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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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. […]
Dan Friday (Lummi) and videographer Derek Klein have put together this video that shows the steps to making one of his luminous glass baskets. It’s a mixture of mosaic, hot-sculpting, and blowing the glass.
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, […]
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 […]