Library Exhibits and Art Gallery
The Barber Library hosts rotating art exhibits through out the academic year in the Rotunda Gallery. The expansive Rotunda area within the main lobby of the library has an abundance of natural light and architectural features that creates a commanding area for the visual arts. The gallery displays the creative talents of students, faculty and regional artists with the purpose of provoking artistic interpretation in a learning environment. Find out more about showing your art in the
Oregon State University Cascades
2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts - Senior Thesis Exhibition
May 13 through June 12, 2015
Opening Reception - Thursday, May 21
4:30-6:00 pm Light refreshments will be served.
This year's Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates from the
Oregon State University Cascades program are the first graduates to have
developed skills and techniques in Digital Painting.
Digital Painting demands a knowledge of the formal
elements of shape, space, perspective, value, color, line, texture and pattern.
This knowledge must be applied to composition using the principles of design;
balance, emphasis, focal point, scale, proportion, unity, variety, rhythm and repetition. Behind all techniques
is critical thinking. The artist must form an idea and then develop that idea
with their skills in art. The artists in this exhibition can move between
acrylic and oil painting on canvas to digital painting to photography and
printmaking because art is about the idea thinking comes first and media is