Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Paintings from gallery artist Jeana Edelman. Through Dec 29

American Institute of Architects

315 SW 4th Ave, 223-8757

Animals in Architecture, a photographic capturing of creatures carousing inside man-made structures by Michael Mathers. Through Dec 30

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

* Mooprits from Adam Growowsky recet ceramic work from Dharma Strasser ad ew drawigs from LoriA Latremouille Through Dec 30

Berbatis' GALLERY
215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

Work from two Portland artists, Tamara Lischka and Kelly Pergande. Through Jan 2

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

Photographs from Portlander Patrick Stearns and John Dotta from Forestville, California. Through Dec30

Boxcar Bertha's
1000 NW 17, 248-9231

Solstice: Dance of Light, a display of drawings and paintings by Azzurra and Claeburn Lockwood. Through Jan 4

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

Landscape Memories, new oil paintings by Ben Frank Moss. Through Dec 30

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

A collection of work from gallery artists that offers a survey of styles, ranging between abstraction to realism. Through Dec 30

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

* Halo, Echo, and Noise, new encaustic paintings by Matthew Haggett and Elders, blown glass and oil painted sculptures by Danny Perkins. Through Dec 23

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

Traditional Russian Orthodox icons painted by Marina, Angela, and Mia Pantyukhin, and Oils of Provençal countryside by Anne-Marie Ruggieri and Philippe Janin. Through Dec 30

Contemporary Crafts Gallery
3934 SW Corbett Ave, 223-2654

Breaking the Mold, a display that explores the changes within ceramic arts during the '60s and '70s. Through March 15

Fiber Earth Forms, contemporary art quilts by Quinn Zander Corum. Through Dec 31

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

* It1s a four prog art attack! Drake Dekatel presets recet paitigs i Philosophy of Desire Robert *aso uveils Mythologya series of drawigs ad paitigs Paiter Forrest Williams displays Pilgrim a selectio of oil paitigs ad lastbutotleast Krista Keedy shows off a ew series of paitigs etitled My atural *istory Through Dec 23

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

Cup Show 2000, the gallery's third annual exhibit of functional and sculptural cups from 22 artists. Through Dec 31

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

Stupid Preoccupations, a multimedia extravaganza from artist Natalie Davis. Through Dec 31

Froelick GALLERY
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

* Paintings and Drawings, an inaugural exhibition of work from Alfred Harris and 99E, work from Lli Wilburn that explores the portion of the old Pacific Highway that runs from North Portland to Junction City. Through Dec30

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Beyond the Rivers' Confluence: Photographs from Lenseless Cameras from Rob Harding and The Clinton Close-Out Sale, a collection of prints memorializing the infamous leader by James O'Keefe. Through Dec 30

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

New works in oil from Terry McIlrath, and recent work in bronze and steel from A.R. Sutton. Through Jan 30

Gallery Untitled

723 NW 18th, 222-1822

Crazy 'bout horses, an exhibit of color photographs by Jerry Brown that honor the regal beast. Through Dec 31

Go Gallery
328 NW Broadway, 294-1903

Arts Opening Doors, a group exhibit of works by refugee and immigrant artists, including Minh Quang Phan, a Vietnamese Silk Painter and Rigat Tesfasion, an Eri trean basket weaver. Through Dec 31

Groundswell Gallery
1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420

Analysis of Skin, a collection of "photographic acrylic gel skin transfers" by Rebecca Guberman. Through Dec 24

Guardino Gallery

2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

A group show illuminating various interpretations of the theme, Altars. Through Dec 26

5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

* Kwanzaa Invitational, a group exhibition that celebrates the seven principals of Kwanzaa. Through Dec 30

625 NW Everett St #108, 228-1683

* Three screeigs of films by Steve Gevurtz A Little Close Liz *as *ads ad Flicker will be show o the followig dates Dec 7 10 pm free Dec 10 6 pm 2 ad Dec 29 8 pm 2

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

Evoke & Provoke, An Exhibition of the Senses features new work by gallery owners and founders Margarita Leon and Mark Bornowski. Through Dec 29

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

Recent Paintings by Stephen McClelland that venture into formal, abstract issues with bright colors and bold shapes. Prints, Pots, Sculpture, a display of work by Frank Boyden that showcases his affinity for printmaking. Through Dec 23

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

New abstract sculptures by Robert Hess and prints by Barbara Robertson that form from a combination of relief, intaglio, and transfer printing processes. Through Dec 22

Mark Woolley East

1434 SE 37th Ave, 224-5475

Small Wonders, selected works by gallery and independent artists. Through Dec 31

Mark Woolley Gallery

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

Portland artist Debra Beers explores the plight of Bill, a man who once called the streets his home . A selection of classically rendered oil portraits captures the facets of this individual's life. Through Jan 27

Matrix/ALBERTA ARTS & CULTURE PAVILLION 2315 NE Alberta St, 288-3024
Community in Motion and the Power of Hope, oils on panels created by 33 artists living with or affected by AIDS and a display ofStar Quilts of the Assiniboine and Sioux Indians. Through Dec 26

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 823-3187

Annual Instructors Show, featuring fiber arts, ceramics, painting, calligraphy, and drawing. Through Jan 3

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

* Clean, an exhibition of paintings by Michael Paul Oman-Reagan, a new body of work that is "composed of visually deconstructed portraits." Through Dec 29

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Rising Sun, paintings and prints by Dennis Sun. Through Dec 26

Our Dream Gallery
2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

Tis the Season to Artists, a group show of gallery artists featuring works in oils, watercolors, mixed media, and prints. Through Dec 26

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

Fall Thesis Exhibition on display in the Project Room, BFA Gallery, and Swiggert Commons. Features work from a handful of fresh PNCA graduates. Vessels and Voids, at the Philip Feldman Gallery displays work from New York artist Donald Traver. Through Dec 28

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

Or Else, minimalist sculptures from Kane Do that utilize off-beat materials such as masking tape and paper clips. Through Dec 30

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

* Spirit of Place by renowned photographer Phil Borges illuminates a few of the remaining animist cultures that spiritually communicate with the natural world. Through Dec 30

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

Form & Function,handmade, textural and cultural ceramic designs for function and show by Jennifer Mannila and Holly Rasmussen. Through Dec 24

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Exquisite color intaglio, relief, and chine colle prints by Japanese artist Yuji Hiratsuka. Through Dec 30

Reading Frenzy
921 SW Oak, 274-1449

The 6th Annual Cheap Art Bazaar features paintings by Martin Ontiveros, handknit bunnies by Sonja Ahlers, fake fur creature hats by in Love We Trust, jewelry by Susan Beal, and much more. Through Dec 30

625 NW Everett #110, 274-1897

Fragments of the Collective Consciousness, a random collection of work from artists and writers from the Everett Station Lofts.

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

Bad Taste Takes a Holiday, a wealth of new ceramic teapots and platters by internationally acclaimed artist Peter Shire. Through Jan 6

Shaffer Fine Art Gallery
308 SW 1st Ave, 295-4979

An exhibit featuring custom jewelry designs from Kerrita Mayfiled and oil landscape paintings from Rosemarie Roberts. Through Dec 31

Sigo Gallery
328 NW Broadway #115, 223-5725

Virtual Humanity, multimedia works by Montana artist Gabriel Otto. Through Dec 15

Studio 1627
1627 NE Alberta, 335-8161

Holiday show featuring painting, sculpture, tile mosaics, glass, and functional art by various artists. Through Dec 26

The Space
1307 SW First Ave, 274-7929

Flowers, in a variety of mediums by Charlie White and gift items by various local artists. Through Dec 31

Thieves Guild
625 NW Everett #106

Beautiful Girlhood, an exploration of the meaning and place of traditional femininity by painter Ann Nafziger. Through Dec 23

Wene Gallery
214 SW 8th, 708-3111

Holiday show that gathers the work from PNCA students and artists from the Oregon Society of Artists. Through Dec 31

Wisp Design Studio
625 NW Everett #105, 222-7098

Oil paintings from Gabriel Fernandez and artistic jewelry by Kandice Bunnell. Through Dec 23