The Art Gallery at UCC

The UCC Art Gallery is located in the Whipple Fine Arts Center. The 1,100 square foot space features six exhibits during the academic year. There is also the mezzanine gallery on the second floor of Whipple that features student art work on a continuous basis. Both galleries feature exhibits in a variety of media, including ceramics, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. The major purpose and function of the Art Gallery is to exhibit quality works of art for the education and cultural benefit of the students of UCC and the citizens of Douglas County.


Art Student - Emily Michell

Student Art : An Unfolding Process

May 5 - June 3, 2022

Opening reception Thursday, May 5, 1 p.m.

The Art Gallery is proud to present An Unfolding Process: UCC’s Annual Student Art Exhibition by Umpqua Community College students. This collective art show will present the abilities and talent of emerging artists from UCC, featuring their outstanding works in studio arts, specifically - ceramics, basic design, drawing, and painting.

Photo: UCC student Emily Michell with her 3D sculpture.

Art Factoid

Did you know that UCC features the largest public art collection in Douglas County? The College's Permanent Art Collection is an important part of the Art Gallery mission. Over 70 artworks are on display in public spaces across campus. Collected artists are regionally and internationally renowned, and offer varied perspectives of contemporary art practices in the Pacific Northwest.

The Gallery program includes purchases of art that are contained in a Permanent Art Collection throughout the campus, both indoors and out.

Hours & Information

Free to the public. 

The Art Gallery at UCC
Whipple Fine Arts Center - map
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: 541-440-4692


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