John M. Opera (b. 1975), Steven Mitchell and John Opera at the "Signals from the Electronic Cloud" Opening, January 25, 2002; Color photography; Image courtesy of the Burchfield Penney Art Center Archives
"Burchfield has exacted a quality that we may call poetic, romantic, lyric, or what you will. By sympathy with the particular, he has made it epic and universal." - Edward Hopper, who was friends with Burchfield (both were represented by the Frank K.M. Rehn Galleries in New York).