Thank you to our friends at Crosscut for this wonderful article on Jeffrey Veregge’s May solo exhibition! Read the full article over at Crosscut.
To help staunch the spread of the COVID-19 virus in the Seattle area, the City of Seattle has requested that organizations cancel or postpone gatherings of more than 10 people. In compliance with this request, Stonington will not participate in tomorrow’s First Thursday Artwalk. Our two March exhibitions–“Where the Moonlight Meets the Water” and “Woven […]
Earlier this summer, Dan Friday (Lummi) and Lillian Pitt (Wasco/Warm Springs/Yakama) visited the PRATT Fine Arts Studio to work on a collaborative body of work in glass for the second time. The first time this duo worked together, we were fortunate enough to receive the majority of the works, but this time the bulk of […]
We are devoting our autumn season to back-to-back-to-back exhibits by three of the region’s top Native glass artists, in a celebration of the Northwest Native Art Glass movement. September brings Dan Friday (Lummi), October is Preston Singletary (Tlingit), and in November we close with Raven Skyriver (Tlingit). All three of these artists uses the medium of glass to reflect on aspects […]
Stonington Gallery is honored to show a new body of work this May that springs from the vision of respected elder artist Lillian Pitt, in collaboration with Dan Friday (Lummi). Lillian has written and spoken extensively on her experiences as an indigenous artist and her journey to becoming the culture-bearer she is today. Learn more […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 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 […]