Cassie Tompkins is a process and materials-based artist, currently working with clay, screenprinting, and textiles. She graduated with a BFA in photography from the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design in 2001 and in 2010 received a BFA with a concentration in visual communication design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2018 she was an award recipient of the Cleve Carney Art Gallery’s “One: Annual Emerging Artist” exhibition and an open studio resident at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME. She completed the inaugural FIELD/WORK Residency at the Chicago Artist Coalition and attended ACRE residency in Steuben, WI in 2017. She has exhibited throughout the Chicago area at Mana Contemporary Chicago, the Comfort Station, the Annex Gallery at Spudnik Press, ACRE Projects, Cleve Carney Art Gallery, Hyde Park Art Center, and Co-Prosperity Sphere. Cassie teaches at the Lillstreet Art Center and lives and works in Chicago, IL.