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Pop-up Art Gallery Program

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!

SUPPORT US WHEN YOU SHOP AT FRED MEYER

Burien Arts is part of the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program.

If you link your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Burien Arts Association at fredmeyer.com, Fred Meyer will automatically donate a small % of your purchases to Burien Arts. This will not reduce your other rewards such as gas points and rebates.

If you do not have a Rewards Card, ask any Fred Meyer cashier for one.

To link your card, go to the Community Rewards page.

1. At the top of the page, under My Store, select the Fred Meyer store where you usually shop.

2. Under Are you a Fred Meyer Customer?, click Re-enroll or link your Rewards Card now.

3. Create an account if you do not have one or log in if you do.

4. Under Find your organization, enter “Burien Arts” or our number “81808” and click the  Search button.

5. Select “Burien Arts Association” and click the Enroll button.

Your donations will help us bring more arts program to Burien!

Upcoming Events

BURIEN ARTS POP-UP ART GALLERY

City Hall Exhibit

What: Works by Bob Bevis

When: April 7 – May 26,  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 Victor Kimsey & Linda Logie on a nautical theme. Opening night features light hors d’oeuvres and champagne while meeting the artists and actors after the performance.

When: April 14-23 and April 28-May 7, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 PM, Sunday @ 2:00 during the Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival.

Where: Burien Actors Theatre, Community Center Annex, 14501 4th Ave SW, Burien

 

SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK 2017

What: Comedy of Errors, a slapstick comedy involving two sets of identical twins separated at birth. It is a story of immigrants in a strange land facing expulsion and possible death at the hands of a tyrannical Duke. Produced by GreenStage, http://greenstage.org/

When: Saturday, July 29 at 7:00 PM

Where: Lake Burien School Memorial Park, 14640 18th Ave. SW, Burien. The park has rest rooms and a children’s playground.

Cost: FREE. Bring your picnic and chair.

 

What: Richard II. During Richard II’s short and troubled reign, he is often indecisive or abrupt and arbitrary. His clumsy handling of a dispute between two Dukes (one his cousin) splits the kingdom and sets him on the path to his downfall. Produced by GreenStage, http://greenstage.org/.

When: Saturday August 5 at 7:00 PM

Where: Lake Burien School Memorial Park, 14640 18th Ave. SW, Burien. The park has rest rooms and a children’s playground.

Cost: FREE. Bring your picnic and chair.

 

 

Featured Artists


BURIEN CITY HALL EXHIBIT

We are pleased to feature graphic artist Bob Bevis in the April-May exhibit of  the Pop-up Art Gallery in the lobby of the City of Burien Municipal Office, Burien City Hall.

Meet Bob at the opening reception, Friday, April 7, 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 May 26 and is open to the public during City business hours, 8 AM-5 PM, Monday – Friday.

Bob is a graphic designer with a special interest in painting and drawing automobiles. He has been commissioned to portray a range of historically significant autos for both museums and owners. Each year since 2004, Bob has created the event poster for the Pacific NW Concours d’Elegance, the best classic car show in the Pacific NW.  He was also chosen as the official Bulgatti luxury sports car automotive artist worldwide by Romano Artiolo, owner of Bulgatti 1987-95.

Bob usually works in gouache (an opaque water color), pencil on paper, acrylic on canvas or mixed media.

He owned his own graphic design business in Honolulu for 12 years. The business created graphics for resort and surf wear as well as logos, business cards, ads, packaging design, postcards, and illustrations.

He has shown at the Hawaii Watercolor Society Annual Show, Honolulu Art Society Show, Bellevue Arts and Crafts Fair,  NW Annual at the Seattle Art Museum, and the University of WA Henry Gallery. For more about Bob, visit http://www.bevisart.com.

 

BURIEN ACTORS THEATRE LOBBY

Local artists Victor Kimsey and Linda Logie are featured in the BAT lobby during the 2017 Bill & Peggy Hunt Playwrights Festival April 14-May 7. Both are members of local artists group Artists United, http://www.artistsunitedclub.com/

By Victor Kimsey

By Linda Logie

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