Caitlin Cass

Art Discipline: 
Omaha, NE
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jan 8, 2024 to Feb 2, 2024

Caitlin Cass makes comics, cartoons and art installations about failing systems and irrational hope. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Lily and The Nib. For the last twelve years she has created a bi-monthly comic periodical called the “Great” Moments in Western Civilization Postal Constituent. Caitlin was a 2018 NYFA Artist Fellow and in 2020 her exhibition Women’s Work was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Caitlin’s graphic history Suffrage Song: The Haunted History of Gender, Race, and Voting Rights in the United States will be published by Fantagraphics Books in March 2024.  Originally from the Chicago area, Caitlin moved to Omaha in 2021 to teach Illustration at the University of Nebraska Omaha.