Kristin Cass is a photographer whose work is animated by her concern for social and human rights issues. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Cass trained as a lawyer, which informs her commitment to social justice.
With a background in art history and design, Cass believes in art as a medium for change. She is passionate about social engagement in her work. Through photography Cass explores issues both personal and communal. Her work includes both documentary and fine art photography, often straddling both. It also includes community outreach through volunteering and teaching.