Posts Tagged ‘Coastal Art’

October 10th, 2016 - 11:47 am § in The Ave Scene

Seattle’s less than celebratory day

From The Seattle Times: Monday, Oct. 10, is Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Seattle, which the city has been celebrating since 2014. Here are a few events happening around the area: 1. United Indians of All Tribes Foundation celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Day Monday, Oct. 10, with three events. A cel[...]

June 6th, 2016 - 9:06 am § in The Ave Scene


Buy Native! Support Native owned businesses Eighth  Generation is a Native-owned and operated company based in Seattle, Washington. It was founded in 2008 when Louie Gong (Nooksack/Chinese/French/Scottish) — a Native artist, activist and educator widely known for merging traditional Coast Salish [...]

March 7th, 2015 - 3:19 am § in America, The Ave Scene

Bringing Northwest Art Back Home to the Northwest

How do you mail a 37-foot totem pole? With a flatbed truck – and your help!  Take part in our effort to bring a remarkable story pole back to the Northwest by making a donation today. Visit our project page at or by copying and pasting this link: Thank y[...]

November 16th, 2014 - 4:08 am § in America, The Ave Scene

Seahawks Logo Found in Maine Museum!

Mask that likely inspired the Seahawks logo discovered in Maine museum  Shortly after publishing the blog post, “Searching for what inspired the Seattle Seahawks logo,” the Burke Museum at UW was contacted by the Director of the Hudson Museum at the University of Maine. She informed us that [...]

November 6th, 2010 - 10:26 pm § in Misc., The Ave Scene

Huge New Whale at Children’s, Work of Marvin Oliver

Marvin Oliver has a new show at Stonington Gallery. Marvin is  one the UW’s world class artists and a leader in the tradition of Northwest Coastal Art originating in the Washington State’s Lopez Island under Bill Holm, now UW Professor Emeritus, and Mungo Martin, perhaps the greatest of[...]

June 17th, 2010 - 10:47 pm § in The Ave Scene, UW

Seattle Center Needs Help from the Burke!

I speak for Seattle, the Chief that is! This issue began with a proposal by the Wright family to honor Dale Chihuly.  They wanted to replace the fun forest at Seattle Center with a gallery devoted to Chihuly’s glass art and a Wright owned restaurant. Many Seattle folk objected  to the  prop[...]