Lorna Nakell's recent show at p:ear gallery displayed the artist's pop sensibilities, which she reveals in creepy and vaguely humorous circular vignettes. Basil Hallward Gallery at Powell's City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St, 228-4651, Through June

Ice Images of Svalbard
Local philanthropist Jean Vollum shows her icy photos of Greenland and Antarctica. Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, 3203 SE Woodstock, 777-7755, Through July 25

Other People's Pictures
You down with OPP? New Space is showing found photos from various private collections. This one can go either way, as anonymous photography has gone by the way of vintage clothing--professional dealers have seized upon the market, making great discoveries less and less frequent, while leaving the mediocre stuff behind for you and I to snatch up. The New Space Gallery & Studio, 1632 SE 10th, 963-1935, Through June 30

Skies and Still Lifes
Are Shelley Jordan's highly realist tabletop still lifes set against wispy skies unique, stylized takes on the genre that traffic in color and line, or are they pure kitsch? Elizabeth Leach Gallery, 207 SW Pine St, 224-0521, Through June 28

Terre Thaemltz and

Kirk P. Linder
You've got to hand it to Soundvision for never taking the obvious route and pushing the envelope of local galleries. This month, they show the work of Kirk P. Linder, a local painter who is a landscape designer by trade, and Terre Thaemltz, a transgender artist from Japan "forthrightly dealing with issues of intersex." Soundvision, 625 NW Everett #108, 238-7007, Through June 28

A conversation about design
A discussion of various issues in design and architecture with people from the field like Suenn Ho, Alicia Johnson and Kristan Kennedy. wieden & kennedy, 224 NW 13th, 937-7672, Tues 7 pm, $5