Gallery News

Gallery Will Be Closed for Memorial Day

The gallery will be closed on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day. We hope you have a beautiful day, and we’ll see you Tuesday at normal opening hours. Wolf Brothers by Shaun Peterson – Qwalsius (Puyallup/Tulalip)  22.75″h x 22″w

Meet the Artist: Lillian Pitt

Stonington Gallery is honored to show a new body of work this May that springs from the vision of respected elder artist Lillian Pitt, in collaboration with Dan Friday (Lummi). Lillian has written and spoken extensively on her experiences as an indigenous artist and her journey to becoming the culture-bearer she is today. Learn more […]

Watch Dan Friday sculpt a glass bear totem

Dan Friday (Lummi) recently completed a white-hot residency at the Corning Museum of Glass, and the museum has produced this excellent video that details the hours of work and concentration that goes into making one of Dan’s Totem figures. This three hour video is a great introduction to hotsculpting, and it includes something we’ve never […]

Coming Up: Lillian Pitt + Dan Friday Collaborative Exhibit

The gallery is proud to host an exhibition of collaborative glass work by artists Lillian Pitt (Warm Springs/Wasco/Yakama) and Dan Friday (Lummi) this May. The works are currently undergoing coldworking, and then will be photographed and transported for their debut on May 5th. The vessels were made collaboratively at a multi-day glass blow earlier in 2018; Dan brought over twenty […]

Gallery Will Be Closed April 1st

Stonington Gallery will be closed on April 1st in observance of the Easter/Passover weekend. Normal hours all other days. We hope you enjoy your weekend! Our usual hours: Sundays: 12pm-5pm Monday – Fridays: 10am-6pm Saturdays: 10am-5:30pm  

Raven Skyriver’s “Tyee” Swims into the Gallery, and a Kickstarter for His Glass Studio Build!

With this blown, off-hand sculpted glass masterpiece Raven Skyriver honors the magnificent spring Chinook salmon, known as “tyee” or “the chief” in Nuu-chah-nulth. There is no more important being to the life-cycle of the Northwest than the salmon. It has sustained the orca, the forests, and the native human population of the coast for millennia. […]

Gallery Holiday Hours

Stonington Gallery will be open normal hours during the holiday season, with two exceptions: Dec. 25th (Christmas Day) – CLOSED | New Year’s Eve Dec. 31st -CLOSED | January 1st (New Year’s Day) – CLOSED Our normal hours are: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm / Saturday 10am-5:30pm / Sunday 12-5pm

Thomas Stream’s “Snow Scene” Paintings Are Available As Prints

Each year the Stonington Gallery hosts an invitational group exhibition celebrating the winter season; and every year painter Thomas Stream (Sun’aq Aleut) is the very first artist to submit his work. From 2013-2016 Stream produced what we at the gallery refer to as his “snow scene” paintings: four beloved gouache on paper paintings that look […]

Gallery will be closed on Thurs, Nov. 23

The gallery will be closed for Thanksgiving this Thursday, Nov. 23rd. We will reopen for normal business hours on Friday, 10am. Image shown is by Susan Point (Musqueam).

Behind the Scenes: Reflections Box – An Alaska Shoreline

Every work in our November exhibition is the result of dozens or hundreds of hours of work, and that isn’t even counting the ideas that lead to the piece. One of the most incredible pieces is the “Reflections Box”, which Jensen and Lipson refer to as the ‘heart’ of their exhibit. Courtney Lipson has created […]

Gallery Will Be Closed Monday, Sept 4

In observance of Labor Day, the gallery will be closed on Monday, Sept 4th. We re-open with normal hours on Tuesday. We will be installing our September solo exhibition, “Raven Skyriver: SURGE” on Tuesday and Wednesday, and the show will have a public opening reception on Thursday, Sept 7th from 6-8pm. Join us!