2018 was a busy year for Stonington and our artists, and we wanted to share some of what we’ve been bustling about. From special commissions to museum acquisitions, to some secrets that we still can’t talk about, there have been fantastic projects in the works! Numerous works from Stonington were added to museum and civic […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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, […]
Raven Skyriver’s art went viral this week, thanks to a video produced by Insider. It’s been seen over 10 million times — have you seen it? Watch it below to join the crowd! Glassblower makes giant sea creaturesThis glassblower makes massive sea creatures. Footage courtesy of Derek Klein Films and https://www.instagram.com/hot_diggity_d/?hl=en Posted by INSIDER […]
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 […]
We couldn’t be more excited to send you deep beneath the sea with Raven Skyriver’s new exhibition of blown glass. “Pacific” marks some new techniques for the artist, as well as a continuing exploration of organisms on the brink of extinction through the medium of exquisitely blown glass. As always, we are amazed by the […]
We are proud to announce the launch of this digital catalog for Raven Skyriver’s “Oceanic” exhibition. It includes an essay written by Stonington Gallery writer Sarra Scherb, photography, and a behind the scenes look at this young glass maestro. Read it by clicking above.
Monday, June 18th, 6:30pm Stonington Lecture: Raven Skyriver MONDAY, June 18th 6:30pm Glass artist Raven Skyriver (Tlingit/Makah) will present his first lecture at the gallery, touching on his artistic influences, technical process and deep love for the Puget Sound ecosystem. Skyriver’s fascinating background includes working and teaching with the Pilchuck Glass School, and blowing for […]