Dennis Vern Cady Biography

Dennis Vern Cady




Painter, printmaker, and sculptor Dennis Vern Cady was born in Portland, Oregon, on November 10, 1944. He studied at Portland State University under Robert Colescott, The Brooklyn Museum Art School with Reuben Tam, State University of New York, Empire State College, and Pratt Graphics Art Center. He currently lives and works in the Hudson Valley, New York and the White Mountains region of Arizona.

Endangered Nature, CUNY Law School, Long Island City, NY; Natural Resources, Queensborough Community College Art Gallery. Bayside, NY; Natural Wood Sculpture, Rainforest Art Foundation, Shreveport, LA; By Land and By Sea, Queens College Art Center, CUNY, Flushing, NY; Dennis Cady, Painter’s Tavern, Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY; Hudson Valley Landscapes, The Karpeles Manuscript Museum, Newburgh, NY; Dennis Cady: Landscapes, Crosby Painting Studio, New York, NY; Dennis Cady: Prints and Watercolors, Spring Street Studio, New York, NY; Dennis Cady, Retrospective, Newburgh City Hall, Newburgh, NY; Dennis Cady, Prints, Librarie Jacques Mattarasso, Nice, France; Dennis Cady, Retrospective, The Brownstone Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (1991, 1989, 1987, 1985); Dennis Cady, Retrospective, South Street Seaport Museum, New York, NY; Dennis Cady, Retrospective, Dance Theater Workshop, New York, NY

Nature Sculpted, Rainforest Art Foundation Gallery, Long Island City, NY; Nature Through the Lens, 4th Annual Exhibition, RFAF Gallery; The Silver + Diamond Jubilee: Then and Now, Queens College Art Center, Flushing, NY; Nature Through the Lens, 2nd Annual, RFAF Gallery, LIC, NY; Print Arts Northwest, Annual Exhibition (traveled through Oregon); Beauty of the Rainforest, RFAF Gallery, LIC, NY; Barrett Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY (2007, 2006, 2005); Print Arts Northwest, Portland, OR, Cyprus Exchange Exhibition; Printed Matter, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY; Print Arts Northwest, Portland, OR (2006); Yellowbird Gallery, Newburgh, NY (2006, 2005); Deborah Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY; Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY; Newburgh Historical Society, Annual Exhibition; Art Without Walls: Land and Sea, South Street Seaport, New York; Millbrook Gallery, Millbrook, NY; Northwest Print Council, Southern Oregon College, Ashland, Oregon; Greene County Arts Council Annual, Chatham, NY; Mohawk-Hudson Regional Annual, Albany Institute of Art and History, NY (1999, 1997, 1992); Blue Pony Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina (2000, 1999); Wenninger Gallery, Rockport, Massachusetts; Davidson Gallery, Seattle, Washington; Gallery of Graphic Arts, New York, NY (since 1996); Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY (1999, 1998); Evergreen Gallery, Portland, Oregon; Northwest Print Council, Oregon State University, Corvallis; Green Gallery, Guilford Connecticut; Prints From the Block, The Annex Gallery, Santa Rosa, California (to the present); Model and Costume, The Spring Studio, New York, NY; Orion Gallery, New York, NY; Water Forms, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY; Land and Sea, Schoolhouse Gallery, Croton Falls, NY; Mohawk-Hudson Regional Annual, Albany Institute of Art and History, NY; International Works on Paper, Biennial, Queensborough Community College, NY (Purchase Prize); Olana, Frederick Church House, Hudson, NY; Mulberry Gallery, New York, NY; Millbrook Gallery, Millbrook, NY; Greene County Arts Council, Chatham, NY; Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY (1993, 1992); Hudson River Wetlands, Greene County Arts Council, Catskill, NY; Catskill Watercolors, Gallery at Hunter Mountain, NY; Twilight Park Artists 45th Annual Exhibit, Haines Falls, NY (1992); The Kelmscott Gallery, Cold Springs, NY; Whitehall Gallery, New York, NY; Orion Gallery, New York, NY; Glass Gallery, New York, NY (1985); International Works on Paper, Biennial, Queensborough Community College, NY; Seventeenth Street Gallery, New York, NY; 301 Houston Street, New York, NY; Middle Collegiate Church, New York, NY; Condesso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY; Artists of Oregon, Portland Art Museum, New York (1973); S.U.N.Y. Alumni Exhibition, Union Carbide Company, New York, NY; Works on Paper, Portland Art Museum, Oregon

Museum of Modern Art, NY; Center for Book Arts, SF; New York Public Library print collection; South Street Seaport Museum; U.S. Department of State; Newark Public Library print collection; University of Toronto; Pollock-Krasner Foundation; Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, CUNY; Queensborough Community College Art Gallery, CUNY.

Aetna Life & Casualty; First Bank Minneapolis; Citibank; New York Health and Hospitals Corp.; Deloitte Haskins; Sells New York Telephone (NYNEX) ;The New York Times; Hearst Corporation; Pfizer Inc.; Hilton Hotels; Philadelphia Life Insurance Co.; Hughes Offshore; Pittsburgh Plate Glass; International Business Machines (IBM); Readers Digest Manufacturers; Hanover Trust Company; Tampax Inc.; Merck & Co. Pharmaceutical; Tupperware, Inc.; Merrill Lynch; United Parcel Service (UPS); Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Wachovia Bank; Mobil Oil Company.

Carl MacGowan, “Capturing the colors in landscapes,” Newsday, Sept. 5, 2004, arts section.  Cahir O’Doherty, “Landscape painter Cady on Display at Queens College,” The Queens Courier, Sept. 15, 2004. “andscape Painting at Queens College,” Queens Chronicle, Sept. 2, 2004, p. 28.  Karen Bjornland, “Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region,” The Daily Gazette, July 14, 1999: C6. Raymond J. Steiner, “Dennis Cady,” Art Times, Sept. 1994: 13. Amy Winter, “Dennis Cady: Expanding Vistas,” Mountain Eagle, August 1994. Amy Winter, “Nature Imitates Art,” Dennis Cady, The Brownstone Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 1991. Les Krantz, “Dennis Cady,” New York Art Review (Chicago: American References, 1987): 320, 365-66. “Dennis Cady, Wall Street Blue Prints,” The Print Collectors Newsletter XV, 4, Sept.-Oct. 1984. “Dennis Cady,” Print World (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1983-1994. “Dennis Cady,” Who’s Who in American Art, 1978-2005.