Burke was a member of the Harlem Renaissance movement and focused her practice mainly on figurative sculpture. Selma Burke is an American sculptor whose work is readily seen by many in the United States. Burke is the artist who created the portrait of President Franklin D. Roosevelt that can be seen on the dime. In her print, Monarch, she depicts a red butterfly resting among a bed of blue flowers and green leaves.
Sculptor, Selma Burke, from Mooresville, North Carolina, earned a BA from Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina, an MFA from Columbia University in New York, and a Ph.D. from Livingston College in Salisbury, North Carolina. Burke had so...Read More