Past Exhibitions

June 10, 2017 to August 27, 2017
The JSMA is honored to present selections from this special touring exhibition, which features photographs and personal stories of women with different types of disabilities, all alumni of Mobility International USA’s Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability.
May 10, 2017 to September 03, 2017
Two complementary video works from early and later stages of artist James Nares' career.
April 08, 2017 to June 19, 2017
The Watercolor Society of Oregon present “Pour it On!” a combined effort featuring three exhibitions: The 42nd Annual Western Federation of Watercolor Societies, The Watercolor Society of Oregon and an exhibition of curator Jeannie McGuire’s work.
March 18, 2017 to August 06, 2017
This installation features art made in Tanzania from the collection of Keith Achepohl.
March 04, 2017 to October 08, 2017
Diálogos mines the JSMA’s growing collection of Latin American and Latino art to encourage dialogue around themes relevant to contemporary life. The exhibition features fourteen prints, photographs, kinetic sculptures, and mixed media installations by artists from Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and the United States.
February 22, 2017 to May 28, 2017
10th Annual NewArt Northwest Kids student art exhibition
February 18, 2017 to May 21, 2017
This rotation features a selection of works by Pacific Northwest artist Mark Tobey (1890–1976) from the JSMA’s collection, including new acquisitions from the Elizabeth Cole Butler Estate. The paintings and lithographs on view demonstrate how Tobey’s signature “white writing,” calligraphic marks that conveyed energy and light, appears in different media.
February 01, 2017 to April 30, 2017
Corvallis-based installation artist Clay Lohmann presents his room-sized fabric installation Camo Cubes. Lohmann has worked in a variety of media and disciplines. Camo Cubes is constructed from enormous, modular panels that play on the popular “Tumbling Blocks” or “Baby Blocks” quilt pattern.
January 21, 2017 to March 19, 2017
Taking over a decade to complete (in summer 2014), American Qur’an is Birk’s most ambitious project to date. Every verse of the holy book of Islam is hard-transcribed and illustrated, using the calligraphy of the individual verses to frame scenes of contemporary American life.
October 15, 2016 to February 12, 2017
This exhibition highlights prints by David McCosh and other major artists that explore common themes in regional lithography.
September 28, 2016 to January 22, 2017
This exhibition highlights artist Lucinda Parker's highly abstract representations of nature and the biological diversity of this region.
September 17, 2016 to February 19, 2017
A San Francisco based artist, Outlaw is recognized for her rigorous and unexpected explorations of material—from printmaking and photography to wood, glass, and bronze. For this exhibition she employs a range of materials to create a dialogue between shape, color, light, surface, and interiority.
September 17, 2016 to October 08, 2017
This exhibition features contemporary Cuban art that responds to the volatile political, economic, and cultural climate of Cuba today.
September 17, 2016 to January 29, 2017
This year’s exhibition features the work of athletes Megan Conder, women’s golf; August Raskie, volleyball; and football players Ugo Amadi, Gary Baker, Evan Baylis, Tyrell Crosby, Cameron Hunt, Dy;an Kane, Canton Kaumatule, Fotu Leiato, Malik Lovette, Austin Maloata, Rex Manu, Jonah Moi, Tyree Robinson, Arrion Springs, Tui Talia.
September 03, 2016 to March 05, 2017
This exhibition features artistic responses to Ta-Nehisi Coates' book "Between the World and Me"

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