Bruce Dean received a Master of Fine Arts degree from
Otis Art Institute.
Bruce has worked as an exhibiting abstract artist; editorial, corporate and advertising illustrator and international poster artist for over forty years. As an illustrator he received a silver medal from The Society of Illustrators and numerous awards of merit from national and international publications. His fine art posters and illustrations have been featured in numerous books and magazines. He has participated in over thirty solo and group gallery exhibitions nation-wide. His work includes projects funded by grants from the Department of Education and the Foundation for Global Community.
Studio Tour :: 2020
The Brewery: Art Lives Here - short film featuring the residents of four studios at The Brewery Arts Complex, Bruce among them.
The Brewery: Where Art Lives - 2013 film featuring many Brewery residents/artists, including Bruce.
Michael Fachinello + Artists of Altamira Gallery - Unlocking your World of Creativity, October 2022
Memories, Mystery and Truth: Interview with Bruce Dean - Create Magazine, September 2022
Art & Life with Bruce Dean - Voyage LA magazine, December 2018
Bruce's Painting, Aurora, received the "award of excellence" - Webster Arts, Elevate, April, 2021
Bruce's work can be seen in person at Frederick Holmes and Company in Seattle, WA
Bruce's work on
Bruce is a founding partner of MetaFour Productions, a non-profit corporation that produces
visually creative instruction for educator's and students.
MetaFour Productions, with a generous grant from the Foundation for Global Community, has
created the Beyond Walls project. BEYOND WALLS is a free online arts community for youth, promoting social responsibility & global understanding through creative expression.