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American, Born 1954

Bill Cass received a BFA degree from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana in 1977, followed by an MFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1981. Cass has been a visiting artist at the Art Institute of Chicago since 1982 and is a full-time lecturer in Northwestern University’s Department of Art Theory and Practice.

Cass has won a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and three awards from the Illinois Arts Council for his work, which combines religious imagery and a folk art style. His work is represented in the collections of several museums, including the Krannert Art Center in Champaign, Illinois and the Madison Art Center in Wisconsin.


Paper Hat



Paper Hat 1993
Master printer - Kevin Garber
Photolithograph from one plate and Lithograph from one stone
Rives BFK
22"w x 30"h
Ed. 20