The St. Tammany Art Association presents Sequential Realities: The Artwork of James Burke, from December 8, 2018 through January 26, 2019.
The show opens with a reception Dec. 8 from 6pm to 9pm. Gallery hours are 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Friday and Saturdays 11 am to 4 pm. Admission to the reception and gallery are free and open to the public.
One of the most influential contemporary arts figures in South Louisiana, James Burke is a professor emeritus of the LSU School of Art, where he taught intaglio printmaking for 31 years. Burke is also a founding member of Unit 8 Gallery, which went on to become Baton Rouge Gallery center for contemporary art in 1966. Throughout his career, Burke has won many awards, grants and commendations for his work in printmaking, examples of which are in numerous private and public collections both here in Louisiana and nationally, including the New Orleans Museum of Art; the LSU Museum of Art; the Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte, NC; the Wichita Art Association; the Delgado Museum of Art in New Orleans; the Dulin Galleries.
The St. Tammany Art Association is a community-and member-supported arts organization located at 320 N. Columbia St. in Covington that has been at the center of cultural activities since 1958, in Covington and the Northshore. It celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. For more information, contact the St. Tammany Art Association at (985) 892-8650.
This exhibition is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs and by donations from individual sponsors.