Announcing Secret Gallery Publishing!

We’re pleased to announce Secret Gallery Publishing. Secret Gallery Publishing is dedicated to publishing high quality books, zines, and other publications featuring Secret Gallery artists. Our first title will be The Secret Gallery’s co-founder Chris Minnick’s 2nd novel! The book will be available wherever books are sold starting in January 2020, but you can buy …

Secret Gallery’s December Show to Include Talking Primates

An opening reception for The Secret Gallery’s December show, “The Talking Monkey,” will be held on December 14, 2019 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm at 160 10th Street in Astoria, Oregon. In addition to new works by distinguished artists, the opening will also feature actual talking primates who will interact with visitors. According to Secret Gallery co-founder …

We’re Printing!

Our fundraiser for starting our new print shop and starting to offer fine art printing to the Oregon coast is going well! With your donations, some research, connections, volunteer labor, credit cards, and our “secret” magic, we were able to score a very gently used printer in mint condition! We’ve also made some great connections …

We Need a Printer, and You Need This Print!

The Secret Gallery has been open for four months now. In that time, we’ve gained respect and notoriety through our focus on high quality and unusual art and events that have a story to tell. We want to expand our business to offer limited edition prints of works by artists we represent, including Jill McVarish , Kathleen Powers , Joshua …

Coming in September: Dave McMacken Retrospective!

Dave McMacken has spent over 50 years working as a graphic designer and illustrator. He got his start designing album art for Frank Zappa in the 1970s and was responsible for creating the epic covers for Zappa’s albums “200 Motels,” and for “Over-Nite Sensation,” which depicts the lonely sexual fantasies of a two-headed roadie in the …

3 Years in the Art Cave – Recent works by Sam Vaughan

Several themes that keep popping up in Sam Vaughan’s work include: dark history, absurdity, nudity, people staring at potatoes, and Civil War general George Custer. He has a particular affinity for painting Custer and describes the General as “like the annoying neighbor from over the psychic fence – always stopping by and mooching a beer.”The …

The Secret Gallery Raises $3,800 for Clatsop Animal Assistance

The Secret Gallery hosted a dinner and art auction on August 3, 2019 for 30 guests and raised $3800 for Clatsop Animal Assistance (CAA). CAA is a non-profit animal welfare organization that supports the Clatsop County Animal Shelter by paying for veterinary care, cat litter, grooming and other supplies and by promoting the shelter’s adoption …