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LIST OF EXHIBITIONS Upcoming Shows and Updates coming...


Galeria Genova, Mexico City, Mexico. 1958.


YWCA, El Paso, Texas. 1961.


Mexican Art Gallery, Mexican Consulate, San Antonio, Texas. November 13 / December 30, 1963.


Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. January 3 / 30, 1967.


Texas Lutheran College, Seguin, Texas. February 27 / March 31.


Mexican Art Gallery, Mexican Consulate, San Antonio, Texas. May 1968.


Boehm Gallery, Palomar College, San Marcos, California. April 25 / May 18, 1973.


Contemporary Arts Museum, 5216 Montrose, Houston, Texas 77006. October 23 / November 21, 1976.


Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas. November 1 / 30, 1979.


Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas. October 28 & 29, 1982.


"Southwest Icons", Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas. November 9 / December 2, 1984.


"S.W. Turf" Arte Moderno Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. July 22 / August 31, 1988.


Mel Casas, One Person Show, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas. September 3 / October 16, 1988.


One Man Show, Beverly Gordon Gallery, 2402 Cedar Springs, Dallas, Texas. May 7 / June 10, 1989.


Mel Casas, 25 Year Retrospective, Instituto Cultural Mexicano and the Arte Moderno Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. July 8 / August 31, 1989.


A Focus on Mel Casas: One Man Show, UTSA Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. July 1/30, 1993.


I Am Talking To You, Carrington/Gallagher Ltd., San Antonio, Texas. June 29 / July 29, 1995.


Mel Casas Exhibition, Georgia Southwestern, Department of Fine Arts, Americus Georgia. March 29 / May 13, 1999.


Mel Casas: Scopophilia–Enjoying Looking, Joan Groana Gallery, San Antonio, TX. July 7 / August 2, 2002.


Mel Casas: Artist as Cultural Adjuster, San Antonio College Visual Arts Center Gallery, San Antonio, TX. February 28 / April 2, 2014.


From First to Last, Mel Casas Memorial Exhibition. Texas A&M--San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. Dec. 6, 2014.


Getting the Big Picture: Political Themes in the Art of Mel Casas, 1968-1977, The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, June 5-Oct. 24, 2015.


Mel Casas: The Southwestern Cliches, 1982-1989, Texas A&M University San Antonio Educational and Cultural Arts Center, June 11-Sep. 27, 2015.


Sex and Cinema with Mel Casas, 1965-1967, Flight Gallery, 134 Blue Star, June 25 – Aug. 22, 2015.


Mel Casas: Art about Art, 1975-1981, San Antonio Central Public Library, July 1-31, 2015.

Mel Casas: Iconic Reality, Ruiz-Healy Art Gallery, October 18 – November 25, 2017

American History Does Not Begin with the White Man: Indigenous Themes in the Work of Mel Casas. Bill Haus Arts,
September 14 - October 27 2018

Mel Casas: Human, McNay Art Museum, September 20–January 6, 2019



Mel Casas: Artist and Cultural Adjuster

Mel Casas: Day of the Dead


Maude Sullivan Gallery, EL Paso, Texas. 1959.

Men of Art Guild, San Antonio, Texas. October 18/November 3, 1964.

San Antonio Public Library, San Antonio, Texas. November 9/30, 1964.

S.A.A.Building, San Antonio, Texas. May 1964.

Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas. May 14/June 4, 1967.

A Clean Well Lighted Place, Austin, Texas. June 21/July 1969.

Casas and Martinez, Jansen-Perez Gallery, 175 East Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas. July 5/August 8, 1990.



El Paso Museum of Art, 1960.

Mexican Art Gallery, Mexican Consulate, San Antonio, Texas, 1962.

North Star Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966.

Two-Twenty Two Gallery, El Paso, Texas, 1964.

P.I.C. Gallery, Mexico City, Today's Printing Exhibition, July 19/August 19, 1965.

Bright Shawl Invitational, San Antonio, Texas, 1965, 1966.

Centennial Art Museum, Beaumont, Texas, Rental Gallery, 1963.

Men of Art Guild Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, Group Shows, 1963, 1964, 1965.

Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, Men of Art Guild Show, August 1/30, 1965.

A.C. Gallery, Monterrey, Mexico, February 10/March 1966.

Contemporary Artists' Guild, San Antonio, Texas; South Plains College, Levellan, Texas, October 1965; 

Arlington, Texas, November 1965; 

Memorial Library, Port Arthur, Texas, December 1965; 

Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, January 1966; 

Texas College of Arts and Industries, Kingsville, Texas, February 1966.

Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, Texas, Contemporary Artists' Group Show, February/March 1966.

El Tropicana Motel Show, Group Show, June/July 1966.

Paintings by Outstanding Southwestern Artists, Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas, August 7/28, 1966.

Now and Beyond Show, Witte Museum, San Antonio, Texas, August 6/27, 1967.

Sweet South Texas Funk, St. Edwards University, Austin Texas, December 1970.

Texas Paintings and Sculptures: 20th Century: (A Traveling Exhibit) Pollock Galleries, Owens Art Center, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, January 17/March 7, 1971; 

San Antonio Museum Association, Witte Confluence Museum, Hemisfair Plaza, San Antonio, Texas, March 21/May 2, 1971; 

University Art Museum, The University of Texas at Austin, 23rd and San Jacinto, Austin, Texas, June 13/July 18, 1971; 

Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas, September 15/November 16, 1971; 

The Museum, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, January 9/March 5, 1972.

Louisiana Gallery, Houston, Texas, March 13/May 1971.

A Blending of Culture - A Blending of Time, University of Texas at El Paso, October 24/November 5, 1971.

Mexican American Art Symposium Exhibit, Laurie Auditorium, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, November 10/11, 1973.

"12 Texas Artists", Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas, September 27/November 1974.

1975 Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, New York; First Floor: January 20/March 16, 1975; Second Floor: January 20/March 23, 1975; Third Floor: January 27/March 23, 1975; and Fourth Floor: February 3/April, 9, 1975.

Texas Tough Show, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas, October 11/November 15, 1975.

Ancient Roots New Vision, Tour Schedule Painting Humanscape 68; Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona, May 7/June 19, 1977; 

National Collection of Fine Arts & Fondo del Sol Spanish American Media Center, Washington D.C., July 8/October 2, 1977; 

Museum of Albuquerque, Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 3, 1977/January 8, 1978; 

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas, February 8/March 26, 1978; 

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California, July 15/August 20, 1978; 

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York.

DaleGas-Chicano Art of Texas Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas, August 20/October 16, 1978, Humanscapes 86, 87, 88, 89, 90.

San Antonio College Faculty Exhibition, Koehler Cultural Center, San Antonio College, San Antonio, Texas, January 26/February 14, 1979.

Fire, CAM, Houston, Texas, February 16/April 15, 1979.

"Showdown: Perspectives on the Southwest", Alternate Center for International Arts Inc., (Alternate Museum), N.Y., N.Y, April 16/July 2, 1983.

"The Latin American Spirit: Art and Artists in the United States, 1920-1970," The Bronx Museum of the Art, September 29, 1988/January 29, 1989; 

El Paso Museum of Art, February 27/April 23, 1989; 

San Diego Museum of Art, May 22/July 16, 1989; 

Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena, San Juan, August 14/October 8, 1989; 

Center for the Arts, Vero Beach, Florida, January 28/March 31, 1990.

"Celebracion Hispanica," Didactic Gallery, Frito-Lay, Inc., Plano, Texas. June Mattingly, curator. May 16/July 14, 1989.

Hispanic Art in The United States, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, June 9, 1989 – September 4, 1989.

Arte Moderno Gallery, SoHotel, 382 W. Broadway, New York City, New York 10012, 718.624.0855. June 10, 1989 – July 29, 1989.

15 Pintores y 3 Escultores, Tejanos, Museo de Arte Alvar y Carmen T. Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico, November 12/25, 1990. Tejanos, UTSA, July 2/31, 1991.

3 Artists, Jansen-Perez Gallery, 175 East Houston Street, San Antonio, Texas, July 11/August 8, 1991.

Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985, Wight Art Gallery; 

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, June 27/August 25, 1991; 

Fresno Art Museum, September 21/November 24, 1991; 

Tucson Museum of Art, January 19/April 5, 1992; 

National Museum of American Art, Washington D.C., May 8/July 26, 1992; 

El Paso Museum of Art, August 23/October 25, 1992; 

Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, March 2/May 2, 1993; 

San Antonio Museum of Art, May 29/August 1, 1993; 

Field Museum of Art, August 28/November 7, 1993.

Chicano Social Revolution: c/s Exhibit, Centro Cultural Aztlan, San Antonio, Texas. July 2/31, 1993.

Then & Now: Chicano Art After CARA II, Jansen-Perez Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. July 9/September 9, 1993.

La Frontera/The Border: Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California, March 5/May 20, 1993; 

Centro Cultural, Tijuana, Mexico; 

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, September 10/November 28, 1993; 

Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona, January 21/March 20, 1994; 

Neuberger Museum, State University, New York, April/June 1994; 

San José Museum of Art, San José, California, October/December 1994.

Latinos Tejanos, Guadalupe Visual Arts Annex, San Antonio, Texas. January 1995.

Made in Texas, Parchman•Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. January 1995.

Gardens & Landscapes, Carrington/Gallagher Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. January 1995.

Latino Tejanos, Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, Texas. January 26/February 26, 1995.

Labors of Love, Parchman•Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, Texas. February 1995.

State Of The State: Contemporary Art In Texas, S.A.M.O.A., San Antonio, Texas. July 1/August 27, 1995.

Celebrating Latino Artists 1995, Oakwell Farms, Tobin Richter Estate, San Antonio, Texas. August 24, 1995.

Art Journeys, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas. September 7/ December 15, 1995.

Men of Art Guild, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas. November 2/December 1, 1995.

Blue Star, Blue Balls & Blue Art, Blue Star Complex, San Antonio, Texas. November 10, 1995.

El Grupo Tejano, Middle Tennessee State University, Art Department, February 4 / March 8, 2002.

Pop Installation, Frost Gallery, McNay Art Museum, January / April 2003. Humanscape 70: Comic White Wash.

Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas, December 1, 2001 / April 15, 2002, 

Smithsonian Institution, Arts & Industries Building, Washington, D.C., September 27, 2002 / January 5, 2003; 

National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico, January 31 / May 18, 2003; 

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas, June 14 / September 21, 2003; 

Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis, Indiana, January 30 / May 5, 2004; 

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, California, May 29 / September 12, 2004; 

Weisman Museum of Art, October 2, 2004 / January 9, 2005; 

Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum, Chicago, Illinois, June 17 / September 5, 2005; 

O’Kane Gallery and Willow Street Pump Station, Houston, Texas, October 21 / December 23, 2005; 

May Hall Gallery at the St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri, January 27 / June 18, 2006; 

de Young, San Francisco, California, July 22 / October 22, 2006; 

Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, November 18, 2006 / May 1, 2007;

Contemporary Latino Art: El Corazón de San Antonio, Texas A&M, San  Antonio, TX. May 9 / August 31, 2014.

How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney
 MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Sept. 9, 2017 - Jan. 14, 2018.

Los Tejanos: Chicano Art from the collection of Cheech Marin, Art Museum of South Texas, 01/12/2018 - 04/29/2018.

Pop América, 1965-1975. Nasher Museum of Art. Original Traveling Exhibition February 21 – July 21, 2019.
Men of Steel: Women of Wonder, Crystal Bridge Museum of Art, Feb 9 - April 22 2019.

Artists Respond: American Art and the Vietnam War, Smithsonian American Art Museum 1965-1975, March 14, 2019 to August 18, 2019.
Men of Steel: Women of Wonder, San Antonio Museum of Art,  June 21–September 01, 2019.



Saloncito Siete, Mexico City College, 1957.

Chelmont, El Paso, Texas, 1960.

Brockton Art Association, 3rd Annual Show, Brockton, Massachusetts, 1960.

7th Annual Sun Carnival Exhibition, El Paso, Texas, December 1962/January 1963.

Twenty-Fourth Annual Texas Painting and Sculpture Exhibition 1962/1963: Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas, October 7/28, 1962; Corpus Christi Art Foundation, Centennial Art Museum, January 2/23, 1963; Beaumont Art Museum, February 24/March 24, 1963; and Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, April 14/May 12, 1963.

33rd Annual Local Artists' Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, April 2/28, 1963.

34th Annual Local Artist Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, April 5/26, 1964.

Texas Watercolor Society 15th Annual Exhibitions, 1964: Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas, March 8/29, 1964; Wichita Falls Art Association, Wichita Falls, Texas, April 8/22, 1964; Texas A&M University, College Station, May 3/24, 1964; Lubbock Art Association, Garden Art Center, Lubbock, Texas, June 3/24, 1964; Texas A&I University, Kingsville, Texas, June 5/26, 1964; Memorial Library, Port Arthur, August 1/24, 1964; Beaumont Art Center, Beaumont, Texas, September 6/26, 1964; San Angelo College, San Angelo, Texas, October 4/25, 1964; Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, November 3/25, 1964; and Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, Texas, December 6/31, 1964.

15th Exhibition of Southwestern Prints and Drawings, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, January 27/February 28, 1965, Circuit showing until March 1966.

35th Annual Local Artists' Exhibition, Witte Memorial Museum, San Antonio, Texas, April 11/May 1965.

Sixth Dixie Annual Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, February 28/March 28, 1965.

Louisiana State Art Commission, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 4-25, 1965.

9th Annual Sun Carnival Exhibition, El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, Texas, December 6, 1964/ January 3, 1965.

Watercolor Society 16th Annual Exhibition: Witte Memorial Museum, March/April, 1965; Houston Baptist College, Houston, Texas, April 7/25, 1965; St. Edwards University, Austin, Texas, May 5/30, 1965; Arts and Crafts Center, Ft. Still, Oklahoma, June 6/27, 1965; Arts and Industries College, Kingsville, Texas July 4/25, 1965; and McAllen State Bank, McAllen, Texas, August 1/24, 1965; Sam Houston State Teachers College, Huntsville, Texas, September 8/25, 1965; Lubbock Art Association, Lubbock, Texas, October 3/25, 1965; Baylor University, Waco, Texas, November 1/28, 1965; and Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, Texas, December 5/30, 1965.

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