with, although not much of this has entered his work yet.
Illustration // Tuesday, August 27, 2013
These illustrations by Casey Jex Smith are heavily influenced by biblical and mythological themes. He works in detailed monochrome scenes as well as more collage-heavy techniques, creating landscapes of activity that bring to mind historical illustrations. Smith has exhibited in galleries across the country and holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute.
Juxtapoz // Saturday, December 31, 2011
Somewhere in between psychedelia, your unconscious and a box of crayons lays the work of Casey Jex Smith, an extremely gifted and artistically sporadic young man with both a BFA and MFA in his craft. Fascinating, isn't it??