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

White, egg-shaped design filled with rainbow colors

"Cosmic Tree" by Kanetaka Ikeda

Sept. 19-Nov. 30, 2022

The Alexander Gallery is pleased to present, "Cosmic Tree," an installation of mixed media sculptural works by Kanetaka Ikeda. This exhibition runs Sept. 19 through Nov. 30, 2022 and includes an artist talk Wednesday, Oct. 19 from noon to 1 p.m. "Cosmic Tree" is inspired by Ikeda's fascination with the dream world and time. In these works he organizes materials to evoke plant-like structures that are colored with spiraling patterns informed by stars and galaxies.

Kanetaka Ikeda is a Portland-based artist who has shown work internationally. His work has been recognized by the National Endowment for the Arts. The Alexander Gallery is is located in the Niemeyer Center at Clackamas Community College. It is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with the exception of holidays. Admission is free. For further information about this exhibition, contact Kate Simmons at 503-594-3032 or

Past Exhibitions

  • 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
  • "The Great River of the West" by Robbie McClaran | Jan. 4, 2021
  • "Disillusionment" by Edie Overturf | Sept. 21, 2020
  • Student Art Show | May 14, 2020

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.