Caudle was born and brought up in Albermarle, NC. He attended Southern Connecticut University, where he earned his MS and BS in Art Education, with a minor in English. His extensive continuing education includes courses at Utah State University, Southern Utah State University, Fairfield University, the University of Michigan, the New York Botanical Gardens, where he completed course work in Botanical illustration and held membership in the The National Art Education & Connecticut Art Associations.
His teaching career spans over 25 years in grades K-12 with concentration in Secondary Art and English. In addition, he enjoyed an earlier career in stained glass art for 15 years, during which time most of his works were commissioned. Now retired from teaching, he focuses on his art and he has completed a number of watercolor landscapes of the Montana farm lands and rivers, Glacier National Park, the Rocky Mountains and several New England seascapes. His fine small miniature gardens, landscapes and seascapes are like “small gems”.
Especially keen in depicting landscapes and seascapes, Caudle has the unique gift of making one feel that they are experiencing the scenes as he did. He captures the lighting and reflections of both water and sky, while defining the coastal rock formations, waters and surrounding land.
He has exhibited at: The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI 1975 (stained glass), Boothbay Region Arts Foundation, Boothbay Harbor, ME, River Arts Gallery, Damariscotta, ME, The Western Heritage Museum, Vernal, UT (Juried Shows-2010, 2011, 2012). The Uintah Basin in Celebration (UBIC) Roosevelt, UT (Juried Shows 2011-2012), Roots Cafe – One Man Show, Roosevelt, Utah – Best in Show 2005.
He is affiliated with The Watercolor Society of Utah, Boothbay Region Arts Foundation, Art Collector Maine, River Arts Gallery and The Richard Boyd Art Gallery, Peaks Island, ME. He and his wife Ann, and their small cat Atlanta live in South Portland, ME They enjoy photography, the arts, touring the seacoast, vacationing in Boothbay Harbor and visiting the many points of interest throughout New England.