Bruce McCombs, professor of art at Hope College, recently had work featured in multiple exhibitions.
His work was included in “The 81st National Mid-Year Exhibition,” The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; “Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition,” Wichita Center for the Arts, Wichita, Kansas; and “Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors,” Old Forge, New York.
In addition, a one-man exhibition of his paintings, “Photorealist Watercolors by Bruce McCombs,” opened at the David Barnett Gallery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, earlier this month and is continuing to July.
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, Louisiana.