Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

* Recet still life oil paitigs by *ek Pader Also o view i the upper salo of the gallery is a selectio of early works by Pader datig from 19591964 Opes Apr 5

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

Commercial architectural sculptor Patrick Gracewood offers a display of botanical bas-relief models for bronze work. Opens Apr 1

Artisans Of Fire Gallery
223 NW 9th, 227-0547

The gallery celebrates its grand opening with the exhibit InnerScapes, a selection of watercolor and acrylic work by Linda R. Wallace. Opens Apr 5

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

* Sextablos, an exhibit of works on metal curated by Chicago artist Michael Hernandez. He asked contributors to use the tradition of the retablo, typically reserved for personal piety, to explore themes of sex and sexual taboos. Also on view are recent paintings by local artist William Park. Opens Apr 5

Berbatis Gallery
215 SW Ankeny, 229-0776

* Exhibit of paitigs drawigs ad mixed media work by Robert Peterse Opes Apr 5

Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave, 224-2634

Cervantes' Suite, a series of paintings by Angela Passalacqua and large wood and stone sculptures by Greg Conyne. Opens Apr 5

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

* Photographer Christopher Ladis captures the Salto Sea Califoria1s largest ilad body of watera area that some cosider to be a sick ecosystem i urget eed of beig saved Jeff Wich presets theatrical ight images focusig his camera o dramatically lit spaces such as alleys ad parks Opes Apr 5

Boxcar Berthas
1000 NW 17th, 248-9231

The NW coffeehouse presents the first solo exhibit of work by Kate Bronwin. Opens Apr 5

1325 NE Fremont St, 280-8845

* Tribal Coverings, hand crafted quilts by Stephanie Parrish Taylor. Through color and abstract forms, Taylor's quilts hint at aspects of both American and African cultures. Opens Apr 5

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

The gallery features two distinguished British Royal Academy artists, Gus Cummins and Mick Rooney. Cummins' work is described as constructionist while Rooney delves into the allegorical. Opens Apr 5

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Two introductory exhibits: Objects, a variety of multi-media, figurative works by Sonia Kasparian, and abstract, figurative paintings by Dorothy Goode. Opens Apr 4

Celebrity Centre
709 SW Salmon

Blankets, a photographic exhibition by Hector Sanchez that illuminates homelessness in Portland. Opens Apr 5

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

Woodblock prints by Mary Ann Rock, oil paintings by Pam Carter, and pastel work from Claude Chevalley. Opens Apr 5

Disjecta Gallery
116 NE Russell, 493-7353

Electroshock Variations, new and collected paintings by Devin Crowe. Through Apr 19

Dos Mil Gallery
820 N Russell, 493-9424

Examinations of Alternative Graffiti: Children's Construction Railyard is the first in a series of installations to be documented and built in Minneapolis, Chicago, and New York. Through Apr 15

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

* Subject to Change, new still life paintings by Libby Wadsworth, and Botanicals, a group photography show featuring Tom Baril, Doug Benezra, Richard Drury, Mark Johnson, and Steven Myers. Continued from last month is 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. Through Apr 28

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

In Chasin' Grace, Oregon sculptural artist Thomas Rohr displays dinnerware sets for eight, a wine rack with handmade wine bottles, and vessels for after dinner cordials. Opens Apr 5

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

* Recet paitigs ad drawigs by Marcello R Muoz Opes Apr 5

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

* Artist Gwe Davidso composes abstract geometric cavases from paited ad collaged paper addig a few charcoal lies for accet Opes Apr 5

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Looking for Self, two person exhibit featuring the work of Aaron Scothorn and Kathan Zerzan. Opens Apr 3

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

* *ad paited blow glass vessels by Tracy Klosterma ad atha Sheafor ad ew works i oil by Johy Bauer that illumiate aspects of the huma form Opes Apr 5

Gallery Schmallery
2132 SE Division, 239-3735

I Can't Believe Its Trash!, a group exhibit of recycled art from local artists. Opens Apr 6

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

In On the Road, Revisited, photographer Jim Lommasson displays a series of images inspired by Kerouac's famed novel. Opens Apr 5

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Familiar Places, watercolors by Gene Gill that highlight the people, streets, and buildings of Portland. Opens Apr 5

Graystone Gallery
3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-0651

Concrete and ceramic sculptures by Ken Patecky, oil paintings by Ken Grant, and glass work from Tim Chilina. Opens Apr 5

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Clay and wood wall sculptures by Beth Mills and porcelain forms by Rebecca Urlacher. Through Apr 24

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

Watercolors on Tour, a collection of watercolors by artist Terry Street. Opens Apr 5

5340 N Interstate Ave, 788-8357

* For the exhibit Gus i the *ads of Artists disabled weapory was authorized for artmakig by Police Chief Kroeker Mayor Katz ad City Coucil A cast of artists are icluded i the exhibit icludig Bria Borrello ad Damali Ayo Opes Apr 5

In Cahoots Artspace
328 NW Broadway #116, 539-9442

* In Redefined, photographer Libby Rowe captures images of manipulated breasts, exposing aspects of the ways that women are seen, revealed, and how they reveal themselves. Opens Apr 5

Indus Books
1808 NE Alberta, 281-2476

New work by Eric Stotik, including the artist's traditional offering of small, enigmatic paintings as well as yantras (geometrical diagrams designed to facilitate meditation) in ink on 18th century paper. Through Apr 25

Infusion Gallery
2929 NE Alberta, 335-7085

Three dimensional wall pieces constructed by Michelle Allen. Through Apr 22

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

New photo-based work from Kristi Charroin. Opens Apr 5

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

* Waistline, an installation of sculpted dresses by artist Suzy Root. Opens Apr 4

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

Marlene Bauer draws from ordinary objects and the essence of a place to create meditative, abstract paintings. Margaret Shirley's paintings blend found natural materials such as seaweed into minimal color fields. Opens Apr 5

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

* Before they leave the Ivory Tower 26 Lewis Clark studets display their seior art proects

Experimetal ceramists ad mixed media artist David Gilhooly visits the L C campus to give a slide lecture ad ceramics demostratio O Tuesday Apr 10 Gilhooly will provide two differet show '1 tell sessios 1012 pm ad 24 pm FREE

Littman and White Galleries Portland State University
Smith Center 1825 SW Broadway, 2nd Floor, 725-5656 Metamorphosis, a multi-media installation by MFA student Agata Fic. Opens Apr 6

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

* I her debut exhibit at MJ artist Marcia Myers displays large fresco paitigs iflueced by the frescos of Pompeii ad those of the Italia Reaissace Opes Apr 5

Marylhurst Art Gym
17600 Pacific Hwy., 699-6243

* Grace, a group exhibit of artists from the NW region whose religious practices inform their artmaking. Opens Apr 8

Medusa Gallery and Tattoo
420 SW Washington, 228 1008

Manwich, color photographs by Gina Velour that showcase a cast of "Pin Up Boys." Opens Apr 5

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

Surface Variations, works on paper by Cynthia Mosser rich in charcoal and conte crayon. Through Apr

Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 823-3187

A number of selected objects were passed among a group of painters. Each artist used the objects in unique compositions; the result is the exhibit, Still Life: Fourteen Interpretations. Opens Apr 10

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

* Shine, abstract works on wood and metal by Jaqueline Ehlis. Opens Apr 5

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Annunciations and Epiphanies, mixed media work by Serena Barton and Mauricio Robalino. Through Apr 24

Our Dream Gallery
2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

Spiritual Transformations, a group exhibit featuring five nationally recognized female artists. The line up includes painters Sharon Barnes and Karin Turner, painter and print maker June Edmonds, sculptor Shahara Godfrey, and photographer Sheila Pree. Through Apr 24

Pacific Northwest College of Art : Philip Feldman Gallery
1241 NW Johnson, 226-4391

* I 1998 artist Jack Risley bega A Drawig A Day a series of daily drawigs that curretly umbers over 500 All are arraged chroologically to make a sigle piece Opes Apr 5

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

* Calliope and the Clown, Storm Tharp's exploration of identity, manifested in oil paintings, ink and guache drawings, and sewn and beaded banners. Through Apr 7

Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

* Suburban Dreams, color photography by Beth Yarnelle Edwards that explores the mythic aspects of the mundane details of ordinary, suburban life. In Faces of Paris: Scenes from the 50's, photographer Mary Alice Johnston captures the rebirth of the City of Lights during the post war decade. Opens Apr 5

Plain Jane
2936 NE Alberta St, 528-9691

Stacey L. Chase presents a varied display of color photography. Through Apr 22

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

The Space Between, installation by Phaedra Paulson that features an oversize dress for viewers to walk around and through. Opens Apr 2

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

* Crush, new abstract paintings by Ken Kelly which rely heavily on symmetry and surface. Mike Taylor utilizes unusual materials like litho stones and copper shingles in a group of new sculptures. Opens Apr 5

Pulliam Deffenbaugh Broadway Gallery
507 SW Broadway, 228-8208

Gardens and Aquariums, paper collage work by Anna Fidler. Opens Apr 5

Ringlers Annex
1223 SW Stark, 525 0520

The Distance Formula, a multi-media installation of sound and image by Johnne Eschelmen. Opens Apr 5

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

* Vitage ad cotemporary Czech photography icludig sampligs from Josef Sudek ad Iva Pikava Through Apr 7

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

A group exhibit featuring artists utilizing various mediums, including work by S. Sam Park, Lau Chun, and Viktor Shvaiko. Opens Apr 1

Studio 2507
2507 SE Clinton, (541) 490-5968

Incrocio, new monotypes from Hood River artist Jane Pagliarulo. Through Apr 14

The Doors Studio
1225 SW Morrison, 917-544-1601

Illusions of Freedom: Images of humanity, brutality, and solidarity, a collection of photographs by Bryan Pollard. Opens Apr 5

Urban Wine Works
407 NW 16th, 226-9797

Jason Brown presents recent figurative paintings in the gallery space as well as adding his contribution to the winery's growing collection of artist-painted barrels. Opens Apr 5