(1958 - present)
Interested in art as a child, Bruce Cheever embarked on a career as a fine artist after spending many years as an illustrator. It was during those years that he discovered his affinity for tonalism and luminism. Cheever’s atmospheric and bucolic landscapes are suggestive of the Renaissance era. His passion for the landscape is driven by the never-ending search for beauty.
Today, Cheever’s studio paintings take shape from the inspiration he gathers from his travels. Whether painting a rural scene in the American West, or a pastoral European landscape, his painting style is emerging with a uniqueness of its own. Born in 1958, this Utah artist credits his education at Brigham Young University and a professional career as an illustrator as prime training ground in both observation and discipline. Bruce has had the opportunity to travel to many parts of the world capturing the beauty of the landscape in his paintings. His love of the Western American Landscape has been a hallmark of his success.
Cheever exhibits at many invitational shows around the country. Cheever has been honored to exhibit with the prestigious “Masters of the American West” show at the Autry Museum in Los Angeles CA., and “Arts for the Parks”, where he was included in the top 100 winners. Bruce also exhibits at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa Oklahoma, and in the annual “Quest for the West Show”, held at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis, Indiana. His work has been featured in “Art of the West”, “Southwest Art”, “American Art Collector” and “Western Art Collector”.