As an artist, I’m interested in the choices I can make, the inventory or “visual vocabulary” I can build which is unique to me but accessible to those I come into contact with through my paintings. At times I choose subjects or arrangements because they are funny, which is essential and miraculous. Some of my paintings are meant to host the sublime, which is the undercurrent of our world; it’s origin and mystery. Other paintings are meant to remind the viewer of an aspect or attribute to lay claim to. But the common thread is that they are meant to serve the viewer. I paint paintings that I want to see, that I can’t wait to paint. I simply trust my own interest and taste expecting others to come along. 

- Brad Overton, January 2015

 

BFA, University of Utah, 1997

Recent Exhibitions

August 2017, Solo Show, "Reprise", Altamira Fine Art, Jackson, Wyoming                                                   June 2017, Solo Show, Approaching the Divine: Sacred Images and Spirit Animals,  Blue Rain Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico                                                                                                                                                               December 2016, 12''x12'' Group Show, Arcadia Gallery, Culver City California  
September 2016, "Drawn to Greatness", group show, Arcadia Gallery, Culver City, California                              
June 2016, Solo show, Blue Rain Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
January 2016, Solo show, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City Utah                                                                                  
July 2015, Solo show, Blue Rain Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
January 2015 Solo Show, Marshall Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
May 2014 Solo Show, Blue Rain Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
February 2014 Realism Exhibition, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah
April 2013 Spring Salon, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
September 2012 Solo Show, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah
November 2011 Solo Show, Phillips Gallery Main Floor, Salt Lake City, Utah
2010 Winter Group Show, Julie Nester Gallery, Park City, Utah
2010 Summer Group Show, Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah
April 2010 Spring Salon, Springville Museum of fine art, Springville, Utah Merit Award
August 2009 University of Utah Museum of fine Arts, invitational exhibit
November 2009 Solo show, Marshall Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
2005-2009 Meyer Gallery, Park City, Utah, ongoing exhibition
June 2006 Solo show, Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, California
February 2005 Solo show, Coda Gallery, Soho, New York
August 2004 Realism Invitational, Klaudia Marr Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
April 2003, 2004, 2005, Spring Salon exhibition, Springville Museum of Art, Springville, Utah
1997 Juried show, Alvin Gittens Gallery, University of Utah Buzz Spector, juror
1995 Group Show, Cordell Taylor Gallery, Salt Lake City
1994 Group show, Jamisson Gallery, Salt Lake City
1993 Group show, Rio Grand Gallery, Salt Lake City


Noted Collections

Paris Hotel: Las Vegas, Nevada
Bernardo Flores-Sahagun
Law firm of Parsons Behle & Latimer
Law firm of McGinn, Carpenter, Montoya & Love, PA; Albuquerque, New Mexico
Stein Erickson Lodge, Deer Valley, Utah
Katherine Heigl
Godwin Cancel Design
Utah Museum of Fine Art, online catalog
Robert Klienschmidt
University of Utah Art Department, permanent collection
James and Tori Magelby
Sam and Diane Stewart
Bill Britt, (Trask Britt, Cambridge, England)
Jeffery Hein
Cannupa Hanska Luger

Bibliography

May/June 2016, Feature Article, Western Art and Architecture                                                                                   July 2015, American Art Collector
Dec 2014 Featured Article, Fibonacci Fine Arts Digest
May 2014 American Art Collector
March 2011, Cover, Catalyst Magazine
2010, Springville Museum of Fine Art, exhibition catalog
Dec 2009, American Art Collector
Spring 2007, Utah Style and Design
Summer 2003, Utah Homes and Garden
Dec 2002, Southwest Art
Dec 2002 Cover, Catalyst Magazine
June 2001 Feature article, Salt Lake Magazine

 
 

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