Cassaundra Sanderson is an artist raised in Branson, Missouri. She graduated from College of the Ozarks with a BA in Fine Arts, emphasizing in Painting and Ceramics. She recently finished her Thesis Exhibition, For Wintonbury, which included an accompanying collection of short stories, earning her a Master of Fine Arts at the University of Arkansas School of Art.
She has been in group exhibitions including: Master Pieces at Manifest Creative Research Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio; the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri's Regional Juried Art Exhibition; Sketchbook West in Laguna Beach, CA; WomanMade: NWA in Bentonville, AR; the 2016 exhibition at the Faulkner Arts Center for Performing Arts in Fayetteville, AR; Boger Gallery: An Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition in Point Lookout, MO; the White River Art Exhibition, MO; the Taneyhills Community Library Art Exhibition, MO; and the Taneycomo Bridge Art Exhibition, MO.
During her time as the Director of sUgAR Art Gallery, she curated the exhibition, In Which We Dwell, displaying the work of emerging artists: Hilary Baker, Tyler Beard, Andrew Blanchard, Adam Ekberg, Matthew F. Fisher, and Ron Lambert. This Fall, she curated Illogical Animus: A Survey of Artwork from Banned Countries, consisting of six International artists and spanning video, ceramics, glass powder installation, and painting.
Cassaundra is taking the position of one-year Visiting Instructor at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock in the fall of 2018, teaching drawing and painting.