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The Whisper Installation (New York) The M Studies
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,
March 2016 - Present

The Gateway Installation  :  a work-in-progress
2015 - Present

The Whisperer (New York) Multimedia project exploring natural pigments and metals
Commission, December 2014

La Voix (New York) Multimedia project exploring natural pigments and metals
Commission, August 2014

Manhattan Series (New York) Works on Paper
Waterfall Mansion Gallery, July  2014

Be As You Are (Bodrum, Turkey) Monumental Stone Sculpture Installation
City of Bodrum, September 2013 - Present

The CROSSING Paintings (Bodrum, Turkey) Large Scale Oil on Canvas
Shamana Art Project, August 2013

Stephen Burlingham Jewelry (Moscow) Haute Joillerie
JART Jewelers, January 2013 - Present

The Moscow Works (Moscow) Large Scale Oil on Canvas
Yudashkin OIOIOI Gallery, December 2012



Institute for Advanced Study Event Horizon Project explores the paradox inspired by the visual and cognitive enigma of a Black Hole.

YHouse Exploring the Origins of Consciousness in the Universe

LH (New York) Lifestyle and Home Accessories Concept Development and Design 
2008 - 2010

SAVE Project (New York) Sculpture Commission
Presented to President George H. W. Bush; President Bill Clinton; and Melinda Gates by Save the Children Foundation, 2007

truly Parfum (New York, Paris, and Moscow) Vessel and Fragrance Design
Stephen Burlingham, 2004-present

Tiffany & Co. (New York) Jewelry Design and Production

Cartier (New York and Paris) Jewelry Design and Concept Development
Le Must de Cartier 

Brunschwig et Fils (New York) Textiles and Wallpaper Design


Stephen was born in Manhattan and has lived and worked
in the Middle East,  Europe, and the United States.

The great love of his life are his daughters, Isabel and Olivia.


The DNA Influencers that inform my work

William Brewster, educated at University of Cambridge (1584), organizer of Mayflower, and the Pilgrim’s religious leader

Jessé de Forest, first settled Manhattan – Huguenots.  Monuments exist in Avesnes, France and in Battery City Park, NYC in his honour

Dr. Comfort Starr brought his family from Kent, England, to New Towne (now Cambridge), where he reestablished his surgery practice in 1635. According to family history, Dr. Starr's house became the home of Nathaniel Eaton and served in 1639 as the site where Harvard College instruction began (text from Harvard's website)

Rev. Comfort Starr graduated from Harvard College (in 1647), and is one of five Fellows named in the Harvard College Charter of 1650, the document that officially incorporated the school

Richard March Hoe, inventor of the rotary printing press. This invention made inexpensive mass communication possible. The Hoe’s are founding members of the MET Museum

Charles Lewis Tiffany – Founder Tiffany & Co.

Robert de Forest – Founder American Wing of the MET Museum, Lawyer, President of the MET Museum.

Louis Comfort Tiffany, artist

Charles C. Burlingham, lawyer – Titanic, President NY Bar, / JP Morgan; LaGuardia; FDR, & Supreme Court; IAS (Institute for Advanced Study) facilitator /

Dorothy Tiffany Burlingham, analyst – closely associated with both Sigmund Freud and his daughter Anna Freud

George F. Kennan, diplomat and historian is related through marriage and served as a surrogate father to Stephen Burlingham