ABOUT THE ARTIST
John Casado's creative talents are immeasurable. John Casado's career includes every aspect of the commercial communication world. He worked as an art director, a designer and his company, John Casado, Inc. did noted trademark and image design for Espirit, New Line Cinema and Macintosh. When he changed careers to become a photographer, his commercial clients included Hartmann Luggage, KMS Research Hair, Neutrogena Skin products. His commercial photographs have appeared in many international publications.
His fine art photography focus largely on figurative nudes. He presented us with women who were not sexual icons but explored the mood and texture of their erotic form. Now he has turned his focus to large, abstract photographs. These works depict the same kind of mystery.
His first fine art photography exhibit was in l994 at the Xibit Gallery in Los Angeles. He has exhibited widely at many notable West coast galleries and his photographs can be found in the permanent collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art. He attended the University of California at Los Angeles and took his B.A. from the Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, in 1964.