Dickie Landy was born in Cecilia, Louisiana. Landry's work has been included in exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Sao Paulo Biennial; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. As an accomplished composer and saxophonist, Landry has performed at many international museums and venues including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Guggenheim, New York; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR; The Menil Collection, Houston, TX; The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX; Groninger Museum, Groningen; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Documenta, Kassel; and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.