Brad Sells has been a full-time wood sculptor and the proprietor of Bark Studio in Cookeville, Tennessee since 1999.

Sells at work on Peace, Wellness, Hope and Strength for the Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Sells at work on Peace, Wellness, Hope and Strength
for the Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

His work is represented in museums, public installations and private collections across the nation.

Sells and his artistic process have been featured in two PBS documentaries produced by award-winning film maker, Todd Jarrell:
Tree Safari: A Sculptural Journey (South Africa), 2006
Tree Safari: The Koa Connection (Hawaii), 2007

Sells’ current work includes a diverse selection of intriguing sculptural pieces and custom furniture.

FYI: Sells attended Tennessee Tech University, graduating in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Academic Minors included: Art (Appalachian Center for Craft campus), Geology, and Biology.

 
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Museums & Collections

Brad Sells’ striking sculptural works are held in the collections of 11 national and regional museums and galleries. Click for More
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Public Commissions

Brad Sells' sculptural works commissioned for public display. Click for More
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Vessel Forms

In terms of form, Sells feels vessels can be more challenging than carving a figure. Click for More
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Figures

Brad has always had a passion for carving the human form. Click for More
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Furniture

Sells’ visionary take on functional and sculptural wood furniture represents a wealth of textures, tones, form and balance. Click for More
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