Cassandra’s sculptures explore how memory is the thread that guides us through the labyrinth of identity. Her recent one woman shows, SOULJA and DAUGHTERS of MOTHER EARTH, bore witness to an astounding personal galaxy. In addition, she has also shown at the East/West Gallery in London, the Chopo Museum in Mexico City, the Leslie Lohman Museum in New York and smack dab in the middle of nowhere. Cassandra studied at the National School of Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking in Mexico City. The sculptor in residence of BAAD! for many years, she currently works in Red Hook.
to producing empowering metaphors,
be they altars or monuments,
that explore the full gamut of liberation.
Whether painting murals for garment workers,
casting bronze to commemorate indigenous resistance
or sculpting the freedom to love,
I wield the power of the image
to invite the beholder
to see, feel and act.