Patrick Burke – His Life and Work
Monday, 15th October 2018
An evening of review and discussion about the work and life of the late, Shoreham born painter/ writer, Patrick Burke, in conjunction with the retrospective exhibition at the Skyway Gallery. Speakers include Andrew Polmear, a friend and collector of Burke’s work; John Vernon Lord, the acclaimed illustrator, author and lecturer, and Sally Newman, former partner and long term friend of Patrick Burke, who will introduce readings presented by Keith Massey for Wordfest. The event will be introduced and chaired by art historian, Pauline Ford.
This evening will profile stories of the life of Patrick Burke supported by selected writings and artworks by this local artist, who was prolific in his practice and diverse in his production.