Brad is a retired elementary school teacher and media specialist.
As a media specialist he spent many hours showing children how
to create digital images and make use of technology. He seriously
started taking pictures after retiring and doing digital drawing and
Brad has taken several pilgrimages to Europe, Israel and Medjugorje
and greatly enjoys recording his trips with photos. Here in the states
he has taken thousands of photos of plants, animals, lakes, streams,
and landscapes. He loves to find abstractions in nature that
makes us pause and reflect on their beauty.
Brad has shown his photography in many different area art shows.
He has been in Artprize four years, He has shown his photography
at Freedom Village in Holland, the Gainey Gallery in
Byron Center, the Terryberry gallery in Saint Cecilia, in Grand
Rapids, Grand Valley Artists Spring Juried Show, the and
Franciscan Life Process Center in Lowell, Michigan.
Brad’s photographs have also been in Muskegon Regional Show
twice and in the First United Methodist’s Celebration of the Arts show
several years, winning an honorable mention award in 2012. Brad
has also displayed photographs in Festival of the Arts in Grand Rapids
several times. His photographic collection of a pilgrimage to Israel was displayed at the Fuller Avenue Christian Reformed Church.