Museums & Collections

Blue Note  Holly Figure  48″ tall

Blue Note Holly Figure 48″ tall

Sells’ striking sculptural works are held in the collections of many national and regional museums and galleries, including the Renwick Gallery (a branch of the Smithsonian’s American Art Museum focused on American craft and decorative arts from the 19th century to the 21st century); Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts; Detroit Institute of Art in Detroit, Michigan; Museum of Art & Design, New York, NY; the Tennessee State Museum in Nashville, and more.

MUSEUMS
Smithsonian Institution, Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC
Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
Museum of Art & Design, New York, NY
Addison Museum of American Art, Andover, MA
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Cincinnati Museum of Art, Cincinnati, OH
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
Living Heritage Museum, Athens, TN
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI (2001, gift of Daniel Greenberg and Susan Steinhauser)
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem MA

PUBLIC INSTALLATIONS
Music City Center, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Governor’s Mansion, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Technological University, Oakley STEM Center, Cookeville, TN
Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Cookeville, TN
Cooper Regional Medical Center, Mt Pleasant, MI
Friedman Billings, Ramsey Group, Arlington, VA
Koen Orthodontics, Cookeville, TN

PRIVATE & CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Bob Bohlen Collection, Brighton, MI
Emanuel Friedman Collection, Arlington, VA
Winston Lambert Collection, Polo Alto, CA
Randy Antik Collection, Dallas, TX
Cracker Barrel Corporate Collection, Nashville, TN
First Bank, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Arts Commission, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Governor’s Mansion

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Museum of Art & Design, New York, NY
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI
Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Saginaw Museum of Art, Saginaw, MI
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI
Sculptural Objects & Functional Design (SOFA) New York, NY
Architectural Digest Home Show, New York, NY
Western Design Conference, Jackson Hole, WY
Nature Transformed: Wood Art From the Bohlen Collection, Museum of Art & Design,
New York, NY
American Crafts Council, Baltimore, MD
Featured Artist, River Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
Featured Artist, del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Featured Artist, Finer Things Gallery, Nashville, TN
Collectors of Wood Art Forum, Minneapolis, MN
Best of Tennessee, TACA Biannual
American Craft Exposition, Evanston, IL
Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Denver, CO

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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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