Bruce Waldman is a printmaker, illustrator, and college art instructor who works in the New York City area. He has been an adjunct professor at the School of Visual Arts in New York City for more than 35 years, and also at WCC SUNY for more than 20 years. Bruce has also worked as an adjunct professor at the College of New Rochelle. He has given intensive printmaking seminars at: Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in New York City, Manhattan Graphics Center in New York City, The Museum of Modern Art, and the Printmaking Center of New Jersey.
Bruce is a member of the Board of Governors of the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, and has been a director of The New York Society of Etchers. Bruce has also been a member of SAGA for a number of years. His prints are in the permanent collections of: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, New York Public Library, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Bronx Zoological Museum, the Royal Collection, London, the Library of Congress in Washington DC, the Housatonic Museum of Art in Connecticut, the New York Transit Museum and the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators.
Bruce Waldman’s work is currently represented by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art Mezzanine Gallery, The Old Print Shop in New York City, and The Juxtapose Gallery in New Jersey.
Bruce is also one of the co-founders of (along with Russ Spitkovsky and Matt Barteluce) and a contributor and art director for Carrier Pigeon Magazine, a fine art publication. He is on the Board of Directors for Guttenberg Arts, a non-profit art organization and studio that houses Carrier Pigeon.
Bruce created the cover artwork for the 1990 national bestseller Iron John by Robert Bly. He also created the cover art for Primate Behavior by Sara Lindsey, 1997 finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry. He illustrated posters for the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s productions of Death of a Salesman and Hamlet, and created Phantom of the Opera art published in People Magazine when the play premiered on Broadway. He has illustrated seven books for the Franklin Library, and has recently illustrated 1984 by George Orwell for The Easton Press with etchings and monotypes. This was a limited, signed, and numbered edition of 1,200 books.