Fairbanks Art Gallery

Andrew Nigon, Gallery Coordinator
Website: http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/school-arts-and-communication/art/fairbanks-gallery-art

Fairbanks Gallery features exhibitions focusing on contemporary Northwest regional, national, and international artists , as well as Oregon State University art faculty and student exhibitions. The gallery provides the public, campus, and student communities diverse creative experiences and interactions with the inspired, inventive world of visual art. In many cases exhibitions are accompanied by gallery talks, and sometimes also by classroom workshops, critiques and public lectures. Past one-person exhibits have featured notable artists such as Ruth Bernhard, Sue Coe, Wolf Kahn, Jacob Lawrence, Robert Motherwell, Philip Pearlstein, Wayne Thiebauld, Jerry N. Uelsmann, Edward Weston, Jenny Schmid, and Bill Viola. Group shows have included artists Robert Colescott, Christo, Jim Dine, Eric Fischl, Roy de Forest, Helen Frankenthaler, Ann Hamilton, David Hockney, Jenny Holzer, Roy Lichtenstein, Henri Matisse, Peter Milton, Robert Motherwell, James Rosenquist, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, and William Wegman.

Fairbanks Gallery is also host to many engaging and informative events. On the third Thursday of each month, the gallery is open extended hours in the evening as part of the Corvallis Arts Walk. Artist talks are frequently scheduled on that night, refreshments are offered and there is frequently a free, interactive activity. Upon request and schedule permitting, we can arrange for private group tours and gallery talks for visitors ranging from elementary school students to art museum docents.

Email list

If you would like to be added to the email list to be notified of Fairbanks Gallery events and the Visiting Artists and Scholars Lecture program, please email OSU.art@oregonstate.edu with “Add to Fairbanks Mailing List” in the subject line.

Location and Hours

Fairbanks Gallery is open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. The gallery is located on the first floor of Fairbanks Hall, 220 N.W. 26th St., on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon.

Parking on campus is available at Reser Stadium, a short walk to Fairbanks Hall, with shuttle service offered from the east side of the stadium. Shuttles run approximately every 10 minutes. After 5 p.m., permits are not required in “A” and “B” campus parking lots. There are also two 30-minute loading zone spaces directly behind Fairbanks Hall. Disabled permit parking is available directly behind Fairbanks, as well as along Jefferson Street near the building. There are two electric vehicle charging spaces directly behind the building.

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