Category Archives: News

And The ‘Horse’ You Rode In On!

The Secret Gallery has lassoed some of the finest paint slingers in the West for the the wildest social distancing art hoedown that’s ever been hoed down. Featuring Colin Chillag, Jill McVarish, Michael Orwick, Hickory Mertsching, Sam Vaughan, Casebeer, and Morrison Pierce. Our May / June show will be by appointment only! Email or call […]


The Secret Gallery will be holding its 2nd annual fundraiser for Clatsop Animal Assistance (CAA) as a series of online pet portraiture auctions. Every two weeks, starting May 1, 2020, we will feature works by one of a select group of artists. If you enjoy an artist’s work, you can bid on having that artist […]

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 […]

Art Money! New Financing Option for Collectors

Want to support your favorite artists and buy great original art? We’re excited to announce that The Secret Gallery now offers a new payment option: Art Money! Art Money lets you buy art with 10% down and then pay the balance over 10 months, interest free! Best of all, the artist gets paid in full […]

Announcing Secret Gallery Publishing!

Pickled Punk from 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 Need a Printer, and You Need This Print!

Everyone Was a Baby Once

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 […]

Secret Gallery Coffee Mugs Are In

We just got a shipment of Secret Gallery coffee mugs! We drink a lot of coffee at the gallery and we usually even have some left over to give to our customers and visitors. Now that we have our own custom-designed coffee mugs with the Secret Gallery “Keyhole-Moon-Eye” logo, we’re also doing our part to […]