Brady Wilks began his creative work with photography as a self-educated student using film in 1996. Shortly thereafter, he started working professionally as a photographer and graphic designer with deep roots in commercial, nature and conservation work. In 2004, he decided to attend the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, earning a Bachelors degree in order to support his photography and design in 2008. Shortly after completing this degree he began teaching college level photography courses in Maryland and is working to attain a Masters of Fine Arts in Photography from the Academy of Art University. Education has always been very important and he will continue to educate himself as both an artist and educator.