Brad Blackman Melrose Interchange

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 Melrose Interchange

Melrose Interchange

oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches. 2012 (Not for sale)



oil on canvas, 18 x 20 inches. 2008


Bellevue Cycle

oil on canvas, 12 x 24 inches. 2007


440 over 40

oil on canvas, 40 x 20 inches. 2005 ($600)

Blog Posts



Taste, along with talent, is what gets people interested in art in the first place. In fact, taste can be considered a talent on its own.


What do Christians need to know about the visual arts?

Once you understand what art is about, the best question to ask is what the role of art is in the church. Let’s look at that.


Creativity as an act of defiance

What do you want to change? What do you want to challenge? Let that fuel your creativity.


Small Victories

I’m ambitious. I want to paint something huge and monumental. Maybe something like one of Motherwell’s Elegies. In fact, I like to paint large. As an artist it is so easy for me to get hung up on the fact that I haven’t done anything big or that I’m not working on Read more…


I Like It.

Why just saying whether you like or dislike a piece of art is terribly misguided.


How to do more of what you love doing with an ideal weekly schedule

If you want to meet your goals, you have to plan your time accordingly. Here’s how I crafted my ideal week to do so.


Review: The God Who is There

Francis Shaeffer’s The God Who is There examines at the crises facing Modern Man, and how Christians minister with compassion. Art plays a huge role in this.