Piece description from the artist
acrylic on watercolor paper
American abstract artist Mary Lea Bradley is a self taught artist from Southern California. Her focus is primarily on painting in this expressive body of work. Bradleys Art is immediately striking.
Her paintings are characterized by a sense of mystery that invites the viewer in. The paintings transport you from reality to a vibrant, mystical world, where you are the story teller, creating and interpreting your own stories. She’s the kind of artist anyone can talk with. Extremely approachable.
Rooted squarely in emotional abstraction, Mary Lea Bradleys work is never static. Through the intangible elements of light, movement and space, Bradley creates images of uninhibited sensuality. A master colorist, her rich tonal balance exuberantly depicts abstraction with passion, sensation and feeling.
It is imagery filled with an intensity of atmosphere that makes the viewer an insider. Her pieces attract; you want to know more, where it started, where it’s going. The viewer’s curiosity makes this artist and her work take flight.
Bradley currently lives and works in San Diego, California. Her work can be found in public and private collections throughout the United States and Internationally in Canada, Austria, Great Britain, Australia, China, Thailand, Sweden, Finland, Italy and Spain.