"Madison Museum," Photograph, Cassius Callender
Contractor working for Hewlett Packard (HP)
Was on Display:
March - May 2011
Floors B2 and 7
"I was born in Puerto Rico.
I have been interested in photography since 1984 when I took a summer
class at the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico in Old San Juan at
the age of 14. During that same period, I attended 8th and 9th grades at
the Escuela Central de Artes Visuales in Santurce, Puerto Rico, where I
studied various forms of art including drawing, painting, and sculpture.
After completing high school and serving for 10 years in the U.S. Navy, I
moved to the Washington DC area to continue my career in computer
security. It wasn't until 2006, when I received my first DSLR camera as a
Father's Day present from my wife Amy, that my passion for photography was
truly ignited. Two years later Cassius J. Callender Photography was
Now located in Oregon, WI, my work primarily focuses on capturing
landscape scenes during the most colorful times of the day, dawn and dusk.
This is when the effect of the changing light with the combination of
clouds and water can produce scenes of unimaginable beauty. I also enjoy
photographing the "wildlife" that can be found on our local
gardens. My work has been exhibited in several locations in Dane County
Sample images from the art display at 1 West Wilson
Street. Select each image to open a larger version.
September 03, 2013