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

Aimea Saul presents digital images and photographs, Brian Rohr displays large photographs featuring the Big Apple, and Stephanie Hunter offers up a selection of new paintings that illuminate ancient tribal fire and snake rituals. Opens May 3

Eagerwally Gallery
630 SE 3rd, 335-3821

Julie Forward presents a series of photographs that reflect "the sometimes dark repetition of patterns in nature and man made environments." Amanda Grant, Diane Palomba, and Scott Indiana each display their own versions of abstract painting. Opens May 3

* Everett Station Lofts
625 NW Everett

Adrogny/Gallerie 2 presents oil paintings by Jessica Bronk. Eugenie Tung takes over the walls at Fleck gallery to display his recent "flag paintings." Go Gallery offers up new paintings by Shora Petrov and a fresh film by Dan Ackerman.Gavin Shettler Gallery presents Images from the Relationship Series, new photographs by Troy Klebey. Nada, Fine Arts presents Sound-Color-Expression, a collaborative effort between a cast of artists. Zeitgeist displays Electric Parasite Seance and Beam Me Up Fest, an exhibit featuring the work of Tyler Kline, Paul Fujita, Mike McGovern, and Dan Ness. The Freedom Box Gallery displays recent works by Laura Nothern. All exhibits open May 2

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

Ornamental Arms, new ceramic sculptures by Judd Alexander and Libations is a collection of domestic pouring vessels and libation sets by Portland ceramist Cynthia Taylor. Opens May 2

5340 N Interstate Ave, 823-4322

The Language of Color, new paintings by Nho Nguyen and Minh Quang Phan displays new paintings on silk. Opens May 2

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

Gengis Kahn's Horse, an exhibit of sculptures and assemblages by Oscar D'Empaire and Les Couleurs de Ma VIe," a selection of floral images by painter Donna T.C. Smith. Opens May 1

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

The Littman gallery presents Emergence, a group show including new works by a cast of young Portland artists including James Boulton, Tyler Kline, and Laura Fritz. The White Gallery displays Collage Show, a collection of photomontages by Portland artist Eva Lake. Also, the Autzen Gallery and Gallery 299 host works by a revolving cast of MFA candidates, through June 13. Special event: Noted art historian Norman Bryson will give a free lecture on Japanese writer Yukio Mishima on May 3 at 7 pm in the Smith Center Ballroom. Opens May 2

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

A Cardinal Sign, new mixed media paintings by Lauren Mantecon, and Flayed, oil on wood portraits of women by Joe Thurston.

Medusa Gallery and Tattoo
420 SW Washington, 228-1008

Live By The Pen, Die By The Sword, a collection of new and old drawings by Dennis Dread. Opens May 2

* Pacific Northwest College of Art
1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391

The Feldman Gallery and Project Space present Redefining The Landscape, an exhibit which includes a miniature oil paintings by Michael DeJong. Opens May 2

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

Ian Christopher presents black and white images of Oregon, fellow photographer Marshall Notice adds his version of the landscape, and Loma Smith offers a digital look. Opens May 2

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Portland artist Tom Cramer presents Heads, a series of carved and painted wood reliefs. Cover Songs is an exhibit of new sculptural work by Seattle artist Dan Webb. Opens May 2

Rimsky-Korsakoffee House
707 SE 12th

Riches at Rimsky's features 11 local women artists selling their wares. The offering of fine arts and crafts items includes handmade clothing, jewelry, and more. Sat May 4- Sun May 5, 11-5.