Gary Burke Art

Stone Art Panels

Stone Art Panels
      The Adirondack mountains near his boy-
hood home were inspiration to Gary Burke's
early artistic endeavors.  Sculpting  with clay
derived from a nearby swamp or wood cut
from the family farm woodland, he created
 his first subjects of the native frogs,
pheasants and bears. 
     At Pratt Institute he studied sculpture un-
der the guidance of William  Fogler and
Roweena Kostello.
     Opening Burke Studio in 1985 , he con-
ceived the first of his current series of light-
weight stone art panels.  His art is featured
at various resort hotels including the Luxor,
Caesar"s Palace and the Tajmahal.  A re-
cent commission  for the Hale Koa Hotel ,
Honolulu, depicts native flora and fauna of
 the hawaian islands.
     From his studio at Black Canyon City,
Arizona, he creates art panels for private
homes in the Scottsdale area.
     Artist"s quote: "Creating these stone art
panels involve my favorite interests :
sculpture, geology and back-country hiking.
I feel fortunate!
     Desert  Mountain Bighorns
     92" wide x 132" high     (on right)
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