posted June 2, 2005

Bruce McCombs Has Works Included in Variety of Exhibitions

Bruce McCombs, professor of art at Hope College, has recently had paintings in exhibitions at a variety of museums.

The museums are: the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio; the Grand Rapids Art Museum; the Muskegon Museum of Art; the Kalamazoo Institute of Art; and the Adirondack National Watercolor Exhibition in New York.

McCombs has been a member of the Hope faculty since 1969. He actively displays his prints and paintings throughout the U.S. and around the world. Most recently, his work has appeared in shows in Norway, Taiwan, Columbia and Yugoslavia. His artwork has been procured by many permanent collections both nationally and internationally, including the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C., and the National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi, Vietnam.

He holds his B.F.A. from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his M.F.A. from Tulane University in New Orleans, La.