painted birds nest with two cream eggs sitting in a swirl of twigs

The Art Gallery

Where Art Reaches You

About

The Gallery at TCC is a place where students and the surrounding community can find artistic expression in all mediums, and from all world cultures and historic eras.

With an exterior that seems to change from every angle and naturally lit, unique display spaces, The Gallery is a perfect venue for special exhibitions, lectures, readings, and our rotating collections.

In The Gallery: TCC Student Art Exhition 

May 7 - June 6
Postcard design with a person standing on a truck under the night sky. Student Art Exhibition, May 7 - June 6, 2024Postcard design by Graphic Design Student Niles Grant. 

Explore a year's worth of incredible student art in The Gallery! 

This year's exhibition features work by a special Native American sculpture class led by D’Arcy Basil, who is teaching the first of three sculpture classes at TCC this spring thanks to an Innovative Funding Grant. The exhibition also includes: 

  • Printmaking 
  • Graphic Design 
  • Photography 
  • Sculpture
  • Two-dimensional design 
  • Drawing 
  • Painting 

 

TCC Art History Book Club 

Art Historian, Jennifer Olson, Ph.D., will give a short introduction about the artist and lead the discussion of Mary McAuliffe's book "Paris, the City of Dreams."   

Call for Entries: 22nd Annual Juried Local Art Exhibition 

Be part of the Juried Local Art Exhibition this summer! We can't wait to see your work! 

Enter by May 10 

Upcoming Exhibitions

June 24 - Aug. 15, 2024: 22nd Annual Juried Local Art Exhibition

Sept 25 - Oct. 25, 2024: Mauricio Robalino

Nov. 4 - Dec. 6, 2024: Chinese Artists

Jan. 2 - 31, 2025: Lynette Charters, Missing Women/Parents

Feb. 10 - April 4, 2025: Black Artists

April 14 - May 2, 2025: TCC Art Faculty Reception 

May 7 - 8, 2025: Ikebana 

May 19 - June 5, 2023: TCC Art Student Exhibition

June 23 - Aug. 15, 2025: 23rd Annual Juried Local Art Exhibition

Sept. 22 - Oct. 24:  Women Artists (Patsy Surh O'Connell, Bella Yongok Kim, Irene Osborn, Leonie Castelino)

Nov. 2 - Dec. 19, 2025:  Hilltop Glass Artists

Visit the Gallery

The public is welcome, and all exhibits are free.

Gallery Hours

Monday: Closed 
Tuesdays - Thursdays: 10am-4pm
Third Thursday of each month: 10am-8pm
Fridays: 10am-3pm

Current exhibition

Location

The Gallery is located in Bldg. 4, near the corner of 12th and Mildred. Visitor parking is available in Lot G.

Campus Map

Contact Us

Questions?
Contact Gallery Coordinator
Dr. Jennifer Olson
jolson@tacomacc.edu
253-460-4306

Email Jennifer

The Gallery Shop

The Gallery shop carries photographs & cards by Alice Di Certo, Connie Hardy, & Linda Staats; and jewelry by Margaret Doty.

a collection of ceramic birds

Pieces by Melinda Cox, $75 for large birds and $35 for small birds

a collection of beaded jewelry

Pieces by Margaret Doty, $20 each

a collection of woven bird ornaments

Pieces by Melinda Cox, $15 each

Wait! There's More to See

original work of art by Alice Di Certo

Take a look at the exhibit at TCC's Gig Harbor Campus, currently featuring "HOME AWAY FROM HOME" by Alice Di Certo.