James Douglas Brantley
James Douglas Brantley is active/lives in Alabama. James Brantley is known for watercolor figure, nude.
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Biography James Douglas Brantley
The following, submitted July 2004, is from the artist James Douglas Brantley, of Alabama, not to be confused with James Sherman Brantley, of Pennsylvania.
James Douglas Brantley was born October 10, 1946, in Montgomery, Alabama. He has five siblings, all brothers, none of whom are artists. He began drawing at an early age. As early as five, he was seeking advice from his mother on how to improve his drawings. He sold his first painting to a 6th grade classmate for ten cents. It was a watercolor of an Indian man paddling a canoe. He continued with his artistic development, graduating from Auburn University in Alabama in 1970 with a BFA.
He began teaching high school art in Florida, later moving to Opelika, Alabama. He retir
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