Photograph of Artist BUD CASSIDAY
BUD CASSIDAY
Papillion, Nebraska - United States



Original Artworks (7)

Bud Cassiday; Blue Vase With Flowers , 2007, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Flowers in a blue vase.  ...
Bud Cassiday
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
16 x 24 inches (40.6 x 61.0 cm)
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Bud Cassiday; Incipience, 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 36 x 48 inches. Artwork description: 241  We are always on the verge of becoming something new or different.  So here's to becoming the next better you.    ...
Bud Cassiday
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
36 x 48 inches (91.4 x 121.9 cm)
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Bud Cassiday; Nude Study , 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 16 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  This is a small nude study I did in April of 2008.  ...
Bud Cassiday
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
16 x 24 inches (40.6 x 61.0 cm)
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Bud Cassiday; Irises , 2008, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  Irises are among my favorite flowers.  And  when all else fails, I always say, paint a flower! ...
Bud Cassiday
Original Acrylic Painting, 2008
24 x 36 inches (61.0 x 91.4 cm)
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Bud Cassiday; Hot Dog Vendor , 2005, Original Painting Acrylic, 48 x 36 inches. Artwork description: 241  One of my favorites and early pieces.  Hot Dog Vendor.  I still can't see the hot dog stand! ...
Bud Cassiday
Original Acrylic Painting, 2005
48 x 36 inches (121.9 x 91.4 cm)
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Bud Cassiday; Flowers, 2007, Original Painting Acrylic, 12 x 15 inches. Artwork description: 241  Colorful impressionist flowers. ...
Bud Cassiday
Original Acrylic Painting, 2007
12 x 15 inches (30.5 x 38.1 cm)
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Bud Cassiday; Flowers , 2004, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 29 inches. Artwork description: 241  One of my favorites.  Subtle understated colors.  Flowers bursting with an undercurrent of energy.  ...
Bud Cassiday
Original Acrylic Painting, 2004
20 x 29 inches (50.8 x 73.7 cm)
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Artist Statement

Known for his watercolors and colorful abstract acrylics, Bud has always loved art, artists, and their contributions to culture but has been working at it for only about 3 years. In 2004, at the age of fifty-three, Cassiday turned to art. "Id always wanted to be an artist so after ending a long time career as a union organizer, I started painting day after day and night after night. A thousand paintings later, Im still discovering creativity in myself that I thought I had, but needed to dig down to, reveal, and express." On the American scene, I am constantly amazed and influenced by well known artists including Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, Childe Hassam, Maurice Prendergast, Robert Henri, Hans Hofmann, Edward Hopper, Charles Demuth, Georgia OKeefe, Charles Burchfield, Grant Wood, Stuart Davis, Mark Rothko, Willem De Koonig, Arshile Gorky, Lee Krasner, Franz Kline, Jackson Pollock, Grace Hartigan, Roy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, Frank Stella, David Hockney, and many currently working artists not so well known. On the European side, I am influenced by the modern greats: Matisse, Picasso, Macke, Kandinsky, Cezanne, Roualt, Van Gogh, the Fauvists, the Impressionists, the Expressionists, and many others. Out of this melting pot of American and European art comes a rich mix of line and color and shape and form which enriches our lives every day. Bud says, "As one who lives my life in that bittersweet place between memory and hope, I continue to explore the...   Read More