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curator , Museum director

Bruce Walter Pepich, museum director, curator. Under his leadership the Wustum Museum is now accredited by American Association Museum, Washington.

Background

Pepich, Bruce Walter was born on June 5, 1952 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Son of Walter Thomas and Joan (Dolly) Pepich.

Education

Bachelor in Art History, Northern Illinois University, 1974.

Career

Art director Charles A. Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1974—1980, director, since 1981. Executive director, curator of collections Racine Art Museum, since 2003. Curator Northern Illinois University Student Association, 1971-1974, member art committee University Center Board, 1972-1974.

Juried many exhibitions in midwest, including Plaza Art Fair, Kansas City, scholastic art competitions, regional shows at Milwaukee Art Museum.

Membership

Board of directors Taylor Children's Home, Racine, since 1991. Vice chairman Racine United Arts Fund Drive, 1984. Member Racine Arts Council, since 1974.

Board directors Racine Planning Council, 1982-1984. Vice president Mayor's Discover Racine Committee, 1979. Member American Association Museums, American Craft Council.

Connections

Married Lisa Englander, April 21, 1983.

father:
Walter Thomas Pepich

mother:
Joan (Dolly) Pepich

spouse:
Lisa Englander