Androgyny & Gallery2
328 NW Broadway #114, 279-9546

Tomo Kanki presents a selection of paintings and drawings. Opens Oct 4

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

Tony Fitzpatrick's print exhibit Max and Gaby's Alphabet is an instructive set of images highlighting the English alphabet. Also on view is a selection of contemporary prints from the likes of David Hockney, Kiki Smith, and Andy Warhol. Opens Oct 4

* Bullseye Connection Gallery
300 NW 13th Ave, 227-0222

Rae Mahaffey presents Proofing Sessions, an exhibit of vitreograph prints and fused glass work. The artist will lecture on Thurs, Oct. 18, 6:30-8:00. Free Through Nov 17

Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Persistence: Print, a group show that examines the history of the printed image in art. Participants include Charles Cohan, Eleanor Erskine, Susan Harlan, and Hugh Merrill. Opens Oct 4

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

Along with other Russian Impressionists, International artist Slava Mamsikov presents recent oil paintings. Opens Oct 4

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

Mostly Black & White, a group exhibit that explores a variety of printmaking processes. Some of the artists represented are Louise Bourgeois, Judy Pfaff, and Kristy Edmunds. Also on view is Souvenirs from Xanadu, an installation by Horatio Hung-Yan Law, and Time and Place, new works on paper by Rita Robillard. Opens Oct 4

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

Playing with the Parts, new ceramic constructions by Jim Koudelka, the Associate Professor of Ceramics at the Oregon College of Arts and Craft. Opens Oct 4

Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

JoAnn Kemmis presents recent paintings that employ both figurative and abstract elements. Opens Oct 4

* Froelick Gallery
817 SW 2nd Ave, 222-1142

East meets West, a group print exhibit featuring 19 artist from Japan, Russia, and the Pacific Northwest. Opens Oct 4

Gallery Bink
1416 E Burnside, 233-8866

Invasion of the Monster Men presents the scary creations of artists Dave Burke, Scott Olsen, and others. Opens Oct 6

* Gallery Untitled
723 NW 18th, 222-1822

Grampa and The Bomb, an exhibit of photographs by Roy Krivanek which offers a peek into the Manhattan Project. Unfortunately, this will be the last exhibit for the gallery--they will close their doors on Oct 31, after 18 months in the biz. Opens Oct 4

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

Songbirds, mixed media work by Kim Hamblin that creates a dialogue of womens' issues. Opens Oct 4

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

Invented Alphabets, a selection of print work by Margot Voorhies Thompson that unveils a personal alphabet. Also on view are new sculptures by Michihiro Kosuge and selected prints by Frank Boyden. Opens Oct 4

* Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Mixed media prints by Barbara Robertson, monotypes from Betty Merken, and Spatial Reasoning, lampworked glass by Bennett Battaile. Opens Oct 4

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

Master Prints from Ulsan, South Korea, an exhibit of prints from the faculty of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Ulsan (Portland's sister city). Also on view are selected prints by Brooklyn-based printmakers Kelly Driscoll and Aleksandar Duravcevic, and Portland artist Stuart Cornell. Opens Oct 4

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

Photographer Eden Swartz presents This Is Me, a series of black and white prints that explore the "need to find normalcy in the midst of tragedy." The work illuminates such taboo issues as mental illness, intimacy, and suicide. Opens Oct 4

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

In conjunction with Photo Americas, the exhibit Photography at the Crossroads traces the development of photography from the daguerrotype to digital processes. Artists displayed include Chuck Close and Ansel Adams. Opens Oct 4