Compound Concoction
Guestroom, the gallery who invites a different curator to create each exhibition, has called upon Katsu Tanaka of Just Be Design for this exhibition of Japanese and US artists. This looks like a winner! Guestroom, 128 NE Russell, opens Fri, 6-9 pm, closes May 27

Mutually Beneficial
Artist Gwenn Seemel responded to online "sugar daddy" ads, where men spend gobs of money on women who may or may not have sex with them. Then she made their portraits in oil. But the paintings aren't terribly good, she didn't sleep with any of them, and one of the benefactors said that he simply mentioned that he made a good living, and this was twisted into his classification as a sugar daddy. That's one, two, three strikes. Concrete, 222 NW Davis, through April 30

You're the One For Me
Things get a little twee this month, with Allison Edge's watercolors of archetypally handsome, fey boys, and archetypally cute, fuzzy kittens. Motel, NW Couch between 5th & 6th, through April 29

Sean Croghan
Man about town Croghan unveils his new paintings of tattoo ideas, such as the classic anchor design, posing the eternal question, "What's the use?" Valentine's, 232 SW Ankeny, 248-1600, through April