1996-2001 The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ (Fine Art and Illustration)
2012-Present Founder and Executive Director, SAGE Coalition, Trenton, NJ
2011-2014 Curator and Manager, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2017 Guest Lecture, Middlebury College, Black Lives Matter class, Middlebury, VT (May 2-3)
2016 Art Instructor, Artworks Visual Arts Center, Trenton, NJ (Spring)
2010 Art Instructor, Restorative Justice Program, Mural Arts Philadelphia, PA (Spring)
2010 Art Instructor, Artworks Visual Arts Center, Trenton, NJ (March 12-May 28)
2008-2010 Art Instructor, Big Picture Program, Mural Arts Philadelphia, PA
2007 Aerosol Art Instructor, Fells Community Center, Philadelphia, PA
2006-2007 Art Instructor, Monument Elementary School, Trenton, NJ
1999-2005 Art Instructor, Catholic Youth Organization, Trenton, NJ
AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
2016 Latangie Whitaker Memorial Arts Award, A Better Way Inc., Trenton, NJ
2015 Community Award, New Jersey Labor Advisory Board, Edison, NJ
2015 Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for Service to the Community, United States Congress, State of NJ
2015 Stage Coach Mary Award for Outstanding Service in the Community, Trenton City Council, Trenton, NJ
2013 Certificate of Recognition for helping to Build up Communities in the City of Trenton, Trenton City Council, Trenton, NJ
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Urban Legend, Artworks Trenton, Trenton, NJ
2015 Evolution, The Hive Community of Art and Design, Trenton, NJ
2014 The Nothing, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2012 Presume the Unpredictable, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2012 SOCIALIZM: Recent Works of Will “KASSO” Condry, Trenton Social, Trenton, NJ
2007 Custom Made, Rarebreed, Philadelphia, PA
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 25th Annual South End Art Hop, S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, Burlington, VT
2016 Generation Next, West Windsor Arts Council, West Windsor, NJ
2015 America, Through Artists Eyes, NJ State Museum, Trenton, NJ
2011 Pinot to Picasso, The Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
2011 Inheritance, One Gallery, Newark, NJ
2010 Blacklight Art Experiment, Artworks Visual Arts Center, Trenton, NJ
2009 Urban Art, Riverfront Renaissance Center for the Arts, Millville, NJ
2009 The Elevator: Art Uplifting Masses, Gallerie Isada, Philadelphia, PA
2008 Concrete Alchemy, Art Whino Gallery, National Harbor, MD
2006 Exhibitions of Sketches and Paintings by the Students of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Training Program, Thomas Eakins House, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Drawing for It 2, Spector Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2017 Bristol Hub Community Mural, (20’x8’), aerosol paint, Bristol Hub and Skate Park, Bristol, VT
2017 Portrait of Ntozake Shange, mural (20’x10’), aerosol paint, Trenton Downtown Association, Trenton, NJ
2017 Where There is a Woman There is Magic, mural (three-story, multi-level), aerosol paint, Anderson Freeman Resource Center, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
2017 Mary Annette Anderson and Martin Henry Freeman, mural (8’x20’), aerosol and acrylic paint, Anderson Freeman Resource Center, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
2016 City of Dreams, mural (25’x30’), aerosol paint, East Trenton Collaborative, Trenton, NJ
2016 The Buddha of Woodbury, mural (20’x50’), aerosol paint, FAF Coalition, Woodbury, NJ
2016 No One Else, mural (8’x20’), aerosol paint, Malka Media Group, Hoboken, NJ
2015 Welcome to Africa Town: Portrait Kwame Nkrumah, mural (60’x15”), aerosol paint, Community Rejuvenation Project, Oakland, CA
2015 Mandala Meditation, mural (10’x25”), aerosol paint, San Diego, CA
2015 Customer Service Mural, (6’x40’), aerosol paint, Firmenich Inc. Princeton, NJ
2014 Bloom Where You Are Planted, mural (25’x45’), aerosol paint, Isles Inc., Trenton, NJ
2014 Underground Railroad, mural (7’x25’), aerosol paint, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
2012 Be the Change, mural (15’x15’), aerosol paint, The Gandhi Garden, Trenton, NJ
2011 Liquitex Freestyle, mural (6’x15’), aerosol paint, Col Arts WorldWide, London, England
2010 Arthur Ashe, mural (5’x20’), aerosol paint, National Junior Tennis League, Trenton, NJ
2009 Portrait of Dr. Betty Shabazz, canvas (24”x30”), acrylic paint, The Black Cotton Foundation, Harlem, NY
2008 Youth World Mural, (5’x60’), aerosol paint, Greater World Ministries Church, Trenton, NJ
2007 Children’s Musical Mural, (10’x25’), aerosol paint, The Boys and Girls Club of Mercer County, Trenton, NJ
2005 Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Mural, (10’x45’), aerosol paint, City of Trenton, Trenton, NJ
Janet Purcell, “Fine Arts: The Art of Will Kasso”, The Times of Trenton, August 16, 2017. http://www.nj.com/times-entertainment/index.ssf/2017/08/fine_arts_the_art_of_will_kass.html
“Twilight Artist-in-Residence Transforms Anderson Freeman Center”, Middlebury College News Room, March 22, 2017. www.middlebury.edu/newsroom/archive/2017-news/node/546346
Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman, “Trenton SAGE Coalition Artists Bring ‘Soul’ To City’s Blighted Wilbur Section,” The Trentonian, September 17, 2016.
“Trenton Street Art Goes Mainstream with Community Supported Project,” The Times of Trenton, April 11, 2015.
Linda Arntzenius, “Arts Council Mural Evokes Historic Underground Railroad,” Princeton Town Topics, September 24, 2014.
“SAGE Coalition turns vacant lot into Gandhi Garden in Trenton,” The Times of Trenton, July 20, 2013.
Scott Ketterer, “Mural, garden are bright spots for Trenton,” The Trentonian, June 9, 2013.
Anwar Salandy, “Thoughts on Graffiti Artist: Will Kasso,” Anwar’s Reflections (blog). July 2, 2010. www.anwarsreflections.blogspot.com/2010/07/thoughts-on-graffiti-artist-will-kasso.html
Martha Schwendener, “From the Street, but Domesticated,” The New York Times, June 18, 2010.
“The Life and Times of Will Kasso,” The Trenton City News, 2010.
Deacon Hyatt, “The City is KASSO’s Canvas,” Trenton Downtowner, 2010.
“Bigger Stage for Graffiti Artists,” The Times of Trenton, 2009.
“Welcome Graffiti Writers,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 2008.
“Art meets civics as city harnesses graffiti’s power,” The Star-Ledger, 2007.
“Mural is a new vibe for art students,” The Times of Trenton, 2006.
“Tribute fit for a king,” The Trentonian, 2005.
“Urban Art Attack,” The Times of Trenton, 2005.
“Artist Profile,” Trenton Downtowner, 2004.
LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOPS
2017 Artist Talk, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, May 12.
2016 “Colors,” Playing the Game, TEDxMiddlebury, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, November 13.
2014 “Styles Advancing Graffiti’s Evolution,” The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ, March 26.
2012 “The Value of Urban Art Forms as Catalysts for Change,” Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, May 12.
2012 “Outside the Tube: Graffiti Writing Workshop,” Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, May 12.
2012 “Does Art Define Culture? Or Does Culture Define Art?” Parker Elementary School, Trenton, NJ
2011 “Graffiti and Urban Murals,” Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, PA, February 11.
2010 “The Murals of Trenton,” Building Community Through the Arts, Dining by Design, The Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ, October 23.
2010 “Parachute Cloth Painting Workshop,” City Without Walls Mural Program, Newark, NJ, October 10.
2010 “Murals That Promote Positive Change,” PJ Hill Middle School, Trenton, NJ, March 10.
2010 “Graffiti and Mural Arts,” Julia de Burgos School, Philadelphia, PA
2009 “Graffiti Rules. But is it Art?” Rider University, Lawrenceville, NJ, December 3.
2006 “Airbrush T-Shirt Workshop,” Trenton Central High School, Trenton, NJ, December 12.
2017 Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, (January 9-May 25).
2011 Bear Tavern School, Titusville, NJ, (December 12-17).
2010 Isles Youth Build Program, Trenton, NJ, (March 1-31).
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS CURATED
2016 Soul of the Message, Casa Cultura, Trenton, NJ
2014 Trenton’s Daughter, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2013 The Art of Wu, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2013 What’s Happening? Emerging Artists Showcase, co-curated with Mel Leipzig, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2012 Underachievers, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2011 Soul of the Message, Gallery 219, Trenton, NJ
2010 4 Elements, Gallery 125, Trenton, NJ