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Pablo V. Cazares

Pablo V. Cazares is an interdisciplinary artist in Portland, Oregon. His work has been shown at the Parallax Art Center, Afru Gallery, Portland State University’s MK Gallery, and Western Oregon University's Cannon Gallery. In 2023, he was nominated for the International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Work Award, awarded the McGlasson Prize for Textile Arts, and received a jury commendation from the Arlene Schnitzer Visual Arts Prize. In 2023, he was also awarded the Visionary Award at InventOregon for his work with kombucha biotextiles. He was awarded an artist’s residency at the Lookout Arts Quarry in April 2022. Community work features largely in his practice. In 2021 he created The t4t Art Collective to provide transgender artists an opportunity to show work and build community which he now curates and facilitates. In 2021 he also became a mentor-designer for high school students through the SHIFT Project with Arts for Learning NW (formerly Young Audiences). Pablo holds a B.S. in Art Practice from Portland State University, as well as an associates degree in Apparel Design. Contact him at

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