Lori Bradley holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, a Master of Art Education degree from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth (UMD), a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the Atlanta College of Art in Atlanta, GA. Lori taught at the Atlanta College of Art (now the Savannah College of Art and Design) for five years. She was a Department Chair from her second semester on and designed the first studio-major program in Electronic Media at the Atlanta College of Art. Lori taught for eight years at UMD in the Department of Art Education and developed curricula for the Technology in the Arts Classroom series of special topics courses. She currently teaches painting and drawing at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. She lives with her husband and ever-expanding pack of rescue dogs while maintaining a studio at the Hatch Street Studios.
Lori’s paintings, ceramics and collages are included in numerous private collections throughout the United States. She exhibits her artwork in juried exhibitions nationally, showing her work at the Marion Art Center, Colo Colo Gallery, Gallery 65 on William, the Judith Klein Gallery and Studio in New Bedford, MA, and AZ Fine Arts in Wellesley, MA. She is represented by Isherwood Gallery in Newport, RI, and Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ. She is a member of ArtWorks! in New Bedford, MA, and participates in the annual New Bedford Open Studios and SouthCoast Artist's Studio Tours. In recent years, her artwork has been featured in the Winter 2011 edition of the Newport Review, and shown in the 2008 and 2009 Annual International Alternative Digital Printing Exhibitions at the Booksmart Studio Gallery in Rochester, NY, the biannual State of Clay Exhibition at both the Lexington Arts Center and the Fuller Museum of Craft in Brockton, MA, The Digital Insight Exhibition at the Fuller Museum, the 2008 Decorator's Showcase of Homes, Portsmouth,RI, The Art of Mosaic Exhibition at the Somerville Museum in Somerville, MA, An American Craftsman Galleries in New York, NY, Tree’s Place Gallery in Orleans, MA, Gallery X in New Bedford, MA, Hope Gallery in Portsmouth, RI, All Fired Up Pottery and Gallery in Newport, RI, Art and Soul Gallery in Cranston, RI, Red Shift Gallery in Denver, CO, The Berkshire Arts Festival, The Rustic Show in Danbury, CT, The Fine Furnishings 2006 and 2007 Providence,RI Shows, The Craft Today Exhibition at the Silvermine Arts Center in New Canaan, CT, and at the Marion Arts Center in Marion, MA.