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For over 40 years, Diane Burko has investigated monumental geological phenomena. Her work is held in numerous public, corporate, and private collections. She has been included in over 100 exhibitions throughout her career.

The Curriculum Vitae below is abbreviated. View Diane Burko’s full CV here.

EDUCATION

1966 — Skidmore College, BA - Painting & Art History
1969 — University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Fine Arts, MFA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019
Solid to Liquid: Polar/Tropical, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX, April 26 – May 25, 2019

2018
Repairing the Earth (Tikkun Olam): Diane Burko, Artist and Environmental Activist, Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, PA, December 6, 2018 — April 30, 2019
Endangered: from Glaciers to Reefs, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C., August 2018 – January 2019 (exhibition information)
Vast and Vanishing, Rowan University, Art Gallery, Glassboro, NJ

2017
Glacial Shifts, Changing Perspectives, Paintings and Photographs by Diane Burko, Walton Art Center, Fayetteville, AR

2016
Traces of Change : Diane Burko, Cindy Lisica Gallery, Houston, TX
Glacial Dimensions: Art and the Global Ice Melt, Diane Burko and Paula Winokur, Burger Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ

2014
Investigations of the Environment, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

2013
Diane Burko: Glacial Perspectives, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2012
Water Matters, LewAllen Galleries, Santa Fe, NM

2011
New Photographs: Water, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Politics of Snow II, Bernstein Gallery-Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, NJ

2010
Politics of Snow, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Imprints in the Landscape, Philagrafika – Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2006
Diane Burko: New Work in Photography, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia
Flow, Tufts University Art Gallery, Boston, MA, travels to: James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

2005
Landscapes: Paint/Pixel, Rider University Art Gallery, Lawrenceville, NJ

2004
Earth, Water, Fire, Ice, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2001
Diane Burko: The Volcano Series, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

1999
A Sense of Place: Paintings by Diane Burko, The Parthenon Museum Nashville, TN

1995-96
Land Survey: 1979-1995 - Paintings by Diane Burko, Payne Gallery, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, traveled to: Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna College, Selinsgrove, PA; Dowd Fine Arts Gallery, State University of New York at Cortland; Olin Hall Gallery, Roanoke College, Salem, VA

1994
Luci ed Ombra di Bellagio - The Light and Shadow of Bellagio, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Estampes: Works on Paper, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

1992
Diane Burko at Giverny, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

1991
Reflets – Paintings from Giverny, Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1988
Diane Burko: 1985 – 1987, Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA (also 1979, 1976)

1987
Fifteen Years: 1972 – 1987, Hollins College, Roanoke, VA

1983
Waterways of Pennsylvania, traveled to: Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA; Westmoreland County Museum of Art, Westmoreland, PA; Museum of Art, Penn State University, College Park, PA; Reading Public Museum, Reading, PA; Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA; Marian Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1982
Mary H. Dana Women Artists Series, Mabel Smith Douglass Library Gallery, Rutgers University, NJ
Solo, Stefanotti Gallery, New York (also 1980)

1980
Diane Burko: Drawings, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Morris Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Diane Burko, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

1979
First Distinguished Alumni Award Exhibition, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs. NY
Diane Burko, Genesis Galleries, Ltd., New York

1977
Diane Burko: Snow, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

1976
Dealer Showcase, O.K. Harris Gallery, New York


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
Earth, Fire, Water, and Ice - Four Artists and the Climate, Princeton Arts Council, Princeton, NJ
Complete Set II, Woodmere Museum, Philadelphia, PA

2017
Landmarked: Selected Landscapes from the Permanent Collection, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Polaris: Northern Explorations in Contemporary Art, Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
Discovering Art in Philadelphia, Treasures from Private Collections, The Heritage Center of the Union League of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2016
IMPACT – Legacy of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Katzen Art Center, American University, Washington DC
Tipping Points: Artists Address the Climate Crises, Gallery Bergen, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ

2015
Climate Contemporary: Artists Respond to Climate Change, curated by Rebecca Smith, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY
Frozen Earth: Images from the Arctic Circle, Noyes Museum of Art, Stockton College, Galloway, NJ
Wrath, Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center, Bronx, NY

2014
Bucks County Artists: A Cross Section, Hicks Art Center Gallery, Bucks County Community College, PA
Imagining Deep Time, National Academy of Science, Washington, DC
Shifting Ecologies, The Painting Center, New York, NY
Seeing Glacial Time: Climate Change in the Arctic, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
Due North: I Nordur, presented by Philagrafika, Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia, PA

2013-14
Sensing Change, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2012-13
The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA

2012
Creative Hand, Discerning Heart: Story, Symbol, Self, James A Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA
Looking Back at Earth: Contemporary Environmental Photograph from the Hood Museum of Art's Collection, Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art Hanover, Dartmouth College, NH

2011
Unstable Ground, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
Pennsylvania Landscapes, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
Value of Water, Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY
Double Exposure and Politics of Snow, Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA

2010
Same: Difference, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia

2009
Trouble in Paradise Examining Discord Between Art & Society, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Out of the Blue, Bergen College Art Gallery, Paramus, NJ

2008
The Delaware River, James A. Michener Art Museum, New Hope, PA

2007
Invitational: Four Alumni, Tang Museum Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
Invitational Airport Installation: Closer to Home, Photographs, Philadelphia International Airport

2006
Photography 26, Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown, NJ
Out of the Blue, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

2005
Torrid, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA

2004
Terrestrial Forces, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

2003
Extreme Landscape, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Variable Geographies, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

2002-03
Landscapes-Mindscapes, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts/ Sciences, Loveladies, NJ
The American River, Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, VT, traveled to: T.W. Wood Gallery and Art Center, Montpelier, VT; Florence Griswold Museum, Lyme, CT

2001-02
Artists of the Commonwealth: Realism in Pennsylvania Painting, 1950-2000, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA, traveled to: Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA; Erie Museum of Art, Science and Natural History, Scranton, PA; The State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2000
Pictura Lucida: Paintings by the Established Artist Recipients of The Leeway Foundation Grants, 2000, Philadelphia Art Alliance
Public Art: Concept, Process, Realization, Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA

1998
Aspects of Representation, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC

1997
An Extended View: Landscapes by Philadelphia Artists, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

1996
Invitational Drawing Exhibition, Smith College, Northampton, MA

1994
Landscape: Work by Women Artists, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA

1993
Works on Paper, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
Thick and Thin, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York

1991
Juvenilia: Art of Future Past, Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA
Art Now: Artists Choose Artists, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA


HONORS

Nominated for Anonymous Was A Woman (2016)
Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts (2013)
WCA Lifetime Achievement Award, Women's Caucus for Art (2011)
Bessie Berman Grant in Painting, The Leeway Foundation (2000)
”Percent for Art” Public Art Commission, Redevelopment Authority of Philadelphia, Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia (1996)
Residence Fellowship at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center, The Rockefeller Foundation (1993)
National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship (1991-92, 1985-86)
Residence Fellowship at Giverny, Readers Digest Foundation, April – September (1989)
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Individual Artists Grant (1989, 1981)


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Art Institute of Chicago
Denver Art Museum
Hood Museum of Art
Michener Art Museum
Colgate University
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Pew Charitable Trusts, DC
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Reading Public Museum
Tang Museum
Woodmere Art Museum
COMCAST Headquarters, Philadelphia
Reader’s Digest, Pleasantville, NY
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Zimmerli Museum