Bradley Williams was born in Ogden Utah. Williams pursued his interest at Utah State University (Logan, Utah) where he gained knowledge in oil painting, composition principles and work with an idea behind the work while working with Glen Edwards. He graduated in 1993 earning a bachelor's degree of Illustration and then a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in 1995.
After Finishing his work at the university, he moved his family to the New York Metropolitan area where he worked as an illustrator for book publishers and magazines and gaming art. It was at that time when Mr. Williams began to developing his love of teaching and sharing his knowledge with others and moved back to Utah to teach at Westminster Collage in Salt Lake City. Then he moved onto teaching at a local high school in northern Utah. He also started moving from illustrations to a fine art career by painting for exhibition in galleries and juried shows.
Brad has traveled across the United States including Alaska to National Parks and other locations and to Kenya and Tanzania in Africa to paint on location and gather reference to paint. He likes spending time in the Uinta Mountains and Yellowstone National Park to paint these rich untamed areas of wildlife and visual textures. Brad likes to paint what he experiences in life as he travels to find what inspire him. All of these trips have generated many wonderful images and strengthened his abilities as a painter to show light and color in his work.
His original works can be found in private collections across the U.S. A., The U.K., Hong Kong, Germany, France, Italy, Hungary, Australia and Canada.
Article: Southwest Art Magazine, September 2020
From a trip to Kenya Africa where I was able to make few friends