(1937 - 2008)
Casper Banjo was active/lived in California, Tennessee. Casper Banjo is known for abstract form brick printmaking, mixed-media, collage.
Biography Casper Banjo
Casper Banjo (1937 – 2008) An Appreciation
Following in an obituary of the artist by Art Hazelwood, a friend and collector of work by Casper Banjo,
Casper Banjo, born in Memphis in 1937, died tragically in Oakland, California, his long time home, on March 14, 2008. The outlines of the story of Casper’s death were widely reported in local media. He was shot to death by a police rifleman at the shopping mall near his house. The police say that he was holding what turned out to be a replica gun. The details of his death may never be known.
Though he was active in the art world, Casper lived quietly in an apartment in Oakland and arranged his life around his artwork. He did the majority of his work there, printing by hand,
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