About

Education

MFA Candidate, Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville

MA in Media Communications, Webster University 2008

BFA in Painting Herron School of Art, IUPUI Indianapolis 1997


Exhibitions                           

2018

“Paper Works,” MS Rezny Studio Gallery, Lexington, KY, July 24 to August 31, 2018.

“Michigan Fine Arts Competition”, Birmingham Bloomfield Arts Center, Birmingham, MI, June 22 to August 23, 2018

“Artlink Regional Exhibition”, Artlink Contemporary Gallery, Fort Wayne, IN,
January 6 to March 9, 2018

“UofL Masters”, Open Community Gallery, Louisville, KY, January 10 to January
26, 2018

Installation concurrent with the run of “Eurydice”, Thrust Theater, University of
Louisville, January 26-28, 2018, February 1-4, 2018

2017

Powered by Creativity, Jeffersonville, IN”University of Louisville Writing Center Exhibition” – March 2017 to March 2018

“University of Louisville Student Exhibition”, Schneider Hall Galleries, Hite Art
Institute, Louisville, KY February 16 to March 17, 2017

2011

Month of Makers, Louisville Visual Art Center, Louisville, KY

2010

Spring Into Art, Howard Steamboat Museum, Jeffersonville, IN

2006

Saturate, The Ground Floor Gallery, Louisville, KY

Threadbare Harrison Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

2005

Celebrating Women, curated by Maiza Hixson, Frazier History Museum, Louisville, KY (catalog)

DePauw Biennial: Contemporary Art in the Midwest, Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN (brochure)

M Art After the Millennium, Swanson Reed Contemporary, Louisville, KY

Solo show, Taut, Directions by Fusion Home, Louisville, KY

Hexona, Adorno Studio, Louisville, KY

2004

Empire Builder, Zeitgeist Gallery and Ruby Green Contemporary Art Center, Nashville, TN

Recent Work – Casey Roberts, Tammy Burke, Jason Barr, Bodner Gallery, Indianapolis, IN

Annual Student Exhibition, Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2003

City and Self, Urban Design Studio, Louisville, KY

Herron Alumni Show, Harrison Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

Shooting at 1st and Oak, photography show at Maiza Hixson Studio, Louisville, KY

New Work, Maiza Hixson Studio, Louisville, KY

2002

Emerging Louisville Artists, Actors Theater of Louisville, Louisville, KY

2001

Self/ Serving, Two-person show, Aslan’s How Art Gallery, Louisville, KY

1997

New work, solo show, Carolyn Ard Studio, Indianapolis, IN


Performances

2018 “Waupee and the Star Maiden”, music and soundscape, Steamboat Nights, Jeffersonville, IN, Aug. 31 &  Sept. 1

2017 “Waupee and the Star Maiden”, music and soundscape, Louisville, KY and Jeffersonville, IN

2016 “Pioneering Spirits“, soundscape and music, September and November 2016, Jeffersonville and Clarksville, IN

2016 Speed Art Museum 30 Hour Opening Celebration, as Costumed Interpreter

2013 to present Costumed Interpreter at Locust Grove Historic Home, portraying Sarah Dabney Strother Taylor in 1816, ensemble cast: interact in character with public dressed in period attire, perform period appropriate musical pieces. Requires research of character and period, performance, improvisation and sewing/crafting skills

2008 to 2015 Musical performer, Annual Spin a Yarn Storytelling Festival, Louisville, KY

2007 to present Musical performer, public and private events

Special projects

2000 Lincoln Elementary School, mural created and executed with 1st and 2nd grade classes, through the Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft


Collections

21C Museum


Bibliography

Featured local artist, October, 2018, “Pulpit” on Instagram @pulpit.contemporary.art“Vignette: Tammy Burke” Louisville Visual Art blog

Artebella, May 22, 2018,
https://www.louisvillevisualart.org/artebella/2018/5/22/vignette-tammy-burke.

Beilman, Elizabeth. “Spirit Animal: Puppet performance with 10 foot tall characters.” SoIn, News and Tribune [Jeffersonville] 28 July, 2016

Month of Maker’s, http://monthofmakers.blogspot.com/2011/11/tammy-burke.html. 23 Nov, 2011.

Heilenman, Diane. “Identity Swap.” Courier Journal [Louisville] 29 Jan. 2005.

Susan W. Knowles (Fall 2004). Empire Builders: Ruby Green Gallery and Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville. (illus.). Number: an independent journal of the arts, 50, 18-19.

Celebrating Women, text by Maiza Hixson, 2005.

Presentations:

Spring 2005 Watkins College of Art, Nashville, TN, Artist presentation to undergraduate students in two-dimensional design course