Brad Rude

(American, born 1964)

Eastern Washington artist Brad Rude creates narrative sculptures that feature various animals in playful, symbolically rich compositions. He notes, "I portray animals in situations that mimic our own lives. The animals are a stand in for us."

Rude studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art and Central Washington University in Ellensburg. He lives and works in Walla Walla, Southeastern Washington.