Realist painter and photographer born in Manchester, England. Braithwaite relocated with
his family, joining American relatives in the United States. in 1970.
Attending schools at Augusta College and Georgia State University, he graduated in 1973
with a degree in visual arts and began working in design.
Between 1984 and 1988, over sixty paintings were produced that captured rural southwest
Georgia and Cumberland Island National Park. Living and working in a studio off Peachtree
Street, he began capturing city images of Atlanta, the people and events leading to exhibitions
titled "Atlanta: A City Portrait." In 1990, the studio was relocated to Princeton, NJ where the
focus on urban scenes shifted to New York and Philadelphia.
Bruce Braithwaite also produces photographs and other oil paintings of rural scenes in the
north east. He has also been a part time painting instructor at Mercer Community College
in New Jersey.
Galleries and agents showing the artist are located in Princeton, Atlanta, Philadelphia and
Gloucester, MA, home of the North Shore Arts Association, the oldest association in the
United States, where he has shown award winning work.
Collectors include: First Union Bank of Georgia and Princeton Theological