Artist Painter, Bruno Casiano Alicea
In 1960, Bruno Casiano Alicea, was born in Gary, Indiana to Puerto Rican parents. At the age of 10 his family moved to Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico.
In 1979, he graduates from La Escuela Superior Luis Llorens Torres, Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico.
In 1982, he initiates his art studies at the Escuela de Artes Plasticas in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico. There he concentrates in studio painting under the instructions of Frank Cervoni, Julio Suarez, Hernandez Cruz, Jose Alicea, Joaquin Mercado and an array of other well known Puerto Rican artists.
In 1986, he is granted a full 2 years scholarship to study at the Escuela de Diseño, Altos de Chavon, Republica Dominicana.
In 1988, returning to Puerto Rico, he works as a graphic designer for “El Poeta” newspaper of Ponce. In that same year, he travel’s to Cleveland, Ohio in pursuit of new points of view in the arts.
In 1996, he completes a bachelor degree in illustration from The Cleveland Institute of Art.
In 1999, he works with The Cleveland of Art, Education Department, Out-reach Programs.
From 2003 to 2008, he owns and curates his own Gallery “Bruno Casiano Gallery” where he showcases local, national and international artists.
Currently, he is a well known working artist in the Northeast Ohio area.
Shows & Exhibitions:
- 2008 group show, Westside Community House, Cleveland, Ohio
- 2008 group show, “the 19 show” Asterick Gallery, Cleveland Ohio
- 2007 group show, Museo de los Santo Reyes, Juana Diaz, p.r.
- 2007 group show, “the 19 show” Asterick Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
- 2006 group show, Mark Stuart Gallery, old San Juan, Puerto Rico
- 2006 group show, Asterick Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
- 2005 group show, center for the arts, Columbus, Ohio
- 2004 group show Bruno casiano Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
- 2003 group show Asterick Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
- 2002 group show, Beck Arts Center, Lakewood Ohio
- 2001 group show, Dead Horse Gallery, Lakewood, Ohio
- 2000 group show, Hispanic awareness, bowling and green university, Toledo, Ohio
- 2000 group show, Ohio Latino arts association, Toledo, Ohio
- 1999 group show, Julia de Burgos arts center, Cleveland, Ohio
- 1999 group Ohio Latino arts association, Lorain community college, Lorain, Ohio
- 1999 solo show, Gallery one, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
- 1999 group show, Cleveland state university, Cleveland, Ohio
- 1998 group show, Keith Randall Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
- 1998 group show, Julia de Burgos arts center, Cleveland, Ohio
- 1998 group show, Cuyahoga community college, Cleveland, Ohio
- 1998 group show, Ohio Commission on Latino Affairs, Columbus, Ohio
- 1997 group show, Windham hotel Cleveland, Ohio
- 1996 solo show, folk art Gallery, Cleveland Heights Ohio
- 1995 group show, Annual Latino show, Folk Art Gallery, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
- 1995 group show, Art at the Power House Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
- 1994 group show, Midwest National Conference, Chicago, Illinois
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