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Bruce Katsiff, American Artist. Grantee National Education Association, 1973; fellowship Pennsylvania Arts Council, 1990. Fellow Society Photographic Educators; member Pennsylvania Council on Arts (music panel 1982-1985, visual arts panel 1987-1990).


Katsiff, Bruce was born on December 10, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Myer and Rose (August) Katsiff.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rochester Institute of Technology, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, Pratt Institute, 1973. Postgraduate, Oxford University, England, 1987.


Film producer Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, 1968. Adjunct professor Thomas Edison College, Trenton, New Jersey, 1970-1974. Professor fine arts Bucks County College, Newtown, Pennsylvania, 1970—1997, chairman fine art, 1973—1988, chairman art and music, 1988—1990.

Director, Chief Executive Officer James A. Michener Art Museum, since 1990. Board member Architectural Review, 1987—1989. Member board trustees Photography Sesquicentennial Project, 1988—1990.

Member Pew Charitable Trusts Arts Fellowship Progressive Regional Council, 1993—1995. Member museum review panal Pennsylvania History Museum Commission, 1997. Member board trustees Academy Vocal Arts, since 1999.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibited at Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1968, International Museum Photography, Rochester, New York, 1969, Philadelphia Art Museum, 1970, American Arts Center, Exeter, England, 1970, Tainjan Institute, China, 1987, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1990, Washington Photography Center, 1993, Lagacy Gallery, Newtown, Pennsylvania, 1997, Bucks County Community College, 1998, Krasdale Gallery, White Plains, New York, 1999, Woodmere Art Museum, 2002, River Run Gallery, Lambertville, New Jersey, 2005.


Fellow Society Photographic Educators. Member Pennsylvania Council on Arts (museum panel 1982-1985, visual arts panel 1987-1990), National Association Schools Art and Design (accreditation evaluator, 1984), New Jersey Council on Arts (member museum review panal, 1996), AAM (accreditation evaluator, since 2003, Map advisory committee, since 2004).


Married Joane Mitnick, December 30, 1965. 1 child, Timothy.

Myer Katsiff

Rose (August) Katsiff

Joane Mitnick

Timothy Katsiff