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art educator

Rachael J. Burke, American art educator. Named Featured Artist of Year, Multiple Sclerosis Society, Erie, Pennsylvania, 2000; recipient Purchase award, Carnegie Museum Art, Pittsburgh, 2000, Jurors award, Erie Art Museum, 2000, Chautauqua Institute award, Art Institute Chautauqua, 1991; fellowship, Pennsylvania Council Arts, 2008.


Burke, Rachael J. was born on September 27, 1954 in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Vincent Robert and Lillian Mabel Jacobs.


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Western Kentucky University, 1977. Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1983.


Instructor Arts Consortium, Cincinnati, 1986. Adjunct instructor Art Academy Cincinnati, 1984—1990, Miami University, Oxford, 1990. Assistant professor art Edinboro University, Pennsylvania, 1990—1997, associate professor, since 1997.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include New American Painting, volunteer 15 and 27, 1998, 2000, exhibited in group shows at Butler Institute of America Art, Youngstown, Ohio, 1998, 2000, one-woman shows include Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, 1995, 1996, Cummings Gallery, Mercy Hurst, 1999, Erie Art Museum, 2004.


Vincent Robert

Lillian Mabel Jacobs