Todd M. Casey was born and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts. His artistic education includes a BFA in Communication Design from Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, Massachusetts.
Casey’s work, touches on more than simplistic, rigid realism. There is a haunting, nearly literary quality to each frame. A feeling that subjects are viewed from behind rain-kissed, mottled glass; burnished by enigmatic candlelight— or brushed by the soft, hazy edges of a half-remembered dream. Works that are classically styled, but progressive in approach— fine, somber details, rendered with a clear, meticulous eye; and yet, somehow, subdued with a gentle, melancholic focus.
His paintings have been honored with awards, several times in recent years. Most recently, he won first place 3 years in a row in the Portrait Society of America Members Only Competition, and first place (Gold Medal) in oil painting from the Allied Artists of America, in 2015. His work can be found in collections throughout the United States; and exclusively on the East Coast, at Rehs Contemporary Gallery, in Midtown New York City.
Casey lives in Connecticut, with his wife, Gina and daughter Scarlet. When he is not working in his home studio, or preparing for gallery events, he reads Joseph Campbell, Paulo Coelho and Eckhardt Tolle— or toils in his garden, when the weather allows. Here is a demostration of how to paint a teapot using the Alla Prima method of painting.
Here is an excerpt from my new painting tutorial Cheese adn Olives:
Here is a link to purchase the video. Vision X Live participants get a discount of $25 dollars $49.99 (normally 74.99). The full video is 3 hours and 11 minutes in length. https://www.toddmcasey.com/private-view-2i8we#/ I also have demonstrations through Patreon for $12 a month. www.patreon.com/toddmcasey
And free content on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC75uFyINKLRpfNz_8qZdH4g
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