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About David Brody
David Brody is an artist, musician, author and professor. For the most complete information about him please visit www.davidbrodyart.com and www.davidbrodymusic.com.
He received a graduate degree in painting from Yale University. His work has been shown in close to 100 exhibitions across the United Sates and Europe and has earned many awards including a Fulbright and a Guggenheim. He also been featured and reviewed in numerous publications including Art in America, Artforum, and New Art Examiner among many others. He recently wrote and filmed a college-level drawing course for The Great Courses titled “How to Draw”. The course consists of thirty-six half hour lectures and was published in November, 2015. He has been a Professor at the University of Washington in Seattle since 1996.
In his career as a musician he has worked as a multi-instrumentalist, singer, and songwriter. Early on he played bluegrass, old-time, Celtic and swing fiddle in The Delaware Water Gap String Band. Later he played violin and mandolin with The Klezmer Conservatory Band. He recorded nine albums with these groups and other artists on the Flying Fish, Rounder, and Vanguard labels. He has appeared at Avery Fisher Hall and Symphony Space in New York City, at major venues and music festivals across the United States, Canada, and Europe and on Garrison Keillor's radio show A Prairie Home Companion. He has published five books on music including the best-selling The Fiddler's Fakebook.