Bill Cass

Mr. Merrimack, etching, aquatint, drypoint, spit bite 13"x19" by Bill Cass

Bill Cass: received a BFA degree from the University of Illinois, ChampaignUrbana in 1977, followed by an MFA degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1981. He has been a visiting artist at the Art Institute of Chicago since 1982 and a fulltime lecturer in Northwestern University’s Department of Art Theory and Practice. He 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. He is currently a fulltime printmaking teacher at the New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester.