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

Painting of arranged bottles"Still Life" by Barbara Ghrist

Student Art Show

May 11-June 8, 2023

The annual Student Art Show opens in the Alexander Gallery May 11 and will be on view through June 8, 2023. An awards reception will be held Thursday, May 11 from noon-1 p.m. and guest judge Rick True will speak about his selection process at 12:15 p.m.

The Student Art Show showcases the art work of Clackamas Community College students who have explored disciplines in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, digital design, jewelry and design over the past academic year. Please join us in celebrating the amazing work of our very talented students!

The Alexander Gallery is located in the Niemeyer Center at Clackamas Community College. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with the exception of campus holidays. This event is free. For further information please contact Kate Simmons at 503-594-3032 or

Past Exhibitions

  • "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
  • "About Time" | Jan. 3, 2022
  • "Plausible" | Sept. 27, 2021
  • Student Art Show | May 6, 2021
  • "In a Solitary Place" by Sean Croghan | Feb. 15, 2021

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.