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Thomas Burke

Born in Buffalo, New York, 1978 Lives and works in New York

Education

2004       Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maryland Residency

2002       B.F.A. University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015 Dutch Jailbreak,  Western Project, Los Angeles, CA

2011 A Smooth Optimism, Ameringer|McEnery|Yohe, New York, NY

2009 Galerie Jean Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France

2007 Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York, New York

2003 Western Project, Culver City, California

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009   Four Approaches to Color: Anne Appleby, Thomas Burke, Herbert Hamak & Yek, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, New Mexico
The First Six Years
, Western Project, Culver City, California

2008 Laguna Beach Art Museum, Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland,” Las Vegas, Nevada, curated by Dave Hickey

2007 Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland,” Las Vegas, Nevada curated by Dave Hickey

2006  Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Pop Abstraction in Las Vegas, Paris, France

2004 Denise Bibro Fine Art, Champions of Modernism II, New York, New York
Western Project, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Baby, Culver City, California Dust Gallery, Group Exhibition, Las Vegas

2003 Donna Beam Gallery, Airborne, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, curated by Jerry Schefcik
Dust Gallery, Dust Covers, Las Vegas

2002 Mark Moore Gallery, Thomas Burke, Sush Machida Gaikotsu, Todd Hebert, Santa Monica, California
Donna Beam Gallery, B.F.A. 2002, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
Donna Beam Gallery, Juried Student Show, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, Juror: Keith Edmier.
Contemporary Arts Collective, Annual Juried Show, Las Vegas, Nevada, Juror: Alexis Smith, Awarded 2nd place.

2001 Contemporary Arts Collective, Tones, Las Vegas, Nevada Grant Hall Gallery, Hypergraphic, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Bibliography

Cling, Carol. (2007, October 26 – November 2) “Diaspora exhibit features imaginative range of works from artists with UNLV tie,”  Las Vegas Review Journal, pp. 1, 44.

Crosby, Gregory. (2004, July/August)  “Ten Artists to Watch,” Las Vegas Magazine

Crosby, Gregory. (2003, July 31). “Something in the Air,” Las Vegas Mercury

Dickensheets, Scott. (2002, December), “Tom Burke,” Las Vegas Life, pp. 50-51

Helfand, Glen. (2007). “Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland,” artforum.com, Critic’s Picks.

Hickey, Dave. (2007). “Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland”, catalogue essay: “One Neon Decade”.

Knight, Christopher. (2007, November 20). “Embracing and refining Las Vegas Gaudy.” Los Angeles Times, pp. E1, E5

Knight, Christopher. (2003, Friday, November 21). “A Play in the Postindustrial.” Los Angeles Times: Around the Galleries. P. E9.

Machida, Sush. (2003, October). Studio Voice.

Oppenheim, Phil. (2008, January/February). “Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland,” Art Papers, p. 59

Pagel, David. (2015, February 27). "Thomas Burke's Bigger Bolder Op Art", LOS ANGELES TIMES

Pagel, David. (2007, September/October). "The Neon Rebels," Vurb, pp. 48-52.

Pincus, Robert, L. (2008, January). “Las Vegas Diaspora at the Las Vegas Art Museum,” art ltd., p.16

Swenson, Kirsten. (2008, February). “Sin City Slickers,” Art in America, pp. 62-67

White, Ken, (2003, July 11). “Vegas Movement,” Las Vegas Review Journal,” p. 46

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