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The new Burien Arts Gallery has opened its doors in Olde Burien and is devoted to showcasing the works of artists of various media and notoriety.  We love to feature established artists and emerging artists alike, including student artists.  The gallery is free and open to the public.

The gallery is located at 826 SW 152nd St.

For more information, visit our Gallery page.

Vision 20/20 Art Sale – November 22

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Mixing quality affordable art with a fun evening of music, food, wine and “buying frenzy,” the Burien Arts Association presents its annual Vision 20/20 Art Sale on Saturday, Nov. 22.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. at the Burien Community Center, 14700 6th Ave. S., for this unique fundraising event.

Hors d’oeuvres and raffle drawings add extra fun to the night.

425 original works of art– all $40 each.

Proceeds to benefit Burien Arts in their efforts to bring art, art experiences, and art education to our community at little or no cost!

For more information see Burien Arts Facebook page.

Featured Exhibit

Featured Exhibit

 The Burien Arts Gallery’s November exhibit spotlights two artists whose work is drawn from two vastly different origins.

Kalvin Zane Rutagengwa is a self-taught painter and sculptor who discovered his artistic talent as a 6-year-old boy in Rwanda. Tamara Stephas is a landscape painter and sculptor whose work is deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest.

You can meet both artists at the exhibit’s Opening Reception on Friday, Nov. 7, 4-8 p.m. The show runs Nov. 4-Nov. 30.

Artists United’s November display at the Gallery features acrylic painters Judy Eckhardt and Janet Price. Eckhardt uses many layers of paint to achieve rich colors and vibrant paintings. Her exhibit focuses on boats and beach houses. Price is a painter and print maker. In honor of the Day of the Dead, she will feature some of her work from Mexico.

Fine-art ceramics and jewelry will also be on display.

As a member of the Tutsi tribe that was nearly eradicated in the Rwanda genocide, Rutagengwa let peace and reconciliation be his motivation during this time. He used his artistic talents to help orphans build their lives on art rather than as street beggars.

Stephas’ work explores the relationship between humans and our environment by combining landscape painting with architectural elements and text.

The Gallery is located at 826 S.. 152nd St. in Olde Burien. Gallery hours are Wednesday-Saturday, noon-6 p.m. and Sunday, noon-4 p.m. We are closed Monday and Tuesday.

For more information, visit www.burienarts.org or call 206-244-7808.

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