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Sabrina Spurlock '20 curated the performance art piece Here's My Mom. She's Dead, created by Portland artist Wiley, also known as Kayla Wiley ’17.
Zapotec weaving by Francisco and Laura Bautista
The Cawein Gallery of Art presents an exciting exhibition of vibrant weaving by the Bautistas. Meet the artists at an opening reception at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15. The Bautista exhibition is showing through Thursday, Dec. 9. 
Painting of woman and birds
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art is pleased to invite students, faculty, staff and the Pacific community to a reception at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 11 to celebrate the opening of The Collective by Robyn Johnsen. Meet the artist and view the new exhibit at the reception.
Dagny Walton Artwork
The Cawein Gallery of Art is proud to unveil its first exhibition for Fall 2021 — Break Your Pony by Dagny Walton. The showcase will run through Oct. 7, and is available for viewing weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, or by contacting Tyler Brumfield at brum1878@pacificu.edu to schedule an appointment. 
Heidi Nielsen
There’s no telling where an art degree will take you. Just ask Heidi Nielsen ’96.
Hands on piano
We may find comfort and a restored sense of wonder in any of these forms of artistic expression.
Digital photo of 4 dogs
Pacific University is proud to present The Future of Creativity: Regional High School Art Show online at the Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art. The virtual art show displays exceptional artwork from students attending high schools in and around Washington County.
Fern and log painting
Artist Nancy Helmsworth displays a series of paintings — much of it inspired by walks through Forest Park during the COVID-19 lock-down of Spring 2020 — in a virtual exhibit Within the Forest: Nurse Logs presented by Pacific University’s Katherine Cawein Gallery of Art.
Ceramics students begin fundraiser for youth homeless charity.
Pacific University ceramics students have created a fundraiser to support a local charity, HomePlate Youth. Please consider supporting this event by Nov. 17.
Hugh Alexander '79 brings art to the Cawein Gallery
Hugh Alexander '79 has been illustrating for more than 24 years, and is delighted to be bringing his art to Cawein Gallery until November 30. 

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