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Ghost Net
For four weeks, visitors to the Kathrin Cawein Gallery on Pacific University’s Forest Grove Campus can work alongside artist Emily Miller to create their own pieces made from plastic debris pulled from the ocean as well as from fishing rope and nets.
Pacific students have a new place to make their ideas take shape — the Boxer Makerspace. It’s an inviting new area on the second floor of the Tim & Cathy Tran Library where students can use 3D printers, a laser engraver, a vacuum formbox and other tools to create prototypes of their own design.
Patchwork Galaxy Image
This project consists of an installation and series of talks that dig into that question. In “Patchwork Galaxy”, the painter, Kendra Larson and musician, Christopher Buckingham explore symbolism, light, and the universe.
Brandon Naihe, Edna Gehring
Naihe, who graduated from Pacific University on May 18 with a bachelor’s degree in art design, worked feverishly to make sure that his senior capstone project at Pacific was perfect. 
The opening reception will take place at noon on Wednesday, April 24.
On Thursday, June 14, the undergraduate student participants of the inaugural URSCI (Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Inquiry) Summer Institute will formally and publicly present the projects they have been working on.
Join the Art Department’s Ceramics team from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2 in the University Center Boxer Pause room for the second annual Empty Bowls Fundraising dinner, which benefits local non-profit HomePlate Youth Services.
Madison Clifford '17 explores the journey of loss in a nine-piece art installation for her senior capstone project.
Portland artist Laura Hughes, whose exhibition "The Tomb" is on display through April 19, will discuss her today at 4 p.m.
This exhibition offers a place of respite to contemplate dislocation of memory. A tomb is a site for remembrance and longing; a projection of what once was and an effort to preserve what is eternally embedded within. Light and shadow have a metaphorical connection to temporal presence and material loss. 

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