Cade Tompkins’ focus is contemporary art, featuring work by emerging artists as well as mid-career and established artists in various mediums including painting, sculpture, drawing, installations, printmaking, and photography.
Cade Tompkins has been a contemporary art dealer for 30 years, first in New York while working for Brooke Alexander Gallery from 1981-1992 and then working as a private dealer creating special exhibitions in and around New York. In 1998, Cade and her family moved from New York to Providence, Rhode Island. Cade Tompkins Projects opened September 25, 2009 and to date has featured 23 exhibitions. Tompkins concentrates on helping clients find emerging and mid-career artists in the mediums of painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, photography and site-specific installations. Clients range from new collectors, corporate collectors and seasoned art connoisseurs. Cade Tompkins is interested in finding art for clients at all levels of collecting.
Collaborations with many important institutions include the Rhode Island School of Design’s RISD Editions; Brown University, and Swifty’s, New York where Cade Tompkins presents pop-up exhibitions; as well as national and international museum exhibitions and collections of works by represented artists. These include, but are not limited to, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA; The International Print Center, NY; Brown University, List Art Center, Providence, RI; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio; Columbia University Rare Books & Manuscripts Library; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College; The Museum of Art, RISD, Providence, RI; The Library of Congress and the Art in Embassies Program, Washington, DC; The Saint Louis Museum of Art, MO; The Florence Griswold Museum, CT; and Yale University Art Gallery, CT.
Represented gallery artists, Daniel Heyman and Serena Perrone had prestigious solo exhibitions: Heyman’s Attention, featured at Dartmouth College, Hopkins Center for the Art’s Jaffe-Friede Gallery (October, 2013); Perrone’s Reverie, at Swarthmore College’s List Gallery (September 2013), curated by Andrea Packard.
Cade Tompkins has exhibited yearly in the Editions/Artists’ Book Fair (2006 to 2013), New York City. As well as NEXT Fair, Chicago 2010 and 2011, ArtHamptons 2012 and ArtMRKT Hamptons 2013. Cade Tompkins Projects is listed on Artsy.
The gallery is open Saturdays 10 am to 6 pm and weekdays by appointment. During the months of July and August, the gallery is open by appointment.