Cassia Kite was born in Auburn, Nebraska and attended Northwest Missouri State University earning a B.F.A in painting and sculpture, along with a B.S in Art Education. After graduation in 2003, Cassia took a full-time teaching position in Newton County Public Schools in Covington, Georgia at Middle Ridge Elementary School. In the summer of 2006, she moved to St. Petersburg, Florida from Atlanta, Georgia to work within the educational departments of both the Museum of Fine Arts and the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg. Cassia worked between the years of 2006 and 2011 at Belleair Elementary School in Pinellas County Public Schools,where she taught Kindergarten through fifth grade art.

Cassia has a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis in School Improvement, Teacher Leadership and Technology from the University of Florida. She is currently a Fine Art Studio Instructor at IMG Academy in Bradenton,Florida. She resides in Sarasota, Florida where she continues to create her own artwork in her home studio.Cassia's work can be seen on her website at:cassiakite.com