Abby Heller-Burnham, a native New Yorker, is currently an active member of the vibrant artist community of Philadelphia.  In addition to her original works, she is often commissioned to produce portraits based on photographs provided by her clients.  Drawing from her technical skill and knowledge of anatomy,  she recreates the images of her subjects (not the photographs themselves) with a life-like, painterly naturalism that surpasses photo-realism.