Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

British painter Crawfurd Adamson presents a new series of still life, landscape, and figurative works. Through Nov 30

* Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

Ted Katz presents a series of small-scaled, watercolor paintings that use saturated colors to accentuate a marriage between geometric and organic shapes. Through Dec 1

Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery
615 SW Broadway, 223-4226

Loma Smith displays black and white, environmental photographs. Along with other Russian impressionists, international artist Slava Mamsikov presents recent oil paintings. Through Nov 17

Contemporary Crafts Gallery
3934 SW Corbett Ave, 223-2654

Opening Nov. 8, Vancouver, Washington ceramic artist Kim Murton presents recent work. Continued exhibits: 100 Universes: An International Accordion Book of Prints consists of over 100 prints by international printmakers and book artists, bound into one book. Through Nov. 11. Also on view: Barbara Tentenbaum: Books and Prints, an exhibit of handmade books and prints from Tetenbaum, who currently heads the Book Arts Dept. at Oregon College of Art and Craft. Through Nov. 11.

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

Afferent Seam, new paintings by Matthew Dennison and Changes and Passages, sculptural and painted works by New York artist Nancy Azara. Through Dec 1

Galerie 2
328 N.W. Broadway #114, 279-9546

Nichole Van Beek presents a selection of recent, photographic prints. Through Nov 30

Gallery Schmallery
2132 SE Division, 239-3735

Siphonophora: Sea Themes and Water Themes, handmade paper lamps and lanterns by Lam Quang, and paintings by Yvette Tourangeau. Through Dec 4

La Muse Salon
2310 NE Broadway, 282-9226

Metabolism, paintings by Lorna Nakell, which are inspired by such sources as cookbooks, lifestyle magazines, and evolution history texts from the '50s-'70s. Through Nov 30

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

What Remains the Same, a series of paintings by Mary Josephson that depict a cast of enigmatic figures, and painter Jack Portland presents recent work. Through Dec 1

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

Mary Taponga displays new mosaics, and Ethan Harrington offers Cityscapes of Portland, new oil paintings that illuminate parts of Rose City. Through Dec 1

* Oregon Convention Center
777 NE MLK Blvd, 1-800-791-2250

Best of the Northwest, a showcase of 230 Northwest artists working in an array of mediums, including metal, glass, wood, photography, basketry, jewelry, and more. Nov 9-10, 10-7 and Nov 11, 10-6 Admission:$6

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

The group showcase Northwest Narrative, reveals the working styles of approximately 20 Portland-based artists. Participants include Tad Savinar, D.E. May, and Debra Beers. Through Jan 12

Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Kaba Keko Kelen-Kelen, new sculpture and ceramic works by Malian born artist Baba Wague Diakite. On view at the Broadway gallery are new paintings by Portland painter Alison O'Donoghue. Through Dec 1

Studio 2507
2507 SE Clinton, 957-6800

Dia de los Muertos, a series of wood sculptures by Scott Ringsage which are based on the Day of the Dead theme. Through Nov 25