Etcher, painter, lithographer. Born in Oakland, CA on March 4, 1877.
Burrell studied in San Francisco at the Partington Art School and Mark Hopkins Institute (1898), and in NYC with Chase and DuMond. Upon his return he studied engineering at UC Berkeley and worked for ten years with his father in the contracting and heavy construction business. Yielding to the desire to work as an artist, he then returned to NYC where he worked as an illustrator, taught at the ASL, and was head of the art department at A. W. Shaw Publishing Company until 1919.
Burrell then spent four years as a member of the faculty at the Hawaiian School of Design in Honolulu. Returning to San Francisco, he continued teaching at the CCAC and assisteNearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here
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