Casey Baugh is an American figurative portrait artist (born in Lookout Mountain, Georgia). Baugh’s paintings can be described as narrative impressionistic realism. Casey Baugh is specializing in oil paint and charcoal. Furthermore, His paintings are described as narrative impressionistic realism.
Baugh’s earliest art instruction came at the age of four from his father and aunt who were artists by hobby. By the age of 13, Baugh was producing and selling work professionally. At age 14, he won his first regional competition and at age 17, he had won his first national competition.
In the spring of 2004, he conducted his first workshop at the Village Arts of Putney in Vermont. When he was only 21 years old, Baugh began showing in galleries and after four years of studying with artist Richard Schmid.
He had his first solo show at age 25. Baugh studied personally under artist and author Richard Schmid for 4 years before having his first solo exhibition in New York City at age 25.
Casey Baugh Professional Evolution
In November 2008 Baugh’s painting titled “Erubescent” was featured on the cover of American Art Collector Magazine along with a powerful 4-page artist profile in the issue.
At 26 years of age, Casey Baugh was established as a major name in the ever growing “Bridge Art” movement of artists. An innovative category of artists known for challenging the boundaries of representational art with their unique fusion of traditional painting techniques and contemporary approach and perspectives.
He is best known for his application of dramatic and cinematic quality of lighting and attitudes for his figurative paintings and charcoals.
Baugh has maintained a heavy hand in the education of arts, producing numerous instructional video tutorials DVDs since 2000. Indeed, his unique methods of teaching in painting workshops across The United States since 2004 and internationally.