Atelier Z
328 NW Broadway #117, 236-4855

Relics: Loss Has Driven Creation; Memories Lost, an exhibit of paintings by Rachel Citron O'Rourke. Opens Mar 7

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

The Fighter Series WWII is an exhibit of minimal canvases by Portland painter Todd Ros that incorporate colors that correspond to those on fighter jets. San Francisco artist Deborah Barrett presents Dress Coat Patterns, a group of mixed media works that work from antique dress and coat patterns. Opens Mar 7

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

The gallery unveils a selection of works on paper by the late Abstract Expressionist painter Hans Hofmann. Also on view is the exhibit "More Paint," a group of new paintings by Barbara Sternberger. Opens Mar 7

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

Things That Go, a display of paintings by Lili Wilburn that reflect the artist's interest in the following themes: "structures related to travel and transportation; the relationship between Portland's constructed and natural environment; and the moments of accidental significance within everyday routines." Also on view is a retrospective of prints from Rick Bartow. Opens Mar 7

* Gallery 114
1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356

Collector Paul Dahlquist unveils an impressive selection of photographic prints--some of which were created in the darkrooms of notable photographers like Duane Michaels and Mary Ellen Marks. Through Mar 30

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

War, Fear and America: Artists Address Politics of Today is a group exhibit offering responses to world events from such artists as Rose McCormick, Pablo de Ocampo, and Sara Pringle. Through Mar 15

Go Gallery
328 NW Broadway, 294-1903

The gallery presents New Urban Cultural Environment, an "experimental multimedia showcase" featuring various Russian artists. Also on view are paintings by Sura Petrov, a selection of films by Dan Ackerman, and photographic work by Dave Lutz. Opens Mar 7

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

Barbara Milman offers Private/Public Histories, a series of prints that layer images symbolic of personal and the universal. Also on view is Stained Reflector Tags, an exhibit of mixed media paintings by high school student Michelle Latham. Opens Mar 6

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

Established Oregon painter Jay Backstrand presents a new group of pictorial narratives, and Cie Goulet displays a recent set of monotypes. Opens Mar 7

* Margo Jacobsen
1039 NW Glisan St, 224-7287

Reflections of Memory, recent paintings by Katherine Ace and Garden of Stone, a group of new ceramic sculptures from Karen Kargianis. Opens Mar 7

* Pulliam Deffenbaugh
522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665

Then and Now: Five Decades presents viewers with a retrospective of work by veteran Northwest painter George Johanson. Opens Mar 7

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

New York photographer Larry Fink is described as an artist who favors the "snapshot aesthetic." His images explore and illuminate ordinary scenes, in hope of symbolically gleaning a sense of the universal. Through April 13

* Savage Gallery
416 NW 10th, 223-2868

Art star and dog-lover William Wegman presents a new series of polaroids, which feature his usual cast of Weimaraners. Henry H. Hillman Jr. displays a group of sculptures that incorporate cast glass, steel, and granite. Through April 6

Wacky Willy's Gallery
2374 NW Vaughn, 525-9211

The exhibit Game Show features handmade games by local artists.