Matthew Burke

Chair, Department of Visual Art
Associate Professor
Visual Art & Environmental Studies
Primary office:
Chalmers Hall
Room 300


Associate Professor Matthew Burke teaches sculpture, foundation, and drawings courses, as well as courses in art and ecology at the University of Kansas. His creative research ranges from the production of sculpture and drawing to large-scale, eco-based installations that integrate site, structure, and viewer. Burke received his B.A. from Colby College, in Maine and his M.F.A. in Sculpture from Queens College, C.U.N.Y. He has had numerous solo and group shows including, PS1 MoMA in Queens, NY, the Hopper House Art Center in Nyack, NY, the Brooklyn Museum of Art in NY, among others. His work is in several major museums and collections including, the Museum of Modern Art Library, the Brooklyn Museum of Art. Grants include several KU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Travel Grants; Internship at New Energy Works, Portland, OR and a commission for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.