Teaching Gallery

Sarah’s Office
117L Cramer Hall
Hours: 9-5 Monday through Friday

Established as a teaching gallery in February 2016, Sarah’s Office’s mission is to bring people together for creative and open ended conversations derived from experiences with artworks and primary sources.


  • encourage learning and experimentation
  • explore how creativity and playfulness serve as tools for understanding
  • work directly with artists in the community  
  • encourage diverse forms of expression
  • challenge perceptions
  • celebrate community engagement with PSU learning communities
  • connect diverse people through creative work related the University Studies Learning Goals

Current Exhibition:

Heather Watkins: Throughlines

Heather Watkins Throughline

Some artworks are available in braille for blind and low vision visitors
October 18, 2022 – January 27, 2023

Past Exhibitions:

Dao Strom’s we breathe & breathing is an a|synchronous music, every body needs the air

March 31 – June 10, 2022

Jessica Jackson Hutchins: Tools for Refusal

January 11 – March 20, 2022


Mapping a Dream: Work by Ruth Van Order 

January 6,  2020 – November 5, 2021
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mapping a Dream will remain on display until PSU and University Studies open for in-person learning. Hopefully Fall 2021!


Cynthia Lahti: The Me That I Can’t See 

October 3 – December 12, 2019


Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School Fifth Graders and PSU Freshmen
April 19- July 31, 2019


Richard Ross and Deb Arthur
January 23 through April 12, 2019


Roz Crews: Imagine There’s a Snake in Every Painting
September- December 2017

Larry Supnet Seven Paintings and a Lightbox
January-August 2017

February 2016-February 2017

Culled together to describe a decisive, mutually bold and restrained threshold

Beyond the spaces of prescribed perception, confronted in the margins, frames of reference transpose, and change when crossed.

Without the ism

Line, texture, and color pit raw viscerality against cool formal integrity.


Curated by Chandra Glaeseman and Sarah Wolf Newlands and supported in part by Project Grow

Project Grow
Project Grow is a non-profit fine art studio, gallery, and urban farm located in Northeast that provides opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities.

Project Grow Mission
To provide an inclusive culture and space where people with and without disabilities can experience choice, respect, the pursuit of passions, and a connection with their food source, land, and community

Albertina Kerr
Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges, empowering them to live richer lives.