Attic Gallery
206 SW 1st Ave, 228-7830

Acrylic paintings by Jean Schwalbe and earthenware sculpture by Natalie Warrens. Opens Jan 4

Atwood Primitive/Lawrence Photographic

205 SW Pine St, 226-6334

Nightlight, nocturnal black and white photography by Jon Gottshall. Opens Jan 4

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

* Recet paitigs from Eugee artist Adam Grosowsky that operate from a foudatio i Reaissace paitig ad black ad white woodcut ad etchigs from Marylhurst istructor Moga Walker Opes Ja 4

Basil Hallward gallery at powells city of books
1002 W Burnside, 228-4651

* 3Superstar2 celebrity portraits from superfa Gary Boas Opes Ja 4

Berbatis Gallery
215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

Mixed media paintings from Kris Hargis that arrive from a starting point in nature, and photographs by B.B. Chase (produced by Thomas Robinson and Jenny Ankeny), who operated as a portrait photographer from 1898-1904. Opens Jan 4

Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave, 224-2634

Recent work by Barbara Black, Betty Dodson, and Eunice Parsons. Opens Jan 4

Blue Sky Photography Gallery

1231 NW Hoyt St, 225-0210

Post-Communist Photographs 1994-2000, an exhibition created by Bruce Haley that explores the daily life of peoples in five war-torn and formerly Soviet-controlled regions. Opens Jan 4

Borders Books and Music Gallery
708 SW 3rd, 231 4018

Photographs of India and Nepal by local photographer Stephanie Ryden Opens Jan 4

Boxcar Berthas
1000 NW 17th, 24809231

Local photographer Johnny Lethold captures beautiful textures and patterns in the series Oregon Coast Rockscapes. Opens Jan 4

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

Winter Show, features narrative sculpture and Northwest oil landscapes from Chris Boyer, Ben Frank Moss, Thomas Rude, and Katherine Wells. Opens Jan 4

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Group show that offers a survey of styles from abstraction to still life, figurative to surreal, and from expressionism to impressionism. Opens Jan 4

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

* Persistence: Collage, a group show featuring various approaches to collage, including work by Stephanie Weber and Terry Thompson. Opens Jan 4

Dos Mil Gallery
820 N Russell

* A recet additio to the Portlad roster of veues Dos Mil presets Das Milch Das Schmekt The exhibit features paitigs by OSU grad Da ess whose work draws from elemets of sig advertisemet ad scree pritig Through Ja 15

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

* Hurray for the Kitchen!, cast resin sculpture from M.K. Guth that illuminate domestic objects such as milk cartons and fruit--adding up to form Guth's poetic exploration of "female sexuality and contemporary mythology." The gallery will also present recent monotypes and watercolors by Chicago-based artist David Kroll. Opens Jan 4

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

Winter Group Exhibit featuring new work by gallery artists. Opens Jan 4

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Collections on a Shoestring, a gallery members fund-raiser featuring an array of affordable artworks. Opens Jan 2

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

New works in oil from Terry McIlrath and bronze and steel sculptures by AR Sutton. Opens Jan 4

Gallery Schmallery
2132 SE Division, 239-3735

Gewgaw, ceramic oddities by Jessica Kreutter. Opens Jan 5

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

Artist Keri Perot presents abstract black and white photography of images projected on the human body. Opens Jan 4

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241 1070

Nightscapes, paintings of urban, architectural realism by local painter Guy Gilary. Opens Jan 4

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Sculptors Cheryl C and Teresa Sullivan take over the gallery in a deluge of whimsy. Cheryl C constructs bright and bizarre figurative scenes, as well as mirroring the theme in pastel drawings. Teresa Sullivan considers herself a sculptural bead artist, and presents bead jewelry as well as small-scaled sculptures. Through Jan 23

Hawthorne Arts
4134 SE Hawthorne, 231-7466

With Private/Particular, Luke Dolkas invites viewers into a salon hanging of 100 sketchbook drawings, collages, and photographs. Opens Jan 4

5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

Paintings by Willow Zheng, born from training in both Chinese and Western styles. Opens Jan 4

625 NW Everett #108, 228-1683

"The Happiest Place on Earth," a site-specific installation of mural-sized drawing by Joshua Abram Howard. Opens Jan 4

Jules Gallery
1110 NW Flanders St, Suite 100, 775 1923

Sky At My Feet, a collection of images by retired high school art teacher Paul Dahlquist. The images span nearly six decades, all combining to illustrate his unique eye. Opens Jan 4

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

Paper Invitational, a group show featuring five artists who use paper as their primary source for the creation of their work. The exhibit will include drawings, prints, handmade books, and installation. Opens Jan 10

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

* Iflueced by such art world divas as Eva *esse ad Louise Bourgoise Portlad ative Joa Livigstoe presets fuel shaped sculptures tmade from felt ad rubber Mary Josephso displays Flora a collectio of collages ad small paitigs ad Michihiro Kosuge offers a array of richlycolored paitigs o paper Opes Ja 4

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Views of Nature, a landscape invitational featuring Susan Bennerstrom, Karen Esler, Jeff Muhs, and others. Opens Jan 4

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 on scrap wood and metal captures the facets of the individual's life. Through Jan 27

Marylhurst Art Gym
17600 Pacific Hwy, 699-6243

* Exponential 4 Huge Paintings, featuring work from Michael Knutson, Philip Krohn, Whitney Nye, and Jeffrey Simmons. Showing in Gallery 2 is Cul-de-Sac, new work from Sean Healy. Opens Jan 7

Medusa Gallery and Tattoo
420 SW Washington, 228 1008

Primordial Display, tea-stained pen and ink drawings by Jesse Geisheker. Opens Jan 4

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 823-3187

Through the use oil stick and charcoal, Carol Knutson creates a series of large landscape and still life works on paper. Opens Jan 16

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

John Jenkins arrives from San Francisco with a bevy of minimalist canvases in hand. His work arises from the highlight and distortion of photography, and is influenced by the music of Brian Eno and contemporary trance artists. Opens Jan 4

Onda Gallery

2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

The gallery continues to barrel through an international roster, presenting work this month from Carme Bassa, a noted painter from Barcelona, and installation work from Brian Kennedy of Northern Ireland. Through Jan 23

Pacific Northwest College of Art

1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391

Swigert Commons will host BooArt 2001, a display of artistic stylings from the wealth of volunteers who help keep KBOO alive. The exhibit includes painting, sculpture, video, and more. For a schedule of performances and events, call 231-8032 ext. 508. Opens Jan 4

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

The Century in Times Square, a selection of vintage photographs from the New York Times archives. Opens Jan 4

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

Humankinds Lost Touch of Reality, acrylic, oil and gouche on found objects and canvas by Brett Superstar. Through Jan 23

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

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art

219 NW 12th, 242-1419

* Miimalist paitigs by Kate Shepherd Through Feb 11

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

Ordinary/Extraordinary, exhibit featuring the PSU art department adjunct faculty, including work from John Mullin and Laura Ross-Paul. Opens Jan 8

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

From the Estate, paintings on paper from the late Jay Steensma, once desribed as the "last Northwest Mystic." Opens Jan 4

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

A group show of gallery favorites, including Mark Bulwinkle, Yuji Hiratsuka, and Alison O'Donoghue. Opens Jan 2; by appt only Jan 9-22

Ringlers Annex
1223 SW Stark, 525 0520

Paintings and mixed media work by Joe Kincher. Opens Jan 4

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

Sigo Gallery
328 NW Broadway #115, 223-5725

Stories that Don't Exist, mulit-media work by Lisa Kalinowski. Opens Jan 2

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

The gallery celebrates its first anniversary with a talisman (an object believed to be a charm useful in averting evil) themed group exhibit. Opens Jan 4