Curriculum Vitae

Kristin Cass


University of Chicago,  Chicago, IL, JD 

Barat College, Lake Forest, IL, BA 


Kristin Cass Photography, Chicago, IL 2013-present  

Law Office of Kristin Cass, Chicago, IL 1999-present

Sachnoff & Weaver, Chicago, IL 1997-1999   

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher, & Flom, New York, NY 1995-1997       


2018 Lange-Taylor Prize, Finalist, Borderlands Under Fire                                                                                              



Pride And Prejudice, ARC Gallery, Oli Rodriguez juror

The Many Faces Of Armenians: A Celebration Of Queer Armenian Art, Roslin Art Gallery

Fashion, Body and Garment, Bucktown Gallery

Chicago Neighborhoods, Hairpin Arts Center, Richard Cahan and Charles Osgood jurors

Call and Response: Art as Resistance, Strange Fire Collective, Photography Center Northwest


In the 'Hood, Jackson Junge Gallery

Best of National Juried Show, Morpho Gallery

Witness: The Artist’s Response, Elephant Room Gallery

Call and Response: Art as Resistance, Strangefire Collective, Center for Fine Art Photography, Colorado Photographic Arts Center and Month of Photography Denver

12th Annual National Juried Photo Exhibition, Morpho Gallery, Doug Fogelson juror


Women In Focus Exhibition, Cafe Selmarie

International Women's Day Exhibit, Women In Focus, Atlanta


Open House Chicago, Women In Focus Chicago

Chicago Artists Month

Picturing Chicago Women,  Steven Starr Studio


I Am Woman, Women In Focus Chicago, Susan Aurinko juror

Chicago Artists Month

Grand Finale, Millennium Gallery

Teaching, Workshops, and Events


Glitches and Defects, Millepiani Gallery, Rome


Heritage Portraits Photographer and Speaker, Cultural Collage Workshop, ChiTeen Lit Fest


Photography Coordinator, Inaugural Day of Service, Resistance In Action

Speaker and Photographer, Borderlands Under Fire, Armenian Humanities Festival


Art On Sedgwick, Basic Digital Photography Workshops

LaSalle Language Academy, Digital Photography Classes

Leslie’s Place, Digital Photography Workshops


The New Freedom Fighters: Women and Nonviolent Resistance, 2015-present

Walking Home, collective project about Chicago’s Neighborhoods developed and implemented for Women in Focus Chicago, 2016-2017

Woman2Woman, working with formerly incarcerated women in transition, 2016-present

After The Fall Of Empires, environmental challenges in the post-soviet world, 2016-present

Rebirth Armenia,, 2015-present

Borderlands Under Fire, non-violent resistance to state-sponsored violence, 2015-present

Woman Under Cover, focusing on America's obsession with Iran, 2016


Feldman, Ellen. Kristin Cass, contributing photographer. We Who March. Boston, Massachusetts. ELFEL Publications/One Edition. 2017. Book.  


Mothers and Daughters, by Araxie Cass and Kristin Anahit Cass, HyeBred Magazine, Spring 2019,

12 city neighborhoods meet 12 female photographers, by Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune, 11/12/2017,

Armenia's Border Villages, by Liz Dunn, Different Drummers, CBS, 10/24/2017,


Cass's work is held in the permanent art collection of the Armenian Consulate in Chicago as well as private collections.