Category Archives: Shows

Adventures in Toyland

The Secret Gallery’s July – August 2020 group show, “Adventures in Toyland,” will open on July 11. The group show features new works by Gideon Pirx, Jen Brown, Thomas Webb, Ben Rosenberg, Jill McVarish, Matthew Dennison, Laura Barstow, and Marjorie Scholl. A reception will be held in the gallery from noon to 8pm on July […]

Upcoming Shows at the Secret Gallery

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“Adventures in Toyland” July 11 – September 10, 2020 Description: Group show on the theme of “toys”. Featuring: Thomas Webb Jen Brown Ben Rosenburg Matthew Dennison Laura Barstow Gideon Pirx Marjorie Scholl Lurena Williamson “Sins of the Father” September 12 – November 12, 2020 Description: Presenting the work of contemporary artists alongside art by their […]

Chris Leib: “Leib and Let Die”

The Secret Gallery is presenting an online-only solo show of paintings by Chris Leib from April 1 through June 30, 2020. Chris Leib graduated in anthropology from the University of California Berkeley but soon after landed a job as an illustrator. After some study at the Academy of Art in San Francisco and apprenticing with […]

“Is That Your Horse?” – Western Art

Western Art Show Opens at The Secret Gallery The Secret Gallery’s March 2020 western art show titled, “Is That Your Horse?” will include art works related to the theme of “the new and old West in America”. Precariously perched in a long-abandoned hole in the wall at the western-most edge of the West, the Secret […]

Handhewn #3 by Philip Barasch

The Secret Gallery presents the latest work by graphic short story artist Philip Barasch, Handhewn #3. Presented in the original oil on panel form, this is a unique opportunity to experience a complete graphic magazine, from cover to cover, before it’s committed to paper. Philip’s previous works, “Handhewn #1” and “Handhewn #2” and “Cornelius- A […]

The Talking Monkey

An opening reception for The Secret Gallery’s December show, “The Talking Monkey,” will be held on December 14 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 Chris […]

50 Year Sensation: The 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 […]