Dr. L. Bruce Holman

L. Bruce Holman, Ph.D., M.F.A., M.A., B.A., professor of art.

Bruce Holman"There is a wide-spread belief that artists are principally decorators or entertainers, and while it is nice to have our world decorated and entertaining these are not the highest priorities of art. Art is, above all, a direct and powerful means for search and for communication; artists endeavor to discover meanings within the world and between people, and within themselves, and to convey those discoveries to others."

Courses taught at Cottey

Photography, Drawing, Painting and Printmaking.

Educational emphases

Studio art, graphic design, photography, and motion picture production.

Selected Biography

Ph.D. Instructional Communications, Syracuse University; M.F.A., Illustration, Syracuse University; M.A. Educational Technology, Syracuse University; B.A., Applied Art, University of Missouri. N.D.E.A. Fellowship, Syracuse University.

Professional experience includes award-winning work as an independent motion picture producer and graphic designer; designer/film-director for Computer Image Corporation; feature editorial cartoonist for The Mother Earth News magazine; feature editor for Filmmakers magazine; Director, The Center for Cinema Animation; technical director, Cinema Department, State University of New York; director of instructional media, Syracuse University Rehabilitation Training Center; educational media consultant to the New York State Department of Education, New Delhi, India; director of graphic and photographic production, Sperry Learning Resources Center, State University of New York.

Dr. Holman has taught art at Cottey College since 1983. Additional experience includes teaching at the Gulf Coast Art Center, Belaire, FL; at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY; Thompkins-Cortland Community College; University College of Syracuse University; and the State University of New York.

He has published more than one hundred articles, produced approximately forty live-action and animated films, published four books, and has presented exhibitions of paintings and photographs on a continuous annual basis for more than twenty-five years.

Email: bholman@cottey.edu