Casey Parkinson

Current A-I-R

Casey Parkinson is a ceramic artist from Hammond, Louisiana.  She creates sculpture and installation art, exploring concepts of psychology and spirituality through metaphorical illustrations of nature. In addition to her sculpture, Parkinson creates wheel-thrown functional dishware and vessels, using stoneware and porcelain clay.  She received her MFA from Louisiana Tech University.

Her work has been included in national juried exhibitions, at venues such as Louisiana’s Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, River Oaks Art Center, and at LSU’s Student Union Gallery, where she was awarded first place at the 20x20x20 National Compact Exhibition.  She has been recognized in publications such as United Hemispheres Magazine, CFile, and The New York Times.  Casey currently teaches art and ceramics at Sunset Ridge Middle School in West Jordan.