A Washington native, Deborah Brisker Burk is an award winning artist who has been creating art since childhood. She has worked in a range of media including sculpture, printmaking, painting and drawing. Her current paintings are mixed media on canvas and paper. Ms. Burk’s work has been featured in numerous galleries, collections and exhibitions in the U.S., Israel, Canada, Russia, Egypt and India. Exhibits include solo shows at the Parish Gallery, a top ten gallery in Washington D.C., The Charles Sumner Museum, Har Shalom Gallery and The Framer’s Choice and inclusion in Zenith Gallery. Currently, Ms. Burk work may be seen at: Philip Morton Gallery, where she had a solo exhibit summer, 2013 and Gallery 50 in Rehoboth, Delaware.
Ms. Burk earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in art from GWU. Her recent Zenith Gallery exhibit has garnered a large photo of her artwork and review in The Washington Post by critic, Mark Jenkins. Past exhibits have resulted in “top pick,” and other positive critiques from The Washington Post. Brisker-Burk’s work has been featured in the City Paper, Gazette and Potomac Almanac, as well as in reviews by Robert Dunlop, WETA art critic, and JoAnne Lewis, art critic from the Post. Curators from Corcoran, National Museum for Women in the Arts and the Hirshorn have juried her work in numerous exhibits. Ms. Burk has served as a local juror, and in pursuit of fresh artistic ideas, she has traveled extensively in the U.S., Europe, North America, Australia and Russia.”
Recently, Debby learned that her art file is in the Archives of American Art of the Smithsonian Institution!