The Burien Arts Association debuted its new Pop-up Art Gallery program on January 6, 2017 in the lobby of the City Municipal Office, third floor, Burien Library and City Hall Building, 400 SW 152nd Street, Burien.
The Pop-up Art Gallery at the Municipal Office is open during City business hours, Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The Gallery is free and open to the public.
We love to feature established artists and emerging artists alike, including student artists.
The previous Burien Arts Gallery, at 826 SW 152nd St. Olde Burien, closed on December 24, 2016 after three years of operation at that location.
Second Location at Burien Actors Theatre
In early February, Burien Arts added a second Pop-up Gallery venue at the Burien Actors Theatre, 14501 4th Ave SW, Burien. The Theatre is located in the Burien Community Center Annex (previously a school.)
Works by local artists are in display in the lobby during the run of a show. The lobby is open before, during, and after the performance.
We look forward to seeing you at our Pop-up Art Gallery locations!
BURIEN ARTS POP-UP ART GALLERY
City Hall Exhibit
What: Collages by Linda McClamrock
When: February 3-March 31, 2017, Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Burien Library & City Hall Building, 3rd floor, 400 SW 152nd Street, Burien
Burien Actors Theatre Lobby
What: Works by local artists group Artists United on a nautical theme. Opening night features light hors d’oeuvres and champagne while meeting the artists and actors after the performance.
When: April 14 – May 7 during the Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival
Where: Burien Actors Theatre, Community Center Annex, 14501 4th Ave SW, Burien
PRESENTATION AT BURIEN LIBRARY
What: The Painted Word: When Poetry Collides with Art
Poet Shin Yu Pai discusses the history of artist-poet collaborations, showing visual examples. She will share her work both as a writer and as a collaborator with painters, photographers, installation artists, composers, and video artists.
Shin Yu Pai is poet laureate of the City of Redmond and was a 2014 Stranger Genius Award nominee. She has also served as a poet-in-residence for the Seattle Art Museum.
She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and lives in Seattle.
When: April 5, 2017 at 7:00 PM
Where: Burien Library, 400 SW 152nd Street, Burien
BURIEN ARTS NAMED CHARITY OF THE YEAR 2016
Discover Burien, our town’s cross between a chamber of commerce and a board of tourism, named the Burien Arts Association Charity of the Year 2016.
BURIEN CITY HALL EXHIBIT
We are pleased to feature collage artist Linda McClamrock in the February exhibit of the Pop-up Art Gallery in the lobby of the City of Burien Municipal Office, Burien City Hall.
Meet Linda at the opening reception, Friday, February 3, 2017, from 5:30-7:30 PM, at the City of Burien Municipal Office, 400 S.W. 152nd St., 3rd floor, Take the elevator from the 1st floor lobby by the Library to reach the 3rd floor.
The exhibit runs to March 31 and is open to the public during City business hours, 8 AM-5 PM, Monday – Friday.
Linda is a self-taught collage artist who uses primarly recycled paper (magazines and other found paper) together with acrylic paint and glue to create her beautiful and whimsical collages.
She loves creating something imaginative out of materials that would otherwise be thrown away. Linda does all the work herself and gives 10% of sales to charity.
She had shown her work in many art festivals and art walks, as well as at the Alki Art Gallery, and sells her pieces on http://www.etsy.com.
Linda started creating her collages about five years ago. “ I always considered myself a musician and not an artist,” she said. “What joy to be surprised in middle age by a new thing I not only could do, but do well!”
A business graduate of the University of WA, Linda worked for Nordstrom for 15 years as a Software Engineer, Web Software Engineer Applied Solutions Architect, and Enterprise Applied Business Architect.