Bruce Wood

A painter and avant-garde film maker whose works have been featured at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London and The Museum of Modern Art (Beaubourg) in Paris, Bruce Wood is co-founder of AFA Press in Lakeside, Michigan, and Fenway Gallery in Chicago. His films are in the collections of The Carnegie Institute Museum of Art, The Royal Film Archive of Belgium, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Prints and Paintings are in the collections of the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, and the Rockford Art Museum, Illinois. Wood studied at Massachusetts College of Art (BFA), and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA).

Bruce Wood loading a screen onto the screenprinting press.

BRUCE WOOD

Born 1951, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Lives in Chicago, Illinois, and Lakeside, Michigan, U. S. A.

EDUCATION: 

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 1975
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, 1973

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

Gary Artworks, gary, Indiana, 2004
Fenway Gallery, Chicago, 2000, 2003
Quincy University, Quincy, IL, 1999
Fenway Gallery, Lakeside, MI, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990
Austing Wilder Fine Art, Taos, NM, 1994
Carlyn Gallery, Grand Haven, MI, 1992
Allegheny Community College, Pittsburgh, PA, 1992
Highland Park Public Library, Highland Park, IL, 1990
Three Illinois Center, Chicago, 1981
The Gilbert Gallery, Chicago, 1980
The Gilbert Gallery, Chicago, 1978
Vrije Academie, Den Haag, 1978
St. Martin's School of Art, London, 1978
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 1977
Museum of Modern Art, Paris, 1977
Collectif Jeune Cinema, Paris, 1977
Washington Project for the Arts, Washington D.C., 1977
Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek, Berlin, 1977
The Royal Film Archive of Belgium, Brussels, 1977
The Danish Film Museum, Copenhagen, 1977
The Swedish Film Institute, Stockholm, 1977
Sonja Henie - Niels Onstad Foundations, Oslo, 1977
Millennium, New York City, 1977
Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, 1977
University of Indiana, Muncie, IN, 1977
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, England, 1977
Southern Connecticut State College, 1977
N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, 1976
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, 1971

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Anthology Film Archive, New York, 2004
Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, 2004
Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA, 2003
Woodshed Gallery, Franklin, MA, 2003
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, 2001
Kalamazoo Art Institute, Kalamazoo, MI 1997
Marco Fine Arts, Chicago, 1996
Chicago International Art Exposition, 1994
Kingscott Gallery, Kalamazoo, MI, 1993
Color, Style & Fantasy, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI, 1992
All Michigan/ All Media, Krasl Art Center, St. Joseph, MI, 1992
New Aquisitions, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL 1992
Carlyn Gallery, Grand Haven, MI, 1991
Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesley Hills, MA, 1990
A. Cueto Gallery, Puerto Rico, 1990
Artcetera, Boynton Beach, FL 1990
Rena Haveson Gallery, Pittsburgh, 1989
317 Market Street Gallery, Rockford, IL, 1988
Cincinnatti Academy of Art, 1979
The Photographers' Gallery, London, 1978
Maidstone College of Art, London, 1978
Calumet College, Indiana, 1978
Bibliotheque Nationale. Paris, 1978
Sonja Henie - Niels Onstad Foundations, Oslo, 1978
Le Salon Ecritures, Musee du Luxumburg, Paris, 1977
Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, 1975

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris
The Royal Film Archive of Belgium, Brussels
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Highland Park Hospital, Highland Park, IL
St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL
Kirklin Clinic, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Delnore Community Hospital, Geneva, IL

SELECTED REVIEWS & PUBLICATIONS

Harbor Country Guide, (Michigan Tourism), Cover, 2003
VITALITY Magazine, Cover, April, 1998
ART TRENDS, vol. 1, n. 5, Sept/Oct 1996 p.56
Chicago Art Expo Catalog, 1996
BRUCE WOOD, Catalog of Paintings, Fenway Gallery, 1993
Harbor Country Guide, (Michigan Tourism), Cover, 1992
BRUCE WOOD, Catalog of Photographs, The Gilbert Gallery, 1980
ART NEWS, vol.79 no.6 Summer 1980 p.207
CHICAGO SUN TIMES, Feb 24, 1980 p.10
ARTFORUM, vol. XVI no.8 April 1978 p.72
TAKE ONE, (Montreal) vol 6 no.4 March 1978 p.39
CINEMA DIFFERENT, (Paris) no.17, Nov.1977 pp.22-24
DER TAGESSPIEGEL, (Berlin) Oct.8, 1977
READINGS, (London) vol.I, no.1 Jan.1977 p.4

AWARDS AND GRANTS:

Illinois Arts Council, 1978
  Project completion grant.
Festival International du Jeune Cinema, France, 1977
  Special Mention.
Illinois Arts Council, 1977
  Project completion grant.
Douglass College Film Festival, Rutgers University, 1975
  First prize.
The Royal Film Archive of Belgium, Brussels, 1975
  Production grant.

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