Curriculum Vitae

Kristin Cass

Education

University of Chicago,  Chicago, IL, JD 

Barat College, Lake Forest, IL, BA 

Experience

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                                                                                                     

Exhibitions

2018

Pride And Prejudice, ARC Gallery, Oli Rodriguez juror

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

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

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

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

2017

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

2016

Women In Focus Exhibition, Cafe Selmarie

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

2015

Open House Chicago, Women In Focus Chicago

Chicago Artists Month

Picturing Chicago Women,  Steven Starr Studio

2014

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

Chicago Artists Month

Grand Finale, Millennium Gallery

Teaching, Workshops, and Events

2018

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

2017

Photography Coordinator, Inaugural Day of Service, Resistance In Action

Speaker and Photographer, Borderlands Under Fire, Armenian Humanities Festival

2016

Art On Sedgwick, Basic Digital Photography Workshops

LaSalle Language Academy, Digital Photography Classes

Leslie’s Place, Digital Photography Workshops

Projects

Bending Towards Justice, collective project with Women in Focus Chicago, 2017-2018

Neighborhoods Chicago, collective project 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, rebirtharmenia.com, 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

Publications

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

Media

12 city neighborhoods meet 12 female photographers, by Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune, 11/12/2017,  http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ae-women-photogrpahers-in-neightborhoods-1112-story.html

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

Collections

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