Dean Bradshaw

Montgomery-Lee Fine Art - Dean BradshawDean Bradshaw grew up in the mountains in Santa Monica, California. From an early age, nature became his closest friend. He spent every minute he could hiking and observing the intricacies of light and form. By the time Dean was in grade school, he was translating his experiences from nature to paper and canvas. Dean won a scholarship to the Art Center in Los Angeles but chose to study pre-med at UCLA and was accepted into dental school.

After working his way through school for a famous furniture maker in Beverly Hills, Dean decided to move to Utah in 1978. He began making furniture and also painted portraiture for prominent families in Utah 1978-1981. He started showing in Meyer Gallery (Park City) 1980. He won a silver metal at the Springville National Salon 1980 for a plein air landscape. He then began to concentrate full time on his highly artistic handmade furniture  business in 1981, Bradshaw Furniture, and put painting on the side until he retired recently from the furniture business. He now paints full time.

“Painting directly from nature means the world to me. It opens up new dimensions in the way I see light and color and deepens my appreciation for nature and life as a whole.”

Featured Art

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Abstract in Fall

Abstract in Fall

Aspen Study

Aspen Study

Bedouin Beauty

Bedouin Beauty

Child Study

Child Study

Coming of Fall

Coming of Fall

Desert Glow

Desert Glow

Face Study

Face Study

Fall Abstract

Fall Abstract

Fall Peak

Fall Peak

Flaming Trees

Flaming Trees

Floral Beauties

Floral Beauties

Forest Jewels

Forest Jewels