Biography

Joseph A. Burke is a Chicago based artist, designer, and content creator specializing in lighting and projection design for live performance. Graduating from Kent State University with his Bachelor of Arts degree and furthering his education with an MFA degree from The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign has propelled his work across a multitude of different projects and art forms. Joseph’s work-flow is organic in nature, growing and changing as a facet of the storytelling process. As an artist, he works as a open minded collaborator, offering his experience to others and inviting others to influence his artistry. Having worked on a range of productions, he find that his artistry is developed through the experience and collaborative nature of design. From large productions to small intimate projects each performance has a story to tell.