Justin Bursk works and plays in a small town outside of Philadelphia with his wife and children. He has had the honor of working with public school children as an art teacher for the last 25 years. He earned his MFA in Painting from the University of the Arts in 2003 and his BFA from Tyler School of Art in 1997. Justin makes paintings, drawings and interactive sculptures that allow him to explore themes of play, wonder, and the sublime. He has shown in numerous solo and group exhibitions including but not limited to BEFORE MYEYES, 110 Church st. Phila. Pa Hubris, Hyde park art center in Chicago,Il.- Playing with fire, Texas Firehouse in New York, NY- Greater Philadelphia, Moore College of Arts Philadelphia, Pa.