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
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