Artist: Pelle Cass
PELLE CASS was born in 1954 in Brooklyn, NY, and studied photography at the University of New Mexico, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Minneapolis College of Art. He holds a B.A. in art history from the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
He is represented by Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA, and presented a solo show there in 2007. He has had also had solo shows at the Stux Gallery, Boston, the Frank Marino Gallery, New York, and the Fogg Art Museum Print Room, Cambridge, MA, and the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University, Boston, MA. He has participated in group shows at, among others, the Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY; the Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA; the New Art Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY; and the George Eastman House, a show that traveled widely.
Mr. Cass has been a Polaroid Collection Fellow and a Massachusetts state fellowship finalist and reached the final round of The Buhl Prize for Photography, NY, NY. He has also been nominated for the ICA, Boston, Artist’s Prize, and The Santa Fe Center for Photography Artist’s Prize. His work is in the collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA; the Addison Gallery of Art, Andover, MA; the Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, MA; Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA, the Decordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; Lehigh University Art Galleries, Lehigh, PA; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and many private collections. After a decade-plus hiatus, Mr. Cass resumed photographing in 2002. He lives in Brookline, MA.