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BRUCE MCKAIG

BRUCE MCKAIG

Bruce McKaig has been a visual artist for over thirty years, living in North and South America, Europe, Siberia, and India. Starting with photography, his art now also explores sculpture, audio/visual projections, and performance pieces. He has been awarded private and public grants from the city of Paris and Washington DC, and has participated in over forty-five solo and two hundred group exhibitions since 1980. His photographs are in museum collections in the USA, France, and Guatemala. Bruce has also worked in art education since 1987. In addition to teaching in accredited academic universities, he has taught in museums and community centers, working with the general public, senior citizens, autistic teenagers, and incarcerated psychiatric patients. He has over ten years experience in teaching the arts to children ages 5 through 12, and has offered classes in French and Spanish as well as in English. He regularly lectures and writes on photography, and has curated group and solo exhibitions of other artists’ work since 1988. Bruce was a 2016 Fellow with the Institute for Policy Studies, working on funding policies and practices in the arts as part of their New Economy Maryland (NEM) program. He received the 2016 Crusade for Art Engagement Grant to build a barter network between artists and tradespeople in Baltimore. Since 2000, he has devoted his time to community based public art projects and advocating for ethical funding policies in the arts and humanities. He currently teaches in the Art & Art History Department at Georgetown University, writes for the Baltimore blog What Weekly, and lives at Artists’ Housing Inc. in East Baltimore.

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