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Casey Smallwood

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Birthplace
Springfield, MO

Birth year
1981

Lives in
Chicago

Works in
Chicago

Website

Schools
Southwest Missouri State University, 2005, BFA
The University of Chicago, 2008, MFA

Tags
exhibition/performance, conceptual, digital, photography, performance, video-art, installation, mixed-media

Current Exhibitions and Events
Sep, 2014 Front & Center
Hyde Park Art Center
 
Statement

Statement: Selecting a Cast

Bio:

Casey Smallwood was born in Springfield, Missouri in 1981.  She earned a BFA in Photography from Missouri State University (2005) and an MFA in Contemporary Art Practice and Theory from the University of Chicago (2008).  Smallwood’s work uses a process of reenactment and recontextualization of found narratives from mass culture to create moments of crisis centered around the interplay of self-awareness and self-deception in everyday intimacies.  Her work is as much what people see or participate in as it is the things that went into the making of that experience; it's the directing and performance of the piece as much as it is the final product.  Smallwood has exhibited nationally including the College Art Association’sARTSpace Media Lounge, New York City (2011), Angel's Gate Cultural Center, San Diego (2012), Ohio University Art Gallery (2010), Eel Space, Chicago (2009), Lumpen’s Version 9 Festival, Chicago (2010), DOVA Temporary Gallery, Chicago (2008). Smallwood lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

Recent Exhibits

Casey Smallwood participated in these exhibits:

May, 2014 The Making of Artists
Harold Washington College President's Gallery
 
Jul, 2012 Frames per Second
PLUG PROJECTS
 
Mar, 2012 Artists Talk
Angels Gate Cultural Center
 
Jan, 2012 They're Better Out Here, Aren't They?
High Concept Laboratories
 
Jan, 2012 Immigrant/Emigrant
Angels Gate Cultural Center
 
May, 2010 Origins
Random House
 
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