Cassie Gnehm is an artist and educator based out of San Antonio, 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 full time high school drawing and painting teacher and has taught internationally as well as at the college level. 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. Her most recent exhibitions include her solo show Beautifully Apart, Mantle Space Gallery, San Antonio TX; Texas National Competition and Exhibition, Stephen F. Austin State University, Texas; 6th Annual Juried Exhibition, Artspace111, Fort Worth, Texas.