Raven’s Tail robe by Evelyn Vanderhoop (b.1953) Masset, British Columbia / 2017-2018 / Twined wool, sea otter fur, cedar bark fiber, shell, copper threads A Contemporary Ravenstail Robe Enters the Collection of the MFA Boston Evelyn Vanderhoop (Haida) weaving a contemporary masterwork for the MFA Boston Collection, 2019. Photo by Bernadette Jarrard. Two years ago […]
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 […]
We’re thrilled to present a new face at Stonington during our winter exhibition: weaver Danielle Morsette (Suquamish/Sto:lo). Danielle is a young and extremely skilled weaver who was recently seen in her solo exhibition at the Suquamish Museum this past summer. Her Salish-style weaving is of the highest quality and skill, and we are excited to […]
We are profoundly grieved by the passing of renowned Tlingit weavers Teri Rofkar and Clarissa Rizal this month. Clarissa passed yesterday morning, and Teri on December 2nd, both from cancer. Our hearts go out to their families and communities, and we send all of our love to those who were touched by them. How can […]
October 11, 2009 Weaving Demonstration Many of the artists participating in the October 2009 Weaving Exhibition will demonstrate the traditional processes of basket weaving, blanket weaving, and spinning wool.