Gallery News

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!

An Early Look At Works in Raven Skyriver’s September Show

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, […]

Gallery Opening Late in Honor of Eclipse!

In honor of the total solar eclipse on the morning of August 21st, the gallery will be opening at 11am to give the staff the opportunity to view it! Seattle is at 92% totality for this special event, and the excitement around the state is palpable. Thank you for your understanding, and we’ll see you […]

New Quartet of Prints by Alaskan Artist Allie High

We’re over the moon for these brand new prints by Allie High (Aleut/Haida/Ts’msyen)! Allie’s work is some of the most popular in the gallery, and is often chosen as the perfect wedding, housewarming, or baby shower gift. Each print is a limited edition of 100, hand-pulled on thick, high-quality paper, and they frame up beautifully. […]

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 […]

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, […]

New Arrival: Coppers from the Hood by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas

The gallery is very proud to announce the arrival of the newest in the “Coppers from the Hood” series by Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas (Haida). This Hood is titled “Throw the Ball“, and is perfectly emblematic of the artist’s blend of multiple media, kinetic lines, elegant composition, and humor. “The title of this hood is “throw the ball“, and […]

Raven Skyriver Hits the Museum of Glass

Did you get to see Raven Skyriver (Tlingit) working at the Museum of Glass this past weekend? If you missed it, check out this video of highlights from the MoG, showing Raven and the team working on a gorgeous sea turtle. Many of the pieces he blew will make their debut with us this September, […]

The Gallery is Closed on July 4th

The gallery will be closed tomorrow in observance of the July 4th holiday. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday July 5th at 10am.

Hib Sabin’s “The Long Game” Opens This Week – Don’t Miss the Artist Walkthrough on Opening Night

The staff is busy installing our July exhibition, Hib Sabin’s “The Long Game”. The exhibit will open at 6pm on Thursday, July 6th, and we are excited to have the artist at the gallery for the celebration. Hib Sabin will give an informal exhibition tour at 7pm, free to attend. Along with opening the exhibit […]

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 […]