* Groundswell
1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420

Psychedelic America, a mixed media offering by the artist Dino that borrow's from graffiti sensibilities. Through July 22

Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Oil paintings by William Toney that reflect his interest in landscape and the "vigor found within that environment." Ephemera is an exhibit of prints and paintings by Juila Ricketts that illuminates an urban landscape. Opens July 5

Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

Indian miniature paintings by Ajay Garg that illuminate stories from Mughal Court texts and Krishna myths. Artist/musician Stan Wood presents recent paintings, and Jeff Whyman displays new steel sculptures. Opens July 5

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

See preview. Opens July 3

Berbatis Pan
231 SW Ankeny, 248-4579

Rock & Roll Art Show features the "chalk board" art of Evan Benjamin Harris. Also on view is work by four other Berbati's employees and independent artists: Dawn Adkisson, Zachary J. Pries, Tasha Christensen, and Leah Eberhardt. Opens July 5

* Blue Catfish Studios
916 SE 34th suite 200, 872-8793

Pop Art local style: Michael Dawes presents 16 painted portraits of Portland furniture guru Tom Peterson. (Don't worry, Gloria's image will also grace the studio walls) As a special treat, Peterson will be on site on July 6 at 7:30. Work by other artists will also be on view, including portraits of Ronald Reagen by Lance Masters. Opens July 6

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

Washington photographer Suzanne Saylor presents a series of color photographs that peer into the private process of mourning. Eugene photographer David Joyce displays unusual portraits: large-scale, black and white images of people rendered flat and two-dimensional against three-dimensional backdrops. Joyce will present a slide presentation and lecture at Blue Sky on Thursday July 12, 7:30 pm. Opens July 5

Bollenbach Art Labs
630 SE 3rd, 998-0422

3 Routes East, new work by Harry King, Gabriel Weiss, and Jeremy Wingfield which investigates the "decay inherent in merging East and West culture." Opens July 6

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Forbidden Fruit, still-life oil paintings by former Portland artist Terry Montague Sauriol. Opens July 5

Caffe Destino
1339 NE Fremont, 353-6543

Waxing Moon, an exhibit of encaustic paintings by Mary Smith that are "tribal with atomic undertones." Through July 22

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

The gallery introduces the vibrant oil paintings of Fidor Pavllovich Mishenko that capture the landscape surrounding St. Petersburg, the artist's hometown. Also on view are new pastels by Serguei Oussik and oils by Gennadi Bernadsky. Reception on July 12. Opens July 3

Contemporary Crafts Gallery
3934 SW Corbett Ave, 223-2654

Passing Scenes, narrative wood sculptures by Stan Peterson. Through July 8

Contemporary Skeins, a group show featuring textile work from artists of various cultural backgrounds. Opens July 13

Going with the Flow, basket forms by Alaskan artist Fran Reed. Opens July 13

Crowsenberg's Half & Half
923 SW Oak

My Obsession with Ninjas, a mulit-media installation by JD Davis. Opens July 5

* Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

See preview.

Fez (gallery space)
316 SW 11th, 226-4171 ext 41

The music venue had allotted wall space for Jeannie Paske's Creatures and Monsters. Paske's watercolor and ink images are described as being influenced by a blend of Dali and Dr. Seuss. Through July 31

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

Sculpture I, an exhibit featuring sculptures by two artists drawn from the Ivory Tower: Justin Novak is an Assistant Professor of Ceramics at the University of Oregon and Thomas Orr is the Ceramics Department Head at the Oregon College of Arts and Crafts. Opens July 5

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

A second solo exhibit for Jeremy Longstreet, a 25-year-old graduate from PNCA. Longstreet will present recent acrylic works that illustrate his version of the still life. Opens July 5

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Brain Candy, an exhibit featuring gallery artists that contains paintings, prints, photography, and sculpture. Opens July 3

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

Oil landscapes by Shirin Mackeson and hand-crafted, wood vessels by Steven Kale. Through July 31

Gavin Shettler Gallery
625 NW Everett #106, 481-7450

Joshua Wilson's three, large, mixed-media sculptures explore "balance and freedom of movement in static shapes." Opens July 5

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

View from the Heart, coastal landscapes and handmade clay baskets by Lisa Rahkonen. Through July 28

Graystone Gallery
3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-0651

Ceramic work from Chris Kienle and collages by Carrie Kaufman. Through July 29

Guardino Gallery
2939 NE Alberta, 281-9048

Concrete wall sculptures by Thomas Botkin, and mixed media painting by Kelly Saxton.

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

* Alphabetical Epilogue, Macy Chadwick presents hand-printed books, broadsides, and a new series of letterpress printed pieces about the origins of type. Opens July 5

Indus Books

1808 NE Alberta, 281-2476

Photographer Emilie Shireen Press unveils portraits and landscapes captured from the Tibetan plateau. Through July 25

Infusion Gallery
2929 NE Alberta, 335-7085

Glass Garden, stained glass windows from Lael Easton.

Jackson Gallery
625 NW Everett #108, 228-9470

Robert Jackson unveils the waterfalls of Oregon, while Kevin Peterson presents a pop art portrait series. Open July 5 only

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

First US exhibit for German painter Stefan Bieniek. He describes his artistic mode as "a continual confirmation of my attachment to an inexhaustible power that keeps us alive." Bieniek's work will also be on view at Full Upright Position, located at 12th and Everett. Opens July 5

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

Perspective & Perception Invitational Part One, an exhibition featuring 12 artists who were allotted specific words, then asked to translate such into visual work. Opens July 6

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

15th Anniversary Group Show, a festival of gallery artists and a selection of new work by Robert Colescott. Opens July 5

Littman and White Galleries Portland State University
Smith Center 1825 SW Broadway, 2nd Floor , 725-5656

In collaboration with the Portland International Performance Festival, the White Gallery presents Portraits of Choreographers: A Legacy of Dance at PSU, 1984-2002, taken from the camera of photographer Peggy Jarrell Kaplan. Opens July 5

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

New paintings by Seattle artist Richard Morhous that promise to "push the boundaries between realism and abstraction," aided by saturated color and bold lines and shapes. Opens July 5

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

See preview. Opens July 5

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

Canciones Al Cielo, an exhibit of photographs by Antonio Villagran and Susan Lynch, illuminates their three-month travel through southern Mexico. Through July 21

Millions & Billions
625 NW Everett #115, 223-0554

Recent oil paintings by Kate Russell. Opens July 5

Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 823-3187

Oil paintings by George Woodcock explore a range of subjects: still lifes, local landscapes, and scenes from the artist's travels around the globe.

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

Out of Uniform, a conceptually-based show of clothing, influenced by fashion, art, and architecture by Muriel Bartol and Daniel McCall. Opens July 5

Onda Gallery
2215 NE Alberta St, 493-1909

Contemporary Art Dolls, a group exhibit of one-of-a-kind doll creations, ranging from the realistic to the abstract.

Portland Institute for Contemporary Art
219 NW 12th, 242-1419

Everyday Sunshine, an exhibit featuring the work of Bay Area artist Harrell Fletcher. Fletcher incorporates video, drawing, digital photography, and found objects into a display reflecting her experiences in Portland during a PICA residency. Opens July 5

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

See preview. Through June 30

Raindog Cafe and Theater
8638 N Lombard

Elements, a series of acrylic, abstract paintings by Sara Thompson. Opens July 5

* Reading Frenzy
921 SW Oak, 274-1449

C to C, a cross country collaboration between paper cut artists Nikki McClure of NYC and Beatrice Coron of Olympia. Opens July 5

625 NW Everett #110, 274-1897

Conscious Explorations: Artist as Dreamer, Artist as Activist, an exhibition of oils, collage, pen and ink, and gem art by Gary Knack. Opens July 5

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

The Photography of Dance, an exhibit of vintage and contemporary photography that explores the theme of dance. Through July 14

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

Oils and serigraphs on canvas by Viktor Shvaiko that depict street scenes, set against Italian and French cafe´s. Opens July 1

Studio 2507
2507 SE Clinton, 957-6800

Annie Meyer presents oil paintings and ceramic tiles of French nudes and landscapes. Larry McLaughlin displays abstract sculptures made of cement, fused glass, bronze, and aluminum. Through July 31

The Space
1307 SW First Ave, 274-7929

The Charlie White Gallery at The Space presents the figurative, satirical works on paper by Jerry Baron. Opens July 5

Urban Wineworks
407 NW 16th, 226-9797

Recent works by Allyn Cantor, inspired by a collection of round, reused, and recycled found objects. Opens July 5

Wisp Gallery
625 NW Everett #105, 222-7098

Kandice Bunnell presents an unusual display: silk apparel that is hand painted and burned. Opens July 5