Evelyn Vanderhoop (Haida) weaving a contemporary masterwork for the MFA Boston Collection, 2019. Photo by Bernadette Jarrard. A Contemporary Ravenstail Robe Enters the Collection of the MFA Boston Two years ago we embarked on an exciting project with curators at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Evelyn Vanderhoop (Haida): the weaving of a contemporary Ravenstail robe […]
We had the honor of tagging along to Pratt Fine Arts to watch Raven Skyriver blow an amazing mahi mahi (aka dorado, aka dolphinfish) this week. Raven and his team work on a huge scale for blown glass — the size of this fish was almost too large for the glory hole to accommodate. But […]
In December 2016 a client came to us on the hunt for a fantastic Raven mask that could hang from the ceiling in a dramatic way. After speaking with numerous artists, the gallery and client landed on the perfect artist to see the job through: Kwaguilth carver Trevor Hunt. Above is a photo of the […]
This Seattle client wanted to gift her partner–a botanist–the commission of a sculpture that would celebrate his love of ferns. Long-time admirers of Barry Herem’s work, they felt Barry would be the ideal artist to materialize the beauty and peace found in a fern garden. The two components of the commission are “The Dreamer” and […]
“Aleutian Dream” is the result of a client requesting that painter Thomas Stream (Sun’aq Aleut) try his hand at a creature he had never painted before; a Great White shark. The final result is dazzling, with complex composition and a dynamic sense of motion.
This lyrical portrait mask was commissioned by a client involved in and inspired by the Elwha River dam removal, and the resurgence of the wildlife in and around the river system.
Courtney Lipson has been commissioned by many clients to create stunning, personal jewelry that reflect their style and interests. Shown here are one-of-a-kind pieces from years of successful commissions. To commission a work from the artist, contact the gallery.
Greg Colfax completed a commission of two masks for a client through the gallery in 2013, bringing the strength and power of Makah design to Seattle.
David Franklin created a gorgeous door for a private home, working with a glass fabricator to allow his flying thunderbirds to cross from wood to glass.
Hib Sabin was commissioned by a private collector to create a forest of creatures in his signature juniper wood. Masks are juniper and pigments on custom iron stands.
Robert Davidson (Haida) – Salmon Transformation Mask Red Cedar, Pigments, Opercula, Cedar Fringe. Private Collection. 2011