Bruce McCombs, professor of art at Hope College, has recently had work featured in multiple exhibitions around the country, including in West Michigan.

The exhibitions are:

° 2010 Biennial, Contemporary American Realism, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, Ind.

° 53rd Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Strolh Art Center, Logan Galleries, Chautauqua Institute, Chautauqua, N.Y.

° The 25th Tallahassee International, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University

° Annual Michigan Exhibition, The Kalamazoo Art Institute; Juror's Mention

° Texas National Watercolor Exhibition, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, Texas; Juror's Mention

° Festival 2010, Old Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids

° 31st Annual International Exhibition, The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Crary Art Gallery, Warren, Pa.

° 56th Stockton National Exhibition, The Haggin Museum, Stockton, Calif.

° 47th Michigan Exhibition, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland

° 34th Annual International Exhibition, Northwest Watercolor Society, Kent, Conn.

° Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2010, The Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kan.

McCombs 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 Fort Wayne Museum of Art, 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.  A member of the Hope faculty since 1969, he holds his B.F.A. from the Cleveland Institute of Art and his M.F.A. from Tulane University in New Orleans, La.