Blue Catfish Gallery
916 SE 34th suite 200, 872-8793

Group-exhibit featuring photography by Justin Booth, paintings by Michael Dawes and Lance Masters, and jewelry and paintings by Ashley Brody. Through April 30

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

Finnish photographer Timo Kelaranta presents a series of symbolic, black and white images that key in on sculptural elements like scraps of metal and stones. Polish artist Bogdan Konopka also displays B & W photographs, but his images depict areas of Paris and Eastern Europe. Through April 27

Brian Marki Fine Art
2236 NE Broadway, 249-5659

Do You Believe in Dog?, an exhibit of photographic work by Jeff Selis that features a cast of four-legged friends. Through April 30

Fast Forward
6616 NE MLK

Starting April 28, Fast Forward will hold an open-to-the-public, arts & crafts bazaar every last Sunday. At this venue people can sell their handmade/DIY wares (clothes, mix tapes, silkscreens, etc.) without having to pay out commission percentages (The cost for a vendor table rental is $5). Anyone is welcome to sell, provided their items are handmade. Interested parties, call Melanie at 735-3772.

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

Sculpture II features new work by Dean Adams, Christina Antemann, and Del Harrow. Through April 30

* Fleck Gallery
625 NW Everett # 102, 223-2066

Re-exploring Isotype, a graphic powerhouse exhibit by local designer Ian Lynam. Through April 27

Gallery Bink
1416 E. Burnside, 233-8866

Wild Kingdom, a group exhibit featuring the work of Tim Biskup, Seonna Hong, and Andrew Brandou. Through May 4

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

Senior Art Exhibition features work in a range of mediums by 23 graduating students. Through May 12

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

Portland artist Brigitte Dortmund presents a new series of oil paintings and graphite drawings. Through April 27

Omni Gallery
416 NW 5th Ave, 224-2754

Wood sculpture by Bryan Grimes, drawings from Natalie Brandt, and black and white photography by Alan Mevis. Through April 27

Our Dream Gallery
2209 NE Alberta, 288-3024

CALL FOR ENTRY: Open to all lesbian, gay, bi, transgender artists residing in the U.S. over the age of 18. Deadline for submissions for the exhibit Codex of Queer Art is May 11. For details visit, call 503-288-3024 or 503-282-7700.

604 NW 12th Ave, 222-0063

Illuminations, a display of embroidered drawings by Elizabeth Knight and Art in "Artifacts", a PDX Window Project by Rose McCormick. Through May 4

* Portland Art Museum
1219 SW Park Ave, 226-2811

Tom Finkelpearl, Executive Director of the Queens Art Museum in New York, will present a free lecture entitled The Truth About Public Art: It's Better and Worse Than You Think, on April 19th at 6:30 in the Whitsell Auditorium.

Portland Building Lobby
1120 SW 5th, RACC contact: 823-5426 is an installation by Junko Iijima that explores both the Japanese and American consumer's attachment to collectible objects, i.e. Mickey Mouse and Hello Kitty. Through May 10

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

Arboreal, an exhibit of atmospheric oil paintings by Curtis Phillips that work from a tree-as-focal-point perspective. Carbon is a display of drawings by Brian Borrello that incorporate the mixture of charcoal, india ink, and motor oil. Through Apr 30