Theresa on the Greenbelt, Boise

Theresa Burkes is an artist and fine arts major at Boise State. She worked as a software engineer and project manager at IBM and HP before returning to school. “A lot of my instructors have told me, ‘Oh you can’t be an artist and be a mathematician,’ but its not true,” she says. “There is creative work in all fields. And mathematics is a very creative field.”

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  1. Lisa Hecht
    Posted September 12, 2012 at 7:30 am | Permalink

    I worked with Theresa at HP and she was ever the free thinker! It’s so great to see her face and hear what she’s up to! She’s very gifted in many ways and apparently very happy studying art. This article reminded me of how beautiful bicycles are!

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