University Art Collection

The Gallery Director also serves as the University Art Collections Director, a position which, along with a University-wide committee, monitors existing collections and develops parameters for the acquisition and deaccession of work. 

The University Art Collection includes 556 objects from faculty, alumni, and notable artists. An accessible online database is currently being developed--please check back soon for more information!


Watercolor painting of an urban scene by Eric Nils Oback, SJSU Professor Emeritus.

2019 Acquisition: Eric "Nils" Oback, Watercolor on paper, 21.5 x 28.5 inches.  Donation from Merilyn Brown.