The City of Burien has announced a Call for Artists for its 2025 Burien Gallery Program.

There is a $250 artist stipend for The Maverick and Merrill Gardens, and a $50 artist stipend for the Burien Community Center. 

This call is open to artists residing in Washington State, and the application deadline for artists is 5 p.m. on Aug. 23, 2024.

For more details on the program and how to apply, click HERE or email

About the Exhibition Program

The gallery program offers three location options for displaying artwork:

  1. Burien Community Center Lobby (14700 6th Ave SW): This location is for 2D artworks only, featuring a two-month exhibit with a $50 artist stipend.
  2. Maverick Apartments Window (150th & 6th Ave SW): This venue accepts both 2D and 3D artworks for a four-month exhibit with a $250 artist stipend.
  3. Merrill Gardens Senior Living Windows (4th & 150th SW): Artists can display 2D or 3D artworks in this location for a four-month exhibit with a $250 artist stipend.

Other Details:

  • Insurance coverage not provided for artwork in Gallery Program.
  • Transportation, install and removal of artworks is responsibility of artist.
  • Wall tags and promotion provided.
  • View the gallery spaces.

To Apply:

  • Please fully complete the application form here.
  • Works will be juried, and you will be notified by beginning of October.
  • Incomplete applications may not be considered.
  • We encourage artists to look at exhibit spaces before applying.
  • More info is available here.
  • Email with any questions.

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