(b. 1979) was born and raised in Lowell, Massachusetts. His artistic education includes a BFA in Communication Design from Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, MA.
After receiving his degree in 2001, he moved to New York City where he worked as a Graphic Designer. He then moved to San Francisco to pursue a Masters in Animation at the Academy of Art. While taking the foundation classes for his MFA, he found a true passion in painting, and returned to NYC to the studio of Jacob Collins at the Water Street Atelier and began his classical painting training in 2007. In addition to his training, he has studied extensively with Max Ginsburg.
His paintings have won many awards, most recently he won 1st place in the Portrait Society of America's Members Only Competition and 1st 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.Todd Casey's Website