Exhibitions

There are three galleries on the OCAC campus.  The Hoffman Gallery features the work of regional, national and international artists as well as an annual juried OCAC Student Exhibition.  The Centrum Gallery provides a showcase for student artwork with monthly departmental shows; other exhibitions feature artists with current or former associations with the College.  Finally, the Retail Craft Gallery features over one hundred artists working in various craft and fine art disciplines offered by the College.

Gallery Hours | Daily 10:00am-3:00pm

 

EXHIBITIONS CALENDAR 2014

January

Hoffman Gallery
OCAC Faculty Show
This biennial exhibition offers an opportunity to see new work created by the OCAC degree program faculty, whose members are working studio artists exhibiting both regionally and nationally. This group show also demonstrates the wide range of technical and conceptual concerns addressed by the instructors in all the college’s media – book arts, ceramics, drawing and painting, fibers, metals, photography and wood.
Dec. 5th – Jan. 29th 2013 opening reception Thursday Dec. 5th 4pm -6pm


Centrum Gallery
OCAC Book Arts/Prints Dept. Show
Dec. 5th – Feb. 2nd opening reception Thursday Dec. 5th 4pm – 6pm

February

Hoffman Gallery
Oregon Scholastic Art Awards Portfolio Gold Key Winners
Selected pieces from the gold key portfolio winners at the Oregon Scholastic Art Awards. OCAC is proud to showcase the 2014 Oregon Scholastic Art Awards Gold Key Art and Photography Winners. The Scholastic Art Awards are the largest source of scholarship funds for creative teens in the US, offering recognition, exhibition, publication and scholarship opportunities to outstanding students in art and writing.
Feb. 6th – 27th opening reception Thursday Feb. 6th 4pm – 6pm

Centrum Gallery
OCAC Wood Dept. Show
Feb. 6th – Mar. 2nd opening reception Thursday Feb. 6th 4pm – 6pm

March

Hoffman Gallery
OCAC Juried High School Show
The OCAC Juried High School Exhibition highlights the best work from public and private high schools in the area. As an institution dedicated to local and regional art and craft outreach, OCAC is proud to support our community’s young artists, their high school visual art programs and their instructors.
Mar. 6th – April 1st opening reception Thursday Mar. 6th 4pm – 6pm

Centrum Gallery
OCAC Ceramics Dept. Show
March 6th – 30th opening reception Thursday Mar. 6th 4pm – 6pm

April

Centrum Gallery
OCAC Metals Dept Show
April 3rd – May 4th opening reception Wednesday April 3rd 4pm – 6pm

April/May

Hoffman Gallery
Thesis Orals and Graduation Exhibitions
Students in the college’s BFA, Certificate and Post-baccalaureate Programs spend their final year perfecting their craft in the creation of an original body of work that reflects their personal and conceptual ideas, and finely tuned craftsmanship. This entire learning experience culminates in the exhibition of their work.
Week 1 April 9th – 13th opening reception Wednesday April 9th 4pm – 6pm

Week 2 April 16th – 20th opening reception Wednesday April 16th 4pm – 6pm

Week 3 April 23rd – 27th opening reception Wednesday April 23rd 4pm – 6pm

Week 4 April 30th – May 4th opening reception Wednesday April 30th 4pm – 6pm

Week 5 Post Baccalaureate May 7th – 11th opening reception Wednesday May 7th 4pm – 6pm

Thesis Graduation Exhibition
Work from each graduating BFA, Certificate and Post Baccalaureate
May 17th – 29th opening reception Saturday May 17th 2pm – 5pm

May/June

Centrum Gallery
OCAC Alumna Pamela Gibson: Landscape as Metaphor
May 7th – June 29th opening reception Wednesday May 7th 4pm – 6pm

June

Hoffman Gallery
OCAC MFA Student Show
Featuring work done by students in the OCAC MFA program
Showcasing the next generation of artists/makers/designers/ thinkers
June 5th – 26th opening reception Thursday June 5th 4pm – 6pm

July/August

Centrum
TBA
July 3rd – Aug. 28th opening reception Thursday July 3rd 4pm – 6pm

July

Hoffman Gallery
OCAC Juried Alumni Show featuring work done in Ceramics, Photo, Book Arts, Metals, Wood, Fiber and Drawing/Painting
Showcasing the next generation of artists/makers/designers/ thinkers
July 3rd – 30th opening reception Thursday July 3rd 4pm – 6pm

August/September

Hoffman Gallery
TBA
August 7th– Sept. 23rd opening reception Thursday August 7th 4pm – 6pm


September

Centrum Gallery
OCAC Drawing/Painting Dept. Show
Sept. 4th – 28th opening reception Thursday Sept. 4th 4pm – 6pm

October/November

Hoffman Gallery
OCAC Juried Student Show
The juried OCAC Student Exhibition offers a glimpse at the new artistic directions of OCAC’s degree and continuing education students. Innovative approaches, stylized techniques and personal imagery contribute to pieces ranging from utilitarian to conceptual to autobiographical.
Oct. 2nd – Nov. 23rd opening reception Thursday Oct. 2nd 4pm – 6pm


October

Centrum Gallery
OCAC Book Arts/ Print Portfolio Dept. Show
Oct. 2nd – Nov. 2nd opening reception Thursday Oct. 2nd 4pm – 6pm


November

Centrum Gallery
OCAC Wood Dept. Show
Nov. 6th – Nov. 30th opening reception Thursday Nov. 6th 4pm – 6pm


December/January

Hoffman Gallery
OCAC Artist-In-Residence Show
Dec. 4th – Jan. 27th opening reception Thursday Dec. 4th 4pm – 6pm


Centrum Gallery
OCAC Ceramics show
Dec. 4th - Feb. 1st opening reception Thursday Dec. 4th 4pm – 6pm

Calendar Events

April 4, 2014 to April 27, 2014
New Space Center for Photography | 1632 SE 10th Avenue
Opening Reception | Friday, April 4 | 6-9pm

April 16, 2014 to April 20, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | HOFFMAN GALLERY
Opening Reception April 16th | 4-6pm

April 23, 2014 to April 27, 2014
OCAC CAMPUS | HOFFMAN GALLERY
Opening Reception April 23rd | 4-6pm

News

MFA Chair Karl Burkheimer interviews Alumni Josh Smith in Drain Magazine
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OCAC Students Selected as Finalists for 2014 NICHE Awards
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OCAC Alumna Hilary Pfeifer Featured in American Craft Magazine
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Noted contemporary artists Dana Schutz & Ryan Johnson Visit OCAC
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Michael Lammers Joins Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, Oregon as Chief Financial Officer
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