Dean Bradshaw

Dean Bradshaw grew up in the mountains in Santa Monica Calif 1953. From an early are, 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 inform nature to paper and canvas. Dean won a scholarship to the Art Center in Los Angeles but choose 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 moved 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 in1981 (bradshawfurniture.com) 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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Ascent into Heaven

Ascent into Heaven

Aspen Study

Aspen Study

Bright Canopy

Bright Canopy

Bright Fall Leaves

Bright Fall Leaves

Desert Glow

Desert Glow

Desert Vista

Desert Vista

Exhalted Aspens

Exhalted Aspens

Fall Beauties

Fall Beauties

Firewall

Firewall

Flaming Trees

Flaming Trees

Glorious Aspens

Glorious Aspens

Glorious Wetlands

Glorious Wetlands

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