Jerry Dadds was a skilled graphic artist from Ridgely, Maryland. He fostered a lifelong passion for woodworking and maintained a successful art career. Best known for his collaboration with the U. S. Postal Service, Dadds’ work received national recognition with his postage stamp collection. Zimmerman Fine Art provides several examples of his work for our clients. For more information about our high-quality prints, please contact us today!
Personal History and Career Highlights
Jerry Dadds was born in Ridgely, Maryland, to Samuel Dadds and Juanita Rhodes. He graduated from both Baltimore City College and Philadelphia University of the Arts. Dadds’ artistic career started in San Francisco, where he worked as a freelance artist. As his skills evolved and his experience grew, his career took off.
In 1970, Dadds co-founded Eucalyptus Tree Studio, a commercial arts business in Baltimore, Maryland. The organization flourished for many years and produced high-quality artwork for both national firms and local clientele. Some of the big-name companies that the Eucalyptus Tree Studio supported include the Baltimore Orioles, National Geographic, Johns Hopkins University, the Equitable Trust Co., and the Charles Village Civic Association. Dadds even drew the logo for the Pride of Baltimore. In 1986, the U. S. Postal Service hand-selected Dadds to create a commemorative postage stamp collection. He crafted woodcut images of U. S. presidents, uniquely highlighting our American history.
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