* Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Ornament, new paintings by Andrea Borsuk and Theatre of the Mind, a group-show which includes wood sculptures by John Buck, and mixed media photographs by Heidi Kirkpatrick. Opens Aug 2

* Augen Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 224-8182

Mixed media collage work from Andrew Young, recent paintings by Kristin Broten, and 15 prints (made between 1975-1991) from the late Robert Motherwell. Opens Aug 2

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

Photographer Don Normark presents Chavez Ravine, a photographic history of three, L.A., Mexican neighborhoods that were cleared out to make way for developers. Opens Aug 2

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

Claudio Cambon offers black and white photographs that document the shipbreaking and recycling of an American flagged merchant ship in Bangladesh. Don Normark presents a series of images that expose the history of three L.A., Mexican neighborhoods that were overtaken by developers in the 1950s. (This series is also represented in a show at the Basil Hallward Gallery) Opens Aug 2

Butters Gallery

520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Coincidentia Oppositorum, new artist books and related works by Douglas Shafer. Opens Aug 2

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

Motion Pictures, recent paintings by NY artist Peter Drake. Code Drawings, recent works on paper by Tony Evanko, and Public Structures, recent work by Mark Smith. Also on view is Layering, a group show featuring a varied cast of local and national artists. Opens Aug 2

Fifth Element

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

Forms from Flowers, ceramic work from Oregon artist Barb Campbell. Opens Aug 2

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

In Gravity, T. Wingert presents sparse and moody prints that incorporate engraving into acrylic monoprints.

Kevin Kadar displays 35 figurative paintings on paper. Opens Aug 2

Gallery Bink
1416 E Burnside, 233-8866

"Lowbrow art" and underground comic art from various artists combine to form the gallery's inaugural exhibition. Opens Aug 4

Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

Behind My Eyes, a light-box installation by Alexis Zielke. Opens Aug 2

Graystone Gallery
3279 SE Hawthorne Blvd, 238-0651

Mixed media figure paintings and collages by Nyla Pilon, and raku vases and orbs by Laurie Sylwester. Opens Aug 2

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

Perspective & Perception Invitational Part Two, the second part of an exhibition featuring 15 artists who were allotted specific words, then asked to translate such into visual work. Opens Aug 1

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

Realist figures are set in surrealistic settings in Sean Cain's recent series of paintings. Michele Russo unveils a collection of work that represents his long painting career. Opens Aug 2

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

New glass sculptures by Japanese artist Hiroshi Yamano, and recent paintings by new gallery artist Kelly Kievit. Open Aug 2

* Photographic Image
240 SW 1st Ave, 224-3543

Portraits of Note: A Tribute to the Great Musicians of the 20th Century, a group exhibition of black and white photography celebrating such music icons as Janis Joplin and Miles Davis. Opens Aug 2

PS What?
1968 SW 5th Ave, 827-3797

Paintings and assemblages by Scott McDonald and music by Stanley Zappa, ASA Metric, Jorge Alvarez, The Bugs, and MORE! Sat, Aug 4, 7:30 pm. McDonald's work will be on display until Aug 25.

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Deborah Mersky presents new work on paper, glass, and metal that favors delicate imagery such as seed pods, leaves, and birds. The Broadway gallery displays playful, acrylic paintings on paper by Max Grover. Opens Aug 2

1476 NE Alberta, 284-8800

Grand Re-Opening Celebration, an exhibit featuring 14 Northwest artists, kicking off the next round for the rejuvenated gallery, which has relocated on Alberta street. Through Aug 25

The Doors Studio
1225 SW Morrison, 927-544-1601

Alternative View, a display of urban, abstract paintings by JD Davis. Open Aug 2