American Institute of Architects
315 SW 4th Ave, 223-8757

* The Beginning: Paintings from Two Emerging Portland Artists featuring Jeni Lee and John Silva. Through Nov 30

Art Home
121 NW 2nd, 721-0270

Offset lithographs by John Douglas that document intricate architectural drawings of subjects such as the Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building. Through Dec 7

Attic Gallery

206 SW 1st Ave, 228-7830

Regional paintings by Earl Hamilton and clay sculptures by Ruri. Ends Dec 2

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

* Roseland Paintings, a collection of nine large paintings on paper by young abstract artist Douglas Davidovich. Also, Carolyn Krieg presents recent photographs that approach a melding of myth, memory, and mortality. Through Dec 2

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

* The Weinhards brewery is immortalized within Carl Annala's recent paintings Ends Dec 2

Berbatis' Pan
19 SW Ankeny St

72 women gather to show off their latest masterpieces. Through Nov 30

Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave, 224-2634

* Exhibition featuring three new members: Acoustiguide in Blue, an installation by Merridawn Duckler, and new paintings by William Garnett and Justin Holt. Through Dec 2

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

* Photographer Ken Graves dives into the vein of collage, presenting work that marries photos and images from pop culture journals from the 1930s through the 1950s. Californian photographer A. Leo Nash exhibits black and white panoramas that document the vast Black Rock Desert in Nevada following the Burning Man Festival. Through Dec 2

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

Day of the Dead Celebration, featuring contributions by four artists, wood carvings, masks, skeletons, goblins, and crosses, comprising an altar to honor the dead Through Nov 28

Bridge City Productions, at the IFCC
5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

* Printmaker Sarah Ellen Taylor creates a interactive display of Tarot cards, replacing traditional signs with contemporary ones. On selected dates Taylor will be on hand at IFCC and Reading Frenzy for artist dialogues. Call for dates and times. Through Nov 30

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Expressionistic, figurative oil paintings by Crawfurd Adamson and watercolors on rice paper, by Chinese artist Mak Kum-Siew. Through Dec 2

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

* Work by Seattle glass sculptor Preston Singletary characterized by meticulous technique and a style that reflects his Native American heritage. Pittsburgh artist Patricia Bellan-Gillen displays abstract paintings that have been described as "mixtures of T.S. Eliot and slang." Through Dec 2

Contemporary Crafts Gallery
3934 SW Corbett Ave, 223-2654

Dimitria Dabova: Contemporary Tapestries, an exhibition featuring the labor-intensive weavings of Bulgarian artist Dimitria Dabova. Through Dec 3

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

* It's a four-prong art attack! Drake Deknatel presents recent paintings in Philosophy of Desire, Robert Hanson unveils Mythology,a series of drawings and paintings. Painter Forrest Williams displays Pilgrim, a selection of oil paintings, and last-but-not-least, Kristan Kennedy shows off a new series of paintings entitled My Natural History. Opens Nov 16

* Cinema Next Door will host screenings at the gallery Nov 18 7-9, Nov 19 5pm, $5

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

Tome, an exhibition featuring the soda-fired ceramic vessels of New York artist Julia Galloway. Through Dec 2

Froelick Adelhart
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

* Markers, expressionist wanderings by painter Laura Ross-Paul that place the figure in nature. Also available for viewing is a selection of works by Ross-Paul that span her career. Through Dec 2

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

New work from Oregon painter Pat Barrett. Through Dec 2

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

New works in oil by Jeannine Edelblut that offer a glimpse into the French countryside. Tim Chilina's glass constructions explore an interplay with light. Through Dec 5

Gallery Schmallery
2132 SE Division, 239-3735

Group exhibition of local jewelry artists. Through Nov 28

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta St, 281-9048

Fused glass constructions by Jerri Bartholmew and mixed media and collage work by Jeffrey Paris. Through Nov 27

Hawthorne Arts
4134 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 231-7466

* Coloristic, abstract oil paintings and mixed media color compositions by Dan Hise. Ends Nov 27

625 NW Everett St #108, 228-1683

* Mark Allen Rogers and Melinda Chris Matson will show the conclusion of "progression," a collaborative drawing project exhibited over a period of four months. Saturdays 2-5 pm, through Nov 25

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

Creative Kids & Leon Annual Group Show, a mix of work by children and adults. Vases to Vases, an exhibition of vases by Molly Morgan will also be on view. Through Dec 1

Laura Russo Gallery
805 NW 21st Ave, 226-2754

* Recent abstract landscapes from Michael Dailey that employ subtle variations of color and hint at gradual changes in atmosphere and light. Also, a selection of paintings from the estate of Kenneth Callahan will be on view. Callahan's work involved the human figure and its relationship within the world, highlighting ideas of transcendence and the unity of man and nature. Through Nov 25

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

* Instruments for a New Navigation: Morris Graves presents spacey, two-sided sculptures of cast bronze and steel with bases of Tuscan marble and alabaster. All explicate space travel and the tools necessary to do so. Through Dec 16

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Maki Hajikano presents glass sculpture, Richard Morhous displays new paintings, and John DeWit showcases new glassworks Ends Dec 2

Mark Woolley East

1434 SE 37th Ave, 224-5475

Small Wonders, selected works by gallery and independent artists. Through Dec 1

Mark Woolley Gallery

120 NW 9th Ave, Suite 210, 224-5475

Recent oil paintings and pastel studies from Brigitte Dortmund. Through Dec 2

Martial Arts
18 NW 3rd Ave

Girl Show featuring Pearl Dick, Shannon Kelly, Jenny Knowles, and Paige Saez. Through Nov 30

Marylhurst Art Gym
17600 Pacific Hwy, 699-6243

* Inherited, an exhibition featuring the sewing skills of five artists. Through embroidery and even crochet! the group of artists explore gender and family history Ends Dec 8

Matrix and Our Dream Galleries
2315 NE Alberta St, 288-3024

The Politics of Small Mindedness & Other Misdemeanors, found object and mixed media work by Richard Schemmerer. Through Nov 27

Metropolitan Art Studio
2808 NE MLK #13, 422-9052

* Interrupt, a multimedia extravaganza combining theater, technology, and art by collaborators known as Liminal. Thurs-Sat, 8-10 pm. Through Dec 3

Nil Contemporary Art
328 NW Broadway Ave #114, 221-3182

* Temporal Considerations of Materials, a Minimalist exhibition of objects by Harry King that explores the nature of time and corrosion. Through Nov 30

Omni Gallery
416 NW 5th Ave, 224-2754

Northwest landscapes by painter Phyllis Trowbridge, a new series of abstract oils by Galen Cheney, and marble sculptures by Elaine Hill Leback. Through Nov 26

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Unique books, wall pieces, and sculptures by Nancy Pobanz made from homespun materials, including paper from local plants and pigment from desert soils. Through Nov 27

Our Dream Gallery
2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

If Rembrandt Could See Me Now, oils on canvas and board by Anthony Jeffrey. Through Nov 27

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

Terry Toedtemeier presents regional photography highlighting basalt and lava-based forms at the Philip Feldman Gallery. On view at the Manuel Izquierdo Gallery is A Very Tailored Look, an installation of sorts by Meg Rowe. Through Nov 25

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

James Lavadour presents a selection of recent, abstract oil paintings influenced by jazz. Through Dec 3

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

Spirits: Moving in Masks, a three person show featuring the paper mâché masks of Jenna MacGillis, photography by Joya Menashe, and displays and framework contributed by Linda Peters. Through Nov 27

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

* Painting Revolution: Kandinsky, Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde, a unique exhibition of 86 paintings from 13 Russian museums, including the rarely exhibited work by Alexander Rodchenko and V.E. Tatlin. Through Jan 7

Oregon's 20th Century in Photography, an exhibition drawn from the museum's permanent collection, featuring photographs taken over the last 100 years. In Search of the Promised Land: Paintings by Frederic Edwin Church, a selection of work by the American painter (1826-1900). Through Jan 3

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

* Counter Canvas, a group exhibition teetering on the local cutting edge. Through Nov 26

Portland State University
1825 SW Broadway, Neuberger Hall, 725-2315

* 8x8x7, an all-female cast of artists present work within the 8x8 size restriction at the Littman Gallery. The White Gallery presents the Portland Photographer's Forum, a juried group show of local photographers. Through Nov 30

Autzen Gallery hosts Word and Hand, an experimental collaborative project in which writers and visual artists repeatedly exchanged work without discussion over a period of eight months. Runs through Dec 15

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

New sculpture and ceramics by Baba Wague Diakite. The artist, originally from Mali, came to the US in 1984, and since then has continually engaged viewers with his paintings on ceramics. Through Dec 2

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway Ave, 228-8208

New acrylic paintings on paper by Max Grover , the acclaimed author/illustrator of such titles as Max's Wacky Taxi Day. Through Dec 2

S.K. Josefberg Gallery
403 NW 11th Ave, 241-9112

* Architecture in Photography, portraits of famed architects and their creations. Through Nov 25

Shaffer Fine Art Gallery
308 SW First Ave, 295-4979

A collection of cast bronze and cast stainless steel marine life sculptures, by Hawaiian Scott Hanson Ends Nov 30

Standard Dairy Complex #5, 2808 NE Martin Luther King Blvd, 284-8800

Homage, paintings by Northwest artist Sharon Geraci that includes collage work, landscape, and figurative paintings. Guest artist simply known as "Stephan" will present spirit-filled, acrylic paintings. Through Dec 3

424 NW 12th Ave, 226 6196

Second Look, a selection of ink and mixed media abstractions by painter Donna Fountain. Ends Dec 2