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Artist-In-Residence Reception: Stuart Burton

Saturday, June 10, 2023 21 Sivan 5783

12:00 PM - 1:00 PMLibi Eir (Awakened Heart) Mikveh, lower level

Stuart Burton will be our next Libi Eir Mikveh artist-in-residence. Join us in celebrating Stuart's installation with an artist-in-residence open house just after Shabbat services. Click here to view Stuart's portfolio. At right, Cascading Memories by Stuart Burton.

About the artist
Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1942 to second generation American Jews, Stuart Burton's earliest memories include hearing about WWII and what was to become known as the Shoah. The images attached to what he heard from survivors — some bearing numbers on their arms — became interwoven with the usual trials and tribulations of growing up. Art and music became paths Stuart took to find an accepting, kinder, more loving and joyful human connection than those dark, nefarious, lethal forces so raw and prevalent during his formative years.

Stuart's learning journey took him to: Brooklyn College (BA in Art Education), New York University (Masters in Art Education), the Brooklyn Museum Art School, Art Student’s League (Woodstock, NY) and Académie de la Grande Chaumière (Paris, France). He also taught art for 10 years for the NYC Board of Education — most years in special education.

Stuart's works have been exhibited at: the Brooklyn Museum (Brooklyn, NY), NYU Loeb Center (New York University), Noho (North of Houston Street, NYC) & Soho (South of Houston Street, NYC) invitationals, Brooklyn Academy of Music (highlighting Brooklyn artists), The Sixth Estate Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Agora Gallery (Manhattan, NY), Nassau County Museum of Art (Roslyn, NY), b.j. Spoke Gallery (Huntington, NY), Heckscher Museum of Art 2018 Biennial (Huntington, NY), Gallery 1-2-3 (Raleigh, NC), VAE 2022/2023 Art Auctions (Raleigh, NC). Stuart's art can be found in private collections in New York, Maine, Pennsylvania, Israel, California, North Carolina and Washington, D.C.

After living in New York all their lives, Stuart and his wife, Abby, moved here in 2021. Stuart finds the wonderfully vibrant cultural arts in this richly diverse community he now calls home, plus the enriching spiritual Beth Meyer Synagogue community, inspire and inform his ongoing artistic journey.

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