E. Ainslie Burke (1922-1991)

E. Ainslie Burke was born on January 26, 1922 in Omaha. Son of Charles Alvin and Flora (Glanville) Burke. Student, Maryland Institute Fine Arts, 1941. He was a student at Johns Hopkins University, 1941; Art Students League, New York City, 1947. Visiting artist-in-residence Syracuse (New York) University, 1962-1963, Associate Professor, 1963-1965, Professor of Art, 1965-1986, Chairman Department, Studio Art, 1970-1980. Retired, 1986

One-man shows: American Automobile Association Galleries, New York City, Long Island University, Polari Gallery, Woodstock, New York, Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York, Philips Exeter Academy, New York, Albany (New York ) Institute History and Art, Lehigh (Pennsylvania) University, Gorham State College, University Maine, Deer Isle Artist Association, Stonington, Maine, 1975-1977, 78, 80, 88, 89, Kraushaar Galleries, New York City, 1960, 63, 67, 71, 74, 77, 80, 85, Le Moyne College College, Syracuse, 1973, Lowe Art Center, Syracuse University, 1974, 86, Manlius (New York ) Library, 1975, Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York, 1977, 81, 87, Munson Williams Proctor Museum, Utica, New York, 1979, Everson Museum, Syracuse, 1979, 80, University Maine, Orono, 1980, Cazenovia (New York ) College, 1981, Leighton Gallery, Blue Hill, Maine, 1986, Petrucci Gallery Saugerties, New York, 1987, Hawthorn Gallery, Woodstock, New York, 1989. Group shows include New Acquisitions Gallery, Syracuse, 1985. Toledo Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Riverside Museum, New York City, Pennsylvania Academy, Philadelphia, Schneider Gallery, Rome, University Nebraska, Mary Washington College, American Academy Arts and Letters, Albany Institute History and Art, Proctor Museum, Springfield (Massachusetts) Museum, Columbia (South Carolina) Art Museum, Columbus (Ohio) Gallery Art, Corcoran Gallery, Washington, Stamford (Connecticut) Museum, Philadelphia Museum, Marietta (Ohio) College, National Academy, New York City, Audubon Artists, New York City, Illinois Wesleyn University, Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhn. , Virginia Museum Fine Art, Everson Museum, National Arts Club. Represented in permanent collections Columbia University, New York City, Syracuse University, Springfield Museum, Lehigh University, Munson-Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, St. Lawrence University, others.

Visiting artist Exeter (New Hampshire) Academy, 1970. Chairman Woodstock Artists Association, 1960-1962.American artist, educator. Fulbright fellow Italy. Creative Artists Public Service grantee, 1976-1977; recipient of numerous awards including National Academy of Design, New York World’s Fair, 1st prize Kirkland Art Center, 1978, and many others.

Served in United States Navy, 1942-1945. Member American Association of University Professors, Art Students League, Maine Coast Artists, Audubon Artist (Emily Lowe prize 1984, Alice Melrose award 1985, Fabri Medal of Merit 1988, Gold medal and prize 1989), Associate Artists Syracuse, Woodstock Artists Association, also others.


18" x 24"

Cape Cod Dunes
mixed media/paper
11" x 14"