Casey Alan Shaw draws from more than thirty years experience as a graphic artist to create pen & inks, watercolors, oils, acrylics and digital paintings. His subject matter ranges from portraits to exploring different ways to depict Fredericksburg’s iconic architecture. In addition to painting, Shaw also enjoys creating folk-art inspired designs and is an award-winning cartoonist.
Shaw holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts, with honors, from the University of North Texas and a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University. For almost 20 years, he worked full-time at USA Today as Creative Manager for USA Weekend Magazine where he received dozens of national awards for illustration and design, including recognition from the National Headliner Awards, the Society of Publication Designers, the Clarion Awards, the Print Regional Design Annual and American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA Magazine. He’s also helped judge national design competitions, including contests for the City & Regional Magazine Assn., the American Jewish Press Assn. and the American VFW. Currently, Casey is a full-time designer with The Free Lance-Star and also teaches art at Germanna Community College.