Featured Artist: Brad Jenewein By: Library Staff January 9, 2024

Brad Jenewein


Raised in Cedar Rapids, Brad Jenewein is an acrylic painter in the Realist tradition. His passion is the art of still life and landscape, finding that beauty is everywhere waiting to be discovered. Color, light, and composition are key elements to his paintings.

Brad earned his degree in Graphic Design from Drake University in 1975. When he relocated South after graduation, Brad honed his skills as an illustrator, taking a job as an art director at Baxt Industries in Richardson, Texas. Upon his return to the Cedar Rapids area, Brad ventured into careers in both advertising and graphic design until his retirement. When not painting, Brad can be found hiking and biking on the local trails of Iowa.






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