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Work by Jan Rogers on display at Burien Community Center

Fri, 05 Dec 2014

Local artist Jan Rogers is showing her work at the Burien Community Center until the end of January 2015.

Jan Rogers has studied classical drawing and painting from the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Washington since 2007.  She resides in Burien where she continues to pursue studies in landscape, still life and the figure in the mediums of oil, pastel, and watercolor.

The Community Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30am-8:00pm, Fridays 8:30am-5:00pm, and Saturdays from 8:00am-noon.  Hours may change during the holidays.  For more information please call 206-988-3700.

Book Launch and Signings for "Images of Modern America: Burien"

Thu, 04 Dec 2014

Thursday, December 11th is the launch party for the book "Images of Modern America: Burien" at the Tin Room Bar. Author Virginia Wright will be signing books starting at 5:30pm. Come by for a drink, and buy a book or two!

"Prior to  February 28th of 1993 when a popular vote led to Burien’s incorporation as a city, the area south of Seattle, just beyond White Center, was one of several areas that were defined simply as unincorporated King County.  Burien already had an identity more cohesive than a neighborhood prior to its incorporation, but the formalization into cityhood was a vital step towards building a better city."

There are two other signing events for the book:

December 13th, 2014 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Burien Books
824 SW 152nd Street
Burien, WA 98166

December 20th, 2014 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Page 2 Books
457 SW 152nd Street
Burien, WA 98166

Affordable art for the holidays featured in December at Burien Arts Gallery.

Fri, 28 Nov 2014

For those who missed Burien Arts Association’s Vision 20/20 gala, there will be another chance in December to enjoy small artworks created by local artists. The Burien Arts Gallery will feature the artwork along with fine art jewelry and ceramics in its December exhibition. Works from Artists United will also be shown. The small affordable artwork make perfect holiday gifts.

Every fall, the Burien Arts Association commissions local artists to create the works for the Association’s Vision 20/20 art sale. The event is Burien Arts’ biggest fundraiser of the year. The proceeds help fund the Gallery, the only fine-arts gallery between Tacoma and West Seattle. Other programs include student workshops, life drawing sessions, face painting at local festivals and the Highline Classic Jazz Festival. The exhibit runs Dec. 4-Jan. 4. The exhibit is part of the B-Town Beat Art Walk on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 5.

The Gallery is located at 826 S.W. 152nd St. It is open Wednesday-Sunday, noon-6 p.m. and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. The gallery is closed Monday and Tuesday. For more information, visit www.burienarts.org or call 206-244-7808.

Robert Dugoni signing at the Tin Room

Wed, 19 Nov 2014

Book Signing for Burien's favorite local mystery author Robert Dugoni. November 20th, 4:30pm at The Tin Room Bar. Come buy and talk to one of your favorite authors and get your copy of "My Sister's Grave" signed. Paperback $15.95. sold by Burien's Books, one of Burien's first and oldest book shops.

Visit the author's website for more info on the book.

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Burien Arts' 20/20 Vision

Wed, 12 Nov 2014

20/20 Vision

Affordable art, a buying frenzy, fun food from local restaurants, marvelous music, refreshing wine and beer, great raffle prizes—all for a great cause.

That’s the annual Vision 20/20 Art Sale hosted by the Burien Arts Association this Saturday the 22nd at the Burien Community Center, 147006th Ave. S.W. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free but donations are welcome.

Browse small artwork by local artists. When the bell rings, grab your favorites and pay just $40 a piece. Proceeds are divided between the artists and the Burien Arts Association.

See the attached photos to see the fun we had at last year’s Vision 20/20.

To see the beautiful art to be featured, visit the Burien Arts Facebook page.

More information at www.burienarts.org or 206-244-7808.

2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program

Fri, 19 Sep 2014

Call to Artists

Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services
Call to Artists for the 2015 Burien Community Center Gallery Program.

About the Exhibition Program

Artists working in 2 dimensional media are invited to apply for the 2015 schedule of gallery exhibitions at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave SW.

  • The exhibit space wall is in the Community Center lobby and measures 14’6” x 8’8”.
  • Artists are encouraged to view the space before applying to see if suitable. The lobby is monitored by staff.
  • The Community Center is open Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM-8 PM, Friday 8:30 am-5pm.
  • There is no insurance for objects submitted for exhibition, however, every precaution is taken for the safety of the artwork. This is not a sales space, but artists are able to have contact information with their artwork.

Please e-mail the following application materials to ginak@burienwa.gov:

  • 5 digital images (work completed within the last two years) representing the type of work proposed for the exhibition. Please do not send photographs, original artwork, or slides.
  • A list of the images submitted with medium and sizes.
  • Resume detailing exhibition history and/or personal statement. (Please include name, address, phone number, and e-mail address.)

Questions? Please contact Gina Kallman at 206-391-6605 or e-mail: ginak@burienwa.gov.

Deadline:
5:00pm
October 10th, 2014

42nd Street Tickets on Sale Now!

Thu, 28 Aug 2014

Performance Dates:

September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21

Buy Tickets

Performance Venue: Highline Performing Arts Center

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