Cassill, H. Carroll

H. Carroll Cassill (b.1928)

This print won a special award at the 1958 May Show. Cassill's prints have always been provocative and multi-layered in content and context. This work was seen as using the Icarus story as metaphor for the falling human figure and its resurrection in art. His work is at once reflective, philosophical, evocative and intense. From 1957 he headed the Printmaking Department at the Cleveland Institute of Art for He was the first printmaker to win the Visual Arts Award of the Women's City Club in 1971. He has participated in regional and national exhibits and has inspired a generation of students.