David Bradshaw is a multi-faceted artist from New Orleans, Louisiana and Charleston, Vermont. He is a painter, sculptor and printmaker. Born in New York City, he was raised in Washington, DC and Old Greenwich, Connecticut. His father was a modern interior designer and his mother a classical pianist. Able to draw and paint in the realist style Bradshaw is best known for his use of handguns, explosive devices (typically dynamite) and steel to create large-scale, free standing sculptures; reshaping the metal through the force of controlled explosions. He pursued a BA at the Hartford Art School from 1962-1965. With less than one year remaining to obtain his degree he left school and traveled throughout Europe sp
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