Bruce Gueswel
1231 Riverview Dr.
Loveland, CO 80537
(303) 962-9381

Education / Professional

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture, Colorado State University, 1986
Visual Arts Commission, City of Loveland, 1997-1999

Loveland Sculpture Works, May 1990-May 1997: Part-time welder, monument assembler, interim metal supervisor.

Loveland Academy of Fine Art, Summer 1991: Instructor for adult class in life modeling.

Everitt Companies Art Division, December 1986-May 1990: Manager, Sculptor.

Colorado State University, Spring 1989 and Spring 1990: Assistant to Professor John Berlund.

Artist Workshop for Poudre High School, Fort Collins CO, Spring 1988 and Spring 1992: Visiting artist.

Solo/Group Exhibitions/Awards

Artyard solo show, Sept- Oct 2004
Art Students League of Denver
, first Invitational Show, May 7- June 4, 2004
“Bodies of Work”
, solo show, Cheyenne , WY , Nov 13 – Dec 10, 2004
Sculpture in the Park
, Loveland CO, Aug 2003
Foothills Art Center 35th Anniversary Invitational, Golden CO, Jan18-Mar1, 2003
HAO Design Gallery, solo show, Denver CO, May 2002
"Bodies of Work" solo show, Loveland Museum Gallery, Loveland CO, April 2002
ColoradolWyoming Biennial, FCMOCA (Ft Collins Museum of Contemporary Art) Summer 2001
Sculpture in the Park, Loveland CO, Aug 2001
Colorado Governors Invitational, Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland CO, Feb19- Mar19 2000
Sculpture in the Park, Loveland CO, Aug 1999
Artist Fellowship-Colorado Council on the Arts 1999
Western Center for the Arts, Grand Junction CO, summer 1999
Cortez Center, Cortez CO, summer 1999
Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Cherry Creek CO, summer 1999
Colorado Governors Invitational, Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland CO, Mar 1999

Sculpture in the Park
; Loveland CO, August 1998

North American Sculpture Exhibition;  May-July 1998, Cavanaugh Memorial Prize

Colorado Governors Invitational; Loveland CO, April-May 1998

Contemporary American Ceramics; Loveland Museum Gallery, Fall 1997

Spark Gallery Juried Show; December 1997

Colorado State Fair;  merit and honerable mention awards, Pueblo CO, August 1997

Sculpture in the Park; Loveland CO August 1997

The King" juried show; Core New Art Space, Denver CO August 1997

Colorado Govornors Invitational; Spring 1997

Touring Exhibit; Little Bighorn Indian Memorial Proposals; 1997-2000

The Art of Squash; Evergreen CO, November 1996

Sculpture in the Park; Loveland CO, August 1996

Colorado Open; Foothills art Center, Golden CO, Summer, 1996

North American Sculpture Exhibition; Golden CO, April 19- June 9, 1996

Colorado Governors Invitational; Mar 29- April 27, 1996

Artists K'NEX, Loveland Museum/ Gallery; Dec 5, 95- Jan 28, 1996

Sculpture in the Park; Loveland CO, August 12-13, 1995

The Manitou Project; Manitou Springs CO, May 95- May 1996

Colorado Governor's Invitational; April 1-April 23, 1995

Leapingotis Fine Art Gallery; Vail CO, December 28, 1995

Knox Gallery;Denver CO, December 2, 1995

One West Art Center; You Call That Art?; September 9 - October 21, 1994

Alternative Arts Alliance; September 30 - October 16, 1994

New Forms: Regional Initiative Grant; September 1,1994. With funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, & the Rockefeller and Warhol Foundations

Sculpture in the Park, Loveland CO, August, 1994

North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden CO, May 6-June 19, 1994

Poudre Valley Art League 33rd Exhibition; April 15-May 14, 1994

Wyoming State Museum; February 24-April 11, 1994.
Solo show: "Reliquary for our Sacred Feminine"
Columbine Gallery; December, 1993. Foothills Mall Anniversary

Sculpture in the Park, Loveland CO, August 7-8, 1993

North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden CO, May 7-June 20, 1993. Colorado National Bank Award; jurors: Luis Jiminez and Lewis Sharp

Pavgk Gallery, Denver CO, December, 1992

Loveland Museum Biennial; November-December, 1992

Alternative Arts Alliance Seventh Annual Show; October, 1992

Loveland Sculpture Invitational; August 8-9, 1992

Red Hot Shoe Show; July, 1992

Colorado State Fair; Summer 1991. Merit Award; juror: John DeAndrea

Loveland Academy of Fine Arts; Summer 1991. Solo show

Lincoln Center Sculpture Garden; December 1988-June 1989

Glass Gallery, Colorado State University; Fall 1989. Solo show

Lincoln Center Sculpture Garden; December 1988-June 1989

Mini-Gallery, Colorado State University; Spring 1987. Solo show

Poudre Valley Art League Show; Spring, 1986

Major Projects/ Commissions

Chipotle  Mexican Grills
       1993 - present
    National chain based in Denver CO.
    Mixed media sculptures and custom furniture
Poudre High School River Wall: (collaboration) ; January, 1996
Veterans' Memorial
: welded steel implied figure.

Lincoln Center Sculpture Garden Inaugural Exhibit; December, 1988-June, 1989

Knowledge: abstracted, separated female bronze figure (14 feet).

Oakridge Business Park, Hewlett-Packard building; installed December, 1988.

Spiral: abstracted figural bronze monument of ice skaters.

Edora Pool and Ice Center (EPIC), City of Fort Collins; installed August ,1988

The Athlete: monumental bronze quarter horse.

Colorado State Equine Science Center; installed January, 1988

Untitled Male Figure: life-size bronze figure.

Colorado State University Art Building; installed February, 1986

Articles / Reviews

Southwest Art, “Standing Out” feature article, Dec 2003
Southwest Art
, “A portfolio of Sculptors”, July 2000
Mary Voltz Chandler,
"Foothills Show Claims It's Space"; Rocky Mountain News, May 24, 1998

Jeff Bradly, "Tradition Lifts Golden Show"; The Denver Post, May 30, 1998

Phyllis Walbye, "Arts and Entertainment"; Loveland Reporter-Herald, June 11, 1998

Michael Paglia, "Shaping Up"; Westword, June 18, 1998

Editor, "North American Sculpture Exhibition"; Mountain Messenger, June 19, 1998*

Phyllis Walbye, "Ceramics Push Boundary..."; Loveland Valley Window, November 27, 1997

Karen Kelso, "The Art of Squash"; Colorado Serenity, October 1996

Steven Rosen, "A Body of Work"; The Denver Post, May 23, 1996

Mary Voelz Chandler, "Sculpture Makes Waves.."; Rocky Mountain News, May 3, 1996

Felicia Jordan, "Guns Turn Into Art"; Loveland Reporter-Hearld, April 8, 96

David Persons, "One man's Weapon is Another Man's Art"; Fort Collins Coloradoan, April 7, 1996

Ed Filmer, "Gun Meltdown"; CNN (Cable News Network), April 7,96

Ed Filmer, "Gun Meltdown"; KUSA Channel 9 News, Denver; April 6, 96

Phyllis Walbye, "Artists Make a K'NEX-tion"; Loveland Valley Window, Dec 2-3, 95

Dan Weitz, "Two Local Artists"; Property by Owner, Larimer County, CO; August, 1995

Phyllis Walbye, "Artist Earns Grant"; Loveland Reporter-Hearld, December 17-18,1994

Carrie Williams, "Sights, Sounds"; Triangle Revue, September 21, 1994

Liz Silbaugh,"You Call That Art?"; Inside Fort Collins, September 20, 1994

Phyllis Walbye, "Contemporary Works Challenge viewers"; Loveland Valley Window, September 17-18, 1994

B. Pamela Harrell,"Snap, Crackle, Popular;"; VOX (CSU Collegian),September 16, 1994

"Sculptor Reproduces Figure with Variety of Materials"; Wyoming State Tribune, February 25, 1994

Dax Godkin, "Bruce Gueswel - Nature in Motion"; Art Revue, Winter 1993

Judith Hughs, "Sculpture in the Park"; Art Talk, October 1993

Sue Leuthe, "Don't be quick to judge"; Loveland Reporter-Herald, August 5, 1993

Carol Dickinson, "Successful Controversy"; Art Revue, Summer 1993

Phyllis Walbye, "Show opens up to the World"; Loveland Valley Window, July 31, 1993

Heidi Eversley, "North American Sculpture Exhibition"; Communique, June/July 1993

Marilynne S. Mason, "Exhibition holds mirror to American society"; Rocky Mountain News, May 16,  1993

Steven Rosen, "Sculpture Exhibit Rewards Risk-Taking"; Denver Post, May 16, 1993

Kathy Bonafede, "Committed to Excellence"; Casting News, November, 1990

Kate Caldwell, "Gueswel goes for the Artistic Gusto"; Artlink, April/May, 1989

Phil Nash, "Business Meets the Arts"; Muse, April/May, 1989

Laurie Zenner, "Sculpture Dedicated at Oakridge"; Vision, Winter 1989

Kate Caldwell, "Everitt and Art; Art in Public Places"; Artlink, June/July 1988