David Bumbeck Biography

David Bumbeck




Born in 1940, David Bumbeck received his B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design and a M.F.A. from Syracuse University. For the last 20 years, he has been a professor at Middlebury College in Vermont. Bumbeck employs techniques of intaglio printmaking such as etching, aquatint, engraving and photo-transfer. The human figure has been the dominant motif in his prints for over 25 years.

Exhibited: Everson Mus., 1966 (purchase prize); Boston Printmakers Nat. Exhib., 1967-68 (David Berger Mem. Award), 1969-72; Graphics 1969, Nat. Print Exhib., NY State Fair, 1969; Nat. Print Exhib., Northern Illinois Univ., 1970; Nat. Exhib., Soc. Am. Graphic Artists, 1971; Georgia State Univ. Nat. Print Exhibs., 1970 (purchase prize),1971(purchase prize); Silvermine Nat. Print Exhib., 1972; Far Gal., NYC, 1970s.

Member: Boston Printmakers (mem., exec. board, 1968-); Silvermine Guild Artists.

Work: Everson Mus., Syracuse, NY; NYPL; Rochester Mem. Galleries, NY; Ithaca (NY) Mus.; Wiggin Collection, Boston (MA) Pub. Lib.