Inside the artist studio

Drawing and creating mosaics; marble carving, clay modeling and bronze casting.

Jill Burkee at her drafting table.
Jill Burkee modeling clay in her NYC studio.
Jill Burkee working on the Good Shepherd mosaic in Ravenna, Italy.
Jill Burkee portraying Mertie Buckman, a philanthropist from Memphis, TN.
Jill Burkee portraying Mertie Buckman, a benefactor from Memphis, TN.
Father Paul Henry in Jill Burkee's studio.
Jill Burkee in her studio in Pietrasanta with Father Paul Henry.
St. Vianney Triptych carving in Jill Burkee's studio.
St. Vianney Triptych in the making.
Father Paul Henry checking on the work in progress.

Monsignor Joseph Harte and Father McMullen blessing Mother and Child in Pietrasanta, Italy.

Finishing "Mother" in Carrara marble.
Jill Burkee creating clay model of "On Spanish Steps".
Jill Burkee creating clay model of "On Spanish Steps".
Jill Burkee checking her patina on bronze reliefs
Working on the patina of three bronze panels.
Jill Burkee modeling her clay sculpture "On Spanish Steps".
Finishing clay model "On Spanish Steps".
Jill Burkee carving her Carrara marble sculpture "Fall".
Carving "Fall", Carrara marble.
Jill Burkee carving "Summer", white marble.
Carving "Summer", Carrara marble.
Master carver, Jill Burkee teaching marble sculpture at the Art Students League, NY
Jill Burkee teaching marble sculpture at the Art Students League of New York.
Travertino marble spandrel for the Mother of Africa Chapel in Jill Burkee's studio.
Marble spandrel for the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC.