Raymond W Gaddy


Art and Design • College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Painting, drawing, 2D design, color theory, use and history of pigments, paint making, medieval painting techniques, art foundations, book-binding, arts management, gallery management.


M.A. Savannah College of Art and Design, Arts Administration, 2013

M.F.A. University of Alabama, Painting, 2000

B.F.A. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Painting, 1997


Raymond Gaddy is Foundations Coordinator and an Instructor of Painting and Drawing at the University of North Florida. Gaddy has exhibited his paintings, drawings and mixed-media artwork extensively, received multiple grants and awards, and his work is included in numerous public and private collections including the Library of Congress. In addition to his degrees in painting and arts administration, he has studied medieval painting techniques at the Rijksmuseum as part of the Amsterdam-Maastricht University. Through painting and drawing, his work deals with the stories and stereotypes of the South. Gaddy is active in arts outreach and promotion. He currently serves as Chairman of the City of Savannah Cultural Affairs Commission and served as Director of Galleries at UNF from 2009-12.


  • UNF Study Abroad Development Grant, 2015
  • UNF Professional Development Grant, 2011
  • Savannah College of Art and Design Merit Fellowship, 2010


  • Foundations Art Theory in Education (FATE), Current Vice President
  • City of Savannah Cultural Affairs Commission, Current Chair
  • Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC)

Publications & Presentations

Selected Exhibitions


Things Remembered. SPACE Gallery. Savannah, Georgia
The National Weather Center Biennale. National Weather Center, Norman, Oklahoma.
Southern Discomfort. Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home, Savannah, Georgia. (Invitational).
The Art of the Book. Front Porch Gallery; Carlsbad, California. (Invitational).
Rendering Italy. Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida.
On Stream. Mad Art Gallery; St. Louis, Missouri.
These Things You Will Not Remember. Walnut Gallery; Gadsden, Alabama. (Solo).
Lilliput, Tiny Art for Big People. Seton Hall University Walsh Gallery.
Out of the Blue. Attelboro Arts Museum, Attelborro, Massachusetts.
Southeastern College Art Conference Members’ Exhibition. Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Blue: a National Juried Art Exhibition. Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky.
21st Annual Juried Exhibition, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin.
Redeeming Beauty. Traveling exhibition.

  • Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Washington D.C.
  • The Beato Fra Angelico Fine Arts Gallery, Christendom College. Front Royal, Virginia.
  • Ave Maria University, Naples, Florida.
  • National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, Orlando, Florida.
  • University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio.
  • Cathedral Arts Project, St Cecilia Cathedral, Omaha, Nebraska.

Southeastern College Art Conference Members’ Exhibition. West Virginia Cultural Center. Charleston, West Virginia.
underCurrent/overView 8. Tampa Museum of Art. Tampa, Florida.
Heart Pine. Worrell Professional Center Gallery; Wake Forest University. Winston Salem, North Carolina. (Solo).
Summer International. Insight Gallery. Norwich, United Kingdom.
Eighth Annual Red Clay Survey. Huntsville Museum of Art. Huntsville, Alabama.
Reactions Traveling Exhibition.

  • Exit Art. New York, New York.
  • Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center of Design in Pasadena, California. Pasadena, California.

14th National Drawing and Print Exhibition. Gormley Gallery at the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. Baltimore, Maryland.
American Landscapes 2001. Maryland Federation of Art, Circle Gallery. Annapolis, Maryland.
ANA 30. Holter Museum of Art. Helena, Montana.
Realism 2001. Period Gallery. Omaha, Nebraska.

GaddyContact Information

Building 45, Room 2017

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