The Make.Shift Gallery is committed to engaging the community by showcasing artwork that is fresh & innovative. We support local & regional emerging artists by providing a quality space, raising the standards of presentation & encouraging arts patronage in our community.
The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 12pm to 5pm.
Current & Upcoming Exhibits
For the First Friday Art Walk in July, Make.Shift Gallery presents “Gender Trouble: A Queer Art Showcase.” This exhibition will highlight recent works from both professional and emerging LGBTQ+ artists from Bellingham and Seattle. Featured artists will include Clyde Peterson, Nika Feline, Kat Varela, Jess Weaver, Oliver Ray Sebren and more.
For the First Friday Art Walk in August, Make.Shift Gallery will host our first annual appreciation night for the tremendous volunteers, tenants, and staff that make this space possible. We’ve invited all those involved behind the scenes at Make.Shift to display works depicting unique interpretations of community to celebrate our chosen family in the Bellingham arts & music scene. “Make.Shift Family: Appreciating those who Make.Shift happen” ill feature new visual art by James Mey, Steeb Russell, Jess Flegel, Brad Lockhart, Renee Shepherd, Jabez Richard, Jessyca Murphy and more!
Want to Show Your Art at Make.Shift?
Calls for Art
SEEKING VENDORS FOR 2017 HOLIDAY MAKE.SALE This year, Make.Shift will partner with neighbors Cafe Velo & Oikos Fellowship to for the biggest Make.Sale yet! We want you & your best handmade goods. Apply here. Application Deadline: Aug. 25th
Make.Shift Gallery and Whatcom Art Museum are joining forces for a juried exhibit this September called “Making History: Art from the Archive.” We invite YOU to submit original works incorporating or inspired by images from the Whatcom Museum Photo Archives.