The Art of Araceli Casas

   
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About the Artist
 
Araceli Casas was born and raised in Houston, Texas.  Much of her Pro-Life activistism is done through her artwork.   Other themes in her paintings include Christian themes, Pop Culture, Psychological themes, and Abstract art.   Araceli received her Liberal Arts degree (with concentrations in Theology and Studio Arts) and a Creative Writing minor from the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas.   Through the University of St. Thomas, Araceli took art classes at the Glassell School of Art in Houston, Texas.   She has completed a Post-Baccalaureate degree in Art History at the University of Houston and is currently working towards a Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction for Art Education and a Museum Education Certificate.  Araceli works mostly with DUO oils on canvas.
 

Juried Art Shows:

Daughter was shown in the University of Houston's 6th Annual Student Art Exhibit

Crime Scene was shown in the University of Houston's 7th Annual Student Art Exhibit

The series Veggies in Outer Space was shown in the William R. Jenkins Architecture & Art Library at the University of Houston in 2015

 

Solo Exhibitions:

"Laboratory" (June 2010) at Art Supply on Main, Houston, TX

"Untitled" (November 2010) at The Source for Women Northeast Location Opening Event, Houston, TX

 

Book Illustrations:

Front Cover of DaddyBall: One Crazy Season (Volume 1) written by Thomas J. Dowling

Front Cover and Inner Illustrations of The Smiley Face Blatoon written by Lady Nefari Ydarb

 

Awards

The Smiley Face Blatoon won 2016 TxAuthors.com Best Children's Picture Book All Ages