August is a busy month for member Sue Swain!
In addition to preparing to be a featured artist at Sequoia Gallery + Studios in September, member Sue Swain is currently exhibiting her work at two other Portland area venues in August and September.
Art for the Care – St. Vincent’s Breast Center
Sue is among seven local artists whose work has been selected by the Providence Foundation to exhibit at the Breast Center at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in August and September 2017. Sue submitted her 10″x16″ alcohol ink painting entitled “Paradise Cove” for the rotating exhibit entitled “Art for the Care,” All proceeds from the sale of the art work will go to assist the Breast Center in providing a wide range of services to their patients including:
- Transitions: An Appearance Center where post-surgical patients can shop for wigs, breast prostheses, comfortable bras, and other items designed to help women look and feel better
- The Breast Cancer Peer Support Program, which connects patients with the peer support of trained survivor volunteers
- Cancer Support Services, including the Center’s Breast Nurse Navigator, Oncology Social Worker and a lending library
- Financial hardship emergency assistance
August Featured Artist at Urbaca Salon
Sue will also be a featured artist at Urbaca Salon in the Pearl District. The salon viewed Sue’s brilliantly colored alcohol ink paintings on the Sequoia website and invited her to display 14 paintings.
The salon is located at 120 NW 9th Ave #101, Portland, OR 97209.