Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Segment, canvases by Ann Carstensen that combine paint and fabric. Also on view are geometric paintings by Tori-Ellison. Opens Mar 1

American Institute of Architects

315 SW 4th Ave, 223-8757

Boxing Architecture: A group of Portland architects and artists have been invited to construct a commentary on "big box architecture" within the confines of a cigar box. Opens Mar 1

Atelier Z

328 NW Broadway #117, 236-4855

Preview of a thesis project from PNCA photography student Shawn Long. Opens Mar 1

Augen Gallery

817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

Recent drawings from Roger Kukes are full of hybrid creatures, landscapes, and buildings- all reminiscient of Kukes' success as an animator. Emerging artist Brian Friedman displays minimalist, monochromatic paintings. Royal Nebeker unveils preparatory drawings and watercolors as a prelude to the artists upcoming exhibit of paintings. Opens Mar 1

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

* The Joy of Collage, a selection of playful images constructed by Nicholas Lampert. Opens Mar 1

Berbati's Gallery

215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

* Two Worlds Crash, an exhibit featuring two young artists new to the Portland art community. Brooke Fitzgerald paints evocative and colorful images of women that the artist describes as self-portraits, although she admits, ".. the women don't all look like myself, (yet) they contain a part of me." Charlotta Puckette's drawings and oil paintings operate from an obsession with nuclear power plants and abandoned buildings. Opens Mar 1

Boxcar Berthas

1000 NW 17th, 24809231

"Imagination of the Streets Continued..", a multi-media art exhibit created by the street youth of Portland. Opens Mar 1

Broderick Gallery

814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Two differing, local artists: Hyper-realistic watercolor paintings by Dave Foulger contrast the rich, metaphysical oil paintings of Ron Mills. Opens Mar 1

Butters Gallery

520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Proverbs, recent sculpture from Betsy Wolfston and new paintings by Andrea Schwartz-Feit. Opens Mar 1

Elizabeth Leach Gallery

207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

* Surroundings, large-scale, landscape oil paintings by Stephen Hayes and Theater of Memory (Secrets of Shadows), installation work from Fernanda D'Agostino which explores time, passage, art and memory. Opens Mar 1

Fifth Element

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

Ceramic artist Brad Schwieger displays work that echoes utility but does not require functionality of the object. Schwieger notes, "..the majority of my work challenges viewers on how each piece could or would be used, literally pushing the boundaries of utility." Opens Mar 1

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

Interpretations of Light, oil paintings by Joshua Daniel Nusbaum inspired by the story of Narcissus. Opens Mar 1

Froelick Gallery

817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

Wetlands, landscapes done in oil crayon by Barry Pelzner and new drawings by Dave Darraugh. Opens Mar 1

Gallery 101

625 NW Everett # 101, 224-4557

*Propreoceptive, bio-morphic, abstract finger paintings from local artrist Jeff Jahn. Opens Mar 1

Gallery 114

1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

*Fabricating Apparitions, mixed media paintings and collage work by Lisa Kalinowski that explore oblique narratives. Opens Feb 27

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 diachronic glass. Through Apr 3

Gallery International East
12006 S.E. Sunnyside Road, 698-7375

The two locations of Gallery International (Clackamas and Beaverton) will host appearances of the famed watercolor artist/instructor Arleta Pech. Pech will be on hand at Gallery International East on Mar 4 (1-4 pm)and Gallery International on Canyon Rd. on Mar 10 (1-4 pm). During the week Pech will provide watercolor workshops; contact the galleries for further information.

Gallery Schmallery

2132 SE Division, 239-3735

Push-Pull, acrylic and pastel work from Samuel Paden. Opens Mar 2

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

Photographs: 1996-2001, a selection of black & white prints by Blake Andrews. Opens Mar 1

Gottlieb Gallery

55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Contemplations, still life and landscape oil paintings by John Harper. Opens Mar 1

Graystone Gallery

3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-0651

20 Years of Public Sculpture: Maquettes, Models, & Misfires features artist Peter Helzer. Also on view is ceramic work by Natalie Warrens and acrylic landscape paintings from Mark Larsen. Opens Mar 1

Groundswell Gallery

1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420

Artist George Perrou presents work steeped in surrealism, including lush color photographs and whimsical acrylic paintings. Through Mar 24

Guardino Gallery

2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Figurative clay sculptures by Toni Thomas and landscape oil paintings from Alice Marie Hill. Through Mar 27

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

Works on Paper, an exhibit of small, acrylic paintings and collages from Israel Hughes. Opens Mar 1

Heathman Hotel: Art display
1001 SW Broadway, 241-4100

In celebration of Black History Month, the Heathman presents Icons and Myths, recent etchings by Atlanta-based artist Radcliffe Bailey. Through Mar 3

In Cahoots Artspace

328 NW Broadway #116, 539-9442

Works on paper and clay and found object sculptures by Reverend Ben Soeby. Opens Mar 1


625 NW Everett St #108, 228-1683

* Suenos, painterly, ethereal, black & white photographs from artist Eric McCormack. Opens Mar 1

Indus Books

1808 NE Alberta, 281-2476

Indian-born artist Raina Imig presents water color mandalas. Imig draws on a variety of art traditions to reinvent and celebrate the universal symbol of the cosmos. Through Mar 28

Infusion Gallery

2929 NE Alberta, 335-7085

Hand-tinted, black and white photographs by John Maher. Through Mar 25

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

, an installation by Jill Odegaard that relies on a board game format. Opens Mar 7

Laura Russo Gallery

805 NW 21st Ave, 226-2754

* Paintings and sculptural work from ceramic artrist Jun Kaneko that illuminates his preference for vivid color and formal patterns. Paul Green present recent oil paintings executed in the fashion of Early Renaissance, yet offer a contemporary spin. Opens Mar 1

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

Littman and White Galleries Portland State University

Smith Center 1825 SW Broadway, 2nd Floor, 503-725-5656

Two galleries form one exhibit entitled Narrations. Christopher Buckingham utilizes photography, paintings, writings, and historical documents to illuminates Portland's history and Gairdt Lundeen displays narrative prints and paintings reference time passage. Opens Mar 1

Margo Jacobsen

1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

37 Years of Hot Glass, a retrospective of works by Northwest glass artist Fritz Dreisbach. The artist will present a slide talk and lecture on Sat, Mar 3, 1 pm at PNCA, room 201. Opens Mar 1

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

* More Dust and Vapors, acrylic paintings by Carola Penn which explore surface, light, texture, and atmosphere. Opens Mar 1

Multnomah Arts Center

7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 823-3187

On Canvas and Off, abstract and shaped paintings from David Kessler. Through Apr 4

Nil Contemporary Art

328 NW Broadway #114, 221-3182

* In Between, abstract paintings from recent Alfred University grad Megan Walsh. Opens Mar 1

Onda Gallery

2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

* Nature Dance, mixed media paintings on paper by Nona Glazer and oil paintings on canvas by Julie Nuthals. Through Mar 27

Our Dream Gallery

2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

Realness, oils on linen from Laushon Neferkara and watercolors by Tokiko Anderson. Through Mar 27

Pacific Northwest College of Art

1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391

The college's Interactive and Media Arts Gallery hosts Animating Stillness, a sound art installation by Jesse Engum and Michael Northam.

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

* A new batch of surreal narratives from Portland painter Eric Stotik. PDX also unveils the "Window Project," an installation of small, carved, wood sculptures by Hilary Pfeifer. Through Mar 3

Calliope and the Clown, Storm Tharp's exploration of identity, manifested in oil paintings, ink & guache drawings, and sewn and beaded banners. Opens Mar 6

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

* Saturday Night, color photographs of American nightlife by Deborah Wian Whitehouse and Any Given Day in New Orleans, black & white photographs of French Quarter street performers by Shannon Brinkman. Opens Mar 1

Plain Jane

2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

* The gallery celebrates a one-year anniversary with an exhibit featuring paintings by Fiona McGuigan. The Conflict of Emotion depicts the female figure in respect to women’s place in society. McGuigan offers narratives which explore aspects of motherhood and womanhood. Through Mar 25

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 April 8.The Chameleon of Hamburg: Works on Paper by Horst Janssen, a remarkable collection of etchings from the late and great German print artist. Through May 6. Lamme Janssen will be at the museum on Sunday, Mar. 18 at 2 pm to provide insight into her father's work.

Pulliam Deffenbaugh

522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Leaf Heads, mixed media work by Jim Rittimann that combines unusual materials to form plant/animal hybrids. Rittiman uses such materials as small bones, insect parts, and glass eyes to construct unusual creatures. Opens Feb 28

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery

507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

Recent oil paintings by Liza VonRosenstiel that provide simple narratives starring characters such as birds, rabbits, and hippos. Opens Feb 28


625 NW Everett #110, 274-1897

Pastel work from Emerson Christoff which presents myhto-poetic narratives featuring dream-like beings. Opens Mar 1

Ringlers Annex

1223 SW Stark, 525 0520

Artist Jonas Rake displays "improvisational, abstract paintings." Opens Mar 1

S.K. Josefberg Gallery

403 NW 11th Ave, 241-9112

* Vintage and contemporary Czech photography, including samplings from Josef Sudek and Ivan Pinkava. Opens Mar 1

Thieves Guild

625 NW Everett #106, 248-0104

Painter Jared Knight presents recent canvases influenced by Abstract Expressionism. Opens Mar 1

Wisp Gallery

625 NW Everett #105, 222-7098

Landscape studies by Jaime Coffey in egg tempera and oil. Opens Mar 1