Bruce has always been drawn to the visual arts. During his first career as an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve (CIL), he was known for his drawings of the figure and for portraiture,
His second career in the art and science of dentistry began when he was only 23 years old and he has been a student of the arts ever since.
Bruce he has studied drawing, design, and sculpture with professional artists, visited performing and visual arts venues throughout Europe and is currently a leader of the Peninsula Carvers wood carving club in South Surrey, BC, Canada as well as an active member of the Northwest Stone Sculptors Association. He has been mentored by professional and renowned instructors in First Nations “formline” design. His stone and woodcarvings have won many awards at local and international juried shows.
Bruce began sculpting in stone in 1996, and now in this third career recently began to work in wood. He enjoys classic European style carving for architectural purposes, First Nations inspired carving, relief and in the round design but is especially interested in study of the human figure.