Fritz Casuse was born in Twin Lakes outside of Gallup, New Mexico. He graduated from the Institute of American Indian Arts in 1996. He works in several mediums, but is widely known for his innovative jewelry. He learned from his father and is still inspired by his teachings. He was been involved, and placed in, shows and competitions throughout the Southwest. He states that "creating artwork is my future, learning new methods, working with different media, and sharing ideas with other artists is a balance that I seek."