• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE0235

Burke, Janine Carmel Brigitte

(1952 – )
  • Born 2 March, 1952, Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Art historian, Writer


Janine Burke was a founding member of Lip, an Australian journal devoted to feminism and the performing and visual arts. She curated a number of exhibitions including Australian Women Artists: One Hundred Years, 1840-1940 (1975); Joy Hester (1981); and The Eye of the Beholder: Albert Tucker’s Photographs (1998). Burke is the author of several books and has been a board member of the Heide Museum of Modern Art since 1997. She received the Victorian Premier’s Award for fiction in 1987.

Published resources

  • Book
    • Australian Women Artists: One Hundred Years, 1840-1940, [Burke, Janine selected and researched by], [1976]
    • The Blue Faraway, Burke, Janine, 1996
    • Burke, Burke, Janine; Davidson, Jim (edited by), 1987
    • Company of Images, Burke, Janine, 1989
    • Dear Sun: The Letters of Joy Hester and Sunday Reed, Hester, Joy; Burke, Janine (edited by), 1995
    • The Doll, Burke, Janine, Tan, Shaun (illustrations), 1997
    • The Eye of the Beholder: Albert Tucker's Photographs, Burke, Janine, 1998
    • Field of Vision: A Decade of Change, Women's Art in the Seventies, Burke, Janine, 1990
    • Journey to Bright Water, Burke, Janine, 1994
    • Joy Hester, Burke, Janine, 1981
    • Lullaby: A Novel, Burke, Janine, 1994
    • Second Sight, Burke, Janine, 1986
    • Speaking: A Novel, Burke, Janine, 1984
    • Our Lady of Apollo Bay, Burke, Janine, 2001
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