Brad Thornberry grew up in Portland, Ore. He studied art at Western Oregon University (WOU). He was an art teacher at Washington School for the Deaf (WSD). He is now retired and spends time with his lady. His digital art has been exhibited at the Deaf Spotlight – group art exhibition in 2019 and won the community choice award. At an exhibit hosted by the American School for the Deaf in 2020, Brad won the Jurors’ Choice Award in the digital art category. In 2022, his work was shown in the Deafhood art exhibit in Seattle, Wa.