Employee Art
Sarah Shields, Tim Root, Tim Wenzel, Wendy Swartz, and many more beautiful Stumptown workers flex their wares. Garage Gallery at Stumptown Coffee Roasters, 4525 SE Division St., 238-9918

G. Lewis Clevenger
Oregon painter Clevenger is a 1950s design/architecture buff, and has a kind of Frank Lloyd Wright motif going through his squarish, yet vibrant abstracts. Pulliam Deffenbaugh, 522 NW 12th Ave, 228-6665, Opens Mar 4

Shedding Skin
Print master Greg Weiss and tattoo artist Paul Zenk have collaborated to make ten Japanese Hotei silkscreen prints, featuring landscapes at the height of spring. Ahh... Groundswell Cafe, 1800 NE Alberta, 331-1420, Artists reception Thurs 6 pm

Surface Tension & Cloth Works
Shaw Osha's dramatic, yet tender paintings make up Surface, while James O'Keefe's meditative experiments with fabrics and acrylics make up Cloth Works. Gallery 114, 1100 NW Glisan, 243-3356, Opens Tues

John Bauer
"Vaguely familiar body parts" screams the press release about Bauer's oil paintings. Whatever that means, it sounds vaguely titillating. L & B Gallery, 1215 SW 16th, 241-4144, Artists reception Wed 6:30 pm

Melinda Meeker & Jacob Redmond
Meeker does the colorful, moody, figurative painting thing; Redmond does the colorful, not-so-moody, figurative painting thing. Goodfoot, 2845 SE Stark, Opening party Thurs 6 pm

Roger Freidel & Rob Ramage
Nature-inspired oils from Freidel; water-inspired pastels from Ramage. Talisman, 1476 NE Alberta, 284-8800, Opening reception Thurs 6 pm

Stu Levy
Local photographer Levy likes endangered wilderness areas; beautiful, yet threatened regions trying to maintain a semblance of dignity in the face of human abuse. SK Josefsberg, 403 NW 11 Ave, 241-9112, Artist reception Wed 5:30 pm