Kathy Bruce is a NYC based environmental artist. She received her M.F.A from Yale University School of Art and certificate from The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.
Bruce was one of 6 international artists selected to develop projects for the 2014 Cheng-Long Wetlands International Environmental Art in Taiwan. She was the recipient of a Fulbright Hayes Senior Scholar Lecturing and Research grant in Puno Peru (2012) where she taught environmental art at the University of the Altiplano and researched totora reed boats on Lake Titicaca. In 2013-2015 she received Creative Curricula Grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council NYC. Other awards include; Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship 2010-11, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant, Fulbright-Hayes Junior scholar grant to Peru, and Ford Foundation Grant for sculpture. She has attended numerous residencies including La Napoule Foundation, France, I-Park Foundation, The Saltonstall Foundation, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park,The McColl Center for the Arts and Millay Artists’ Colony.
Bruce’s work is in the collections of The Peruvian Bi-National Cultural Center, I-Park Foundation, The Fulbright Commission, Lima Peru, New Jersey Transit Port Authority Headquarters, The Land/ an artsite archives in The Nevada Museum Center for Art & Environment, The Franklin Olin College of Engineering and Baylor University.