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Cassie Tompkins

Cassie Tompkins, From left to right: #16, 2016, cotton, plain weave; dyed, discharge printed, screen printed, #5, 2015, cotton, plain weave; dyed, discharge printed, screen printed, and #7, 2016, cotton, plain weave; dyed, discharge printed, screen printed
Cassie Tompkins is a Chicago-based, interdisciplinary artist and designer. She has worked with many different mediums, including photography, printmaking, and textiles, almost always exploiting light, pattern, color, and the little bits of beauty that are found within the mundanity of everyday life. In 2001 she graduated witha BFA in photography from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design and in 2010 received a BFA with a concentration in visual communication design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Cassie currently works as part of the Design team at the Art Institute of Chicago, is a freelance designer for Illinois Humanities, and is the creator of "Regional", a mini-magazine dedicated to examining American cuisine. 

 

 

Resident year: 
2016-2017
Cohort Group: 
Artist Resident