Megan Burak is a contemporary realist artist working mostly in oil. She was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and moved to the Eastern Shore of Maryland at the age of four. Burak graduated in the fall of 2015 from Salisbury University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a concentration in two-dimensional art. She has won multiple awards while exhibiting in juried shows and galleries and has shown all around Maryland as well as New York, Washington D.C., and Virginia. She has had featured exhibitions at the Art League of Ocean City and the Rehoboth Art League and was a semi-finalist in the Bethesda Painting Awards. She was also the recipient of the University Center Art Award from Salisbury University for 2015 and several of her pieces have been purchased by Salisbury University as part of their permanent collection. Her inspiration is drawn from her emotions and the world as she sees it. She currently lives and paints in West Ocean City, Maryland.