call for artists

Call for Artists: 2019 Burien Gallery Program
Posted on 10/03/2018
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The City of Burien has ongoing exhibits open to the public year-round. The application deadline for the current call for artists is October 26, 2018.

About the Exhibition Program

There are three location options.

Burien Community Center Lobby Wall

  • 2D Art Only
  • 14700 6th Ave SW
  • Lobby wall is 14’ wide x 8’ tall
  • Hanging materials provided

Maverick Apartments Window

  • 2D and/or 3D welcomed
  • Window at 150th St and 6th Ave SW
  • 336 square feet that look out onto the street
  • Artist to provide hanging materials/pedestals, etc.

Merrill Gardens Senior Living Windows

  • 2D and 3D welcomed
  • Windows at 4th Ave SW and 150th St SW
  • Artist to provide hanging materials/pedestals, etc.

Window dimensions:

  • 5 windows: 3’deep x 9’wide x 7’ tall
  • 2 windows: 3’deep x 9’ wide x 9’ tall
  • 1 window: 3’deep x 8’ wide x 10’ tall
  • 1 window: 3’ deep x 9’ wide x 11’ tall

More details

  • $100 artist stipend for Maverick and Merrill Gardens
  • Insurance coverage not provided for artwork in Gallery Program
  • Transportation, installation, and removal of artworks is responsibility of artist
  • Wall tags and promotion provided
  • Artist receptions are not provided, but will be considered

To apply

Please email following information to ginak@burienwa.gov by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 2018.

  • Artist name, address, phone, and e-mail address
  • Artist website if you have
  • Artist Bio and/or artist statement
  • Space(s) would you like to be considered for
  • Five (5) images of your work in jpg format
  • Best months in 2019 for you to exhibit

Works will be juried and artists will be notified by mid-December. Incomplete applications may not be considered. We encourage artists to look at exhibit spaces before applying.