Bruce McCombs, professor of art at Hope College, has recently had paintings included in a variety of exhibitions.
The exhibitions are: "Mathias Alten and Artists of Michigan," the Grand Rapids Art Museum; "71st National Mid-Year Exhibition," The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; "19th National Exhibition," Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, Calif.; "31st Bradley International Print & Drawing Exhibition," Bradley University, The Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, Ill.; "2007 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors," Old Forge, N.Y.; "Festival 2007," the Grand Rapids Art Museum; "Get on Board Exhibition of Railroad Art," South Haven Center for the Arts; "National Watercolor Exhibition," Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson; "Annual Exhibition," Holland Area Arts Council.
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. 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.