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 […]
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 […]
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
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. […]
Clients looking for very special, meaningful corporate gifts needed to look no farther than the glass baskets of Dan Friday (Lummi). Inspired by the way the artist “weaves” the glass together, the clients chose Dan to create multiple Sweetgrass Baskets to symbolize the long partnership between themselves and the recipients. Dan beautifully brought their vision […]
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
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 […]
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).
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 […]
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!
Back in July we had a visit from glassblower Raven Skyriver (Tlingit) who had just finished a multi-day blow at the Museum of Glass. He stopped by with the newly blown sculptures to give us a peek at what we might see in our September exhibition. As September draws near and each piece is completed, […]