Basil Hallward Gallery at Powell's City of Books
1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651

16 x 20: 21 local photographers offer up their individual polaroid musings, contributing to one large, mural sized piece. Through Sept 30

Blackfish Gallery

420 NW Ninth Ave, 224-2634

From the Mesabi to the Cascades, recent cast iron sculpture from Judith and Daniel Caldwell, Coral Lambert, and Tamsie Ringler. Through Sept 1

Blue Sky Photography Gallery
1231 NW Hoyt St, 225-0210

Recycled Realities, photographs by John Willis and Imagining Antarctica, photographs by Sandy Sorlien. Through Sept 2

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

12th Anniversary show featuring encaustics from Debra Van Tuinen and watercolor work from Carol Riley and Humberto Gonzalez. Through Sept 2

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

Persistence of Memory, photo-montage work from internationally established, Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Le. Through Sept 2

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

The High and Lows, ceramic work from Barb Campbell. Through Sept 2

Froelick Adelhart
817 SW Second Ave, 222-1142

The Mapping of Shaped Hully, new paintings by Matthew Dennison. Through Sept 2

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

W.W. Ward 10 years at Gallery 114, survey of Ward's work shown since 1990. The gallery also introduces installation and print artist Georganne Watters. Through Sept 2

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

Recent paintings in water media from Mojdeh Bahar and glass work by Kurumi Conley. Through Sept 5

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18, 222-1822

Paintings and charcoals by Jamie Watson. Through Sept 6

Groundswell Gallery
1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420

Richard Schemmerer will present a series of digitally enhanced photographs that describe the Alberta neighborhood. Opens Aug 31

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Women's Anagoma Fire, features the work of eight female artists who fire their clay works in an Anagoma kiln. Opens Aug 31

Macri Gallery
2324 SE Division, 238-1523

Drawings and paintings from Jacklyn Hamberg, and paintings from Bobbie Mandel and Nane. Through Sept 30

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

A Glass Invitational, featuring William Morris, Lino Tagliapietra, Ginny Ruffner, and Cappy Thompson. Through Sept 2


Mark Woolley East
1434 SE 37th, 224-5475

Two month, inaugural exhibition of the Woolley satellite space. Featured work by 88-year-old Portland phenom, Ardyth Kennelly Ullman. Through Sept 30

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

Veil, oil, and mixed media on wood by Portland artist Lauren Mantecon. Through Sept 2

Matrix and Our Dream Galleries

2209 NE Alberta St, 288-3024

When a mask becomes a painting and a painting becomes a mask, terra cotta and oils on canvas by Robert Peterson. Opens Aug 31

Onda Gallery

2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Art Quilt 2000, a juried show of contemporary art quilts. Opens Aug 31

Portland Art Museum

1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

Let's Entertain is an international extravaganza showcasing a wide range of artists. Sculpture, painting, video, installation, sound, the internet, fashion, AND interactive games! The show explores the complex relationship between pleasure, spectacle, popular culture, and contemporary art. Through Sep 17

Plain Jane

2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

Anything But Ordinary, one of a kind art furnishings by Jane McClain. Opens Aug 31

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

Animalia, sculptural, mega-installation work from Oregon artist Malia Jensen. Through Sept 17

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Recent work in a variety of mediums, from Jeffry Mitchell and new paintings by Jerry Iverson. Through Sept 2

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

Veiled Passages: New Neon Sculptures by Brian Borrello. Through Sept 2