Stephen Bradley

""North Avenue:NOISE"/ Steve Bradley,

""North Avenue:NOISE"/ Steve Bradley,. In ""North Avenue:NOISE" at The Windup Space, Megapolis 2010. Installation by Steve Bradley. Photo: Steve Bradley (May 16, 2010)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Intercession Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Intercession Broadcast Image. Courtesy the artists. (May 31, 2022)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Constructions Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Constructions Broadcast Image. Courtesy the artists. (Mar 29, 2022)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Water / Metal Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Water / Metal Broadcast Image. Courtesy the artist. (Nov 30, 2021)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Brood X Constructions Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Brood X Constructions Broadcast Image. Courtesy the artists. (Aug 31, 2021)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: String Drones, Cicada Rasp Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: String Drones, Cicada Rasp Broadcast Image. Courtesy the artists. (Jun 29, 2021)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Rotating Bells, Glass Drones Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Rotating Bells, Glass Drones Broadcast Image. Courtesy the artists. (Mar 24, 2021)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Neighborhood Sounds Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: Neighborhood Sounds Broadcast Image. Courtesy of Stephen Bradley and Edward Ruchalski. (Dec 29, 2020)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: New Solo Works Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: New Solo Works Broadcast Image. Courtesy of Stephen Bradley and Edward Ruchalski. (Sep 29, 2020)

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: New Collaborations Broadcast Image

Bells, Bugs, Whispers & Plinks: New Collaborations Broadcast Image. Courtesy Stephen Bradley and Edward Ruchalski. (Jun 16, 2020)

Stephen Bradley is an inter-media and trans-disciplinary artist whose primary practice maps and traces our relationship to place through ambient sound recordings, landscape photography and documented stories juxtaposed with artifacts discarded or lost in the landscape. Bradley is currently artist-in-residence at the Chesapeake Arts Center’s newly established makerspace adjacent to this community and where he collaborates with stakeholders engaged with civic projects that strive to create and celebrate place.

Bradley has received solo commissions, awards and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts; Maryland State Arts Council, Sonic Circuits VII: Walker Art Center; Inter-Society for the Electronic Arts (ISEA); Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki; Blauschimmel Atelier, Oldenberg, Germany; Bienal de Arte Contemporaneo de Sevilla, Biacs3, Spain; Wave Hill, Bronx; and Hull Time-Based Arts, UK. His sound performances, media installations, and site-specific art works have been exhibited and presented nationally and internationally venues such as the Sandao Gallery, Xiamen University and VArts Center, Shanghai, China; radioCona FM, Ljublijana, Solvenia; InterAizoni Festival, Sardinia, Italy; Kunstradio ORF1, Vienna, Austria; (((NOMUSIC))), Strasbourg, France; 2006 Soundscape, Zürich, Switzerland; Transmission 003.3: Sound Art Festival, Chicago; Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.; Visual Arts Museum/SVA, Pulse Art, and Ricco Maresca Gallery, NYC; Megapolis Sound Art Festival; Red Room, the Vine, Contemporary Museum; the Baltimore Museum of Art and Maryland Art Place. Bradley teaches at UMBC in the department of visual arts, Baltimore, Maryland.