Steve Burke Paint, Draw & More!
Steve Burke writes “I was always interested in the mechanics of how things work and at the same time fascinated with sailing. In my 20’s I followed my heart to the mechanics of the internal combustion engine and earned a license in auto repair and maintenance from SAAB International. My second career was as a machinist at a small R+D firm where I gained experience working on interesting equipment, shaping and experimenting with a wide variety of materials. By then I had owned and restored several large classic wood boats and designed and marketed a “personal sized” land and ice sailboard. Soon after I began a home construction company specializing in design, restoration, additions and cabinetry. The inner satisfaction of designing and creating with wood has provided me with decades of rewards. Using my expertise in design, mechanics, machining, and woodworking I have now turned to teaching at the Georgetown School of the Arts sharing my experience with students who have similar interests to those I had as a child.”