Art in the Library

The UC Davis Library makes a concerted effort to collect the works of current and former members of the UC Davis Art Department. We are much indebted to the artists and to donors who have made our library facilities such an enjoyable environment.

For more information about the artwork in Shields Library, please contact Debbie Snapp in Library Administration.

Painting of mans head, splatted with colors

This lithograph is located in the Nelle Branch Room, on the second floor of Shields Library.

Drawing of a hand surrounded by circles, bordered with icons

This etching is located in the Main Reading Room, on the second floor of Shields Library.

Sculpture of ducks riding a wave down a staircase

This sculpture is located in the Shields Library lobby.

Painting of ballet dancers standing around in a gallery

This painting is located in the Main Reading Room, on the second floor of Shields Library.

Painting with two cowboy silhouettes on the left, and a native american on the right

This painting is located in the Shields Library lobby, near the Circulation Desk.

Painting of woman and dog in foreground, city in background

This painting is located on the first floor of Shields Library, near Reserves.

Color-block painting

This painting is located in the Sally Porter Reading Room, on the second floor of Shields Library.

Store counter with objects (toys or food)

This print is located in Shields Library lobby, near the elevators.