Catherine Yass. English photographer. Born in London in 1963, Yass studied at the Slade School of Art and Goldsmiths' College, London.

She has exhibited on an international level, with shows in Oslo, Reykjavik, Prague and Tokyo. In 1999 she won the Glen Dimplex Award and in 2000 she created the Christmas tree for Tate Britain. She was nominated for the 2002 Turner Prize in part for the works in 'Star'.