Burke, Selma Hortense
American, 20th century, female.
Born 31 December 1900, in Mooresville (North Carolina); died 2 September 1995, in New Hope (Pennsylvania).
Sculptor (marble/wood/stone/plaster). Historical subjects, figures, portraits, nudes. Coins.
Selma Burke graduated from St Agnes Training School for Nurses in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1924. Later, she studied art at Columbia University, ceramics in Vienna, and sculpture with Maillol in Paris in ...