Art About Agriculture is a program in the College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University, which encourages artists to investigate agriculture and natural resources themes for creating their works of art. It strives to develop an understanding and appreciation of food and fiber among Oregon's diverse audiences.
Art About Agriculture was established in 1983 as the region's first annual agricultural-themed arts competition and tour exhibit. It recognizes professional and emerging Northwest artists, creates a growing, dynamic, permanent collection of fine art based on portraying agriculture and natural resources, and presents the permanent collection and touring exhibits across the state.
The College of Agricultural Sciences sponsors Art About Agriculture permanent collection acquisitions. This collection of more than 200 works of art is exhibited at the OSU campus, and by loan agreement throughout Oregon and other parts of the Northwest.