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

Land and Sea is a series of misty, romantic landscapes by Mary Beth Thielhelm, and Meditations is a series of graphic paintings on paper by David Bennett. Through Sept 29

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

600 Smash Hits features the graphic design masterpieces of Mike King. The show includes 600 concert posters which advertise the likes of Sonic Youth, Elliot Smith, and much, much more. Through Sept 29

Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave, 224-2634

Jonnel Covault presents linocuts and block prints, and Deborah Gillis offers a series of landscape paintings. Through Sept 29

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

Photographer Max Kellenberger uses his camera to explore the everyday, while Dennis Witmer focuses on the Alaskan landscape in From the Banks of the Tanana River. Through Sept 29

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

New gallery artist Stan Berning presents new abstract paintings and related prints. Also on view is Artist Edit, a group show of self-selected works by Oregon artists. Through Sept 29

* Daydream Cafe
1740 SE Hawthorne, 233-4244

100% Garbage, an exhibit of sculptural works by Chandra Bocci. She combines discarded commercial packaging to form colorful, abstract compositions. Through Oct 31

Elizabeth Leach Gallery
207 SW Pine St, 224-0521

twenty/twenty is a group exhibit that celebrates the gallery's 20th anniversary. Also on view is Serenity Now!, lush landscapes by Jeffrey Beauchamp and paying attention, new watercolors by Alex Hirsch. Through Sept 29

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

Segue, a exhibit of pop-inspired paintings by James Boutlon that describe an "urban visual vernacular." Through Sept 29

Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

Heads or Tales, drawings, paintings, prints, and works in glass by Tom Prochaska, inspired by the artist's "visual diary." Quisqueya, an exhibit of abstract paintings and mono prints by Terrell James, which explore the landscape of the Dominican Republic. Through Sept 29

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

Local photographer LeeAnn Gauthier presents a series of images that capture the "textures and facades" of Europe. Through Oct 2

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Director's Choice, an exhibit highlighting new paintings by Gene Gill, and a group of the gallery director's favorite pieces from Gottlieb artists. Through Sept 29

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

Margaret VanPatten displays Reaction, a series of prints that reveal a unique language of symbols for the viewer to utilize in individual narratives. Through Sept 28

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

Michael Brophy presents paintings that act as portals to Oregon History and a relationship to an increasingly urban world. Jeff Gunn's abstract canvases rely on texture and simple shapes to suggest the natural world. Through Sept 29

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

Strike! Printmakers as Social Critics, an exhibit of contemporary prints that illuminate the role of artist as activist. Through Oct 21

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

Julia A. Fenton presents Trench, an installation that explores ideas of feminine beauty/disgust by confronting the viewer with substances like menstrual blood, milk, feces, and urine. Damali Ayo offers shift: we are not yet done, a body of work that trigger a dialogue on racism. Through Sept 29

Multnomah Arts Center
7688 SW Capitol Hwy, 823-3187

Love and Physics, current paintings by Jeanette Stewart that depict the "chaos of life." Through Oct 17

Newport Fine Arts Gallery
316 NW Coastal Street, 541-574-8445

Surreal Reality, a survey of 10 Oregon artists that favor a surrealistic approach. Participants include Jacqueline Ehlis, Jeff Jahn, and Tom Ore. Through Oct 1

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

Hidden Voice, an installation by Naomi Kasumi shares the hardship she has endured as result of a traumatic experience. Through Oct 5

625 NW Everett #110, 274-1897

Inspired by a visit to the Japanese Garden, Hoss Daissadeghi's canvases are filled with swimming Koi fish. Through Sept 29