Cassandra Straubing’s sculptural work addresses issues of domestic, agricultural and industrial labor using multiple mediums and processes including glass and metal fabrication. She employs a wide range of glass-forming techniques including casting, blowing, hot forming, and non- traditional glass processes to create her artwork.
Currently the Glass Faculty Head and Studio Coordinator at San Jose State University in California, she received her MFA in Glass in 2007 from Rochester Institute of Technology, and received her BFA in Studio Art from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 2002. She presently serves on the Board of Directors for the international Glass Art Society and her work has been exhibited nationally, including shows in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Portland and Philadelphia. Recent publications include Corning Museum of Glass New Glass Review 32, The Urban Glass Art Quarterly Winter 2010-11 and Playing With Fire exhibition catalogue- Oakland Museum of Art 2012.