Chad has been a professional photographer for over 40 years, and he has been trained as an artist consultant by the New York Foundation for the Arts. He can be heard monthly on local radio station WGXC hosting The Art of the Hudson Valley. Chad produced the Hudson Music Festival for four years (2011-2014) which became New York State’s largest free music festival. He produced the Hudson Summerfest in 2017.
Chad organized Hudson’s first Creative Economy Workshop that was held at the Hudson Opera House in December 2010, and Hudson-Creative was born!