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Burien Arts Gallery presents ‘Deciduous Sky’ exhibit in August

Burien Arts Gallery presents ‘Deciduous Sky’ exhibit in August

“Olive Grove” by Julie Devine. ​”Verbascum” by Julie Devine. “Deciduous Sky” is the title of Burien Arts Gallery’s August exhibit featuring landscape artist Julie... [Read more]

Meet Burien Arts Gallery’s featured Artist Rebecca Woodhouse Allard Fri. night

Meet Burien Arts Gallery’s featured Artist Rebecca Woodhouse Allard Fri. night

by Rebecca Woodhouse Allard Meet Rebecca Woodhouse Allard, a printmaker who works in carved linoleum and rubber, at Burien Arts Gallery’s Opening Reception, Friday, June 5, 5 p.m.-8 p.m., at the gallery,... [Read more]

Unique linoleum and rubber show set for June at Burien Arts Gallery

Unique linoleum and rubber show set for June at Burien Arts Gallery

Rebecca Woodhouse Allard, a printmaker who works in carved linoleum and rubber, will be the featured artist for Burien Arts Gallery’s June exhibit. Explains Rebecca: “I carve words into linoleum... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: Sketch of kids in Spray Park at Thursday’s Farmers Market

INTERN’S VIEW: Sketch of kids in Spray Park at Thursday’s Farmers Market

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris South King Media Intern It was a beautiful day for the Burien Farmers Market on Thursday, and my difficult assignment was to go find something there worth sketching. That’s... [Read more]

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

‘Abstract by Nature’ solo show at Burien Arts Gallery opens Friday, May 8

“Abstract by Nature” – a solo show by Olympia painter Becky Knold – begins Friday, May 8 at the Burien Arts Gallery. “The paintings selected for this exhibit at the Burien Arts Gallery are visual... [Read more]

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

Our talented new Intern Sterling Paris will paint your face (or your kids’)!

We’ve been serving as Mentors to students at Burien’s Big Picture High School since 2009, and this year we’re proud to have Sterling Paris as our newest – and fourth – Intern. Sterling... [Read more]

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

INTERN’S VIEW: ‘ReTreasure’ is a hidden treasure in downtown Burien

Story & Photos by Sterling Paris Intern, Big Picture High School In downtown Burien at 627 SW 152nd Street you will find a cute hidden treasure of a shop called “ReTreasure.” This... [Read more]

See local artist Jan Rogers work at Burien Community Center through January

See local artist Jan Rogers work at Burien Community Center through January

Local artist Jan Rogers is showing her work at the Burien Community Center until the end of January 2015. Jan has studied classical drawing and painting from the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle, Washington... [Read more]

Burien Artist creates large-scale sound installation for Pike Street Hill Climb

Burien Artist creates large-scale sound installation for Pike Street Hill Climb

‘To Scale (10,000 things for Mark Tobey)’ is a new, large-scale sound installation created by Pete Bjordahl – founder of Burien’s Parallel Public Works – and Berlin-based artist... [Read more]

New Exhibit at Burien Community Center features local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis

New Exhibit at Burien Community Center features local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis

The Burien Community Center is now showing the paintings of local Artist Keli Sim-DeRitis through the end of November. Keli has been a graphic designer and artist for over 25 years. She has dabbled with... [Read more]

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

‘Mantra’ – bringing visibility to Burien through the Arts

by Shelli Park Recently, the B-Town Beat had the opportunity to host the French artist, ‘Mantra.’ Mantra is a self-educated artist who hails from Metz, France. Sam Sneke, one of the organizers... [Read more]

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

Burien Community Garden Green House has some new artwork

The Burien Community Garden has some new artwork – thanks to local artist Alina Gridley, the Green House at the gardens is now graced with colorful flowers, vegetables and a butterfly made from recycled... [Read more]

Burien Community Center hosting new exhibit by Artist Jose Johann Bitanco

Burien Community Center hosting new exhibit by Artist Jose Johann Bitanco

The Burien Community Center is hosting a new exhibit by artist Jose Johann Bitancor titled “ISTRUKTURA” through the end of July. Bitancor is a Filipino painter and graphic designer with a... [Read more]

Burien Artist Danny Mansmith featured at Community Center through May

Burien Artist Danny Mansmith featured at Community Center through May

The Burien Community Center will be hosting an exhibit by Burien artist Danny Mansmith through the end of May. Danny is a self taught, mixed media, fiber, and installation artist. His exhibit is titled... [Read more]

Mt. Rainier student to display drawings in Olde Burien as part of senior project

Mt. Rainier student to display drawings in Olde Burien as part of senior project

Mt. Rainier High student Amber Fiol will display four of her drawings during April at Skinperfect Salon in Olde Burien as part of her senior year project. The grand opening for Amber’s show, titled... [Read more]

Donut-shaped sculpture ‘Taurus’ at Seahurst Park removed, to be destroyed

Donut-shaped sculpture ‘Taurus’ at Seahurst Park removed, to be destroyed

As we first reported Thursday, Dec. 5, the donut-shaped (or innertube-shaped depending on your age) sculpture ‘Taurus,’ designed by Thomas Lindsey and in place at Burien’s Seahurst Park since 1977, has been removed…

Burien Artist Marge Ellsworth presents a ‘brand new way’ to look at money

Burien Artist Marge Ellsworth presents a ‘brand new way’ to look at money

Everyone is interested in money – how to get it, how to spend it, how to keep it. Now Burien artist Marge Ellsworth is presenting a brand new way to look at money in an exhibit at Burien Press (423 SW... [Read more]

Open House for Artist Nathan DiPietro will be Thurs. at Normandy Park City Hall

Open House for Artist Nathan DiPietro will be Thurs. at Normandy Park City Hall

Local Artist Nathan DiPietro will be featured at an Open House this Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Normandy Park City Council Chambers, starting at 7 p.m. “We are most fortunate to have Nathan DiPietro... [Read more]

Burien Artist Kim McCarthy’s work at Community Center through end of July

Burien Artist Kim McCarthy’s work at Community Center through end of July

Burien Artist Kim McCarthy’s works are now on display at the Burien Community Center through the end of July. McCarthy (aka Urban Soule) has been featured in many design/home decor magazines, books and television for her paintings…

White Center Artist’s work now on display at Burien Town Square

White Center Artist’s work now on display at Burien Town Square

White Center Artist Marianne Maksirisombat’s original art is now on display at the northeast corner retail space at Burien Town Square (SW 151st and 5th Place SW) through the last week of June. Marianne... [Read more]

Local Artist Rebecca Miller holding art show reception at Harbor Steps June 6

Local Artist Rebecca Miller holding art show reception at Harbor Steps June 6

There will be an Art Opening for Burien Artist Rebecca Miller from 6 – 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 6 at Alki Arts at the Harbor Steps in Seattle. Miller’s unique Charcoal Drawings on Antique Sheet... [Read more]

Artists United Presenting Three Exhibits at Burien Community Center

Artists United Presenting Three Exhibits at Burien Community Center

Artists United will be presenting a series of three exhibits at the Burien Community Center from April 5th through July 5th, 2013, featuring work from numerous local artists…

Art Car Artist Kelly Lyles’ Work at Burien Community Center Through May 31

Art Car Artist Kelly Lyles’ Work at Burien Community Center Through May 31

West Seattle Car Artist Kelly Lyles will have her work – both drawings and paintings – on display at the Burien Community Center through May 31st. Lyles is famous for her fabulous art cars “Leopard... [Read more]

Local Photographer Thatcher Kelley Showing Photos at John Knox Church

Local Photographer Thatcher Kelley Showing Photos at John Knox Church

Local Photographer Thatcher Kelley will be showing his photos at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Normandy Park during the months of March and April, with an Artist’s Reception set for Saturday, April... [Read more]

Burien Artist Christine Kennedy Wins Contest with ‘Kayaking Seahurst’ Painting

Burien Artist Christine Kennedy Wins Contest with ‘Kayaking Seahurst’ Painting

Christine Kennedy, a local Burien resident, is both a weekly and monthly winner of Daniel Smith’s 11th Annual National Art Contest with her painting, “Kayaking Seahurst” (click image to see larger... [Read more]

Normandy Park Artist Roxanne Fawcett at Georgetown ‘Art Attack’ Saturday

Normandy Park Artist Roxanne Fawcett at Georgetown ‘Art Attack’ Saturday

Normandy Park Artist Roxanne Fawcett will be the featured artist at The Roving Gallery in Georgetown for the March ‘Art Attack’ this Saturday, March 9, from 6 – 9 p.m. Roxanne has been... [Read more]

See Artist Richard Jahn’s Paintings at Burien Community Center through March

See Artist Richard Jahn’s Paintings at Burien Community Center through March

The City of Burien Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services will be presenting the works of artist Richard Jahn at the Burien Community Center through the end of March. Mr. Jahn writes: Most of my paintings... [Read more]

Unique Works from Artist Don Liljar Now on Display at Burien Town Square

Unique Works from Artist Don Liljar Now on Display at Burien Town Square

Don Liljar was an artist who lived in Burien for at least 40 years, creating his art most recently in a modest home on SW 158th at 14th Ave SW. “Some may remember seeing a large wheeled contraption... [Read more]