Exhibition

Masks 2017: Courtney Lipson Gives Us A Peek Into Her Process

Courtney Lipson (Adopted Tlingit/Non-Indigenous) has developed an incredible micro-mosaic technique to bead on carved wood. In this excellent video she shows us the technical brilliance, patience and commitment it takes to conceive and create a beaded mask for our upcoming group mask exhibition, “Masters of Disguise”, opening June 1st. This mask is a collaboration between Courtney and […]

Southwest Art Magazine Feature on Hib Sabin Out This Month

“The animals are stand-ins for humans,” Sabin explains. “The boats and canoes carry humans between the spirit and human worlds as well as through the different periods in their lifetimes. You have to die in the old period to move on to the new.” Indeed, universal themes of transformation and journeying are common in his artworks, including the transitional moments between life and the […]

New Artist: Jeffrey Veregge

Jeffrey Veregge (Port Gamble S’Klallam) will join us for the May exhibit, bringing his unique Salish Geek vision to “Salish Sound Waves”! Veregge is gaining huge acclaim and recognition for his mix of nerd and pop culture and southern Salish design, with his artwork for Marvel, IDW and Valiant comics. We’re thrilled to present his […]

New Artist: Ronnie Fairbanks

“Salish Sound Waves” is coming up in May, and we’re introducing you to some new faces! Ronnie Fairbanks (Tlingit/Ts’msyen/Chippewa) comes to us from Alaska, and his awesome formline skateboards are turning our heads. They double as wall art and as conveyance — pop some wheels on them and you’re ready to roll. Does that longboard […]

Final Week of Barry Herem and Salal Exhibits

We’re in the final week of our two April exhibitions, “Barry Herem: Wood. Glass. Paper. Steel.” and “Salal: A Tradition of Berry Baskets”. These are two shows filled with color and light, perfect for beckoning spring to come to Seattle. Take a look at our exhibit installation photos, and don’t miss the opportunity to experience […]

April Exhibits Open Tomorrow — Join Us!

Join us tomorrow night to celebrate the opening of “Barry Herem: Wood. Glass. Paper. Steel.” and “Salal: A Tradition of Berry Baskets” featuring works by Deborah Head (Tlingit), Preston Singletary (Tlingit), Lisa Telford (Haida), Isabel Rorick (Haida), Paul LaPier (Haida/Tlingit), and Dan Friday (Lummi). Barry Herem will join us for the festivities, and we hope […]

Drew Michael and Larry Ahvakana Exhibits Are Open!

Thank you for joining us this week to celebrate the opening of Drew Michael and Larry Ahvakana’s exhibits! We had a fantastic crowd of supporters, Art Walk patrons, family and friends on hand to kick off the exhibits. Drew Michael’s exhibit has already garnered some wonderful press, being chosen as a must-see on the Art […]

Cultural imPRINT: Northwest Coast Prints at Tacoma Art Museum

Fans of Northwest Coast art won’t want to miss the upcoming exhibition “Cultural imPRINT: Northwest Coast Prints” at the Tacoma Art Museum, opening April 22nd. It’s a survey of indigenous printmaking on the Northwest Coast curated by scholar India Rael, and will include some very familiar faces. Our gallery has loaned prints by Qwalsius Shaun […]

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art opens “Native Hands”

The Bainbridge Island Museum of Art has opened its first exhibit devoted solely to contemporary indigenous art of the Coast, and it features some very familiar names. Over 40 works of art have been loaned by our gallery to the exhibit, and our artists’ works look amazing in BIMA’s light-filled space. “Native Hands: Indigenous Art […]

“Drew Michael: Heart of Our Understanding” is Now Open!

Thanks to everyone who came to the opening of Drew Michael’s first solo exhibition at the gallery, and to listen to his wonderful talk. The exhibit is up, selling quickly, and looking beautiful. Don’t miss this soulful show by an emerging star!

New Digital Catalog: Heart of Our Understanding – Drew Michael

In support of his first solo exhibition with our gallery, we are releasing this digital exhibition catalog of Drew Michael’s work. This is a young man who is extraordinarily gifted; a deep feeler and thinker, and wonderfully talented. We are proud to show his work this March, and to bring his vision to Seattle. Read […]