Cassidy Russell is an Chicago-based artist. She received an MFA in printmaking from Savannah College of Art and Design and a BFA in printmaking from the University of Notre Dame, where she was awarded the statewide Efromyson Emerging Artist Award. Cassidy’s work is in BMW's Zentrum Museum and the Love Library Special Collection of Artist Books as well as private collections across the country. Cassidy was named the 2014 & 2016 Best Emerging Artist in Creative Loafing’s Best of Atlanta and was written up as a part of ArtsATL's Maker's Dozen series. Her work is represented by Whitespace Gallery. Her studio practice includes embroidery on paper, collage, and installation addressing the ways we try to hide things, looking at human imperfection and the difference between what we show to others and what we withhold.