Brian Blood has excited and inspired fine art collectors for over three decades. Since graduating from the Academy of Art University and becoming a faculty member within the School of Fine Art, Blood has quickly become one of California’s most sought-after plein air painters.
Blood’s signature California landscapes have been featured in a multitude of publications, including: American Artist, Art of the West, Plein Air Magazine and Southwest Art Magazine. His recent achievements include: The Artist’s Choice Award and the People’s Choice Award at the Carmel Art Festival, the Southwest Art Award of Excellence at the 96th Annual California Art Club’s Gold Medal Exhibition, the People’s Choice Award at the Napa Valley Museum, and the Landscape Award of Excellence at Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Arts Salon International.
Blood was recently honored as an Outstanding Alumnus and awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Academy of Art University’s President, Dr. Elisa Stephens.