New Exhibit Opens at UCC's Fine Arts Gallery featuring Napa Valley Artist

Sue Bradford - Shadow VoicesROSEBURG, Ore., October 26, 2022 — Sue Bradford’s “Legacy” opens Monday, October 31, to both the general public and Umpqua Community College students. The Napa, Californian resident’s work examines the language used to define women using dress and apron motifs.

Bradford’s mixed-media collection examines ways in which feminine lineage manifest and how stories of women are told. Most recently, this exhibit has been shown in Utah and throughout California. Past exhibition locations include the Napa Valley Museum, the Berkeley Art Center, Di Rosa Preserve and the Crocker Museum.

“In my prints, pages are chosen for words used to describe girls and women and which speak specifically to being female and have been woven into our social structures, language and established hierarchies,” Bradford said of her art.

“Legacy” is open to the public and runs from October 31 through December 8. A reception and gallery talk will be held Thursday, Dec. 8 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

More About the Artist

Sue Bradford has a bachelor’s degree in architecture and design from Cal Poly Pomona and has studied printmaking at Napa Valley College, Kala Art Institute and with master printer Dan Welden.

About The Art Gallery

The UCC Art Gallery is located in the Whipple Fine Arts Building at Umpqua Community College, 1140 Umpqua College Road, Roseburg, OR, 97470. Gallery hours are Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Art Gallery is a 100 square-foot exhibition space that features six exhibitions per year, showcasing a variety of media from emerging to established artists. The primary focus of the Art Gallery is to exhibit high-quality artwork for the education and cultural benefit of the students of UCC and the residents of Douglas County.


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