Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Sign Paintings, new work from Juila Stoops. Through Feb 24

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

Prophetic Dream: Birds and Monsters, a three-dimensional, abstract installation by Agata Fic. Through Feb 24

Art Reach Gallery at First Congregational Church
1126 SW Park Ave., 228-7219

Abstract painter Peter Herley presents work from The John Workman Series and Other Notes & Tones. Through Feb 25

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

* Recet paitigs from aomi Shigeta ad prits from the late Germa pritmaker *orst Jasse Through Feb 24

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

* Starstruck, celebrity snapshots from superfan Gary Boas. Through Feb 28

Berbatis Gallery
215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

Photographs by Shawn Long and paintings by Allyn Cantor and Sandra Bottinelli. Through Feb 28

Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave, 224-2634

Hang This!, ink and watercolor, hanging scrolls by Rafael Katz that explore American consumerism. Also on view is a display of abstract watercolors by Bruce Warner. Through Feb 25

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

Members' Birthday Show, a group exhibition celebrating the gallery's rich history. Through Feb 24

Boxcar Berthas
1000 NW 17th, 24809231

3 Sides 2 Every Boxcar. an exhibit of artwork by Obscura, Photo Bill, and North Bank Fred illuminating the hobo life. Through Feb 27

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

New Haitian Flags, Vodou Sequin Flags, an exhibit of hand- sewn flags decorated by colorful, reflective sequins. Through Feb 28

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Herbert Berman and Martha Mason present recent oil paintings that describe the still life in two contrasting styles. Through Feb 24

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

* Orthosentic, an installation of sculpture by Portland artist Gilles Foisy in his first solo exhibit at the gallery. Summer 2000, new photographs by international art provocateur Jock Sturges. Artist talk on Feb 10, 1:30. Through Feb 24

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

Oil pastels by Serguei Oussik that depict St.Petersburg and the light, water and forests of the surrounding countryside. Through Feb 24

Dos Mil Gallery
820 N Russell

For You My Love, an interconnecting series of photographs by Mckenzie Burrus-Granger. Through Feb, 5:30-9 pm daily

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

Emporda, recent oil paintings from Wade Hoefer and West Coast Presence, a selection of works from Californian artists, including Richard Diebenkorn. Through Feb 24

Fresh Pot at Powells on Hawthorne
Dream Vacation, travel photographs by ex-truck driver and "literary badass" Jodi Darby. Through Feb 28

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

Slough, a display of prints by Japanese artist Ritsuko Ozeki hangs alongside Contemporary Tokyo Prints, which features a group of artists. Through Feb 24

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Passage, a sculptural installation by internationally known artist Venae Rodriguez. Through Feb 24

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

A Look Back, new canvases from Lawrence Colburn marked by the artist's fluid, figurative style. Debra Hunt displays mosaic vessels with fused and dichroic glass. Through April 3

Garage Gallery at Stumptown Coffee Roasters
4525 S.E. Division St., 238-9918

Blindsided, new paintings by Lyn Nance-Sasser that contrast the idealistic imagery of1950's children's books with depictions of reality. Through Feb 28

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Expressions, small sculptures in stone and clay by Linda Mraz. Through Feb 24

Groundswell Gallery
1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420

Germine: a mixed-media installation, an exploration of decomposition and regeneration by artist Erin Brimmer Moscatello and new paintings and mixed media by Chris Dreger. Through Feb 18

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Collage work from M. Warzone and mixed-media wall sculpture by Kim Hamblin. Through Feb 20

Hawthorne Arts Gallery
4134 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 503-231-7466

2nd Annual Young Artists Exhibition, featuring artwork by Portland students, ages 8-18, from six schools. Through Feb 25

5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

Painter Bill Scott explores the emotional context of human relationships found in the African American experience. Through Feb 24

328 NW Broadway #116, 539-9442

PROJECT, a collection of slides created for the show by visual artists Chad Crouch, Andy Batt, Anthony Georgis, Therese Gietler, Brian Lincoln, Eric Mast and Evan Mast. Through February 28

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

Portland painter Mary Smith presents wood surfaces layered with pigments, resins, and beeswax. Through Feb 24

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

Text as Image, a show of new work by Katherine Kuehn and Barbara Tetenbaum that examines the "power of the written word as both image and image-maker." Through Mar 2

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

Timeline, recent acrylic paintings from Angelita Surmon, monoprints by Chris Gander, and Mute Songbirds, works on paper by Orleonok Pitkin. Through Feb 24

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

Chicago artist David Kroll presents still lifes featuring flora and fauna set against dark landscapes. Through Mar 10

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

A rich color palette of earth tones and deep reds augment the narratives in Jed Thomas' new paintings. Susan Webb exhibts statuesque, female figures produced in black clay. Through Feb 24

Mark Woolley Gallery
120 NW 9th Ave, Suite 210, 224-5475

* Joseph Biel ad Richard Kraft preset a collaborative grid of 50 oil paitigs that draw o a text image relatioship Stuart Corell displays recet oil mixed media paitigs o wood Through Feb 24

Martial Arts
18 NW 3rd

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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. Through Feb 15

Saralyn Reece Hardy, Director of Museums of Visual Arts at the National Endowment for the Arts invites statements from artists. In an attempt to revamp and update the role of the NEA, Hardy is requesting that artists submit their ideas on the artist/NEA relationship. Send your two cents to Ms. Hardy at hardys by March 1.

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

* ew photographs by Je Murphy bor from a strog coceptual impulse The prits offer subtle imagery that ivestigates space our surroudigs ad how they affect our desires Through Feb 30

Omni Gallery
416 NW 5th Ave, 224-2754

New paintings and photographs from local artist Ken Ball. Through Feb 28

Ona Gallery
625 NW Everett # 104, 754-3320

Erotic photographs and paintings. Through Feb 30, Saturdays 12-5

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Wood sculptures by Bryan Grimes and oil paintings from Karn Piana. Through Feb 20

Oregon Historical society
1200 SW Park Ave, 222-1741

Keeping the Spirit Alive, an exhibition of 90 pieces of Native American art, including clothing, masks, paintings, and baskets made during the last 200 years. Contemporary artists, including Sophie George and Lillian Pitt, are also represented. Opens Feb 17

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

New paintings from Eric Stotik. Art historian Prudence Roberts describes some of the work as "..mysterious forests, places where pain and beauty intersect." PDX also unveils the "Window Project", an installation of small carved, wood sculptures by Hilary Pfeifer. Through Mar 3

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

Mystical Landscapes of the Celtic World, a photographic sampling from Bill Jorden, and Beauty of Darkness, a black & white series from Connie Imboden. Through Feb 24

Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection, highlights the artistic heritage of one of history's leading powers. Through Apr 8

Portland Building Lobby
1120 SW 5th, RACC contact: 823-5426

Poetland Building, a temporary installation by artist/poet Merridaawn Duckler that invites visitors to choose from an eclectic menu of poems, translated to CD tracks. Through Feb 16

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Land, new paintings from Anne Siems that combine faces, dresses, flora, and fauna to comprise a version of the pastoral landscape. In the rear gallery Erinn Kennedy presents a series of minimalist panels and Mark Takamichi Miller exhibits large scale canvases. Through Feb 24

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

Quirky gouache on paper work from art veteran James Martin. Through Feb 24

625 NW Everett #110, 274-1897

Primordial Display, drawings from Jesse Geisheker. Through Feb 27

Ringlers Annex
1223 SW Stark, 525 0520

Group show featuring photography, painting and mixed media by artists including Andrew Auge and Jen Procter. Through Feb 28

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

Realistic seascapes from Hawaiian artist Roy Gonzales Tabora. Through Feb 28

Sigo Gallery
328 NW Broadway #115, 223-5725

Havoc in Heaven, silkscreen prints and mixed media work from Joseph Hockett. Through Feb 28

Thieves Guild
625 NW Everett #106, 248-0104

2girlz productions presents a night of erotica, including live performances, video installation, and photography. Through Feb 24

Wene Gallery
214 SW 8th, 708-3111

Josh A. Miller presents new paintings that blend abstract and representational themes, executed in vivid colors. Through Feb 24

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

Landscapes in acrylic by Tony Appert. Through Feb