Special Event at PICA
219 NW 12th Ave #100, 242-1419

* Hey, wanna-be artists! It's time to put up or shut up! The fine folks at PICA will make your artistic dreams come true with "Mining Yours," for which you show up at PICA with a bag of crap from home, exchange your crap for other people's crap, and then go home and make something beautiful out of it! After completing your work o' art, you'll bring it back to PICA in August, show or trade your creation, and boast about how you're the greatest artist in the goddam world!

Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Bulfinch's Mythology, an exhibit of paintings by Julie Paschkis that portray fragments of Greek mythology and Evocation Series, sculptures by Christine Clark that represent the human form. Through June 30

Atelier Z
328 NW Broadway #117, 236-4855

"Sculpture ripped from the proto-nuclear edge" by Richard Cawley. Through June 30

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

The gallery presents a group of prints by international art star Frank Stella that span 1974-1998. Sir Render is an exhibit of new abstract, encaustic paintings by Chris Kelly. Through June 30

Blue Catfish Studios
916 SE 34th suite 200, 872-8793

Group exhibition featuring drawings by Heather Williams, photographs by Justin Booth, metal sculptures by Charlie Smith, and much more! Through June 23

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

* House of Alters, a series of color photographs by Seth Thompson that document Mexican and Cuban interiors. Relative Moments is an exhibit of black and white images by Deanna Dikeman that illuminates ordinary life by showcasing her relatives in familiar surroundings. Through June 30

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

Bronze studies of the female form by Daniel Baharier. Through June 30

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Abstractions and Transformations, an exploration of two and three-dimensional forms by Deborah Cooper Sidlin and June Kerseg-Hinson. Through June 30

Bullseye Connection Gallery
300 NW 13th Ave, 227-0222

* An installation of works in cast and kiln-formed glass, by noted ceramist Jun Kaneko. Through June 30

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Painter Melinda Stickney-Gibson displays a new set of narrative abstractions and Rebecca Welz presents a cast of recent sculptures. Through June 30

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

On display in the upper gallery is Musicians of the Baroque Orchestra, works in watercolor by Bill Papas. French Accents, an exhibit of 12 French artists working in watercolor, oil, pastels, and sculpture continues in the lower gallery. Through June 30

Contemporary Crafts Gallery
3934 SW Corbett Ave, 223-2654

Passing Scenes, narrative wood sculptures by Stan Peterson. Through July 8

Crowsenberg's Half & Half
923 SW Oak

The hip cafe presents a selection of paintings by the artrist simply known as Shannon. Through June 30

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

* Sean Healy's exhibit Nesting Instinct, gathers recent wall sculptures constructed from industrial plastics and photographs. Through July 14

Fragile Circus
, cast bronze sculptures by Christine Bourdette that utilize the metaphorical power of birds. Through June 23.

Bonnie Bronson Fellowship Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, a group exhibit featuring past fellowship recipients. The work is on display at Reed College's Gray Center Lounge in Kaul Auditorium. Through June 21.

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

Bloom, exhibit of ceramic objects by Canadian artist Kathryn Finnerty that includes teapots, cream, sugar sets, tumblers, and watering cans. Through July 2

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

* Sarah Nurmela offers strong figurative work done in various media and TIna Edwards presents black and white photography chronicling a journey through Wyoming and Montana. Through June 30

Froelick Gallery

817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

* In her exhibit Here on Earth, Melinda Thorsnes presents a group of canvases that feature solitary figures. Through June 30

Gallery 101
625 NW Everett # 101, 224-4557

Anatomy of Art, paintings accompanied by an essay by Drew Lantrip and Puzzler Pieces, monochromatic paintings by George Pacheco. Through Juen 30

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Kate O'Neill presents new abstract monotypes and paintings on paper. Through June 30

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

Oil landscapes by Shirin Mackeson and hand-crafted, wood vessels by Steven Kale. Through July 31

Gallery Schmallery
2132 SE Division, 239-3735

Glass Garden, a collection of stained glass windows by Lael Easton. Through June 30

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

* Abstract, color photography by Geza Darrah. Through July 3

Gavin Shettler Gallery

625 NW Everett #106, 481-7450

Abstract acrylics on panels by Patrick Puopolo. Through June 30

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Streets, Land & Sea, an exhibit of impressionistic oil paintings by Margaret Coe. Through June 16

Graystone Gallery
3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-0651

Marcia Jeglum presents watercolors from the Mermaid Nursery Rhyme series and Jamil Scherief displays a selection of glazed ceramics. Through June 17

Hawthorne Arts Gallery
4134 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 231-7466

Utilitarianism, what about the Individual?, figurative oil paintings by Jason Brown. Unfortunately, this exhibit will be the last for the east side gallery. Through June 30

5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

Collecting Family History, student photographs and essays from Richard Brown's Residency Workshop, and Lighting the Spirit Within, a collaboration featuring students of LISTOS (an alternative high school program) with artist Sarah Ferguson. Through June 30

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

* Contemporary Letterpress Broadsides, an exhibit featuring 13 northwest letterpress printers. Through June 30

Jules Gallery

1110 NW Flanders St, Suite 100, 775-1923

The mother and son combo of Jeff and Marge Rood present individual and collaborative paintings. Through July 2

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

* What Do You Do?, an exhibit featuring artists that are employed in the arts and are actively creating their own work. Through June 29

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

* Drawing Breath, a display of organic objects by Dana Lynn Louis, and See-Through, a selection of paintings and prints by Rae Mahaffey that feature a kaleidoscope of patterns. Through June 30

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

* The Littman Gallery hosts an exhibit of surreal, figurative paintings by nationally acclaimed artist David Palmer. The White Gallery showcases the work of the Portland Photographers Forum. Through June 29

Margo Jacobsen

1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Assortment, new sculptures and prints by Brad Rude and Flight, color viscosity monotypes by Kim Osgood. Through June 30

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

* Borg Botanicals, mixed media ceramic work from Tim Diggles and new oil paintings by Angelina Woolly that explore mixed race issues. Through June 30

Millions & Billions

625 NW Everett #115, 223-0554

Selections, a black & white photographic series by Michael Brown. Through June 30

Needful Things
325 NW 6th, 417-1952

Metal sculptures and paintings by Jeremy Furnish. Through June 30

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

* Dissections, a group of kinetic, biology-lab-inspired sculptures by Laura Fritz. Through June 30

Photographic Image

240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

* Christopher Burkett presents large-format photographs that capture magnificent landscapes. Summer Homework, an exhibit of black and white photographs images of Japan by Keiji Iwai. Through June 30

Pulliam Deffenbaugh

522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Recent abstract paintings by G.Lewis Clevenger that hover under an architectural influence. Curtis Phillips exhibits Miniatures, 20 small, oil and wax on wood paintings. The Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery presents Free as a Bird, new steel sculptures by Mark Bulwinkle that play with the fowl form. Through June 30

625 NW Everett #110, 274-1897

After the Baby, an exhibit of stylized nudes on canvas by Ilima Considine. Through June 30

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

* The Photography of Dance, an exhibit of vintage and contemporary photography that explores the theme of dance. Through July 14

Shaffer Fine Art Gallery

308 SW 1st Ave, 295-4979

The artist Hessam presents new abstract works on canvas and paper that illuminate themes of women and music. Through June 30

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

Annie Meyer presents oil paintings and ceramic tiles of French nudes and landscapes. Larry McLaughlin displays abstract sculptures made of cement, fused glass, bronze, and aluminum. Opens June 14

Torrefazione Italia
1140 NW Everett, 224-9896

H2O by HLK, large scale, black & white photographs by Heidi L. Kirkpatrick. Through July 2

Wisp Gallery
625 NW Everett #105, 222-7098

Belles on Bikes, black & white photographs of "hip chicks and classic scooters," by Lisa Libby-Johnson. Through June 30

Xel Gallery
625 NW Everett #107, 223-8047

Mixed media and oil paintings by Chrissy Fenner. Through June 30

625 NW Everett #109, 971-544-1365

Kentucky Death Mask, group exhibit featuring Tyler Kline, Dan Ness, Keith Rosson, and others. Through June 30