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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017
ArtWalk Ventura, Ventura, CA
Abstracts, Atrium Gallery, Ventura County Government Center, Ventura, CA
Inaugural show, Roses and Rivets Gallery, Santa Paula, CA
2016
ArtWalk Ventura, Ventura, CA
Abstracts, Atrium Gallery, Ventura County Government Center, Ventura, CA
From the Bottom of Your Art, Stoneworks Gallery, Ventura, CA
2015
Cassandra Tondro Green Art, Community Memorial Hospital, Ventura, CA
Lost and Found, Village Theatre Art Gallery, Danville, CA
2014
Cassandra Tondro Live!, Conash Gallery, Cosmotion, Ventura, CA
Organics, Carpinteria Arts Center, Carpinteria, CA
From Little Things Big Things Grow, bG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2013
Millennial Abstractions, Marin Community Foundation, Novato, CA, curated by Patricia Watts
Love Blooms and Decays, Syrup Loft Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Dale Youngman
Green Art, Ethos Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
A Group Show, Hale Arts Space, Santa Monica, CA
2012
Expansions, Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA
The Eastern Aesthetic: Asian Influences in Art and Architecture, La Galeria Gitana, San Fernando, CA
True Grid, Gloria Delson Contemporary Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Cassandra Tondro at reDiscover, reDiscover, Los Angeles, CA
Color, Color!, Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Mary Oliver
AltBuild Expo, Santa Monica, CA
2010
Symphony of Color, Pierre Paul Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
Go Green!, Phantom Gallery, Long Beach,CA
Re-Appropriate, OBJCT Gallery, Pomona, CA
2009
OBJCT::of my confection, OBJCT Gallery, Pomona, CA, curated by Veronica Fernandez
Insight/Inside LA, Mount St. Mary’s College, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Jody Baral
From the Outside, Looking In, Pierre Paul Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2008
Ordinary Alchemy, Translations Gallery, Denver, CO
In the Abstract, LAX, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Mary Oliver
A Color Wash, Pierre Paul Art Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
2007
Blooms, Bridge Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Mary Oliver and Jacqueline Dreager
Construction/De-construction/Re-construction, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Ashley Emenegger
Small Wonders, Pharmaka Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, curated by Holly Myers
2006
The Dot, The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL, curated by Charles Gniech
Summer Show, ArtAmo Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
Explosion of Color, LoPressionism Gallery, Melbourne, FL
Blooms!, Pierce College Art Gallery, Woodlands Hills, CA, curated by Mary Oliver
Primarily Red, I-5 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, juried by Meg Linton
2005
Art in Embassies, United States Embassy in Yaounde, Cameroon
Dia de los Muertos, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR
A Tribute to Ann King, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, CA, curated by Linda Bolhuis and Rone Prinz
2004
Potpourri, Gallery on High, Pottstown, PA
Dia de los Muertos, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, curated by Jane Bell
Voyages and Explorations, SCWCA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2003
New Paintings, Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, CA
Women’s Festival of the Arts, The Second City Council, Long Beach, CA, juried by Ruth Weisberg
Textures, Whites Gallery, Montrose, CA
2002
Take a Look at Yourself, East Village Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA
Art and Spirit, Social and Public Art Resource Center, Venice, CA, curated by Linda Jacobson
Malibu Art Association, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA, juried by Sylvia White
All That Glitters, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA, curated by Robin Hinchliffe
Color Outside the Lines, Long Beach Arts, Long Beach, CA, juried by Joan Hugo
2001
Construction Time Again, Spiral Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Botanica, Flatfile Gallery, Chicago, IL
International Society of Experimental Artists, Dennos Museum, Traverse City, MI, juried by Kathleen Conover
Self-Portrait Show, Robert Canaga Gallery, Eugene, OR
Lofty Ideas, The Loft Gallery, San Pedro, CA
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Associated Grant Makers, Boston, MA
Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights, Boston, MA
Boston Public Health Commission, Boston, MA
Cambridge Health Alliance - Whidden Hospital, Everett, MA
CASPAR, Inc., Somerville, MA
Children’s Bureau, Magnolia Place Family Center, Los Angeles, CA
Children’s Bureau, Oakwood Family Resource Center, Los Angeles, CA
Common Ground, Santa Monica, CA
Community Legal Services and Counseling Center, Cambridge, MA
Covenant House, Brighton, MA
Department of Youth Services, Haverhill, Lawrence, and Lowell, MA
Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Worcester, MA
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ
Families in Transition, Manchester, NH
Geneva Avenue Elderly Housing, Dorchester, MA
Good Shepherd Shelter, Los Angeles, CA
Greater Boston Citizenship Initiative, Boston, MA
Harbour House Family Center, New Bedford, MA
Holy Family Hospital, Methuen, MA
Hope House, Boston, MA
Irma Colen Family Health Center, Mar Vista, CA
JEG Diversified Healthcare, Inc., Woodland Hills, CA
La Alianza Hispana, Roxbury, MA
Latin American Health Institute, Boston, MA
Littleton Group Home, Littleton, MA
Lowell Community Health Center, Lowell, MA
Lynn Home for Young Women, Lynn, MA
Malden Senior Community Center, Malden, MA
Massachusetts Immigrant Refugee Advocacy Coalition, Boston, MA
Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, West Roxbury, MA
Massasoit Community College, Brockton, MA
The Neville Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, Cambridge, MA
North Suffolk Mental Health Association, Chelsea, MA
Philip C. Bradley Housing Partnership, Roxbury, MA
Quincy Medical Center, Quincy, MA
The Ratkovich Company, Los Angeles, CA
Rockland Street Elderly Housing, Boston, MA
Santa Monica YWCA, Santa Monica, CA
Sherrill House, Inc., Jamaica Plain, MA
St. John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, CA
St. Joseph’s Center, Venice, CA
Stone Manners Talent and Literary Agency, Los Angeles, CA
SulmeyerKupetz Law Offices, Los Angeles, CA
Toward Independent Living and Learning, Dedham, MA
Triangle, Inc., Malden, MA
URS Corporation, La Jolla, CA
Venice Family Clinic, Venice, CA
The Wellness Community, Newton, MA
Westminster Transitional Living Center, Venice, CA
Whittier Street Health Center, Roxbury, MA
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Akkam, Alia. "For Art's Sake," Hospitality Design. September 2011.
Art in Embassies Program: United States Embassy Yaounde. Exhibition catalog. U.S. Department of State. 2005.
Atkins, Emerald. "Artisan Profile -- Cassandra Tondro, Artist," The Interior Revolution. March 7, 2011.
Atlas, Debra. "Artist Uses Leaves and Discarded Latex Paint to Create Beauty," The Redding Record Searchlight. July 1, 2012.
____. "Earth-Friendly Art From Surprising Recycled Materials," Envirothink. July 1, 2012.
Baral, Jody. Insight/Inside LA. Exhibition catalog. Mount St. Mary’s College. 2009.
Bozeman, Tonia. "Leftover House Paint," Chic Modern Vintage. March 3, 2011.
Buchwald, Patricia. "Expansions," Gallery Row Art Walk News. July 2012.
Bush, William. "Green Art by Cassandra Tondro," Artweek.LA. November 23, 2012.
Chasen, Susan. "Tondro, MacKenzie at Canyon Gallery," Topanga Messenger. February 27, 2003.
____. "Tondro Painting Goes to Cameroon," Topanga Messenger. March 10, 2005.
____. "'Written Word Show Opens," Topanga Messenger. September 11, 2003.
Davis, Jeff. "Discover the Art of Green - Meet Eco-Artist Cassandra Tondro," Go Green America TV, February 6, 2013.
D'Amore, Nicole. "House Paint is Ventura Artist's Medium," Ventura County Star. October 16, 2015.
Derringer, Jamie. "Cassandra Tondro," Design Milk. March 9, 2010.
Domke, Henry. “Featured Artist: Cassandra Tondro,” Healthcare Fine Art. May 4, 2007.
Eerola, Paivi. "In the Spirit of Cassandra Tondro," Peony and Parakeet. March 10, 2015.
Fletcher, Carol. "Newsreel Trend," Standard Magazine. Summer Abroad 2011.
Gumbert, Jenny. "For the Love of Monoprint," Standard Magazine. April 24, 2012.
Hertert, Mary. Business Bites. "In Failure, Seeds of Success," Surface Design Newsletter. Volume 21, Number 2, Spring, 2008.
Hulan, Rachel. "Artisan Profile - Cassandra Tondro, Artist," The Interior Revolution. March 7, 2011.
____. "Shades of Autumn -- Cassandra Tondro Leaf Prints," The Interior Revolution. September 29, 2011.
International Society of Experimental Artists. Exhibition catalog. ISEA. 2001.
Jacobs, Natalie, "Exhibitionists: Cassandra Tondro," Korduroy. October 1, 2013.
Jaroff, Gloria. The Nature of Color in Interior Design. CreateSpace. 2016.
Kotek, Elliot V. "One Man's Trash...," Art Business News. January/February 2012.
Litwin, Courtney. "Malibu Wildlife Inspires Artist," The Malibu Times. March 20, 2003.
Manu, Bella. "Recycled House Paint Art," ArtClubBlog, February 3, 2014.
Mathers, James. "Topanga Self-Portraits," Topanga Messenger. December 2, 2004.
Mathews, Nora. "Artist Creates Stunning Paintings Using House Paint," Artfully Reimagined. April 19, 2013.
Merkel, Kate. "The New Eco-Friendly Art," Art of the 4 Corners. Spring, 2008.
____. Vendor's Forum. "Translations Gallery," Surface Design Newsletter, Volume 21, Number 2, Spring, 2008.
Michels, Caroll. How to Survive and Prosper As an Artist. Henry Holt and Company. 2009.
Modder, Sabine. "Art Moco Meta," Moco Loco. October 27, 2007.
Pahle, Rebecca. "Work of the Week: Sunrise by Cassandra Tondro," Art Business News. May 18, 2012.
Phillips, Renee. " Art Brightens Healthcare Facilities," Art Calendar, April 2010.
____. "Art Brightens Healthcare Facilities," Healing Power of Art. February 5, 2010.
____." Artists as Caretakers of the Earth," The Professional Artist, February-March 2013.
____. "'Green' Artist Repurposes House Paint," Healing Power of Art. December 13, 2012.
Quiros, Jen. "Beautiful Paintings Made From Rescued House Paint," Recycle Scene. November 7, 2012.
Sagner, Nadya. "Cassandra Tondro," Blue Locket Art, February 13, 2014.
Schaefer, Jill. "Featured Artist: Cassandra Tondro," The Art Commission. January 15, 2013.
Scott, Mary. "Gallons of Talent," Ventura County Star. November 14, 2014.
Silverman, Cindy. "Artistic Life," Malibu Surfside News. February 5, 2004.
Simon, Adam. Fine Art Adoption Network. Art in General. 2009.
Taketa, Kristen. "Outside the Lines," Santa Monica Daily Press. July 22, 2013.
Telles, Jessica. "Rock, Scissors, Paper, Paint!," Gallery Row Art Walk News. January 2012.
Ungar, Shira. "This Artist Turns Leftover House Paint, Fallen Leaves and Dirt Into Art," Ecophiles. March 6, 2017.
Welsh, Vicki. "Thrive Fabric Palette," Field Trips in Fiber. May 5, 2013.
Wills, Amanda. "Leftover House Paint as Beautiful Art," Earth911. November 30, 2011.
PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR
"Autumn Leaves," Hand/Eye Magazine, November 21, 2013.
"Green Art -- Art With a Conscience," Good Life Connoisseur, December 1, 2013.
"Introduction to Leaf Prints on Paper," tutorial, June 27, 2016.
RADIO/TELEVISION INTERVIEWS
Molly Gray, Annenberg Radio News, Los Angeles, CA. December 20, 2012.
Newswaves 26, TV26, Los Angeles, CA. February 10, 2004.
FILM AND TELEVISION CREDITS
Design Wars, HGTV, 2011
Energy Upgrade California, Public Service Announcement, 2012
House Crashers, HGTV, 2012
Lumenis, Bernardo Uzeda, 2006
Rachael Ray, KWP Studios, 2011
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2011 -- 2012
Board of Directors, reDiscover, Los Angeles, CA
2008 – 2010
Founder and Co-Managing Director, ARTconnectsLA, Los Angeles, CA
1993 – 2000
Founder and Owner, WildFiber, Santa Monica, CA
EDUCATION
2003
Antioch University, Los Angeles, CA, MA
1985
California State University, Northridge, CA, BA