Alysia Duckler Gallery
1236 NW Hoyt St, 223-7595

Mark Andres presents oil and acrylic paintings that focus on figures and landscapes. Randall Tipton illuminates the Oregon scenery with a selection of new paintings. Through March 2

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

Belief, encaustic paintings by Spokane artist Wendy Franklund Miller, mixed media constructions by Diane Christianson, and prints from Japanese artist Yoko Hara. Through March 2

Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave, 224-2634

Bryce Anderson presents paintings that the artist describes as "a simplification of natural forms." Judith Wyss displays glass work, and Paul Missal includes a selection of acrylic paintings that favor the human subject. Through March 2

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

Agnus Boulton displays a series of photographs that document Berlin a decade after the wall came tumbling down. Jorma Puranen presents photographs of Lapland nationals. Through March 2

Broderick Gallery
814 SW 1st Ave, 224-4020

Veteran Portland painter Jack McLarty unveils a series of paintings of children, and a selection of woodblock prints. Through March 2

* Butters Gallery
520 NW Davis St, 248-9378

After receiving the National Senior Fulbright Research Grant last year, painter Frank Hyder spent a year in Venezuela. The resulting work comprises the exhibit Recuerdos del Mundo Nuevo. Through March 2

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

Field, an exhibit of paintings and works on paper that build on expanses of color. Participants include Ross Bleckner, Sam Francis, Joe Goode, Robert Kelly, David Mann, and Gustavo Rivera. Through March 2

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

Ohio artist Pete Scherzer offers porcelain work that strongly emphasizes angular lines and geometric forms, and Vermont ceramic artist Michael Connelly presents stoneware pieces that showcase multiple layers of color and texture. Through March 5

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

Sergei Tyukanov presents a series of watercolors that detail a menagerie of curious characters.

NOTE: Last week the Mercury incorrectly printed the title of this exhibition as "From Russia with Love." Sergei's show is actually untitled. We regret the error. Through March 2

Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Painter Shaw Osha presents new figurative works in oil, and sculptor Linda Tross offers up selections from the series Clothing Construction. Through March 2

Gallery 33
1400 NW Everett St, 219-9900

Kurumi Conley displays a group of fused glass sculptures and vessels, and Johnny Bauer presents recent oil paintings. Through April 2

Gottlieb Gallery
55 SW Taylor, 241-1070

Duality, a mother-daughter exhibit featuring the hand-blown, glass vases of Suzanne Guttman, and the abstract monoprints made by her mother, Bea Guttman. Through Feb 23

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

Faces, a series of graphite drawings by 16-year-old artist Joyce Liau that portray a host of known and unknown characters from around the world. Also on view are the political works of Stanley Moss, manifest through large format prints, digital works, and collages. Through March 1

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

Gallery artist Stephen McClelland presents paintings on paper and also curates the exhibit of three other Northwest artists: On view is work by Francis Celetano, Robert C. Jones, and Michael Spafford. Through March 2

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

The Littman gallery presents Word & Hand , a collaborative exhibit featuring five writers and five artists. The White Gallery displays If Pain Were Water, a series of photographs by Douglas Hopper that reveal aspects of life in Kenya. Gallery 299 presents work by faculty member Liz Charman. Through March 2

Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Mike Moran's exhibit Sojourners is a selection of paintings and sculptures that keys in on isolated spaces and individuals through color infused landscapes and thoughtful renderings of the human figure. Through March 2

* Savage Gallery
416 NW 10th, 223-2868

Three abstract painters, Julie Rall, Monique Frydman, and Horia Boboria each approach painting with poetic intentions but offer distinctly different styles. Through Feb 16

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

Photographer Manuel Alvarez Bravo is nearly a century old--in that time he has lived through and responded to a series of major events, including the Mexican Revolution. The display of his work at SKJ is just partial evidence of his amazing life journey. Also on view is work by New York photographer Suzanne Opton. Opton's color photographs are largely nude studies, which offer a poetic counterpart to the documentation presented by Bravo. Through Feb 23