Efram L. Burk

Efram Burk has taught art history at the University of South Carolina at Beaufort (1998-2006) as well as at Curry College in Milton, Massachusetts (2006-present).  From 2008-2011 he assumed chairpersonship role of Curry's Fine and Applied Arts Department.  In terms of research, he has focused on early twentieth-century American modernism, concentrating primarily on the printmaking activities of that period through exhibitions he has curated and scholarship. His articles include: "Printmaking as Autobiography: The Graphic Art of Marguerite Zorach," Woman's Art Journal, May 2004; "Assembling the 'Primitive':  Max Weber's Artist Book Primitives (1926)," SECAC Review, Fall 2003; "The Prints of William Zorach," Print Quarterly, December 2002.  His first book, Clever Fresno Girl: The Travel Writings of Marguerite Thompson Zorach (1908-1915), was published by the University of Delaware Press (2009).  His most recent exhibition he curated was a showing of the traveling exhibition:  "The History and Techniques of Printmaking, Works from the Burk Collection," at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia (2010).

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Name: Efram Burk

Department: Fine and Applied Arts

Title: Associate Professor

Phone: (617)333-2269

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