- Art & Art History
- WFAB 212
Caitlin Cass is a cartoonist, illustrator and installation artist who makes work about failing systems and irrational hope. She honed her skills as a visual storyteller self-publishing a bimonthly periodical called the Great Moments in Western Civilization Postal Constituent, now in it’s eleventh year. Her cartoons and comics also appear in The New Yorker, The Lily, and The Nib. She is a 2020 recipient of a NEA Artworks grant for her installation Women’s Work: Suffrage Movements 1848-1965 at the Burchfield Penney Art Center and a 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Fiction. She is currently working on a graphic novel that confronts racist ideas within women’s suffrage histories. Caitlin grew up outside Chicago and has spent the last eleven years in Buffalo, NY where she earned her MFA, and taught at the University at Buffalo, SUNY and Buffalo Seminary. She is thrilled to be joining UNO’s faculty this fall as Assistant Professor of Studio Art, Illustration and Time-Based Media.