Gallery News

New in the Gallery: Danielle Morsette

We’re thrilled to present a new face at Stonington during our winter exhibition: weaver Danielle Morsette (Suquamish/Sto:lo). Danielle is a young and extremely skilled weaver who was recently seen in her solo exhibition at the Suquamish Museum this past summer. Her Salish-style weaving is of the highest quality and skill, and we are excited to […]

Rest in Power, Clarissa Rizal and Teri Rofkar

We are profoundly grieved by the passing of renowned Tlingit weavers Teri Rofkar and Clarissa Rizal this month. Clarissa passed yesterday morning, and Teri on December 2nd, both from cancer. Our hearts go out to their families and communities, and we send all of our love to those who were touched by them. How can […]

Celebrating the Roricks at a Collector Preview

    Thank you, collectors and supporters, for joining the Rorick family and the Stonington staff the night before the formal opening to celebrate this fantastic exhibition. Whenever we see Isabel Rorick, Robin Rorick, and their wonderful families, it is a treat and a privilege. Below are a few snapshots from this special evening of […]

Video: How Dan Friday Makes His Mosaic Glass Baskets

Dan Friday (Lummi) has helpfully put together this video that shows the steps to making one of his luminous Lummi glass baskets. It’s a mixture of mosaic, hot-sculpting, and blowing the glass. That black powder he sifts on at 1:31 is frit: he sifts it on to get it into the cracks, then wipes it […]

Digital Catalog: Light and Memory – Joan Tenenbaum

Read our new digital catalog for Joan Tenenbaum’s sumptuous new exhibit of fine art jewelry.

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art opens “Native Hands”

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art has opened its first exhibit devoted solely to contemporary indigenous art of the Coast, and it features some very familiar names. Over 40 works of art have been loaned by our gallery to the exhibit, and our artists’ works look amazing in BIMA’s light-filled space. “Native Hands: Indigenous Art […]

New Catalog: Isabel Rorick and Robin Rorick “Roots That Connect Us All”

We are thrilled to present a new digital catalogue in support of the mother/son collaborative show by Isabel and Robin Rorick. This catalog is free to read (just click above) and we encourage you to share. Don’t miss the exhibition, opening this November.

Three Original Bill Holm Paintings Now On View and Available to Collect

We are very proud to announce that three mid-career original acrylic paintings by renowned historian, researcher, painter, carver and respected elder Bill Holm (Non-Indigenous) are now at Stonington Gallery: Parade, Spontoon Tomahawk, and The Spanish Broadsword. Parade and Spontoon Tomahawk were featured in the Burke Museum’s 1992 exhibition of Holm‘s paintings–Indians of the Plains, Plateau and Northwest Coast: Paintings by Bill Holm–and […]

New Digital Catalog: “Pacific” Raven Skyriver

We couldn’t be more excited to send you deep beneath the sea with Raven Skyriver’s new exhibition of blown glass. “Pacific” marks some new techniques for the artist, as well as a continuing exploration of organisms on the brink of extinction through the medium of exquisitely blown glass. As always, we are amazed by the […]

Thank you for celebrating “Hib Sabin: Solo Exhibition”!

Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the opening of our July show, “Hib Sabin: Solo Exhibition”. Hib gave a wonderful tour of the themes of the show, highlighting the philosophical and mystical underpinnings. The exhibit is up through the end of the month, so don’t miss it.

New Catalogue: The Art of Hib Sabin

    You’ve asked for it, so we’ve obliged: a catalogue of all Hib Sabin’s currently-available works. This digital catalogue features his original juniper sculptures, limited edition bronzes, and collaborative works. For those who have followed his exhibitions with Stonington for years, there will be some favorite faces here, and for those who are new to the […]

Masks and Their Makers

One of the most exciting things about curating a large group exhibition is that we get to catch up with artists who live far away, or who we don’t see very often. In the run-up to the opening, we have a parade of artists bringing in their works, and it’s hard to know whether to […]