Dan Friday

Gearing up for Dan Friday’s August show

The work is coming in, and we are getting geared up for Dan Friday’s solo exhibition, “Dan Friday: New Works in Glass“! This exhibit will show off Dan’s repertoire of glass blowing and sculpting techniques, as well as the many cultural and aesthetic ideas he is exploring. Woven mosaic baskets, hot-sculpted bears, totems, feathers, skulls, […]

Gallery Artists Featured in “Salish Modern” Museum Exhibition

The gallery has loaned a number of beautiful prints and sculptures to the White River Valley Museum in Auburn, WA for their upcoming exhibition “Salish Modern: Innovative Art with Ancient Roots.” The museum exhibit will include works by Shaun Peterson – Qwalsius (Puyallup/Tulalip), lessLIE Sam (Coast Salish), Dan Friday (Lummi), Adam Louis (Nooksack) and Joseph […]

Final Week of Barry Herem and Salal Exhibits

We’re in the final week of our two April exhibitions, “Barry Herem: Wood. Glass. Paper. Steel.” and “Salal: A Tradition of Berry Baskets”. These are two shows filled with color and light, perfect for beckoning spring to come to Seattle. Take a look at our exhibit installation photos, and don’t miss the opportunity to experience […]

April Exhibits Open Tomorrow — Join Us!

Join us tomorrow night to celebrate the opening of “Barry Herem: Wood. Glass. Paper. Steel.” and “Salal: A Tradition of Berry Baskets” featuring works by Deborah Head (Tlingit), Preston Singletary (Tlingit), Lisa Telford (Haida), Isabel Rorick (Haida), Paul LaPier (Haida/Tlingit), and Dan Friday (Lummi). Barry Herem will join us for the festivities, and we hope […]

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 […]