Art Galleries at CCC

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

"The Development of an Art Practice" by Justin Taylor

Oct. 9 - Nov. 1, 2019

The Development of an Art Practice by Justin Taylor

The Alexander Gallery presents a Portland State University Art Practices thesis exhibition by Clackamas Community College alumni, Justin Taylor. This exhibition opens in the Alexander Gallery Nov. 6 and runs through Dec. 6, 2019. “The Development of an Art Practice” explores the process of making and showcases a series of acrylic and mixed media paintings. In this exhibition, Taylor divides the gallery space into two parts, the first to present more finalized works, the second to utilize as a space for creating. Taylor will continue making his artwork in the gallery and talk to viewers about his process Nov. 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Past Exhibitions

  • "Simmer" by Kate Simmons | Oct. 9, 2019
  • Student Art Show | May 14, 2019
  • "On Our Watch" by Melanie Stevens | April 1, 2019
  • "The Effects of Unexplained Phenomena" by David Mylin | Feb. 11, 2019
  • "Birth Mark" by Matthew Dennison | Jan. 7, 2019
  • "Social. Art. Work." by Pippa Arend | Nov. 5, 2018
  • "The Work of Leland John" | Sept. 17, 2018

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

Pauling Gallery

The Pauling Gallery is located in the Pauling Center, open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free. For further information about the Pauling Gallery, please contact Thomas Wasson at 503-594-3037 or