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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]

JOB: City Seeking Graphic Designer to Create Quarterly Recreation Guides

JOB: City Seeking Graphic Designer to Create Quarterly Recreation Guides

The City of Burien announced Friday (Jan. 4) that it is seeking proposals from individuals or businesses to provide Graphic Design services for the City’s quarterly Recreation Guide brochures. The city... [Read more]

‘Extraordinary Women of Highline’ at Burien Community Center through Jan.

‘Extraordinary Women of Highline’ at Burien Community Center through Jan.

The Burien Community Center will be presenting a new exhibit curated by Highline Historical Society intern Colleen Lenahan until Jan. 31, 2013. The exhibit, called “Extraordinary Women of Highline,”... [Read more]

Burien Artist Elissa Stern Being Featured at Georgetown Art Attack Saturday

Burien Artist Elissa Stern Being Featured at Georgetown Art Attack Saturday

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‘Fabulous’ Ceramic Mariachi Sculpture Coming to Burien Town Square Nov. 8

‘Fabulous’ Ceramic Mariachi Sculpture Coming to Burien Town Square Nov. 8

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Fall Celebration of Art & Craft Coming to Burien Town Square Thursday, Nov. 8

Fall Celebration of Art & Craft Coming to Burien Town Square Thursday, Nov. 8

A Fall celebration of Art and Craft featuring Crimson Park Design and Shelli Park, along with Scott Grigg, is coming to Burien Town Square from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. There will be two installations: Venue... [Read more]

Paintings by Teresa Burrelsman Installed at Burien Community Center

Paintings by Teresa Burrelsman Installed at Burien Community Center

Artist Teresa Burrelsman will be displaying her paintings in the lobby of the Burien Community Center from now until the end of November. The community center is open Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. –... [Read more]

Enjoy Celeste Cooning’s ‘Star Light Star Bright’ at Arts-A-Glow Saturday, Sept. 8

Enjoy Celeste Cooning’s ‘Star Light Star Bright’ at Arts-A-Glow Saturday, Sept. 8

Artist Celeste Cooning will be presenting her ‘Star Light Star Bright’ at Burien’s annual Arts-A-Glow (we’re a Sponsor and BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer will serve as Host/MC)... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Next Time You Need a Wall Decorated, Go Hire a Bunch of Graffiti Artists’

LETTER: ‘Next Time You Need a Wall Decorated, Go Hire a Bunch of Graffiti Artists’

Dear Editor –

The new artwork (“The Burien Mural”) on the side of the Dollar Tree facing City Hall is absolutely perfect, both for today’s Burien and for those who signed off on the project. It is very nicely rendered…and it says nothing whatever…

Portland Artist John Sinclair Showing Works at Burien Community Center

Portland Artist John Sinclair Showing Works at Burien Community Center

Click images to see larger versions. Portland Artist John Sinclair is showing works at the Burien Community Center lobby. The beautifully crafted pencil drawings will be on display until Sept. 28th. Here’s... [Read more]

PHOTOS: New Mural Project About 1/3rd Done; Meet the Artist Saturday, Aug. 4

PHOTOS: New Mural Project About 1/3rd Done; Meet the Artist Saturday, Aug. 4

Progress is being made on Burien’s new Mural Project on the side of the Dollar Tree store on 4th Ave SW (click image to see larger version). Photo by Scott Schaefer. Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Work... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Volunteers Help Artist Scrape Paint Off Side of Dollar Tree for Mural

PHOTOS: Volunteers Help Artist Scrape Paint Off Side of Dollar Tree for Mural

Back in June we first posted a request from our friends at Burien Parks, who were seeking Volunteers to assist with a new mural installation on the side of the Dollar Tree store on 4th Ave SW at SW 151st... [Read more]