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Bruce Zeines

Freelance Drawer & Digital Artist

Location:Ronkonkoma, New York, United States
2 Skills
350 Stratford Rd, Brooklyn, NY 11218 718-689-4729
Facebook: Bruce Zeines Artworks & Musings


Senior Art Director/Photo Retoucher/Writer/ Public Speaking / Curator / Blogger /
Team Building / Project Manager / Fine Artist / Illustrator / Corporate ID / Marketing / Communications / Conceptual / Advertising / Public Relations / Folklore /
Education Reform Advocacy/ Musician

30 plus years of diverse creative experience with an emphasis on Health Care, Education, Hotel, Travel and Food Service

Skills: Adobe Photoshop CS5 / Illustrator/ InDesign / Quark / PowerPoint / WordPress/
MS Word / Excel


Oxygen Advertising (1996 – present) Creative Director

Humble Films (2006 – present) Marketing & Communications

Brooklyn Free School (2003 – present) Parent/Founder/Marketing/Communications/
Public Relations/Blogger

Brooklyn Hospital Center (1993 – 1999) Independent Design Contractor

Lutheran Medical Center (1992-1995) Independent Design Contractor

The Creative Black Book (1988-1989) Art Director/Creative Consultant

The Well-Bred Loaf, Inc (1982 – 1990) Design Director


Brooklyn Free School, Brooklyn, NY
Overseeing the creation of branding, marketing and publicity campaigns for cutting edge school with focus on a radical approach to education. Result: Raising the public profile of the school and democratic education in general.

Lawrence Memorial Hospital, New London, CT
Design of multi faceted Recruitment Campaign involving multi tiered collateral containing an original map illustration of the New London Connecticut coastline emulating ancient pirate cartography, a large fold out brochure, and individually die cut units focusing on the hospital’s specialties. Created several long running ad campaigns for cardiac, special surgery, pediatric and urology departments.

Doylestown Hospital, Doylestown, PA
Created Ad campaign for the grand opening of the new Emergency Department; included pre opening advertising, events, as well as post opening newspaper inserts, ads and banners for the local shopping mall, train platforms and campus signage. Developed a multi faceted ad campaign promoting their Orthopedic, Robotic surgery and cardiac/vascular divisions

Brooklyn Hospital Center
Maintained a relationship with the communications department at this major metropolitan hospital. Produced brochures, directories and special signage. Client was later brought to Oxygen Advertising where we developed a city-wide advertising campaign which manifested as print ads, billboards, subway branding and brochures

ARK (Artist Resource Kollectiv)
Managed 2 Brooklyn Galleries: Rongio Gallery and Gallery 64. Responsible for selecting artists, conceptualizing exhibitions, writing press releases and overseeing installation. Our first show at Gallery 64 attracted 200 attendees on opening night and was covered extensively by the local press


Extensive exhibition experience nationally and internationally of my fine art drawings and my digital collage prints. Since 2000 my work has been shown internationally in St. Petersburg, Russia; Melbourne, Australia; Havana, Cuba and nationally in Minneapolis, Las Cruces, Colorado Springs and New York City

Illustrations have been published in The Boston Globe, Horizons Magazine, Performing Arts Journal, NY Open Center, Chicago Tribune. Work has appeared outside the USA in Italy, Denmark, Canada, Japan and Argentina

Have been commissioned for photo retouching work by St John’s University, Staten Island University Hospital,, New Jersey Transit, and many other healthcare clients

Was commissioned in 2009 for art work and design for classical guitarist Andrew McKenna Lee

Currently manage and write the blog The Free School Apparent which deals with being a parent and founder of an alternative education school as well as issues in revolutionizing and reforming education [] Articles have been republished in Education Revolution

I have been interviewed both for magazine and television regarding my art and education advocacy

I am also an accomplished fingerstyle guitarist performing locally here in Brooklyn and Manhattan

Currently working on producing a documentary on the Free School movement entitled Beyond Schooling: Covering a Grassroots Movement in Education Reform


Ashokan Water Management Inc

Beth Israel Hospital

British Airways

Brooklyn Hospital Center

Chase Manhattan Bank


Continuum Inc.

Creative Black Book (McMillan Inc.)

CYBRA, Inc. (bar coding software)

Doylestown Hospital

Eight O’Clock Coffee

Grey Direct

Jewish Theological Seminary

Lawrence & Memorial Hospital

Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Lutheran Medical Center

Maimonides Medical Center

Meridian Health Partners

New Jersey Transit

New York Open Center

NYU Downtown Hospital

Pratt Institute

St John’s University

St Lukes Chapel

St Vincents Hospital

Staten Island University Hospital

Sun Resorts International

The Carlton House Hotel (Best Western JFK)

The Well-Bred Loaf, Inc



Scheduled – What is Democratice Education? Park Slop Food Coop- April 2011

Ongoing.- Drawing Instructor/Brooklyn Free School/Brooklyn NY

2005 -2006 - Creative Consultant/Erroyo Inc/Knoxville,TN/Creative counseling as part of a Management Training Workshop for Price Waterhouse Cooper

2004 – Presentation on Artists & Marketing/ Park Slope Food Coop/ Brooklyn, NY

2004 – Instructor/Art Direction/Pratt Institute/Brooklyn, NY

2003 – Presentation/Creative Exercises for Business Problem Solving/Acordia Insurance, a division of Wells Fargo Inc.


2009 – Featured Interviewee by Brooklyn News 12 as part of the Flatbush Artist Studio Tour

2007 – Feature Article-Brooklyn Fine Arts Magazine
Feature Article – Line Waiters Gazette

2006 – Solo Exhibition, Gallery 64, Brooklyn, NY

2005 – A Gathering of Friends • Gallery 64, Brooklyn, NY

2004 – Sepia & Bronze • Recent Drawings at Rongio Gallery • Brooklyn, NY

2003 – Featured Artist • POD Gallery, New York, NY

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition • Single Works Show
Included in “The Art of War” • WNYC Radio website.
Centro Pablo • International Digital Salon • Havana, Cuba
Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition • Pier 11 group show
Tribes • Group show titled “Communique” • New York, NY

2002 – Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition • Small works group show at the Red Hook pier

2001 – Museum of Computer Art • 1st Place in manipulated photography
Fire Patrol No.5 - Harlem, NY • part of the Unbearables Art Festival
Tribes - Group Show • New York, NY
University of Medicine & Dentistry • Newark, NJ• VAL Arts group show
Digital Salon, Las Cruces, NM • group show
Cultural Centre Pushkinskaja • group show • St. Petersburg, Russia
Top 100 finalists for International Digital Art Awards (IDAA), Melbourne, Australia

2000 Bit by Bit Digital • Jurors top five • Colorado Springs, CO


2008 CD Cover for classical guitarist Andrew McKenna Lee

2000 Minneapolis Fringe Festival • Triptych for HamletMachine by Heiner Mueller


2006 The Diligent Hand - Drawings by 20 artists - Gallery 64, Brooklyn, NY

2005 Co-Director-Gallery 64 • Brooklyn, NY

2003 Co-Curator for “3 Jamaicans” • Rongio Gallery • Brooklyn, NY


2005 BeWhich Magazine

2004 Direct Art Art Magazine • 2 page spread

1998 Agora Magazine • Japan

1997 Carnet Magazine (Italy)

1996 Catalogue Cover Fall and Spring • New York Open Center

1996 Chicago Tribune • Editorial

1989-91 Published a continuing comic strip for Free Spirit Magazine

1990-91 Snicker Magazine, St Louis, MO

1989 Boston Globe • Sunday Calendar Section

1985 Horizons Magazine • Editorial

1983 Performing Arts Journal • Covers for playwrights James Lapine and Heiner Mueller


Sept 1997-June 98 - Pratt Institute/digital video/non-linear editing/broadcast

Jan 1991 - The School of Visual Arts/computer workshop

1973-79 - The School of Visual Arts/fine arts/ graphic design/Illustration/animation/advertising.
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