High-quality, signed and numbered, limited-edition Giclées of Algonquin and Kingswood golf courses.
Convenient 4.25" x 5.5" note cards in boxed sets of 10 cards with envelopes. One each of ten different images. They are blank inside with painting info on the back.
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The finest quality materials are used in creating these works. All boards and canvas are archival and paint and brushes are the best available.
Since 2003, much of Bruce's work has been done en plein air or, literally, outside in the open air, and usually in one session. While still preferring to paint from life, he plans on balancing his schedule with more studio work in the future. From his belief in the value of direct painting, Bruce founded Plein Air Painters of New Brunswick in 2011 as a way of furthering the practice of outdoor painting in his region.
Bruce's primary influence has been Richard Schmid and he has studied his work thoroughly. He has also worked several times with Albert Handell in workshops and mentorship programs and developed a deep fondness and respect for Albert. Bruce has studied with two other artists whom he admires a great deal, Marc Hanson and Jennifer McChristian.
Bruce participates in plein air festivals and numerous group exhibitions. He has also had eight solo exhibitions and his work is held in private collections across North America and Europe. Bruce is an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artists and a juried member of Oil Painters of America.
He is also a former golf professional and amateur champion and paints memorable golf holes of Atlantic Canada. He offers framed, signed and numbered limited-edition Giclée reproductions which can be found on his website. Bruce and his wife, Helen Jean, have two daughters and three grandchildren and live in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Society of Canadian Artists (SCA), Elected Member
Oil Painters of America (OPA), Juried Associate Member
Mark Boedges Workshop, Putney, VT, 2016
Jennifer McChristian Workshop, Wellfleet, MA, 2014
Marc Hanson Workshop, Taylors Falls, MN, 2010
Albert Handell Mentorship Program, Pemaquid, ME, 2009
Albert Handell Mentorship Program, Pemaquid, ME, 2008
Albert Handell Workshop, Pemaquid, ME, 2007
Richard Schmid: books, videos, lectures, demonstrations, 2003-present
“Through My Eyes”, Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB, 2017
"Solo Exhibition", Fredericton Public Library, Fredericton, NB, 2016
“Bruce Newman, Paintings”, Grand Manan Art Gallery, Grand Manan Island, NB, 2015
“Bruce Newman, Paintings”, M&T Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2014
“Recent Works”, Saltscapes Restaurant and General Store, Truro, NS, 2011
“A Brush With Life, Part Deux”, The Playhouse, West Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2009
“Recent Paintings”, The Playhouse, West Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2007
“A Brush With Life”, The Playhouse, East Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2006
“My Fredericton”, The Playhouse, West Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2005
Selected Group Exhibitions
Society of Canadian Artists Elected Members National Exhibition, Fredericton, NB, 2017
RCS Netherwood School Exhibition & Sale, Rothesay, NB, 2016
Society of Canadian Artists Elected Members "Be Square" Show, St. John's, NL, 2016
5th Annual Plein Air Salon, Online Exhibition, 2016
OPA/PAPSW/PAPME Paintout & Exhibition, Boothbay Harbor, ME, 2015
“Paint Local, Think Global”, Plein Air Painters of the Bay of Fundy, SJAC, Saint John, NB, 2015
“Paint the Past” Plein Air Festival, Kings Landing Hist. Settlement, Prince William, NB, 2015-17
“Members' Exhibition and Sale”, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2014
Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, McBride Gallery, Annapolis, MD, 2013
Members' Exhibition and Sale”, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB, 2013
Castine Plein Air Festival, Castine, ME, 2013-16
“Maritime Inspirations: En Plein Air”, PAPBoF, Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB, 2010
Old Government House Exhibition, Old Government House, Fredericton, 2001-2017
Fredericton Society of Artists Semi-annual Exhibitions, Fredericton, NB, 2000-2017
Awards & Accomplishments
"The Sliding Hill", image for City of Fredericton Mayor's Holiday Greeting, 2016
Awarded 1st Place, “Paint the Past” Plein Air Festival, Kings Landing, NB, 2015
Year-long Artist in Residence, “Paint the Past” Plein Air Festival, Kings Landing, NB, 2015
Featured in Outdoor Painter (online) re: my plein air golf course paintings, 2015
Accepted into Oil Painters of America Eastern Regional Exhibition, Annapolis, MD, 2013
Featured in Outdoor Painter (online) re: my efforts to promote plein air painting locally, 2012
Selected Best of Show numerous times in local events, 2000-2015
Numerous media articles
"Basic Drawing With Pencil" workshop, Endeavours Artist Shop, Frdericton, NB, 2004
"Drawing With Pencil", UNB Extension Program, Fredericton, NB, 2002-2004
Individual instruction in my studio, 2004-present
Born in Yonkers, New York in 1948, Bruce spent most of his life in professional golf, construction management and real estate development before discovering art. Bruce taught drawing at the University of New Brunswick for three years and currently gives private lessons in his studio and conducts occasional workshops. He has also acted as a juror at plein air festivals and tries to accommodate requests as his schedule allows.