Artist Biography 2021
Kassandra Bossell works in sculpture and installation. Kassandra completed a Master of Fine Arts, UNSW Art and Design in 2018, a Bachelor of Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts in 1990 and a Bachelor of Arts, Sydney University in 1986.
Kassandra has had solo and group exhibitions both in Australia and overseas since 1991. She has completed commissions in a range of scales for leading Australian arts organizations including Sydney Opera House, Melbourne Museum, National Maritime Museum, SOCOG – Olympic Games Sydney 2000, Opera Australia, Sydney Theatre Company, Powerhouse Museum, Old Parliament House, National Museum of Australia and Sydney International Airport, City of Sydney, Hurstville Council and Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority.
She has also worked with many community-based organizations such as Shopfront Theatre, ERTH Visual and Physical, Stalker Theatre Company, Peats Ridge Festival, Buku Larrnnguy Mulka Arts Centre, Mascon Festival, Mardi Gras, Woodford Festival, Newtown Festival, Sydney Community College and Bondi Pavilion.
Kassandra has lectured in Sculpture at the National Art School and held workshops at Macquarie University, Sydney Community College, Buku Larrnguy Mulka Arts Centre, NT, Casula Powerhouse, Chatswood Evening College, Manly Warringah Community College, Pine St Community Centre, The Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability, IlluminARTe Festival, Mascon Festival, Escape Art Festival, CreARTivity Festival, Dungog Festival and several high schools.
Kassandra was awarded an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship 2016, a UNSW Art and Design HDR Faculty Travel Grant 2017, a Student Community and Development Grant 2016, an Art on the Greenway Grant 2016 from Leichhardt Council, an Artist to Artist Grant from NT Arts 2010 with Buku Larrnguy Mulka Art Centre, a CASPA Regional Art Grant 2010 and a NAVA Pat Corrigan Grant in 1993.