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William Burk

 (1909 - 1988)
William Emmett, Jr. Burk was active/lived in New Mexico, California.  William Burk is known for Sculptor, designer, architect, teacher.

Biography   William Burk

Born in Louisville, KY on April 9, 1909. Burk studied at Cornell University and at USC under Merrel Gage and Paul Sample. During the 1930s he was a resident of Los Angeles; by 1940 he was in Albuquerque and head of architecture at the University of New Mexico. He died there in January 1988. Exh: Calif. Art Club, 1931 (prize).

Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
California Arts and Architecture list, 1932; Who's Who in American Art 1936-41; Social Security Death Index (1940-2002).

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