Matt Burke

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Matthew Burke received his B.A. from Colby College, in Maine and received his M.F.A. in Sculpture from Queens College, C.U.N.Y. He grew-up in northeastern Connecticut and lived for 10 years in New York City before accepting a position at the University of Kansas. He has had numerous one person shows and participated in several group shows including, PS1 MoMA in Queens, NY, the Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY, the Brooklyn Museum of Art in NY, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. His work is in several major museums and collections including, the Museum of Modern Art Library, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Institute of Art Library. His research interests include finding parallels between human activity and those in the natural world in order to communicate the interdependency of life. He uses wood for its lasting character and ever association with nature. Burke is an Associate Professor of Sculpture in the University of Kansas Art Department. He lives in Lawrence, KS with his wife and son.

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Winter 2013 Issue

Matt Burke

Matthew Burke is a sculptor whose research interests include finding parallels between human activity and those in the natural world in order to communicate the interdependency of life. He uses wood for its lasting character and ever association with nature. His work is in several major museums and collections including, the Museum of Modern Art Library, the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the Cleveland Institute of Art Library.

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