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artist , educator

Diane Burko, American artist, educator. Recipient Bessie Berman award, Leeway Foundation, 2000; fellow Rockefeller Foundation residency fellow, Bellagio, Italy, 1993, Visual Arts fellow, National Endowment for Arts, 1985-1986, 1991-1992, Readers Digest Foundation residency fellow, Giverny, France, 1989; grantee Pennsylvania Council on the Arts individual grantee, 1981, 1995.


Burko, Diane was born on September 24, 1948 in New York City. Daughter of David and Doris Burko.


Bachelor of Science in Painting, Skidmore College, 1966. Master of Fine Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1969.


Professor Community College Philadelphia, 1969—2000. Visiting professor Princeton University, New Jersey, 1985. Visiting instructor Anderson Ranch Arts Ctr Snowmass College, 1996.

Member Philadelphia Art Commission, 1992—1996.


  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections Art Institute Chicago, DeCordova Museum, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, Philadelphia Museum Art, Reading Public Museum, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University Minnesota, Minneapolis.


Member Mayor's Cultural Advisory Council, Philadelphia, 1987—1991. Board directors Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 1985—1989, National Women's Caucus for Art, 1984—1987, College Art Association, 1994—1998.


Married Edwin B. Goldberg, September 4, 1966 (divorced September 1993). 1 child, Jessica Burko. Married Richard Ryan, May 6, 1999.

David Burko

Doris Burko

Edwin B. Goldberg

Richard Ryan

Jessica Burko