Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Paintings by Carolyn Cole and new prints from Bruce Waldman. Opens May 3

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

Architects in Schools, an exhibit that illuminates a program that places professional architects in classrooms to instruct young minds on the world of design. The show will include class projects by school children who participated in the AIS program. Opens May 3

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

Survey exhibit of mid-twentieth century American prints including work by Warhol, Rauscehnberg, and Lichtenstein. Chicago artist Teresa Mucha exhibits a series of etchings and drawings. Opens May 3

Berbati's Gallery
215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

A group exhibit featuring a cast of artists, including the guest of honor, Jack McLarty. Opens May 3

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

In The Portrait Series, photographer Frank Yamrus captures the expression of individuals at pre and post-orgasm! Gloria Feinstein is a little more subdued, presenting dreamy, abstract images. Opens May 3

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

Whirligigs, playful, carved wood objects made by Thomas Rude. Opens May 3

Brian Marki Fine Art
2236 NE Broadway, 249-5659
Recent PSU graduate Jenilee debuts a selection of abstract paintings. Opens May 4

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Anagama Vessels 2000/2001, an exhibit of work from ceramist Nils Lou. Opens May 3

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

New work from Tom Judd, who collects and blends various media and impulses to form poetic and color-charged paintings. Opens May 3

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

Fragments: A Tribute to Tibet, cast bronze vessels, jewelry, and wall sculpture by Lin Cook and French Accents: In Collaboration with Galerie d'Art Sylvie Platini, a group exhibit featuring the work of 12 French artists. Opens May 3

Contemporary Crafts Gallery
3934 SW Corbett Ave, 223-2654

Fables and Chairs represents the culmination of Michael de Forest's M.F.A. thesis work at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design. Below 2002: Second Biennial Exhibition of Low-Fire Ceramics, an exhibit featuring 25 ceramic artists from across the country. Opens May 3

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. Through June 17.

The Bollenbach Art Labs (SE 3rd & Alder) host the Reed College Senior Thesis Exhibition. The show will feature mixed media work by Muffie White, prints and books by Katrina L. McElroy, paintings from Christina P. Markel, paintings and light boxes created by Alon Karniel, and a film from Cody Graham Bartol. May 4-18

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

Fragile Circus, cast bronze sculptures by Christine Bourdette that utilize the metaphorical power of birds, and Geoffrey Pagen displays a batch of new ceramic wall reliefs. Opens May 3

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

New hand-crafted porcelain objects by Victoria D. Christen. Opens May 3

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

A History of Intimate Spaces, photography and mixed media by Liz Obert that explores the visual history of interior spaces. Opens May 3

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

Mike Shea combines intuition and mathematics for his new aleatory paintings, in an exhibit entitled Games. Opens May 3

Gallery 101
625 NW Everett # 101, 224-4557

Visage, portraits by Jaqueline Hudson Smith. Opens May 3

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Calculus of Variations and Earth is Home, two painting series by Susan Goetz and A Time/Space Dialogue, an installation by Gillian Spragens. Opens May 3

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

Saturation, nature inspired paintings by Jolyn Fry. Opens May 3

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Streets, Land & Sea, an exhibit of impressionistic oil paintings by Margaret Coe. Opens May 3

Groundswell Gallery
1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420

Salon de Refuse, a group exhibit featuring a few of the artists who did not make the list of Oregon Biennial artists. Through May 26

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Large metal sculptures by Chris Beards and figurative paintings by Melinda Meeker. Through May 29

Hawthorne Arts Gallery
4134 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 231-7466

Chrysalis, paintings and prints by Kimberly Kent and Jake Kaluna. Opens May 3

625 NW Everett #106, 481-7450

Silent auction by various artists to benefit Nichole Bouciers who is battling Myelodysplasia ( a disease similar to leukemia) Opens May 3

5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

A celebration of two Native American artists: Art Oomittuk presents carved masks in Masks of the Inupiaq and Faces of a People is a display of painted portraits by Mark Shelton. Opens May 3

Indus Books
1808 NE Alberta, 281-2476

Semi-abstract sculptures by Tom Yody, inspired by the Tantric art traditions of India. Through May 30

Infusion Gallery
2929 NE Alberta, 335-7085

Exhibit of whimsical ceramic works by Jessica Kreutter. Through May 28

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

New abstract, black and white acrylic paintings by the newest Portland transplant, Kenny Higdon. Opens May 3

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

Drawing in Steel, graphic wall pieces by Mel Katz and Residual Narratives, new oil paintings by Elise Wagner. Opens May 3

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, 725-5656

The Expressionist Landscape, oil paintings by Friedrich Schuler and What Things Look, photography by Koyo Tamaki. Opens May 3

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Local Knowledge, paintings and copper tapestries by Joanne Hammer, Earthly Pursuits, ceramic work by Connie Kiener, and Conflictos Entre Mente y Alma, new sculptures from Margarita Leon. Opens May 3

Medusa Gallery and Tattoo
420 SW Washington, 228 1008

* Leggs, a group exhibit of 20 local artists who supplied work to benefit Danzine, a nonprofit created by and for sex workers. Opens May 3

Metropolitan Art Studio
2808 NE MLK #13, 422-9052

Wick: An Exhibition of Historical Paintings, Drawings, and Enhancements. Gabriel Liston transports the viewer to a fictionalized past. Opens May 3

Millions & Billions
625 NW Everett #115, 223-0554

By Mistake She Asked For Love, ink drawings and etchings by Ellen Russell. Opens May 3

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

Needful Things
325 NW 6th, 417-1952

Paintings by Jonas Nash and mixed media work by Kirk Woods. Opens May 3

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

Accumulations, minimalist, mixed media work by Barry Beach. Opens May 3

Omni Gallery
416 NW 5th Ave, 224-2754

Sculptures by Steve Tilden and paintings and prints from Michael Southern. Opens May 3

Ona Gallery
625 NW Everett # 104, 754-3320

The Blast Zone, Michael Floyd's photographs of Mt. St. Helens. Opens May 3

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Oil paintings on canvas and paper by Cuban-born artist Alejandro Lazo. Through May 29

Oregon Potters Association Ceramic Showcase
Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK

The 2001 Ceramic Showcase presents the work from dozens of Oregon ceramic artists. The three day event will also feature demonstrations and a clay activity area for children. May 4-5, 10 am-9 pm and May 6 10am -5 pm free

Our Dream Gallery
2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

This and That, featuring the work of two artists from Northern California. Ron Smith works in various mediums, producing a range of images: depiction's of the African savannah to village market scenes. Arthur Wright paints images of African wildlife as well as portraits of famous African Americans.

Call for entries: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender artists are invited to submit 5 slides for consideration. The exhibit, Bridges of Pride: Connecting Our Communities through Art will open June 16. Deadline for entry is May 25. Send slides of work created in the last wo years with $10 fee to above address (97211). Call the gallery for details. Through June 9

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

Portraits, a mixed media display from artist Malia Jensen. Opens May 8

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

Two photographers present work relevant to the Dalai Lama's visit to the Rose City: Tibetan Portraits by Phil Borges and The Children of Tibet by Danny Conant. Opens May 3

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

George's Garden & Gong Show, a display of metal sculptures by George Belanger that befit any garden scene. Through May 27

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

* 2001 Oregon Biennial, 20 artists from Oregon have been selected to represent the current state of the northwest scene. Notables include Mark R. Smith, Lucinda Parker, and Jan Reeves. Artist lectures will be held every Sunday in May. Through June 24

Remington, Russell, and the Language of Western Art, an exhibit of the crowd-pleasing genre. Through June 24

In honor the Dalai Lamas' visit to Portland in May, PAM presents, Ascending the Cosmic Mountain: Encounters with the Deities of Tibetan Buddhism, an exhibit of paintings, sculpture, and ritual objects from Tibet. Through June 3

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
219 NW 12th, 242-1419

Behold is the curatorial debut for PICA's new Visual Arts Curator, Stuart Horodner. The exhibit features four American artists- Lynn Cazabon, Lisa Hoke, Richard Klein, and Al Souza. Opens May 3

Portland State University Autzen Gallery
Neuberger Hall

Liz Cheney presents her MFA exhibit. Through May 4

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

New carved wood reliefs by Portland native Tom Cramer. Opens May 3

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

Recent paintings from James Martin. Opens May 3

625 NW Everett #110, 274-1897

Exhibit of various paintings and sculptures. Opens May 3

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

Exhibit of still photography from filmmaker, writer, and artist Bruce Charlesworth. Through May 26

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

Hawaiian sculptor Scott Hanson presents a collection of marine-inspired cast bronze works. Opens May 1

Studio 2507
2507 SE Clinton, (541) 490-5968

Being Human, new paintings and monoprints by Hood River artist Sorcha Meek. Through May 14

625 NW Everett #109, 971-544-1365

Violet Paroxysm, a group exhibit of painting, prints, sculpture and collage. Opens May 3