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Myrna Ruth Burks Edit Profile

artist , printmaker

Myrna Ruth Burks, American artist, printmaker. Fellow, Tamarind Curator, 1972-1973; Ford Foundation grantee, 1976. Member of Portland Center Visual Arts, Northwest Print Council.

Background

Burks, Myrna Ruth was born on October 31, 1943 in Chattanooga. Son of Rupert Tolbert, Senior and Irene (Moon) Burks.

Education

Bachelor in Visual Arts, Georgia State University, 1971. Master of Arts, University of New Mexico, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, University of New Mexico, 1976.

Career

Teaching assistant University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, 1973—1975. Instructor printmaking University Missouri, Kansas City, 1978—1980. Co-owner, printer N. Light Editions, Portland, Oregon, since 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Elizabeth Beach Gallery, Portland, Lynn McAllister Gallery, Seattle, Miller/Brown Gallery, San Francisco.

Membership

Member of Portland Center Visual Arts, Northwest Print Council.

Connections

father:
Rupert Tolbert Burks

mother:
Irene (Moon) Burks