New T-Shirt: Jill McVarish’s “Conscience”

We’ve just introduced the first in a series of new shirt designs based on the work of our artists. Each design will be approved by the artist and will come in colors selected by the artist to complement their art. Our first t-shirt features the gagged “Talking Cricket” character from the original oil painting titled […]

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 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 […]

Human Behavior

July 13, 2019 — August 10, 2019 The Secret Gallery presents a selection works by notable mid-career artists on the theme of human behavior and anthropomorphism. Included in the show will be works by Colin Chillag, Tyson Grumm, Laura Barstow, Joshua Jay Johnson, Jill McVarish, Kathleen Powers, Ben Killen Rosenberg, Renee Tay, and Sam Vaughan. […]