Artist: Cassandra Straubling

  • Cassandra Straubing’s sculptural work addresses issues of domestic and industrial labor, using multiple mediums, processes and a wide range of glass-forming techniques. Currently the head of the Glass Department at San Jose State University in California, she is refining the program to its full potential. She received her MFA in glass in 2007 from Rochester Institute of Technology, and her BFA in studio art from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, in 2002.

  • 2012     Jurors Choice Award, Benefit Auction, Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA

    2011     Dorothy and George Saxe Fellowship Award, Bay Area Glass Institute, San Jose, CA

    2010     Emerge “Kiln Casters Award”, Bullseye Gallery. Portland, OR

    2008     “Exhibition First Place Award”, Cabrillo Art Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

    2007     “Alumni Scholarship Award”, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

    “Library Purchase Prize”, Rochester Institute of Technology, NY

    2003     “Emerging Student Artist,” California Glass Exchange, CA

     Rochester Institute Of Technology Library Collection

  • Solo Exhibitions:  

    2007     Remedies-MFA Thesis gallery exhibit and installation, Rochester, NY

    2004     Entrapment– Gallery exhibition and installation, The Gallery of Water Street Glassworks, Benton Harbor, MI

    2002     In Suspension- Gallery exhibit and installation, Dexter Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

     

     

     

    Selected Group Exhibitions:

    2013     Chroma Culture, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, OR

    eXpose, Habitat Gallery, Detroit, MI

    SOFA Chicago, IL

    2012     Playing With Fire: Artists of the Studio Glass Movement, Oakland Museum of California Art, CA

    This Fragile Skin, Emeryville Bullseye Gallery, CA

    SJSU Faculty Exhibition, Natalie and James Thompson Gallery, San Jose, CA

    2011     GlassWeekend 2011, Creative Glass Center of America, Wheaton Arts, NJ

    SOFA Santa Fe, NM

    2010     Domesticity; How We Live, Morgan Contemporary Glass Gallery, Pittsburg, PA

    Fragile Strength, Two Person Art Exhibition, Cabrillo Art Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

    Emerge 2010 Bullseye Gallery, Portland, OR

    2009     SJSU Faculty Exhibition, Natalie and James Thompson Gallery, San Jose, CA

    Bullseye Residency Emerging Artist Exhibition, Bullseye Gallery, Portland, OR

    2008     The Unbreakables- A Glass and Ceramics Exhibition, Cabrillo Art Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

    2007     Hot Glass In The Bluegrass, Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY

    Roles, Rights, and Rituals, Pen and Brush, New York, NY

    Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition, Pittsburg, PA

    2006     Glass Art Society International Student Exhibition, St. Luis, MO

                Habitat for Humanity Glass Exhibition, Gallery R, Rochester, NY

    2005     [Si] [Fe] [Cu] A Dialogue of Elements, Beacon Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

    2004     California Glass Exchange Gallery Exhibit, Dexter Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

    Tech Show, Gallery Exhibit, Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, MI