The Arrival of Spring on the Fraser River
MEDIUM: Oil on canvas
BIO: Cassie Gnehm is an artist and educator based out of San Antonio, Texas. She has lived and worked in West Virginia, Colorado, Ohio, Switzerland, and Texas. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from Columbus College of Art and Design and her Master of Fine Arts from West Virginia University. She also earned a Master in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Denver. Gnehm is a high school drawing and painting teacher and has taught internationally as well as at the college level. Currently, Gnehm’s work examines the representation of the female body throughout art history and contemporary culture. By repainting and collaging over these historical figures Gnehm takes back control of the female form and draws comparisons between bodies past and present. Gnehm was awarded residences at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts as well as the Vermont Studio Center. The most recent exhibitions she has been included in is her solo show Coalesce, at Clamp Light Artists’ Studios and Gallery Collective, San Antonio; Dreams and Their Edges, curated by John Seed (Author of Disruptive Realism); Third Coast Biennial; Curated by Rigoberto Luna (Co-Founder of Presa House Gallery); Texas National Competition and Exhibition; Curated by Michelle White (Senior Curator, The Menil Collection) She was also recently commissioned by the city of San Antonio World Heritage office.
HOMETOWN: San Antonio, TX
I Venture Out Because…
There is nothing better than being surround by nature, left with your thoughts and paint
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