D.D. Cain has created art and particularly portraits all his life. He has also had a long professional career in architecture, interiors, exhibit and event design (see his design firm website: http://www.padhamcain.com) while still doing portrait commissions. His studies in art, architecture, and design took him to schools in New York, London, and the San Francisco Bay area. Among his body of work are drawings, paintings, sculpture, installations, and partcpatory performances as well as commercal and residential buildings and furniture. D.D. currently lives in San Francisco.
For commissions D.D. Cain works in collaboration with the person who requests the portrait in order to co-author its contect wth them to produce an important, meanngful artwork.