A. Lucille Bradburn
Oxford Who’s Who has inducted Ms. A. Lucille Bradburn into the highest Professional Distinction “Top Tier of Excellence Lifetime Achievement Recognition” due to her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Art. Throughout her career, Ms. Bradburn has been self-motivated, results oriented and driven to succeed. Ms. Bradburn has over 50 years’ experience in the art field. She is the Owner and Artist of Watercolors by L. Bradburn. She paints portraits of people and animals, buildings, vehicles and landscapes in watercolors and some acrylics. Her paintings have been exhibited in Dallas, Texas, New York City, Taos, Santa Fe, Portales and Clovis, New Mexico. Ms. Bradburn has a permanent painting hanging in the New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts. She was honored as “Artist of the Month” by the Clovis Carver Library. Her Blue Ribbon watercolor painting, “Indian Potter,” was published in the Curry County Heritage Bicentennial Book in 1975. A. Lucille Bradburn one of the few special honorees inducted into the highest professional distinction based on her accomplishments, academic achievements, years of service, and the credentials she has provided. Oxford Who’s Who proudly endorses Ms. A. Lucille Bradburn and all her future endeavors.
Born on January 27, 1929 in Grand Junction, Colorado, Ms. Bradburn obtained an A.S. in Pre-Med from Mesa State University in Colorado and an A.A. in Art from Eastern New Mexico University. She has studied under numerous celebrated artists. Ms. Bradburn is retired from the U.S. Census Bureau. She was married to her late husband, George, for almost 60 years and raised four children and has six grandchildren. She has enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S. and internationally. In her spare time Ms. Bradburn enjoys water aerobics and collecting Indian artifacts. Ms. Bradburn has been a speaker at New Mexico State University. She is a member of the Pintores Art League and previously served as their President. She was affiliated with the Clovis Portales Arts Council “EMNU” International Art Shows. Her watercolor book “Shadows of New Mexico” was published in 2010. Shadows of New Mexico is a collection of watercolor paintings of churches. Over a 10 year period Lucille researched, traveled and painted to honor the beauty and memorialize these historical places of worship. Many of the old churches are vacant and badly deteriorated. Others are still in use but are simply unknown. It is hoped the reader will enjoy the beauty, share the inspiration and feel a sense of pride in these shadows of New Mexico's history.