An artist, educator, and academic leader, Robin Cass is currently an American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow hosted by Southern New Hampshire University. She is dedicated to helping the next generation of creative professionals grow and thrive through transformational higher education leadership.

Cass earned her BFA at the Rhode Island School of Design and her MFA from Alfred University and has been a faculty member at the Rochester Institute of Technology since 1998. She has been invited to teach and exhibit her sculptural work internationally and has received fellowships and grants from Wheaton Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Glass & Ceramic Center of Seto, Japan. In addition to teaching at RIT, Cass has led workshops at Pilchuck Glass School, Haystack, The Studio at Corning Museum of Glass, and elsewhere. Cass also served on the board of directors of the Glass Art Society from 2004 through 2010.

Robin’s work is included in a number of public and private collections including those of the Museum of American Glass in New Jersey, Tacoma Museum of Glass in Washington State, and Tittot Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.  She has also been featured in several books including: “Masters of Blown Glass”, edited by Susan Rossi-Wilcox, “Breaking Ground: Art/Craft in Upstate New York”, by Barbara Lovenheim, and “25 Years of New Glass Review” edited by Tina Oldknow.