Cassandra Klos is an American-born and Boston-based artist. Klos earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2014 from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston at Tufts University.
Her projects focus on manipulating the validity of photography and creating dual realities that breathe life into situations where visual manifestations may not be available.
Her photographs have been featured in group exhibitions across the United States and in solo exhibitions at the Grifﬁn Museum of Photography, the Piano Craft Gallery, and the Boston Public Library in Boston, Massachusetts. Her work has been published in The Atlantic and The Boston Globe and her photojournalism reporting have been published in TIME Magazine, Wired, and National Geographic.
She is a Critical Mass ﬁnalist, the recipient of the Yousuf Karsh Prize in Photography, a United States Emerging Photographer Award from the Magenta Foundation, as well as a Traveling Fellowship Grant from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In 2017, she continued her role as artist-in-residence of the Mars Desert Research Station and led the ﬁrst mission of compiled of artists as Commander of Crew 181. Currently, Klos is a graduate candidate in Duke University’s Experimental and Documentary Arts MFA Program.
Casandra Klos’s work is featured in the Zeitz MOCAA exhibition, Still Here Tomorrow To High Five You Yesterday (2019).