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  Rotunda Gallery.

Step Into the Wild
Wildlife Prints by local artist Rod Frederick

Opening Reception  April 21,  4:30-6:30 pm

April 4 through May 20, 2016

Rod Frederick, wildlife painter and native Oregonian spent his youth exploring the Pacific Northwest.  Art and creativity held high importance for Rod, 
influencing him to attend Willamette University, graduating with a degree in art with a minor in biology.  His natural curiosity lead him to explore painting subjects
beyond the northwest, seeking adventures in Central and South America as well as Europe and Africa.

Rotunda Gallery - Previous Major Exhibits

Creating an Artist's Idea in Clay

The Artful Beauty of Science

The Spirit of Our Northwest Forests

Permanent Collections on Display

Van Vleet Photography Historical Collection dating from 1900’s 

Updegraff Typewriter Collection dating from 1881 to 1924.