Belmont Art Walk
The monthly neighborhood celebration (32nd-34th SE Belmont) of art is headlined by the paintings of Chuck Moreland at Seaplane and photographs by Sam Gould at Realm 8. Most exhibits run through Dec 7.

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

Beauty and Utility, features unique ceramic vessels made by Montana artist Shannon Williams. Through Dec 4

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

Random Expressions, current work by Eugene Gill in a variety of media. Through Dec 4

Gallery Bink
1416 E. Burnside, 233-8866

Long Trashed Treasures, an exhibit of paintings inspired by childhood toys, includes work from Portland artist Martin Ontiveros, Miles Thompson of California, and Tijuana artist Jorge Gutierrez. Opens Dec 1

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Little Things, a group exhibit featuring small-scaled work by 20 area artists. Participants include Kim Hamblin, Melinda Meeker, and Sumi Wu. Opens Nov 29

La Muse Salon
2310 NE Broadway, 282-9226

Metabolism, paintings by Lorna Nakell, inspired by such sources as cookbooks, lifestyle magazines, and evolution history texts from the '50s-'70s. Through Dec 7

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

Abstract Painters: Jim Lutes, Ed Moses, and Rana Rachat showcases the contrasting work of three, mid-career artists. Through Dec 9

Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 245-3642

Celestial Threads, recent woven work produced by members of the Portland Handweavers Guild. Opens Dec 3

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Visual Jazz, exhibit of abstract oil paintings and pen & ink drawings by Philemon Reid, which attempt to translate jazz music into a visual form. Opens Nov 29

* Oregon Historical Society
1200 SW Park Ave., 222-1741

Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of American Indian Trade Blankets is an exhibit of over 75 woven blankets, dating from the 1880s to the 1930s. Admission: $6 Adults. Opens Dec 4

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

The Hardest Thing Ever, an installation by Ed King and Raul Mendez attempts to "give shape and substance to the metaphysical properties of the world." Through Dec 14

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

The group showcase Northwest Narrative, reveals the working styles of approximately 20 Portland-based artists. Participants include Tad Savinar, D.E. May, and Debra Beers. Through Jan 12

S.K. Josefberg Gallery

403 NW 11th Ave, 241-9112

An exhibit of images created between 1930-1970 from the late French photographer Robert Doisneau. He was most known for his photographic love-affair with his native Paris. Opens Nov 29

* Talisman
1476 NE Alberta, 284-8800

Allen Schmertzler presents a group of acrylic, figurative paintings infused with large doses of social satire. Miriam Badyrka displays abstract paintings that offer a geometric interpretation of the landscape. Opens Nov 29