Cassandra was born in Australia .
She graduated from College with a Degree in
Ceramics then traveled for six years. During her
travels she lived in the Transkei, South Africa for
two years. The Transkei or Pondoland was created as
a result of the apartheid policy.
She lived with the Pondos and there developed the
results of her Bronze African Head Series.
Cassandra's art education continued in California
at the College of Marin for two years working in
Bronze casting. She was a member of the Artist
cooperative in Berkeley working in ceramics.
Cassandra's work is influenced from a background in
Ceramics, Bronze lost wax casting, and the making
of life size figures using fiberglass and hydrocal.
Now she is painting using acrylics, oils , plaster
and constructing fabricated surfaces. She has an
interest in the surface texture; how the paint
responds by layering, and using thick impasto
strokes by loading the brush or scraper with more
than one colour. She is interested in the
Cassandra has painted landscape, still life,
portraits, the nude, and her work is moving towards
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