Stephen Brucker
bruckerstephen@gmail.com

Education

Masters of Fine Art (MFA)
Studio Sculpture Concentration, Minor in Glass Sculpture
Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

2005–2012

 

Bachelor’s of Fine Art (BFA)
Studio Sculpture Concentration, Art History Minor
SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

2001–2005

Professional Experience

Special Projects Manager

The Studio

The Corning Museum of Glass

Creative Work

Studio Artist

Stephen Brucker Glass Art (Camillus, NY)

• Utilize flame working techniques to create one-of-a-kind glass sculptures with borosilicate glass.

• Built partnerships with local and regional art galleries, universities and art cooperatives to build and sustain my brand.

• Create and manage all content on my company’s website.

• Supervise digital, print and social media marketing.

• Partnered with the Beekman 1802 Mercantile on holiday ornament design and sold this product through their website and retail location.

2012–Present

Teaching Experience

Flameworking Instructor                                                                        2016-Present

Visiting Artist                                                                      

Introduction to Borosilicate Glass (weekend workshops)

Understanding Borosilicate ( 10 week workshops) 

The Corning Museum of Glass

Flameworking Instructor                                                                         2015- Present                                                                              

“Fun with Glass” Program

The Corning Museum of Glass

Flameworking Instructor                                                                         2015

“Make Your Own Glass” Program

The Corning Museum of Glass

Teaching Assistantships

Igor Balbi, Goblets                                                                                      2019

One Week Intensive

The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, (Corning, NY)

Emilio Santini,  Flameworking for Everyone,                                     2017 

Two Week Intensive  

The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, (Corning NY)

Becky Congdon, Introduction to Flameworking                               2017

The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, (Corning NY)

Corinne Everhart, Introduction to Flameworking                            2016

The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass,(Corning NY)

             

Corinne Everhart, Introduction to Flameworking                            2015

The Studio of the Corning Museum of Glass, (Corning NY) 

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Sculpture                                  2008-2009
Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

Teaching Assistant, Sculpture 101 and Sculpture 201                        2003-2005

SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

Selected Grants

SUNY Scholarly and Creative Activities Grant                                 2003
SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

Robert M. Sullins Award                                                                         2004
SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY

Aulus Saunders Award                                                                             2004
SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

Selected Website Publications                                                               

“Stephen Brucker Glass Artist and Sculptor”                                 

http://stephenbrucker.com

“Glass Making Classes at the Studio- Corning Museum of Glass”    2015

http://www.cmog.org/glassmaking/studio/artists-and-instructors

“Student exhibition brightens Tyler Art Gallery”                          2004
SUNY Oswego News and Events

http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_story/student_showcase

“Painting Partnership”
SUNY Oswego News and Events

http://www.oswego.edu/news/index.php/site/news_archive/painting_partnership

20 Oct. 2004

  

Visiting Artist Lectures and Presentations

Fragility, Transparency, Impermanence                                        2017

Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, NY)

Introduction to Borosilicate Glass                                                    2017

Cazenovia Public Library (Cazenovia, NY)

Strange Nature, Artist Lecture                                                          2016

Reisman Hall, Cazenovia College (Cazenovia, NY)

Flameworking Design Principles and Techniques                       2015

Dewitt Art Guild, (Dewitt, NY)

Flameworking Design Principles and Techniques                       2014
Skaneateles Art Guild (Skaneateles, NY)

Flameworking Design Principles and Techniques                      2013
Dewitt Art Guild (Dewitt, NY)

Capstone Lecture & Presentation                                                    2012
SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

Feathered Goblet                                                                                 2017

Collaborative piece with Emilio Santini

created for the Ennion Fundraising Event

for the Corning Museum of Glass

Polarity: The Work of Stephen Brucker and Jack Kennedy     2016

Winner Memorial Gallery, Stone Quarry Hill Art Park

 (Cazenovia, NY)

The Work of Stephen Brucker                                                         2016

Cazenovia Public Library (Cazenovia, NY)

Denise Anderson and Stephen Brucker                                         2014
Salem Art Works (Salem, NY)
Curator: Jenny Hillenbrand

The Work of Stephen Brucker                                                         2013
Baldwinsville Public Library (Baldwinsille, NY)
Curator: Meg Van Patten

Selected Group Exhibitions

66th Finger Lakes Exhibition                                                   2019

Juried Exhibition

Memorial Art Gallery (Rochester, NY)

Curator: Marilyn Zapf

 

Natural Homes, Nests, Burrows, Caves, & Trees                    2018

National Juried Exhibition, 2nd Place Best of Show

View Arts Center (Old Forge, NY)

Hot Glass Exhibition , National Juried Exhibition                   2017

Sayville Gallery

Allegany Arts Council (Cumberland MD)

Uprooted , National Juried Exhibition                                         2017

Brookline Arts Center (Brookline MA)

Curator: Maria Magdalena Campos Pons

Arts Alive 2017, National Juried  Exhibition                              2017

Elmira College (Elmira, NY)

Curator: Christopher Longwell

Central Adirondack Art Exhibition                                              2016

View Art Center (Old Forge, NY)

Curator: Cory Card

Seeing Light, National Juried Exhibition                                    2016

Glass Art Society 2016 Conference

Arts Council of the Southern Finger Lakes

(Corning, NY)

Of A Botanical Nature, National Juried Exhibition                 2016

Mills Pond House Gallery (St. James, NY)

Curator: Wendy Hollender

Branches, Brambles and Roots                                                       2016

View Arts Center (Old Forge, NY)

Curator: Bob Erickson

Shim Chat                                                                                            2016

Art Helix Gallery (Brooklyn, NY)

Strange Nature                                                                                   2016

Reisman Hall, Cazenovia College

(Cazenovia, NY)

Curator: Jen Pepper

Transitions, National Juried Exhibition                                      2016       

Paul Nigra Center for Creative Arts

(Gloversville, NY)

Best in show award

Padgette, DaRin and Brucker: Creative Rapport                     2013
Edgewood Gallery (Syracuse, NY)
Curator: Cheryl Chappell

Mad Art Review                                                                                2012
Madison County Art Center (Hamilton, NY)
Curator: Shirl Truett

MFA Thesis Exhibition
Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology                  2012

(Rochester NY) 

 

Drawing On Talent                                                                          2012
Baltimore Woods Gallery (Marcellus, NY)
Curator: Thea Reid

 

Faculty Select                                                                                      2011
National Technical Institute for the Deaf Dyer Gallery

Rochester Institute of Technology, (Rochester NY)

 

BFA Exhibition
Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)                   2005

 

Book Arts
Art Association of Oswego (Oswego, NY)                               2005

 

SUNY Oswego Student Exhibition                                            2004
Schweinfurth Memorial Art Gallery (Auburn, NY)

41st Annual Juried Student Exhibition                                      2004
Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego (Oswego NY)

 

BFA Student Exhibition                                                                2004
Penfield Library, SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)
(Faculty selected)

 

40th Annual Juried Student Exhibition                                   2003
Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY

 

39th Annual Juried Student Exhibition                                    2002
Tyler Art Gallery, SUNY Oswego (Oswego, NY)

 

Private Collections

 

Mr. William W. Destler (Rochester, NY)

Ms. Sharon Reiser (Baldwinsville, NY)

Mr. Franklin Fry (Syracuse, NY)

Mr. Christopher Danek (Syracuse, NY)

 

 

 

 

Gallery Affiliations

The Corning Museum of Glass (Corning, NY)

 

Shop One at The Global Village
Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)

 

Snake Oil Glassworks (Skaneateles, NY)

 

View Art Center (Old Forge, NY)