aBOUT THE JUROR: Jessica Burke

 Jessica Burke is a figurative artist and educator that has been teaching at the university level for 14+ years. She is an Associate Professor of Art and Coordinator of the Foundations Program at the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. Burke’s drawings have been published in highly competitive contemporary art publications that include Manifest’s International Drawing Annual (INDA) 13 and in North Light Book’s Strokes of Genius 9: The Best of Drawing. She will also have work published in the 2nd Edition of the textbook, Art for Everyone, by University Press in January 2022. Her creative work has been included in competitive group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally including the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts; the Koehnline Museum of Art in Illinois; the Élysees Modern and Contemporary Art Fair in Paris, France; the Toshima Gallery in Tokyo, Japan; the LuXun Academy of Fine Arts, in Shenyang, China and the Kepco Plaza Gallery Museum, Seoul, South Korea. Her work is part of private, state and corporate collections that include the City of North Charleston; the City of Savannah, Georgia; Seminole State College, Florida

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