Nancy Bruno is a New York based artist and educator, who's artwork is energized by a range of
mediums, from ceramics to found objects. Her artwork integrates material and form to express
complexity and conflicts.
The study of architecture was the start of Nancy's journey in the arts of which she proceeded to earn a
Master's in Fine Arts from Queens College. Nancy earned a full scholarship to study at the Chautauqua School of Art,
participated in ceramic workshops at Peters Valley craft center, New Jersey, Pottery Workshop,
Jingdezhen, China, and a residency at Watershed for the Ceramic Arts, MA. Her participation in
archaeological digs in Israel and Serbia enabled her to experience objects in a historical perspective. In
collaboration with Gina Minelli, she was awarded Action Art: SPQ grant funded by the Ruben Foundation
and established the Beacon of Pluralism Project, to reflect on diversity, tolerance, and freedom of
religion within the Queens community.
Bruno has taught ceramics at Island Pottery Studio's, NY and facilitated the ceramic program at Saint
Francis Prep High School, NY. She is currently a professional art teacher for NYC Department of Education.