Who is Q.?

left to right: Kitty Cassetti, Q. Cassetti, Alex Cassetti.  Missing Rob Cassetti. Photo by Gary Hodges.

left to right: Kitty Cassetti, Q. Cassetti, Alex Cassetti.  Missing Rob Cassetti. Photo by Gary Hodges.

Q. Cassetti has over 30 years of visual art experiences with illustration being the newest add to her fun.  She lives and works out of a recognized Greek Revival House happily situated in the Finger Lakes in the best little town in the universe, Trumansburg, New York.

Her clients include Quest Diagnostics, Steuben Glass, The Corning Museum of Glass, United States Postal Service, IKEA, The National Womens' Hall of Fame, The Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell Feline Health Center, The Cornell Veterinary College, Cornell University, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Tiffany and Company, Estee Lauder, Origins Natural Resources, Corning Incorporated, T. Rowe Price, FreeRein Wines, MyerFarm Distillery, Lakewood Vineyards, The Hangar Theatre, Ithaca Triathlon, Ithaca College, The New Yorker Magazine, The Wall Street Journal--Europe, Jaffe and Partners (NY), Beardwood & Co.

Her pro-bono work for local food producers and farmers include work for: Farmer Ground Flour, Wide Awake Bakery, Roosterfish Brewing, Bright Raven Farm and Apiary, Lakewood Vineyards, Orange Cat Farm, Myer Farm Distillery, Forge Cellars, RedByrd Orchard Cider, GoodLife Farm, The Finger Lakes Cider House, Black Diamond Cider,  MacDonald Farm, The Piggery, Great Local Foods Network, The Regional Access, New York Foods, Finger Lakes Cider Alliance, Finger Lakes Meat Project, Bright Raven Farm and Apiary,  Black Pearl Creamery, The Trumansburg Farmers Market, Stonecat Cafe.

Recent Exhibitions, Juried Exhibitions and Shows:

2017 "Q Cassetti: Love and Resistance"
          Exhibit A Contemporary Gallery, Corning
, NY May-August, 2017
2017 . Creative Quarterly 49 Examples here>

2016 3x3 International Illustration Show #13. One set of 5 illustrations from my 2015 Advent Calendar (Merit) and a second set (runner up).  Examples are here>

2016 Creative Quarterly 43: One set of illustrations from my 2015 Advent Calendar (winner) and a second set from the same series (runner up).
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2015 Creative Quarterly 42  Series: runner up.

2015 Creative Quarterly 41, Graphic Design Winner, Illustration Runner Up, Graphic Design
and cover photograph (from the frost on my windows)

2015 Illustration West 54, annual exhibition and juried competiton from the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles >>link to piece

2014-2015: Illustrators 57, Society of Illustrators, New York>>link to accepted series "“My America: Inspired by the Native American Tradition‘‘

2014 Creative Quarterly Annual (with Alex Cassetti)

2014 Creative Quarterly 35, Illustration Winner >> Illustration Runner up>>

2014 Creative Quarterly 34, Illustration Winner>>  Illustration Runner up>>

2014 HOW International Design Annual for Creative Quarterly Magazine (photography)
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2013 Print Regional Design, Cover for Creative Quarterly Magazine (photography).

2013 3x3 Professional Show, self-promotion/ personal work category, link to pieces

2013 Creative Quarterly 31, illustration winner.

2013  Society of Illustrators. Los Angeles, Illustration West 50, link to accepted pieces

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2012  Creative Quarterly 28, Graphic Design winner, Illustration winner. Cover photograph to publication.

2012  Guest designer with GlassLab, The Corning Museum of Glass, Governors Island, NYC

2012  Applied Arts Photography and Illustration Awards (Canada) for cover 3x3 magazine

2012American Illustration 31, chosen category link to pieces

2012  Creative Quarterly 26 (winner categories in both graphic design and illustration), link to pieces

2012  Society of Illustrators. Los Angeles, Illustration West 50, link to accepted pieces

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2011   3x3 Annual Number 8 Nutcracker Collection

2011   American Illustration 30, selected category Home Sweet Home, and Lemnescatic Dance

2011   Society of Illustrators, New York, Illustration 53, Monkey illustration, Nutcracker Collection

2011   Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, Illustration West 49, link to accepted pieces

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2010    Society of Illustrators, New York, Illustration 52, Portrait of Jiri Harcuba

2010    Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, Illustration West 48 (Silver Medal) Garden of Eden

2010    Illustration West Show, Langham Hotel, Pasadena, CA July 14-17,2010 during ICON6 

2010    American Illustration (AI 29) Krampus, Sweetheart, Finch Valentine 

2010    Bunch’s International Art of The Star of Bethnal Green Project, Red Gallery, London 

2010    3x3 Annual Number 7 (Institutional and Unpublished)

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2009    Creative Quarterly 15, 17 with merit entries published

2009    Society of Illustrators , New York, Illustration 51

2009    Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles. Illustration West 47

2009    Communication Arts Magazine, Illustration Annual 50

2009    Illustration!, an exhibition of thesis work, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School

2009    Syracuse Poster Project 

2009    Bethnell Green Project with Bunch, East London 

2009    Pixel & Pen: An Exhibit of Digital Art and Process, Augsburg College, Minneapolis 

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2008    Society of Illustrators, New York, Illustration 50

2008    Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, Illustration West, 46

2008    American Illustration

2008    3x3 Magazine Annual Show

2008    Communication Arts Magazine, Illustration Annual 49

2008    Communication Arts Magazine, Design Annual 

2008    CASE  (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) Awards  (Gold Medal)

2008    Member of the Ithaca Art Trail

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2007    Member of the Ithaca Art Trail

2007    Ithaca Art Trail Membership Show, State of the Art Gallery

2007    Thesis Exhibition, SUArt, Syracuse University Art Gallery  

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Publications:

2014  Edible Finger Lakes, Spring. Feature story, Q. Cassetti

2011  3x3 Magazine, Volume 16, Feature story, Q. Cassetti.; written by Ursula Roma

2011    Computer Arts Magazine(UK)On Folk Art Inspiriation by Garrick Webster

2010    3x3 Annual Show Publication

2009    Communication Arts Magazine, Riding the Wave by Lisa Cyr

2009    Creative Quarterly #15, #17

2008    3x3 Annual Show Publication

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Education:

2009   Master of Fine Arts, Illustration  Hartford Art School, U

niversity of Hartford, West Hartford, CT

2007  Master of Arts, Illustration Syracuse University,Syracuse, NY

1979  Bachelor of Fine Arts, Design with University Honors Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

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Membership:

Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, CA

Work in The Directory of Illustration

Website: www.qcassetti.com

Blog: The Rongovian Academy of Fine Arts:  http://qcassetti.squarespace.com

Graphic Design website: www.luckystonepartners.com