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

Less Than 10: AIA Portland Small Firm Show, an exhibit of architectural drawings and models by architects from small area firms. Through Aug 31

Art On Belmont
Move over Alberta, here's Belmont! The southeast street has added a few venues to Portland's permanent stable of exhibition spaces. Check out collage work by Scott Patt and photography and painting by Yael Routtenberg at Seaplane through Aug 27, 3356 SE Belmont. Realm 8 showcases mixed media and photography by Kari Pero through Sept 12, 3312 SE Belmont. Adam Sorenson presents recent tile, fabric, and acrylic works at Stumptown Through Aug 31, 3356 SE Belmont. The Cricket Cafe displays a range of mediums from artists Michele Davis, Jeannine Hart, and Michele Ranier through Sept 13, 3159 SE Belmont. Through Aug 27

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Coincidentia Oppositorum, new artist books and related works by Douglas Shafer. Through Sept 1

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

Don Dahlke presents large oil paintings that depict doorways of the Caribbean and Mexico. Margarita Kalinina displays "distorted still lifes" in the upper gallery. Through Sept 15

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

Forms from Flowers, ceramic work from Oregon artist Barb Campbell. Through Sept 4

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

* In the Pink, a group exhibition of paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture that offers various interpretations of "all things pink". Through Aug 18

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Black and white photography by Tamara Lischka that illuminates the human form and steel sculptures by Guruhans Singh Kroesen, which plays on the tension between the geometric and the organic. Through Aug 28

Indus Books
1808 NE Alberta, 281-2476

Thangkas: Buddhist paintings from Nepal, an exhibition of sacred scroll paintings made by various artists. Through Aug 29

Infusion Gallery
2929 NE Alberta, 335-7085

Fused glass work by Kurumi Conley. Through Aug 26

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

* Realist figures are set in surrealistic settings in Sean Cain's recent series of paintings. Michele Russo unveils a collection of work that represents his long painting career.


Onda Gallery

2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Archetypes and Everyday Icons, a mixed media installation by Sonia Kasparian that "examines the essence of major religious, mythological and iconographic icons." Also showing are Batiks on fabric and paintings on paper by Indian artist Balaiah Yasala. Through Aug 28

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

* Portraits of Note: A Tribute to the Great Musicians of the 20th Century, a group exhibition of black and white photography celebrating such music icons as Janis Joplin and Miles Davis. Through Aug 25


Portland Building Lobby

1120 SW 5th, RACC contact: 823-5426

* Inheritance VII, an viewer-interactive installation by Heidi Fletcher--a curious marriage of seven toilets and a video projection. Through Aug 31


Pulliam Deffenbaugh

522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Deborah Mersky presents new work on paper, glass, and metal that favors delicate imagery such as seed pods, leaves, and birds. The Broadway gallery displays playful, acrylic paintings on paper by Max Grover. Through Sept 1

Savage Gallery
416 NW 10th, 223-2868

* New paintings by NY artist Sandi Slone and Pete McCracken and Jeremy Bitterman present a collaborative installation. Through Sept 8