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

Northwest painter Royal Nebeker presents recent work. Nebeker's style is described as dwelling in the "realm of Northern European Expressionism." Also on view are a selection of prints by the late, art-world-great, Roy Lichtenstein. Through Dec 1

Belmont Art Walk
The monthly neighborhood celebration (32nd-34th SE Belmont) of art is headlined by the paintings of Chuck Moreland at Seaplane and photographs by Sam Gould at Realm 8. Most exhibits run through Dec 7.

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

In the series Loose Wanderings in Rigid Terrain, Los Angeles photographer Joseph Wolek illuminates the northern and western regions of China. Mary Berridge of Princeton, NJ presents a selection of images that detail the city of Moscow in the spring and summer of 1998, just before the Russian economy went belly-up. Through Dec 1

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

Shape of Travel, an exhibit of recent paintings by Judy Cooke. Cooke utilizes irregularly shaped wooden supports as the foundation for abstract shapes and rich layers of texture. Through Dec 1

Gallery Bink
1416 E. Burnside, 233-8866

Seattle artists Todd Lovering, Jamie Burton, and Justin Hamton present recent paintings and pen and ink illustrations. Through Nov 30

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Croatia, Spain, & Italy, an exhibit of oil paintings by Hazel Schlesinger that take note of the rich landscapes of the three countries. Through Dec 1

* 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

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

Abstract Painters: Jim Lutes, Ed Moses, and Rana Rachat showcases the contrasting work of three, mid-career artists. Through Dec 9

* Littman and White Galleries Portland State University
Smith Center 1825 SW Broadway, 2nd Floor , 725-5656

The Littman gallery presents A World of Difference, Portland Women of the YWCA, 1901-2000, an exhibit which sheds light on the history of the YWCA and the city of Portland. The White Gallery displays black and white photography by Californian artist Jonathan Eden. Eden's exhibit, Ghost Towns of the American West, illuminates some of the region's forgotten spaces. Also on view is PSU and Portland: Currents in Northwest Art, an exhibit featuring 15 emeriti faculty at the Simon Benson House. Through Nov 28

* 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

* S.K. Josefberg Gallery
403 NW 11th Ave, 241-9112

The photo-based gallery presents the work of Steve Schapiro. Schapiro's long career as a freelance photographer began in 1960 with the documentary projects Arkansas Migrant Workers and Narcotics Addiction in East Harlem. Throughout the years, Schapiro has photographed the famous (including Jacqueline Kennedy) and the overlooked, as in the series The Mentally Disturbed and the Prison System. Through Nov 24

1038 SW Stark, 227-5887

Painter Jesse Geisheker unveils a group of realistic male nudes influenced by the Baroque period. Through Nov 30

Wild Arts Festival at Double Tree Hotel
1000 NE Multnomah, contact: 292-6855

The Audubon Society of Portland presents the 22nd Annual Wild Arts Festival, which features the work from over 85 northwest artists and craftspeople. Nov 23, 5-9, Nov 24, 10-6, Nov 25 10-4, $4