Joan Brady is a classically trained artist working in the mediums of oil painting and ceramics. She delights in creating compositions inspired by coastal life and the natural world.
Brady’s paintings are found in the form of murals, trompe l’oeil, and framed works. Clients include The Henry DuPont Winterthur Museum, Delaware, The Hotel Hershey, Pennsylvania, and the Monhegan Island Inn, Monhegan, ME among other public and private collectors.
Awards, Honors, and Miscellany
Artist In Residence, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Annapolis, MD,, 2023-2024.
Grant winner, Island Institute, Rockland, ME, 2019.
Summer Residential Artist Fellowship at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Monhegan Brewing Company “Rusticator” Doppelbock Beer label Design
La Nef Chocolate "Brady Bar" artwork provided for package.
Winner, Maryland Wine Festival Poster competition.
Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Art degree
Phi Beta Kappa Prize in Art.
Notre Dame of Maryland University, Baltimore, MD.
Master of Arts in Leadership in Teaching degree.
Schuler School of Fine Arts, Baltimore, Maryland
Zoll Studio School of Fine Arts, Baltimore, Maryland.
Baltimore Clayworks, Baltimore, Maryland
Koo Schadler, New Hampshire, Egg tempera 2019, 2021.
Monhegan Island Inn, Solo Artist, Summer Season 2022
Lupine Gallery, Monhegan Island, ME 2017-2022
Archipelago, Rockland, ME 2018-19
Winter Works, Monhegan, ME 2016-2019
Mitchell Gallery, St. Johns College, Annapolis, MD. Less is More; Small Works in a Great Space 2012.