Title: Into The Pacific #1
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 87 1/2" x 49 1/2"
Burko received her BS in Art from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York and her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. After Graduate school she located in Pennsylvania. Most recently she was a professor at the Community College of Philadelphia and has been a visiting professor at Princeton University as well as a visiting artist and critic at many colleges and universities across the US and France.
Burko was awarded a Residency at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center in Italy by the Rockefeller Foundation, 1993. The Reader's Digest Lila Acheson Wallace Fund honored her with a six-month residency in Giverny, France. She also received a National Endowment for the Arts Grant, 1991-'92.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: Diane Burko, A Sense of Place, 1981-1999, East Gallery, The Parthenon, Centennial Park, Nashville, Tennessee, 1999; Diane Burko: Wissahickon Reflections, permanent installation, Philadelphia Marriott, 1996-'98; Diane Burko, Land Survey, 1970-1995, Traveling: Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna College, Selinsgrove, PA; Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA; Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY; Olin Hall Gallery, Roanoke College, Salem, VA, 1995-'96; Luci ed ombra di Bellagio - The Light and Shadow of Bellagio, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, 1994; Diane Burko at Giverny, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., 1991; Reflets Paintings from Giverny, Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, 1990; Diane Burko, Hollins College, Roanoke, VA, 1987; and A Decade of Visual Arts at Princeton, The Art Museum at Princeton University, NJ, 1985.