“African Sojourns,” a combined painting and photography show, will open with a reception from 6-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the lobby of Leach Theatre in Castleman Hall on the University of Missouri-Rolla campus. The exhibition, which is sponsored by the UMR Campus Art Committee, will be on display until Dec. 15.
“African Sojourns” depicts the travels and experiences of two Missourians in Africa.
Dan Woodward, an American realist painter, made a one-month sojourn from Pretoria to Cape Town, painting South Africa’s vastness and diversity as he went. Woodward, who also teaches and writes, lives in Phelps County, Mo.
Harry Bradley is a clinical psychologist and photographer from St. Louis. “My images in this display are a collection of events and people photographed during a two-week wedding celebration in and around Bukoba, Tanzania, on the western shore of Lake Victoria,” Bradley says. “As the father of the groom, I had the unique opportunity to be hosted by tribes and the bride’s family during visits to their villages.”