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 for more than 30 years and at Westchester Community College Center for the Arts for more than 10 years. Bruce also teaches as an adjunct professor at the College of New Rochelle. He has given intensive seminars at: Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop in New York City and the Printmaking Center of New Jersey.
Bruce is a member of the Board of Governors of the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, and is a director of The New York Society of Etchers. His prints are in the permanent collections of: the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the New York Public Library, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Bronx Zoological Museum, the Royal Collection, London, the New York Historical Society, 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 Printshop in New York City, The Flat Iron Galley in Westchester NY, The Old Print Gallery in Washington DC, The Juxtapose Gallery in New Jersey and The Mehu Gallery in New York City.
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. His illustrations for Piracy & Plunder by Milton Meltzer won the Silver Medal in the book category at the 45th annual Society of Illustrators exhibition in 2004. 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 more then 20 books, including seven for the Franklin Library.
Iron John, 1991 book of year.
Primate Behavior, 1997 finalist for book award in poetry.