Dave Caudill creates artworks for public, corporate and private collections. His larger works are found at Louisiana’s Rip Van Winkle Gardens, East Tennessee’s Horizon Center Park, the University of Kentucky’s Singletary Center for the Arts and the University of Louisville School of Music. Corporate collections include the Brown-Forman Corporation and Fire King International. Individual collectors across America have acquired his work.
He is also one of the few sculptors in the world who have created an environmental undersea sculpture. Caudill’s artwork was placed on the sea bed near Nassau in the Bahamas. Recent commissions include development of the Spirit of Peace Award, presented to former first lady Rosalynn Carter and others in recognition of their efforts to support mental health. Caudill attended the University of Kentucky and the Louisville. School of Art. Current professional affiliations include the International Sculpture Center, the American Craft Council and the Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, which he is an honorary board member. In 2000, he initiated a project for rural libraries called “Sparking Creativity” – an ongoing series of workshops, exhibits, and presentations.