Bradley Garlock

Bradley Garlock

Art Director, Production Designer and Set Designer

West Hollywood, California

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About Bradley

Born in Springfield, Missouri Raised in Brussels, Belgium and Dallas Texas to American parents. Mom from Tulsa, OK, Dad from Danbury,CT Dad was a minister and Bible scholar Mom writes women's books on prayer Completed Architecture School w/ B Arch - Tulane University, New Orleans and Pratt Institute, Brooklyn. Began career as Art Director @ Mtv, personal assistant to painter George Condo, designed events for legendary event producer and superflorist Robert Isabell (who Garlock sites as being "the first to see in me what I felt made me special. He gave me a chance to show my ideas on how to transform space in ways that sounded outrageous and extravagant to everyone else! We were the first to rent empty commercial spaces in the city and take days transforming them, working around the clock in shift teams for events that would last a matter of hours and be dismantled. Robert taught me that if you create fantasies that transported party guests to an atmosphere that they has never experienced before, you would attract clients with very deep pockets!" Extravaganza-thrower and icon for the international haute and demi-mondes Susanne Bartsch unknowingly changed Garlock's life when she hired him to bring his unique visions to life in the Michael Todd Room for the Halloween party she threw at Palladium in 1989. He overheard a guest exclaiming the ornate paper silhouette cut-outs throwing dancing abstract shadows of stylized traditional Halloween motifs onto the walls and dance floor as being "Genius! They're like Pierre et Gilles shooting Charles Adams drawings!" was spotted by David LaChapelle decorating the Palladium for a Halloween party was hired to do sets and props for David LaChapelle for a contract w/ Details. Was contacted anonymously to do props and sets for Madonna & Stephen Meisel on what became the SEX book and Erotica video. From there signed on to be repped by NY agent Judy Casey. As a popular figure on the Downtown Scene of the '90s Brad had also become well known for styling friends who were usually celebrities, musicians, artists or models for events, performances, and shoots of all kinds. Hired to be the director of Thierry Mugler's lavish fashion shows staged all over the world. from '90-'92. Was Fashion Editor At Large for Interview Magazine from 1992-95.
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