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David William Cummings Edit Profile

artist , educator

David William Cummings, American artist, retired educator. Wood Foundation fellow, 1966-1967, New Jersey State Council of Arts fellow, 1985, 91; Ford Foundation grantee, 1963. Served with United States Army, 1957-1959.


Cummings, David William was born on July 15, 1937 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Harold Raymond and Mildred Delores (Smith) Cummings.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kansas City The Art Institute of Chicago, 1963;Master of Fine Arts, U. Nebraska, 1967.


Professor State University of New York, New Paltz, 1964-1970, City University of New York, 1971-1989. Adjunct instructor Wagner College, Staten Island, New York, 1970-1971. Adjunct professor St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1985—2003.

Adjunct faculty Parson School of Design, New School University, 2004—2006. Adjunct assistant professor Raritan Valley College, Somerville, New Jersey, 2004. Retired

Visiting professor New York University, 1980-1982, State University of New York, Purchase, 1984, Rochester (New York ) Institute of Technology, 1983, University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1982, Colorado Mountain College, Vail, 1975-1984.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Katz Galleries, New York City, 1970, Henri Gallery, Washington, 1969-1970, Allan Stone Gallery, New York City, 1974-1977, Gallery Alexandra Monett, Brussels, 1975, 77, 78, 82, Sebastian/Moore Gallery, Denver, 1978, Ericson Gallery, New York City, 1981, University North Dakota, Grand Forks, 1981, Shahin Requicha Gallery, Rochester, New York, 1983, La Petite Galeria, Bayonne, New Jersey, 1986, Gallery Jupiter, Little Silver, New Jersey, 1987, A.M.B. Galleries, Hoboken, New Jersey, Cabrillo College Gallery, Aptos, California, 1991, Clinical Center Galleries, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1993, Rabbet Gallery, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1996, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, 1999, Johnson and Johnson Galleries, New Bruswick, New Jersey, 2001.


Served with United States Army, 1957-1959.


Married Marcia Mills Laging, June 20, 1964 (divorced 1970). Married Beatrice M. Mady, October 2, 1981.

Harold Raymond Cummings

Mildred Delores (Smith) Cummings

Marcia Mills Laging

Beatrice M. Mady