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

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, 2014. Percy Priest Sunrise, Oil on panel

Percy Priest Sunrise

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

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

Blog Posts

Day 23 of Art Every Day Month

Let’s make things brighter (Day 23 of #ArtEveryDayMonth)

On day 23 of Art Every Day Month, I decided my little canvas had too much “mud,” so I turned it on its side. Result: everything got much brighter.

Day 22 of Art Every Day Month 2014

Time-Lapse: Blue & Orange Abstract (Day 22 of #AEDM14)

I started a new canvas today and gave it a blue and orange wash. I think this will be another abstract.

AEDM14 Day 20 Header

Time-lapse video: Finishing the green abstract for Day 20 of #AEDM14

Day 20 of Art Every Day Month had me finishing up the small green abstract painting I’ve been working on the past few days.


Accepting Painting Commissions for the Holidays

I am taking last-minute requests for painting commissions just in time for Christmas. Better hurry - the cutoff is December 12, 2014!


#AEDM14 Day 18: Underwater Haze

For day 18 of Art Every Day Month I flipped this little guy around and gave it a green haze. It feels like it is underwater, doesn’t it?


#AEDM14 Day 17: Evolution

One of the things I love about Art Every Day Month is watching paintings evolve from day to day.

Art Every Day Month Day 16

#AEDM14 Day 16: the Purple Haze gets some more color

On day 16 of Art Every Day Month 2014, I injected a good amount of color into this purple, hazy canvas. I’ve fallen back in love with color.