Pablo V. Cazares is an interdisciplinary artist in Portland, Oregon. His work has been shown the Parallax Art Center, Afru Gallery, Portland State University’s MK Gallery, and Western Oregon University's Cannon Gallery. He was nominated for the International Sculpture Center's Outstanding Student Work Award in 2023. 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). He is co-founder of a community sewing makerspace in Portland, Community Stitch PDX.
Beginning his career in fashion design, notable brands he has worked with include Hanna Andersson, OMSI, Both& Apparel and Portland Fashion Week. Pablo has also been featured as a guest instructor with UniversityofFashion.com.
Pablo holds an associates degree in Apparel Design, and will complete his B.S. in Art Practice at Portland State University in June 2023.
Contact him at PabloVCazares@gmail.com