From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Bradleigh, Gretchen Nanette

(born: March 28, 1949  -  died: July 17, 2002) 

Gretchen N. Bradleigh was born in Louisville, KY. She was the Children's Department Artist at the Louisville Free Public Library from 1970-1977 and was later the planning draftsman for the Community Development Cabinet in Louisville. Her work includes the acrylic, "Sisters."  Gretchen Bradley was one of the 13 original members of Montage, an African-American artist collective.

For more see Black Kentucky Artists: an exhibition of work by black artists living in Kentucky (1979); Jo Anne Triplett, Montage Lives! our artistiic past informs the future, Leo Weekly, Feb 16-May 19 (online).

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