* Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

Virtual Reality, an exhibition of 22, hyper-realistic figures from the late sculptor Duane Hanson.

Clement Greenberg: A Critics Collection, a display of 155 works from the private collection of the late Clement Greenberg (1909-1994), one of the premiere players in the history of art criticism.

* 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 illuminate an urban landscape. Through July 28

* 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. Through July 28

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

Sample/Sequence, a two part exhibition by painter James Boulton, which features abstract and Pop tendencies. Through July 31

* 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. Work by other artists will also be on view, including portraits of Ronald Reagan by Lance Masters. Through July 31

* Bollenbach Art Labs
630 SE 3rd, 998-0422

3 Routes East, new work by Harry King, Gabriel Weiss, and Jeremy Wingfield that investigates the "decay inherent in merging East and West culture." Through July 27

* Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Michael Hoskins combines geometric lines and vivid colors to create a selection of abstract forms. Through July 28

* Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

The gallery introduces the vibrant oil paintings of Fidor Pavllovich Mishenko which captures 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. Through July 28

* Crowsenberg's Half & Half
923 SW Oak

My Obsession with Ninjas, a mulit-media installation by JD Davis. Through July 31

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

This month the Elizabeth Leach Gallery features a large cast of artists. One of the headliners is Mark Smith, a participant in the 2001 Oregon Biennial at PAM. His current show, Public Structures, presents work that mimics a crowd presence. In Mosh Pit, Smith compacts a large collection of shirts, pants, socks, etc., on a plywood backing that represents the floorplan of an arena. This is then held tight under a thick wrapping of clear vinyl. The clothing replaces people and suggests a feeling of being in a crowded concert. Through July 28

* 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. Through July 28

* 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. Through July 31

* 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. Through July 27

GET SMART, IT'S FREE: In room 462 of Neuberger Hall at PSU, former newspaper man and longtime art aficionado Jay Shore will present How to Recognize Great Painting From Trash. The lecture series will survey a chunk of art history, from Assyrian frescoes to De Kooning paintings. Shore will illustrate that great paintings share a common rhythm and that such structure is also refelcted in music and poetry. Every Tuesday through Aug 21. 7 pm. free

* 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. Through July 27

* 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 that reflects her experiences in Portland during a PICA residency. Through Aug 25