Art show, art party, using a "variety of mediums." BOY, I'LL SAY! Studio 2507, 2507 SE Clinton, 957-6800

A group exhibition--Johnne Escheleman, Adrian Gaut, Natascha Snellman, more--of art incorporating living plants, to show the increasing control man has assumed over the natural world. Neon, 328 NW Broadway #115, Through March 23

A student exhibit by designers at PSU, Launch operates under the FTF Manifesto of 1964, which essentially says, "Yo, designers, stop using your skills to sell toothpaste and start creating worthwhile things, like books," AND the FTF Manifesto of 2000, which also essentially says, "Yo, consumerism is WACK," except in more updated terms. Ecotrust Building, 721 NW 9th Ave, 288-9119

Lo Ch'ing
Ink paintings and calligraphy: Calling for the Ancients. On Thurs, Feb 20, the artist will give a lecture on "aesthetic problems faced by Chinese ink painters in the past 150 years." Cooley Gallery at Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, 777-7790

Meat the Environment
Why is the meat industry one of the most environmentally damaging business ventures in existence? Find out from Robert Krueger, whose conceptual installation addresses these issues... and more. Orlo Exhibition Space, 2516 NW 29th, Bldg 9, 242-1047

Publishing at Walport, Oregon
Collections of work from Oregon's conscientious objectors during WWII. Lewis & Clark's Aubrey Watzek Library, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd, 768-7254, Through May 12

Stephanie Speight
By Using found fabrics and materials which remind her of her childhood in post-WWII Oregon, Speight's Sunny Valley Oregon Ecole de Couture incorporates haunting, delicate relics of the past.Clark College, 1800 E McLoughlin, Vancouver, (360) 992-2200

Jason Tlush
Portraits--images of young women in black and white. Pushdot Studio, 833 NW 14th, Through Feb 28