WILMINGTON, N.C., April 1, 2002 — The Institute, associated with the prestigious New York Academy of Art, provides educational programs for in-depth instruction in the classicism of design, decoration, construction, and preservation of architecture. The Institute provides current and future members a chance to receive advance training in classical building, in both its technical and artistic dimensions.
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art operates under the aegis of the New York Academy of Art, a school founded in 1982 by a group of painters, sculptors, critics, scholars, and collectors committed to the advancement of fine arts education
in the figurative tradition. With its significant program in architectural studies, the Academy of Art is the foremost institution in the world dedicated to representational art instruction.
Mr. Davis founded Chadsworth’s 1.800.COLUMNS fifteen years ago, along with members of his family. Chadsworth Columns is well known for authentic replication of Greek, Roman, and Classic Architectural Columns. The company combines modern materials & technology with classical design & workmanship to create architectural columns in the manner of ancient artisans.
The successful growth and expansion of Chadsworth’s 1.800.COLUMNS over the last fifteen years is attributed directly to the quality of the product, the attention to detail, and the excellent customer service.
Mr. Davis joins an illustrious board whose membership includes author Tom Wolfe, publisher Chris Forbes, and former Governor of New York, Hugh Carey, as well as members of the building profession and the arts.
The dynamic young businessman is also active in civic and cultural organizations in Atlanta, Wilmington, and the southeast.