Patti Bradeis is an award winning artist born in Philadelphia, PA and currently living in New Jersey. She draws her photorealistic portraits with graphite, carbon and charcoal. Her techniques have evolved from studying the works of artists she admires and experimenting with various tools to achieve her desired effect. She uses photographs as her references.
Quoting Renée Phillips, Director and Curator of Manhattan Arts International, “She not only achieves an incredible likeness to her subjects, she infuses her drawings with enormous love for humanity and her drawings evoke a powerful visceral effect on viewers. She reveals truths about many positive aspects of the human experience, particularly love, hope and unity that leap into our hearts.”
Patti’s Awards and Exhibitions include:
- Sixth Place Award in the ‘Painting and Other Media Category’ in Light, Space and Time 2018 international juried exhibition ‘555 Special’
- Award of Excellence in Manhattan Arts International “Her Story” 2018 art exhibition
- Award of Excellence in Manhattan Arts International “New Beginnings 2018” art exhibition
- Accepted artwork ‘Tenacity’ in the juried exhibition “Ellerslie Open 35” at the Ellerslie Mansion, Trenton City Museum.
- Third Place Cash and Featured Artist Award in Manhattan Arts International “The Healing Power of Art 2017” art exhibition
- Honorable Mention from Ellerslie Mansion, Trenton City Museum in it’s juried event “Ellerslie Open 34”
- People’s Choice Award in the “It’s Christmas” exhibition at Centre For the Arts, Bristol, PA
- “Honorable Mention” from Artcompetition.net, in it’s juried international event “Faces of Humanity 2”
- “Honorable Mention” from Artcompetition.net in the international juried event “Drawing”
- Best in Show in the “Bloom” exhibit from The Centre For the Arts, Bristol, PA
- Honorable Mention from Hammonton Arts Center, Hammonton, NJ
- Selected Artist (20 Artists total) for the juried on-line international exhibit titled “Drawing 2017” presented by Gallery25n
- Selected Artist for The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS “Anniversary Celebration” online art exhibition.
More About Patti
An interview with Patti Bradeis appears on the Art Business Institute website and she is featured in the article “Artists Inspired by God, Prayer and Faith”, written by Renée Phillips on The Artrepreneur Coach website. Another article written by Cate Murway in the Pilot Newspaper of Bristol, PA encapsulates Bradeis’ first inspired drawing and her progression with tools to render more realistic proportions.