Exhibitions in the past decade have included work by Derek Boshier, Kim Criswell and Valerie Hammond, David McGee, Teresa Villegas, Annie Liebovitz, Robert Mapplethorpe, Richard Avedon, Vito Acconci, Donald Judd, Bruce Nauman, Cindy Sherman, Edward Ruscha, Robert Smithson, Frank Stella, Wayne Thiebaud, Irving Penn, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Donald Sultan, Gregory Amenoff, John Torreano, Terry Allen, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Berndand Hilla Becher, Pruitt & Early, Tim Rollins & K.O.S., Laurie Simmons, Pat Steir, Jane Hammond, Robert Morris, Tina Barney, Joseph Kosuth and Duane Michals. Both Kosuth and Michals were also Visiting Artists.
In addition, the Gallery has mounted one-person and two person shows of Robert Cumming, Reginald Marsh, Amy Adams, Richard Bosman, Amie McNeel, Garry Winogrand, Kaiti Slater, Mark Perlman and Patrick Nagatani (also a visiting artist), a collaborative installation by "Simparch" (Matt Lynch and Steve Badgett), Robert Rauschenberg, Lorna Simpson, Fiona Hall, Lucas Samaras, William Wegman, Robert Frank, Roberto Juarez, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Dominique Blain, Lawrence Gipe, Sabina Ott, Luis Jimenez, Chuck Close, Stuart Davis, R. B. Kitaj, David Salle, Michael Snow, Andy Warhol, Joyce Wieland, Tom Wesselmann, Richard Hamilton, Eduardo Paolozzi, Tony Cragg, Michael Pauker, Angela Fremont and Utah artists Clay Furches and Tracy Carrera.
In 1989, the WSU Art Gallery Exhibition, Faces - photographs from the Hallmark Collection featured work by Danny Lyon, Harry Callahan, Robert Frank, Dorothy Norman, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Edward Weston, Imogen Cunningham, Lotte Jacobi, Roy DeCarava, Dorothea Lange, Paul Strand, Brassai, Minor White, Alfred Stieglitz, Irving Penn, Berenice Abbott, Naomi Savage, Annie Leibovitz, Nancy Burson, Robert Mapplethorpe, William Klein, Walker Evans, Ralph Gibson, Ralph Steiner, Lee Friedlander and Garry Winogrand among others.
In 1997, artists and collaborators, Steve Badgett and Matt Lynch (known as Simparch) constructed and installed in the gallery this full scale housetrailer made of sticks, plywood and plastic wrapping.The artists referred to the sculpture as "an investigation of trans-architecture in the western American highwayscape." The viewer could enter the "mobile home" and even drink from a fountain inside.
The Biennial Faculty Exhibition features the work of both full time and adjunct faculty.