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

Content Calendars for Artists

Content Calendars for Artists

Quick, what are you writing about on your blog next week? Next month? Next year? And your social media channels? What will you be saying on Twitter and Facebook and LinkedIn? That’s where an editorial calendar or a content calendar comes in handy. It’s a way of planning ahead for what you Read more…

The Purpose of Art is to Transform

The Purpose of Art is to Transform

For hundreds of years, the purpose of art was to be beautiful. Then it was to move people. What if it’s more than that? I think it is about transformation.


Why Fog Keeps Coming Up in My Art

Fog is beautiful, quiet, serene… and deadly. It’s also a metaphor for the confusing world we navigate. That’s why it’s been in my art so much lately.

How To Write Blog Posts Faster With a Checklist or a Template

How to Write Blog Posts Faster With a Checklist or a Template

It’s easier to use my energy actually writing instead of thinking about how to do it. Here’s a checklist to make sure everything gets done.


10 templates artists can use to be more productive

Surprisingly, artists can use templates to find time to do what they want sooner, which doing more creative work.



Shifting how you look at your “tribe” — your fans, collectors, friends, patrons — can change how you talk to them.



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.