American Institute of Architects
315 SW 4th Ave, 223-8757

Boxing Architecture: A group of Portland architects and artists have been invited to construct a commentary on "big box architecture" within the confines of a cigar box. Through Mar 30

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

Recent drawings from Roger Kukes are full of hybrid creatures, landscapes, and buildings- all reminiscient of Kukes' success as an animator. Emerging artist Brian Friedman displays minimalist, monochromatic paintings. Royal Nebeker unveils preparatory drawings and watercolors as a prelude to the artists upcoming exhibit of paintings. Through Mar 31

Berbatis Gallery
215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

Two Worlds Crash. Brooke Fitzgerald paints evocative and colorful images of women, based in self-reflection. Charlotta Puckette's drawings and oil paintings operate from an obsession with nuclear power plants and abandoned buildings. Through Mar 30

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Proverbs, recent sculpture from Betsy Wolfston and new paintings by Andrea Schwartz-Feit. Through Mar 31

Dos Mil Gallery
820 N Russell, 493-9424

Examinations of Alternative Graffiti: Children's Construction Railyard is the first in a series of installations to be documented and built in Minneapolis, Chicago and New York. Opens March 16

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

Surroundings, large-scale, landscape oil paintings by Stephen Hayes and Theater of Memory (Secrets of Shadows), installation work from Fernanda D'Agostino which explores time, passage, art and memory. Through Apr 28

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Fabricating Apparitions, mixed media paintings and collage work by Lisa Kalinowski that explore oblique narratives. The Space Between, paper based, woven grids by Sally Finch. Through Mar 31

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

Photographs: 1996-2001, a selection of black & white prints by Blake Andrews. Through Apr 3

Garage Gallery at Stumptown Coffee Roasters
4525 S.E. Division St., 238-9918

Color photography by Ray Brigleb and oil paintings from Lizzie Swift. Through Mar 31

L & B Viewing Room
1714 NW Overton 2 Flr, 241-4144

Strategies, an installation by Jill Odegaard that relies on a board game format. Through Mar 30

Laura Russo Gallery
805 NW 21st Ave, 226-2754

Paintings and sculptural work from ceramic artrist Jun Kaneko that illuminates his preference for vivid color and formal patterns. Paul Green present recent oil paintings executed in the fashion of Early Renaissance, yet offer a contemporary spin. Through Mar 31

Littman and White Galleries Portland State University
Smith Center 1825 SW Broadway, 2nd Floor , 503-725-5656

Two galleries form one exhibit entitled Narrations. Christopher Buckingham utilizes photography, paintings, writings, and historical documents to illuminates Portland's history and Gairdt Lundeen displays narrative prints and paintings reference time passage. Through Mar 31

Mark Woolley Gallery
120 NW 9th Ave, Suite 210, 224-5475

More Dust and Vapors, acrylic paintings by Carola Penn which explore surface, light, texture, and atmosphere. Through Mar 31

Marylhurst Art Gym
17600 Pacific Hwy., 699-6243

A retrospective of sculptural work by M.J. Anderson, 1987-2001, and Cabin Fever, an installation by Bruce Conkle. Through Mar 30

Nil Contemporary Art
328 NW Broadway #114, 221-3182

In Between, abstract paintings from recent Alfred University grad Megan Walsh. Through Mar 29

Our Dream Gallery
2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

Realness, oils on linen from Laushon Neferkara and watercolors by Tokiko Anderson. Through Mar 27

Pacific Northwest College of Art
1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391

The college's Interactive and Media Arts Gallery hosts Animating Stillness, a sound art installation by Jesse Engum and Michael Northam. Through Mar 17

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

Calliope and the Clown, Storm Tharp's exploration of identity, manifested in oil paintings, ink & guache drawings, and sewn and beaded banners. Through Apr 7

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

Saturday Night, color photographs of American night life by Deborah Wian Whitehouse and Any Given Day in New Orleans, black & white photographs of French Quarter street performers by Shannon Brinkman. Through Mar 31

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

The gallery celebrates a one year anniversary with an exhibit featuring paintings by Fiona McGuigan. The Conflict of Emotion depicts the female figure in respect to women's place in society. McGuigan offers narratives which explore aspects of motherhood and womanhood. Through Mar 25

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection, highlights the artistic heritage of one of history's leading powers. Through April 8.

The Chameleon of Hamburg: Works on Paper by Horst Janssen, a remarkable collection of etchings from the late and great German print artist. Through May 6. Lamme Janssen will be at the museum on Sunday, Mar. 18 at 2 p.m. to provide insight into her father's work.

Pulliam Deffenbaugh

522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Leaf Heads, mixed media work by Jim Rittimann that combines unusual materials to form plant/animal hybrids. Rittiman uses such materials as small bones, insect parts, and glass eyes to construct unusual creatures. Through Mar 31

S.K. Josefberg Gallery
403 NW 11th Ave, 241-9112

Vintage and contemporary Czech photography, including samplings from Josef Sudek and Ivan Pinkava. Through Apr 7