Curriculum vitæ

Publications

Dark Forces at Mount Allison University. Public Art in Canada: Critical Perspectives. Ed. Annie Gerin and James S. McLean, James. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008. 229–248.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2006

A Journey over the River Styx, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB.

1997

In Search of Medusa, The Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE.

1996

In Search of Medusa, 55 Mercer Gallery, 55 Mercer St., New York, New York.

1995

In Search of Medusa, The Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB. With sound by Janet Hammock.

1992

2 1/2, Gallery Connexion, Fredericton, NB.

1988

Aller et Retour, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB.

1986

Bodybuilders, Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University, Halifax, NS.

1985

  • Bodybuilders, Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PE.
  • Bodybuilders, Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB.

1983

Musclemen, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB.

1976

Painted Ladies, Vehicule Gallery, Montreal, QC.

1975

  • An Erotic Circus, Mazelow Gallery, Toronto, ON.
  • Painted Ladies, Brampton Art Gallery, Brampton, ON.

1974

Recent Work, Art Gallery, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

1973

Recent Work, Trajectory Gallery, London, ON.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2009–2010

Portraits: New Brunswick Painters, New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NB. September, 2009–January, 2010.

2008

  • Curiosities, Arnold Klein Gallery, Royal Oak, MI.
  • The St. Andrews Project, Sunbury Shores Art Centre, St. Andrews, NB.
  • Group Exhibition, Ingrid Mueller Art + Concepts, Fredericton, NB, December 2007–January 2008.

2007

  • Site/Specific/Sight, Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition — 2007, Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB.
  • Members’ Exhibition, Struts Gallery, Sackville, NB.

2003

Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB.

2001

Fathom Four, The Seventh Wave, ABEC, Saint John, NB.

2000

Those Who Teach, Do, Mount Allison University Biennial Faculty Exhibition, Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB.

1998

Bealart: 80 Years of Experiment, London Regional Art Gallery & Museum, London, ON.

1997

Acquisitions 1995–1996, New Brunswick Art Bank Exhibition.

  • La Galerie Colline, Musee historique du Madawaska, Madawaska, NB.
  • Galerie d'art, Universite de Moncton, Moncton, NB.

1996

Acquisitions 1995–1996, New Brunswick Art Bank Exhibition.

  • Aitken Bicentennial Exhibition Centre, Saint John, NB.
  • Restigouche Gallery, Campbellton, NB.
  • University of New Brunswick Art Centre, Fredericton, NB.

1994

  • Mass Exposure — Salon '94, Art Initiatives Gallery, 148b Duane St., New York, NY.
  • Impact: Public Installations by Artists of Atlantic Canada, Moncton, NB
  • Acquisitions 1991–1992, New Brunswick Art Bank, Galerie d'art de l'Université de Moncton, Moncton, NB.

1991

The XXV International Prix of Contemporary Art of Monte-Carlo, Fondation Prince Pierre De Monaco, Monte Carlo, Principality of Monaco.

1990

  • Burke, Gill, Henderson: Three Sackville Artists, Yellow Gallery, Lachine Canal Complex, Montreal, QC.
  • Construction In Verse, Lachine Canal Complex, Montreal, QC

1989

  • Affordable Art, Barbara Silverberg Gallery, Montreal, QC
  • Atque Ars, The Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB.

1986

Kinetic Sculpture Installation, The Main Hall, Canada Pavilion, Expo '86, Vancouver, BC.

1984

The Art and The Artist, Pauline McGibbon Cultural Centre, Toronto, ON.

1981

  • Students' Union Art Gallery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.
  • Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff, AB.

1979

Branching Out, Latitude 53 Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB.

1978

Recap '78, Trajectory Gallery, London, ON.

1976

Forum '76, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, QC.

1975

  • A Meeting of Painted Ladies & Canvas Men, McIntosh Art Gallery, University of Western , London, ON. With Peter Borowsky.
  • Group Around The Body, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON .
  • Women As Viewer, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB.
  • Hart House Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON. With Catherine Pentland.

1974

  • Galerie III, Montreal, QC.
  • Die Funfies, Art Gallery, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON.

1973

  • Trajectory Gallery, London, ON.
  • MS., McIntosh Art Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON.

1972

32nd Annual Western Ontario Exhibition, London Public Library & Art Museum, London.

Selected Bibliography 1980–2010

  • Laroque, Peter. “Rebecca Burke.” Portraits: New Brunswick Painters. Exhibition catalogue. New Brunswick Museum, Saint John, NB. 2010: 48–51.
  • Lovatt, Tom. “Site/Specific/Sight.” Exhibition catalogue. Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, NB. 2007: 71, 76, 79.
  • Wills, Deborah. “Review of A journey over the River Styx.” Visual Arts News. vol. 29. no. 1 (Spring 2007): 33.
  • Williams, Carol. “Muscular Tongue, strident assertion: the work of Rebecca Burke.” A journey over the River Styx: the paintings of Rebecca Burke.” exhibition catalogue. The Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, 2006.
  • Dornan Linda Rae. "Rebecca Burke: In Search of Medusa.” Espace Sculpture. no. 41 (Fall 1997): 41–42.
  • Butler, Sheila M. In Search of Medusa. exhibition catalogue. The Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB, 1996.
  • Walker Joy. "New York Gallery Walking.” Artword, (Spring 1995): 12–13.
  • Dornan, Linda. "In Search of Medusa: Rebecca Burke."Arts Atlantic (Spring/Summer 1995): 9–10.
  • Vaughan, R.M. "Rebecca Burke 2 1/2", Arts Atlantic (Fall/Winter 1994): 6.
  • Canadian Who's Who: 1992–95. Vol. XXVII. Toronto: University of Toronto Press: 147.
  • XXV Prix International D'Art Contemporain De Monte-Carlo. exhibition catalogue. Monte-Carlo. Principalite de Monaco.1991
  • Hammock, Virgil. "Burke, Gill, Henderson: Three Sackville Artists". Arts Atlantic (Spring/Summer 1991): 33–34.
  • Lawlor, Michael Christopher. Burke, Gill, Henderson: Three Sackville Artists. exhibition catalogue(1990).
  • Eyland, Cliff, Kelly, Gemey and Townsend-Gault, Charlotte. Atque Ars: Art From Mount Allison University 1854–1989. exhibition catalogue. The Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, NB,
  • Graff, Terry. "Rebecca Burke." Arts Atlantic. (Spring/Summer 1989): 47.
  • Brown, Kathy. "Rebecca Burke: Bodybuilders.” Arts Atlantic. (Summer 1986): 26–27.
  • Gill, Dennis. "Rebecca Burke: Confederation Centre Art Gallery." Vanguard (October 1985): 39–40.
  • Holton, Mark. Rebecca Burke: Bodybuilders. exhibition catalogue. The Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Charlottetown, PEI, 1985.
  • Hume, Christopher. "Women Artists: Bright Young Newcomers on Canada's Art Scene." Chatelaine (October 1981): 84–87.
  • Cochran, Benta Roed. "The Season In Review: Lyndal Osborne and Rebecca Burke at Students' Union Art Gallery." Art Magazine (November/December 1980): 48–50.
  • "Stepping Out." Branching Out. vol. V, no. 4 (1978): 24–28.
  • Smedmor, Gloria. "Recap at Trajectory." Artfocus. (September/October 1978): 6.
  • Smedmor, Gloria. "In Review: Peter Borowsky and Rebecca Burke."Art Magazine (Spring 1975): 31.
  • Kritzwiser, Kay. "Dedication in Evidence in London", Globe and Mail. (April 25, 1975):
  • Women As Viewer. exhibition catalogue. Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba (1975): 11.
  • Rattner, Ruth. "London-Windsor 17." Arts Canada (Winter 1975-76): 62–64.

Collections and Commissions

  • Art Gallery and Museum, Confederation Centre, Charlottetown, PEI
  • New Brunswick Art Bank, Minister of Municipalities, Culture and Housing, Fredericton, NB
  • The Owens Art Gallery, Mt. Allison University, Sackville, NB
  • The Art Bank, Canada Council, Ottawa, ON
  • McIntosh Art Gallery, University of Western Ontario, London, ON
  • Kinetic Sculpture Commission, Canada Pavilion, Expo '86, Vancouver, BC