Bruce attended UAB until his junior year, leaving to marry and begin working to support he and his new bride. Bruce has been drawing, sketching, and painting since he was old enough to hold a pencil. His work has been featured in Southern Living, Southern Living Seasonal Coffee Table Book, and the Birmingham Magazine. Not only does he have a passion for art, but music as well. He is a professional musician concentrating mainly on the Blues and American Music derived from blues and gospel. His award winning band performs in and around Shelby County, Alabama.