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 The Cannon Gallery of Art in Campbell Hall

About the Galleries:

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The Cannon Gallery of Art is located in the heart of Western Oregon University’s campus in beautiful Campbell Hall. Campbell Hall was built in 1871 and is the oldest building still in use the Oregon University System. The gallery has approximately 700 square feet of exhibition space and holds six exhibitions during each academic year. Thematic and media-specific exhibits by regional and nationally acclaimed artists are included in each annual schedule.

FLUX SPACE is located in the Instructional Technology Center (ITC) building, across Monmouth Avenue from Campbell Hall. Renovated in 2020, the ITC FLUX SPACE is a dedicated group exhibition space for student artwork, hosting six to eight exhibitions a year. 

Hamersly Library houses two exhibition spaces – one on the second floor and one on the third. Exhibitions in Hamersly Library are varied in scope and include everything from historic, interpretive exhibits to featured faculty and local artists.

WUC Featured Student Gallery is located in the Werner University Center (WUC) and showcases solo and group exhibitions by student artists.  



The Red Thread
Cannon Gallery, Campbell Hall
Sept 28 – Oct 27, 2023
Beyond the Surface: Ceramics
Flux Space, ITC
Oct 19th – Nov 15th, 2023
Faculty Biennial
Cannon Gallery, Campbell Hall
Nov 9 – Dec 8th, 2023

LBCC Faculty: Inspiring Our Future
Cannon Gallery, Campbell Hall
Jan 11 – Feb 9, 2024

Racing to Change: Oregon’s Civil Rights Years
2nd Floor Gallery, Hamersly Library
Feb 10 – April 10, 2024

Corrine Loomis-Dietz: Having Fun
Cannon Gallery, Campbell Hall
Feb 22-March 22, 2024

Aloha from Maui
Cannon Gallery, Campbell Hall
April 4 – May 2, 2024
ArtFest Regional
2nd Floor Gallery, Hamersly Library
May 6 – May 15, 2024
56th Annual Juried Student Art & Design Exhibition
Cannon Gallery, Campbell Hall
Flux Space, ITC
May 15 – June 7, 2024
Salon de Refuse
The Nook, ITC
May 15 – June 7, 2024
Harold Mason
2nd Floor Gallery, Hamersly Library
May 28 – June 15, 2024
Hamersly Library
April 8 – April 25, 2024


Eric Tautkus: Derailed Marginally

Eric Tautkus: Derailed Marginally Working on-site, aerosol and graffiti artist Eric Tautkus will bring his expressive, spontaneous style and skill into the gallery space by transforming two walls (fifty feet total) into immersive, energetic works of art. A selection of Tautkus’s smaller paintings and “toys” (meticulously painted model trains and cars) will also be on display. At the conclusion of the exhibit, the graffiti walls will be cut into two-foot square sections and sold at an affordable price to benefit the new student art gallery located in the beautifully remodeled ITC. Come by the outside doors to the Cannon Gallery (to the right of Campbell Hall’s...

2021 BFA graduate Exhibition 

June 8 – July 30, 2021 In the Werner University Center Student Gallery  Featuring artwork by 2020 graduate Rachel Hetzel, and 2021 graduates Darrian Rodriguez and Marita...

SEPERNTalk : A Networked Exhibition

SERPENTalk: A Networked Exhibition CLAYdunklin in collaboration with:  GARIMAthakur JENvaughn SHANEwilliams SOBIAahmad MONROEisenberg LINDSEYnoragon MARTYwilliams SERPENTalk is a networked exhibition anchored physically in the Hamersly Library on WOU’s campus and extending out through the Cannon Gallery’s virtual platform as well as through the project’s own virtual web presence. Through the collaborative efforts of Art and Design faculty member Clay Dunklin, SERPENTalk creates a network of artists and repurposes spaces, both virtual and physical, as sites of thinking that will confuse and unravel the binary assumptions that separate us from others and cause deep social divides. The language of binaries is inherently dualistic and the snake...

53rd Annual Student Art Exhibition!

This year’s online exhibition features 76 pieces of art by 21 student artists working in a variety of media. The exhibit also features presentations by seven Art and Design majors whose presentations were included in this year’s Academic Excellence Showcase.  You can access the exhibit from by simply clicking on the graphic...

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