Glenn Bradshaw was a renowned American artist, a master teacher, and a Professor Emeritus of the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois, where he taught from 1952 until he retired in 1986. In his 70-year career he created many fine works that grace the walls of many private, corporate, and museum collections. He was the recipient of numerous major awards including a 1st Prize at the National Watercolor Society’s member exhibition in 1977, the Barse Miller Memorial Prize from the American Watercolor Society in 1983, the Whitaker Prize from the National Academy of Design in 2001, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
In 2013, Bradshaw passed away. He left a legacy as a beloved teacher, counselor and coach for untold artists.