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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.
Natalie Cruz
Natalie Cruz ’21 was named Outstanding Senior in Art History by Pacific University.
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.
Drawings of Forest Grove Campus
The Kathrin Cawein Gallery of Art presents a virtual exhibit of works created by Pacific's talented art faculty. 
The opening reception will take place at noon on Wednesday, April 24.
ERIK GESCHKE: AMALGAM | Referencing elements of architecture, industrial design and human physiology, Amalgam explores issues surrounding mortality, dystopia and modernism.  Often depicted as fragments of something larger and through a shifting of physical scale; the works in this exhibition seek to create new combinations, connections and interpretations.
A new mural of tiles created by art students illuminates the gallery's presence
Walter Gordinier ’73 creates structural art out of glass in his Portland studio. Among his creations are the glass panels on the second floor of the Pacific University Library.