Art Galleries at CCC


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Alexander Gallery

The Alexander Gallery gives students and the community a chance to experience contemporary works made by emerging and established regional artists. The 900-square-foot space is located in the Niemeyer Center on the Oregon City campus and features two rotating exhibits each term. Artists explore a variety of disciplines, including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, digital media and installation. Each spring, the gallery showcases works made by CCC students in its annual Student Art Show.

During the school year, the Alexander Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. During the summer, the gallery is open Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is free. For further information please contact Kate Simmons at 503-594-3032 or

Current Exhibition

Glowing ring of suspended light called

Horatio Hung-Yan Law: Every Treetop Deserves a Cloud

Feb. 12-March 15, 2024

The Alexander Gallery is pleased to present "Every Treetop Deserves a Cloud," an exhibition of photographs by Portland-based artist Horatio Law. This exhibition runs Feb. 12-March 15. An artist reception will be held Wednesday, Feb. 21, noon-1 p.m., and the artist will speak about his work at 1 p.m. 

In “Every Treetop Deserves a Cloud,” Law presents a selection of images from his Instagram project "Urban Studies," which documents his encounters with urban settings during his daily walks. Law uses ideas of childhood wonder and resilience to create artwork that suggest combinations of fantasy, wistful thinking and child logic to explore the chaos and uncertainties of life.

Law was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to the United States at the age of 16. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York and Master of Fine Arts from Washington University in Missouri. His work has been supported by the Oregon Arts Commission, the Regional Arts and Culture Council and Oregon Community Foundation.

For further information about this exhibition, please contact Kate Simmons at 503-594-3032 or

Past Exhibitions

  • Erik Geschke's Selected Works, Jan. 8, 2024
  • "menagerie" by Rachel Kalman and Grace Weston, Nov. 6, 2023
  • "Paintings from the perspective of dog poet Pepper Meadows", Sept. 18, 2023
  • "Landscapes and Surfaces", Aug. 7, 2023
  • Student Art Show, May 11, 2023
  • "they would prefer to be a cloud, fastened to the rock" by Sara Siestreem (Hanis Coos), April 3, 2023
  • "Desert Waterlines" by Clairissa Stephens, Feb. 13, 2023
  • "The Ordeal" by Henk Pander, Jan. 3, 2023
  • "Cosmic Tree" by Kanetaka Ikeda, Sept. 19, 2022
  • Student Art Show, May 11, 2022
  • "Braided River: Lower Willamette Speakers", March 28, 2022

Past Exhibitions and Artist Talks Alexander Gallery Floor Plan

Other galleries

As the center for cultural arts in Clackamas County, CCC wants you to experience art in a number of locations and on every campus. The Pauling Gallery on the Oregon City campus hosts experimental, student and community art shows, while the Harmony and Wilsonville campus galleries host quarterly exhibitions for a variety of artists.

Wilsonville Campus

No exhibitions are on display at this time.

Harmony Campus

No exhibitions are on display at this time.

Oregon City Campus


No exhibitions are on display at this time.