Across Every Reason a Movement is a group show by Vicki Lynn Wilson, Emily Nachison and Matt Leavitt. Knowing the artists, it should be good and is an early start for your art evening. At the PSU Littman Gallery in Smith Union. www.pdx.edu/littmanandwhite PSU Smith Hall, Room 250, 1825 SW Broadway 5PM-7 Free
Christopher Rauschenberg has photographs exposed in Poland. They are in the Nine Gallery.
Romain Blanquart has the Tyranny of Hope, images of his adopted town for ten years.
Thomas Gardiner has Untitled USA and Western Canada, images of working class towns in the US and Canada.
At Blue Sky Gallery www.blueskygallery.org map 122 NW 8th 6PM-9 Free
Melody Owen has been a visual collector for ever. In her newest work she has a show Everything in Water, collages made from those collections. She talks about her collage process at a Curiosity Club Talk - search around for the video www.handeyesupply.com/blogs/curiosityclub/36606465-melody-owen-cutaway-world-08-18-2015. Mark R Smith has The Silk Road, paintings. At Elizabeth Leach Gallery www.elizabethleach.com 417 NW 9th Map 6PM-9 Free
Long time Salem artist D.E. May has No Specific Region, minimalist collages and illustrations. At PDX Contemporary Art www.pdxcontemporaryart.com 925 NW Flanders Map early close 8PM Free
"The Culture of We" is a group show by Caldera youth. The show is connected to the Fallen Fruit Project. At W+K www.wk.com 224 NW 13th Map 5:30PM-8 Free
Julie Green has My New Blue Friends, sumi ink illustrations with airbrushed egg tempera. At UpFor Gallery www.upforgallery.com 929 NW Flanders early close 6PM-8 Free
Tom Cramer continues his long running series of relief carved and painted wood panels. At Augen Gallery www.augengallery.com 716 NW Davis early close 8 Free
Michael Boonstra has Parallel Processes geometric ink compositions reminiscent of satellite imagery of earth. At Duplex Collective www.duplexcollective.com 219 NW Couch 6PM-9 Free
Photographer sculptor Deb Stoner has botanical portraits captured on a flat bed scanner tonight. At Cascade Sotheby’s Realty 1321 NW Hoyt 5PM-8 Free
PNCA and the Museum of Contemporary Craft are recommended to stop in.
There is a benefit party in the 511 building, so galleries may or may not be open.
They have long time cycle shows and pop ups distributed throughout the building. PNCA www.pnca.edu 511 NW Broadway Map 6PM-9 Free
At the Museum of Contemporary Craft www.museumofcontemporarycraft.org 724 NW Davis 6PM-8 Free First Thursday
Everett Lofts are recommended as always. It's easier for you to see them all than for me to write suggestions. Some close as early as 9PM. At the Everett Lofts 625 NW Everett. Bounded by NW Everett, Broadway, Flanders and 6th Map closing ranges from 9PM-10:30ish