Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

* Recet stilllife oil paitigs by *ek Pader Also o view i the upper salo of the gallery is a selectio of early works by Pader datig from 19591964 Through Apr 30

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

Commercial architectural sculptor Patrick Gracewood offers a display of botanical bas-relief models for bronze work. Through Apr 27

Artisans Of Fire Gallery
223 NW 9th, 227-0547

The gallery celebrates its grand opening with the exhibit InnerScapes, a selection of watercolor and acrylic work by Linda R. Wallace. Through Apr 28

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

* Sextablos, an exhibit of works on metal curated by Chicago artist Michael Hernandez. He asked contributors to use the tradition of the retablo, typically reserved for personal piety, to explore themes of sex and sexual taboos. Also on view are recent paintings by local artist William Park. Through Apr 28

Berbatis Gallery
215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

* Exhibit of paitigs drawigs ad mixed media work by Robert Peterse Through May 2

Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave, 224-2634

Cervantes' Suite, a series of paintings by Angela Passalacqua and large wood and stone sculptures by Greg Conyne. Through Apr 28

Blue Sky Photography Gallery
1231 NW Hoyt St, 225-0210

* Photographer Christopher Ladis captures the Salto Sea Califoria1s largest ilad body of watera area that some cosider to be a sick ecosystem i urget eed of beig saved Jeff Wich presets theatrical ight images focusig his camera o dramatically lit spaces such as alleys ad parks Through Apr 28

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

* Tribal Coverings, hand-crafted quilts by Stephanie Parrish Taylor. Through color and abstract forms, Taylor's quilts hint at aspects of both American and African cultures. Through Apr 28

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

The gallery features two, distinguished British Royal Academy artists, Gus Cummins and Mick Rooney. Cummins' work is described as constructionist while Rooney delves into the allegorical. Through Apr 28

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Two introductory exhibits: Objects, a variety of multi-media, figurative works by Sonia Kasparian, and abstract, figurative paintings by Dorothy Goode. Through Apr 28

Cooley Gallery at Reed College
3203 SE Woodstock, 777-7790

Recent Sonia Boyce: La, La, La, an exhibition of photographs, collages, films, drawings, and more by the British Afro-Caribbean artist Sonia Boyce. Opens Apr 17

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. Through Apr 15

Fifth Element
404 NW 10th Ave, Suite 1, 279-9042

InChasin' Grace, Oregon sculptural artist Thomas Rohr displays dinnerware sets for eight, a wine rack with handmade wine bottles, and vessels for after dinner cordials. Through Apr 28

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

* Recet paitigs ad drawigs by Marcello R Muoz Through Apr 30

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

* Artist Gwe Davidso composes abstract geometric cavases from paited ad collaged paper addig a few charcoal lies for accet Through Apr 29

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Looking for Self, two-person exhibit featuring the work of Aaron Scothorn and Kathan Zerzan. Through Apr 28

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

* Hand painted, blown-glass vessels by Tracy Klosterman and Nathan Sheafor, and new works in oil by Johnny Bauer that illuminate aspects of the human form. Through May 31

Gallery Schmallery
2132 SE Division, 239-3735

I Can't Believe It's Trash!, a group exhibit of recycled art from local artists. Through May 1

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

In On the Road, Revisited, photographer Jim Lommasson displays a series of images inspired by Kerouac's famed novel. Also on view is a selection of photographic works by Douglas Prior. Through May 1

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Familiar Places, watercolors by Gene Gill that highlight the people, streets, and buildings of Portland. Through Apr 28

Graystone Gallery
3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-0651

Concrete and ceramic sculptures by Ken Patecky, oil paintings by Ken Grant, and glass work from Tim Chilina. Through May 13

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Clay and wood wall sculptures by Beth Mills and porcelain forms by Rebecca Urlacher. Through Apr 24

Hawthorne Arts Gallery
4134 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 231-7466

Watercolors on Tour, a collection of watercolors by artist Terry Street. Through Apr 27

5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

*For the exhibit Guns in the Hands of Artists, disabled weaponry was authorized for art-making by Police Chief Kroeker, Mayor Katz, and the City Council. A cast of artists are included in the exhibit, including Brian Borrello and Damali Ayo. Through Apr 27

In Cahoots Artspace
328 NW Broadway #116, 539-9442

* In Redefined, photographer Libby Rowe captures images of manipulated breasts, exposing aspects of the ways that women are seen, revealed, and how they reveal themselves. Through Apr 30

Indus Books
1808 NE Alberta, 281-2476

New work by Eric Stotik, including the artist's traditional offering of small, enigmatic paintings as well as yantras (geometrical diagrams designed to facilitate meditation) in ink on 18th century paper. Through Apr 25

Infusion Gallery
2929 NE Alberta, 335-7085

Three dimensional wall pieces constructed by Michelle Allen. Through Apr 22

Jules Gallery
1110 NW Flanders St, Suite 100, 775-1923

New photo-based work from Kristi Charroin. Through Apr 28

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

* Waistline, an installation of sculpted dresses by artist Suzy Root. Through Apr 27

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

Marlene Bauer draws from ordinary objects and the essence of a place to create meditative, abstract paintings. Margaret Shirley's paintings blend found natural materials such as seaweed into minimal color fields. Through Apr 28

Lewis & Clark College Gallery of Contemporary Art
0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd, 768-7687

* Before they leave the Ivory Tower, 26 Lewis & Clark students display their senior art projects. Through May 6

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

Metamorphosis, a multi-media installation by MFA student Agata Fic. Through April 28

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

* In her debut exhibit at MJ, artist Marcia Myers displays large fresco paintings, influenced by the frescos of Pompeii and those of the Italian Renaissance. Through Apr 28

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

* Ralph Rosenborg: Though the name isn’t familiar, it belongs to an artist that maintained a painting career which ran parallel to that of noted art icons like Pollock, Rothko, and Barnett Newman. Rosenborg began his long career in New York in the 1930s, working in circles such as the group of painters known as “The Ten,” who organized DYI exhibits in rebellion against the established structure of museums and galleries. Selected works from his estate are hung alongside monotypes and photographs by Rhoda Peacher.
Through Apr 28

Marylhurst Art Gym
17600 Pacific Hwy., 699-6243

* Grace: a group exhibit of artists from the NW region whose religious practices inform their artmaking. Through May 17

Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 823-3187

A number of selected objects were passed among a group of painters. Each artist used the objects in unique compositions; the result is the exhibit, Still Life: Fourteen Interpretations. Through May 16

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

* Shine, abstract works on wood and metal by Jaqueline Ehlis. Through Apr 26

Northview Gallery at Portland Community College
12000 SW 49th, 977-4264

Word/Image, recent work from eight Northwest artists working in and around the comic book style. Through Apr 19

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Annunciations and Epiphanies, mixed media work by Serena Barton and Mauricio Robalino. Through Apr 24

Our Dream Gallery
2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

Spiritual Transformations, group exhibit featuring five nationally recognized female artists. The line-up includes painters Sharon Barnes and Karin Turner, painter and print maker June Edmonds, sculptor Shahara Godfrey, and photographer Sheila Pree. Through Apr 24

Pacific Northwest College of Art: Philip Feldman Gallery
1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391

* In 1998 artist Jack Risley began A Drawing A Day, a series of daily drawings that currently numbers over 500. All are arranged chronologically to make a single piece. Through Apr 28

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

In the exhibit Fields, artist Christopher Harris has used handmade pinhole cameras to capture unusual landscapes. Through May 5

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

* Suburban Dreams, color photography by Beth Yarnelle Edwards that explores the mythic aspects of the mundane details of ordinary, suburban life. In Faces of Paris: Scenes from the 50's, photographer Mary Alice Johnston captures the rebirth of the City of Lights during the post-war decade. Through Apr 28

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

Stacey L. Chase presents a varied display of color photography. Through Apr 22

Portland Building Lobby
1120 SW 5th, RACC contact: 823-5426

The Space Between, installation by Phaedra Paulson that features an oversize dress for viewers to walk around and through. Through Apr 27

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

* Crush, new abstract paintings by Ken Kelly which rely heavily on symmetry and surface. Mike Taylor utilizes unusual materials like litho stones and copper shingles in a group of new sculptures. Through Apr 28

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

Gardens and Aquariums, paper collage work by Anna Fidler. Through Apr 28

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

Exhibit of still photography from filmmaker, writer, and artist Bruce Charlesworth. Opens Apr 18

Shaffer Fine Art Gallery
308 SW 1st Ave, 295-4979

A group exhibit featuring artists utilizing various mediums, including work by S. Sam Park, Lau Chun, and Viktor Shvaiko. Through Apr 31