Betsy Lueke was a long time resident of Burbank and worked for the Burbank Parks and Recreation Department for 36 years. During her 36-year tenure she was instrumental in developing an Art Master Plan. In 1976 she founded the Fine Arts Federation and served as the Executive Director for 17 years. In recognition of Betsy Lueke’s contribution to cultural arts in Burbank, the Creative Arts Center was renamed the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center in 2018. Classes can be viewed in the Recreation Guide.
Pasadena Society of Artists
June - 27, 2019
The Pasadena Society of Artists will be Celebrating their 94th Annual Juried Exhibition at the Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center Gallery. The juror is Mr. Jay Belloli, a well-known and highly respected art curator and writer.
Pasadena Society of Artists is an organization of professional artists from Pasadena and nearby communities that has continuously exhibited its members' artwork for over 90 years. Since its inception in 1925, it has evolved into a varied and vital artistic force that nourishes artistic growth in the contemporary art scene.
More information can be found on their website, Pasadena Society of Artists
Opening reception: Saturday, June 8th, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00pm
Beth Kukucka & Michael Wicks
July 5 - 25, 2019
Beth Kukucka has been a photographer for many years, her work has been published in Time Magazine, USA Today, Rolling Stone and People Magazine, as well as being featured in over 20 exhibits nationwide. Beth's photographs document the timeless experience of what it is to be human, in all its beautiful imperfection and hope.You can find Beth on Instagram and her website http://www.bethkphoto.com
Michael Wicks, local and international freelance photographer, is known for capturing under-water as well as land and journalistic images. He has been featured in National Wildlife Federation’s publications as well as Underwater Photo Magazine based in London and the USA Travel Magazine site. His work has been used by IFAW in presentations to Congress for their Tails for Whales Campaign.
You can see more of Michael's work on his website or on Instagram
Los Angeles based ceramic artist Martin Ehrlich works are inspired and influenced by the world and nature around him. In addition to his high fire body of work, Martin’s has created a series of pieces, inspired by a recent trip to the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. He stretches and manipulates the clay to build fractures and crevices in his pieces, by using the intense metallic lusters, specific to Raku glazes, he can create and accentuate patterns and textures portraying the molten lava flowing from the volcano. You can see more of Martin's work on his website,
Opening reception: Friday, July 5th, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Art Gallery Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
1100 West Clark Avenue
Burbank, California 91506