Brad Blackman Echo of a Distant Tide 2014

Fine Art Paintings by Brad Blackman, Nashville Artist

Exploring man’s mortality and search for peace, Brad Blackman paints urban landscapes and abstract-realist compositions. This uniquely evolving body of abstract-realist work has been seen in places as diverse as his native Nashville and Florence, Italy.

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Recent Work

Brad Blackman Echo of a Distant Tide 2014

Echo of a Distant Tide

acrylic on canvas, 12 x 12 inches. 2014 - $259

BradBlackman, 2014. Isotope, 8 x 10 inches.


acrylic on canvas, 8 x 10 inches. 2014 - $198

Brad Blackman, 2014. Percy Priest Sunrise, Oil on panel

Percy Priest Sunrise

oil on panel, 14 x 18 inches. 2014 - $349

Brad Blackman Dusky Haze 2014

Dusky Haze

oil on panel, 16 x 20 inches. 2014 - $395

Blog Posts


What is the purpose of art today?

Artists have worn many hats over the centuries. But what is the role of the artist in the 21st century?

Last Call for Artwork Shipped by Christmas!

Last call for getting art shipped to you by Christmas!

This is your LAST CHANCE to order Brad Blackman art to be shipped to arrive in time for Christmas!


When Pop Culture and Flemish Portraiture Collide

You might have already seen this on the interwebz, but I recently came across this cool mashup of Elizabethan dress, Flemish portraiture, and superheroes.

Assessing Art Every Day Month 2014

Reflecting on Art Every Day Month #AEDM14

A look at how I did with my goals for Art Every Day Month 2014, plus some thoughts about what I’ll be doing in the future.

Post-AEDM Progress

Post-AEDM work in progress: creating fog

Art Every Day Month is over, but that doesn’t mean I have to stop making art every day! Today I added fog to a piece I started at the end of AEDM.

Art Every Day Month Day 30

The last day of #ArtEveryDayMonth! (Day 30)

Building up this colorful abstract, plus thoughts on the native iOS Camera app’s time-lapse function.

Colorful Drips - Day 29 of Art Every Day Month 2014

Colorful drips! Day 29 of Art Every Day Month/AEDM14

It is the next to the last day of the month, and thus the next to the last day of the Art Every Day Month challenge. I’m hoping to work on this again tomorrow and possibly later today, but we will see if time permits.