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The Rebel

The Rebel, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016
The Rebel, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016

Gold Droolin' Galactic Ghoul Cat

 Gold Droolin' Galactic Ghoul Cat, Earthenware Clays, Glass Eyes, Apoxy Sculpt, Micobeads, Found Metal Object and Monofilament, 10.25x10x7, 2017
Gold Droolin' Galactic Ghoul Cat, Earthenware Clays, Glass Eyes, Apoxy Sculpt, Microbeads, Found Metal Object and Monofilament, 10.25x10x7in., 2017

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Brad Blair, Genetic Recharge
Genetic Recharge, Stoneware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Found Electrical Parts, Faux Hair and Monofilament, 8.5x7x10.25in., 2014

Mantic Mantid

Brad Blair, Mantic Mantid
Mantic Mantid, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes & Steel Arrow Tips, 13x15x7in., 2014

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About Brad

Baltimore County

Brad Blair is an artist, educator and gallery coordinator living in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2014, he earned an M.F.A. degree from Florida State University (FSU) focusing on ceramics and sculpture. Prior to FSU, he graduated from Towson University in 2009 with a B.S. degree, majoring in Art & Design. Aside from making artwork and exhibiting it nationally, Blair is an adjunct professor at Towson University, gallery coordinator at Harford Community College and instructor of ceramic classes at... more

Wall-Hanging Ceramic w/ Mixed Media Sculptures (Part 1/4)

Brad Blair's Artist Statement: "The unknown, uncertain and unexplained are the driving forces behind my creative process. Primarily made from clay, my sculptures also include other elements carefully added with great attention to detail. These otherworldly entities provoke wonder and examination, generating an intangible human experience through curiosity, caution and fear. Symbolic of situations encountered around our world, these obscure oddities help convey a message regarding this mysterious life we live in and a universe which is yet to be fully explored."

Wall-Hanging Ceramic w/ Mixed Media Sculptures (Part 2/4)

Brad Blair's Artist Statement: "The unknown, uncertain and unexplained are the driving forces behind my creative process. Primarily made from clay, my sculptures also include other elements carefully added with great attention to detail. These otherworldly entities provoke wonder and examination, generating an intangible human experience through curiosity, caution and fear. Symbolic of situations encountered around our world, these obscure oddities help convey a message regarding this mysterious life we live in and a universe which is yet to be fully explored."

Wall-Hanging Ceramic w/ Mixed Media Sculptures (Part 3/4)

Brad Blair's Artist Statement: "The unknown, uncertain and unexplained are the driving forces behind my creative process. Primarily made from clay, my sculptures also include other elements carefully added with great attention to detail. These otherworldly entities provoke wonder and examination, generating an intangible human experience through curiosity, caution and fear. Symbolic of situations encountered around our world, these obscure oddities help convey a message regarding this mysterious life we live in and a universe which is yet to be fully explored."

  • Gilled Space Sloth

    Brad Blair, Gilled Space Sloth
    Earthenware Clay, Plastic Fish Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Apoxie Sculpt, Faux Hair, Metal BB, Pellets, and Microbeads, 5x5x4.75in., 2017
  • Gilled Space Sloth (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, Gilled Space Sloth
    Earthenware Clay, Plastic Fish Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Apoxie Sculpt, Faux Hair, Metal BB, Pellets, and Microbeads, 5x5x4.75in., 2017
  • Gilled Space Sloth (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, Gilled Space Sloth
    Earthenware Clay, Plastic Fish Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Apoxie Sculpt, Faux Hair, Metal BB, Pellets, and Microbeads, 5x5x4.75in., 2017
  • Twisted

    Brad Blair, Twisted, 2015
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Wire and Faux Hair, 8x7x7.5in., 2015
  • Twisted (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, Twisted
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Wire and Faux Hair, 8x7x7.5in., 2015
  • Twisted (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, Twisted, 2015
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Wire and Faux Hair, 8x7x7.5in., 2015
  • Signaled to Consume

    Brad Blair, Signaled to Consume, 2015
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Resin Teeth, Foam, Phone Antenna, Hair and Metal BB's, 7.5x8x7in., 2015
  • Signaled to Consume (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, Signaled to Consume
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Resin Teeth, Foam, Phone Antenna, Hair and Metal BB's, 7.5x8x7in., 2015
  • Signaled to Consume (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, Signaled to Consume
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Resin Teeth, Foam, Phone Antenna, Hair and Metal BB's, 7.5x8x7in., 2015

Wall-Hanging Ceramic w/ Mixed Media Sculptures (Part 4/4)

Brad Blair's Artist Statement: "The unknown, uncertain and unexplained are the driving forces behind my creative process. Primarily made from clay, my sculptures also include other elements carefully added with great attention to detail. These otherworldly entities provoke wonder and examination, generating an intangible human experience through curiosity, caution and fear. Symbolic of situations encountered around our world, these obscure oddities help convey a message regarding this mysterious life we live in and a universe which is yet to be fully explored."

  • Mantic Mantid

    Brad Blair, Mantic Mantid, 2015
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes & Steel Arrow Tips, 13x15x7in., 2014
  • Mantic Mantid (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, Mantic Mantid
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes & Steel Arrow Tips, 13x15x7in., 2015
  • Mantic Mantid (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, Mantic Mantid
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes & Steel Arrow Tips, 13x15x7in., 2015
  • The Eradicator

    Brad Blair, The Eradicator
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Resin Teeth, Wire, Nails and Faux Hair, 12x11x19in., 2015
  • The Eradicator (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, The Eradicator
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Resin Teeth, Wire, Nails and Faux Hair, 12x11x19in., 2015
  • The Eradicator (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, The Eradicator, Detail 2, 2015
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Resin Teeth, Wire, Nails and Faux Hair, 12x11x19in., 2015
  • The Rebel

    The Rebel, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016
  • The Rebel (Detail 1)

    The Rebel, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016
  • The Rebel (Detail 2)

    The Rebel, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eyes, Steel Arrow Tips, Metal Earring, Resin Teeth and Hair, 8.5x8x7in., 2016

Ceramic w/ Mixed Media Sculptures (Part 1/2)

Brad Blair's Artist Statement: "The unknown, uncertain and unexplained are the driving forces behind my creative process. Primarily made from clay, my sculptures also include other elements carefully added with great attention to detail. These otherworldly entities provoke wonder and examination, generating an intangible human experience through curiosity, caution and fear. Symbolic of situations encountered around our world, these obscure oddities help convey a message regarding this mysterious life we live in and a universe which is yet to be fully explored."

  • Vulpecular Observer

    Vulpecular Observer, Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset & Fish Fin, Rubber Cast Tongue and Preserved Fox Tail, 19x10x13.5in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset & Fish Fin, Rubber Cast Tongue and Preserved Fox Tail, 19x10x13.5in., 2016
  • Vulpecular Observer (Detail 1)

    Vulpecular Observer, Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset & Fish Fin, Rubber Cast Tongue and Preserved Fox Tail, 19x10x13.5in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset & Fish Fin, Rubber Cast Tongue and Preserved Fox Tail, 19x10x13.5in., 2016
  • Vulpecular Observer (Detail 2)

    Vulpecular Observer, Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset & Fish Fin, Rubber Cast Tongue and Preserved Fox Tail, 19x10x13.5in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset & Fish Fin, Rubber Cast Tongue and Preserved Fox Tail, 19x10x13.5in., 2016
  • Spyborg

    Spyborg, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye and Metal Washers, 5x5x6.75in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye and Metal Washers, 5x5x6.75in., 2016
  • Spyborg (Detail 1)

    Spyborg, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye and Metal Washers, 5x5x6.75in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye and Metal Washers, 5x5x6.75in., 2016
  • Spyborg (Detail 2)

    Spyborg, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye and Metal Washers, 5x5x6.75in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye and Metal Washers, 5x5x6.75in., 2016
  • Portal Hopper

    Brad Blair, Portal Hopper, 2017
    Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Glass Eyes, Faux Hair, Metal BB’s and Pellets, Metal Nose Ring and Microbeads, 10x8.25x8.25in., 2017
  • Portal Hopper (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, Portal Hopper, Detail 1, 2017
    Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Glass Eyes, Faux Hair, Metal BB’s and Pellets, Metal Nose Ring and Microbeads, 10x8.25x8.25in., 2017
  • Portal Hopper (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, Portal Hopper, Detail 2, 2017
    Earthenware Clay, Apoxie Sculpt, Glass Eyes, Faux Hair, Metal BB’s and Pellets, Metal Nose Ring and Microbeads, 10x8.25x8.25in., 2017

Ceramic w/ Mixed Media Sculptures (Part 2/2)

Brad Blair's Artist Statement: "The unknown, uncertain and unexplained are the driving forces behind my creative process. Primarily made from clay, my sculptures also include other elements carefully added with great attention to detail. These otherworldly entities provoke wonder and examination, generating an intangible human experience through curiosity, caution and fear. Symbolic of situations encountered around our world, these obscure oddities help convey a message regarding this mysterious life we live in and a universe which is yet to be fully explored."

  • Unearthly Existence

    Brad Blair, Unearthly Existence, 2017
    Stoneware Clay, Glass Eyes, Apoxie Sculpt, Steel Arrow Tips, Faux Fur and Metal BB's, 23x16.5x7in., 2017
  • Unearthly Existence (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, Unearthly Existence, Detail 1, 2017
    Stoneware Clay, Glass Eyes, Apoxie Sculpt, Steel Arrow Tips, Faux Fur and Metal BB's, 23x16.5x7in., 2017
  • Unearthly Existence (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, Unearthly Existence, Detail 2, 2017
    Stoneware Clay, Glass Eyes, Apoxie Sculpt, Steel Arrow Tips, Faux Fur and Metal BB's, 23x16.5x7in., 2017
  • Star Being

     Brad Blair, Star Being, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye, Acrylic Ear Spikes and Found Electrical Part, 12.5x8x10.5in.,2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye, Acrylic Ear Spikes and Found Electrical Part, 12.5x8x10.5in., 2016
  • Star Being (Detail 1)

     Star Being, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye, Acrylic Ear Spikes and Found Electrical Part, 12.5x8x10.5in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye, Acrylic Ear Spikes and Found Electrical Part, 12.5x8x10.5in., 2016
  • Star Being (Detail 2)

     Star Being, Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye, Acrylic Ear Spikes and Found Electrical Part, 12.5x8x10.5in.,2016
    Earthenware Clay, Polymer Clay, Glass Eye, Acrylic Ear Spikes and Found Electrical Part, 12.5x8x10.5in., 2016
  • Breeding Blob

    Breeding Blob, Earthenware Clay, Rubber Cast Tongues, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset, Monofilament and Metal Watch Parts, 9x7x7in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Rubber Cast Tongues, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset, Monofilament and Metal Watch Parts, 9x7x7in., 2016
  • Breeding Blob (Detail 1)

    Brad Blair, Breeding Blob, Earthenware Clay, Rubber Cast Tongues, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset, Monofilament and Metal Watch Parts, 9x7x7in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Rubber Cast Tongues, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset, Monofilament and Metal Watch Parts, 9x7x7in., 2016
  • Breeding Blob (Detail 2)

    Brad Blair, Breeding Blob, Earthenware Clay, Rubber Cast Tongues, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset, Monofilament and Metal Watch Parts, 9x7x7in., 2016
    Earthenware Clay, Rubber Cast Tongues, Apoxie Sculpt, Resin Cast Jawset, Monofilament and Metal Watch Parts, 9x7x7in., 2016

Artwork Installed in Various Galleries and Select Publications

This project shows images of Brad Blair's artwork installed in various gallery spaces, as well as some select publications.

Work in Progress Examples of Brad Blair's Artwork

This project displays some of the processes Brad Blair uses to create his ceramic with mixed media sculptures.

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Brad's Curated Collection

This artist has not yet created a curated collection.