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Aberystwyth Arts Centre

University Of Wales, Aberystwyth. Free. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. 01970 621903 / www.aber.ac.uk/artscentre

The Surrealist Murmuration Contemporary surrealist art curated here by John Richardson and John Welson. (Until Sat 25 Nov)

Rhi Moxon ‘Food & Folklore’ Illustration and printmaking work exploring the wealth of flavours and food traditions that surround us. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Hanes: Tales/Stories/Legends/Myths Exhibition which runs across two of the gallery spaces here, exploring the themes of Wales & Legends, Folk & Fairy Tales and Mythology. Includes works by David Hockney and Bedwyr Williams. (Until Tue 16 Jan)

Albany Gallery

74b Albany Road, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm. Free. 029 2048 7158 / www.albanygallery.com

Royal Institute Of Painters In Watercolour Exhibition of paintings from selected members. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Winter Exhibition A changing exhibition of paintings, sculpture, ceramics and jewellery from established and emerging artists. (From Thurs 9 Nov until Mon 8 Jan)

Andrew Lamont Gallery (Theatr Brycheiniog)

Canal Wharf, Brecon. Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Free. 01874 611622 / enquiries@brycheiniog.co.uk / www.brycheiniog.co.uk

Diamond People Photographic portrait exhibition celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Brecon Beacons National Park. (From Fri 3 until Mon 20 Nov)

Haymakers’ Christmas Collection Local designer makers the Haymakers, celebrate the 30th anniversary of their gallery in Hay-on-Wye with an exhibition of varied work. (From Wed 22 Nov until Mon 15 Jan)

Ardent Gallery

46 High Street, Brecon.  01874 610710 / www.ardentgallery.co.uk

David Pritchard ‘Blossoms & Valleys’ Exhibition of around 40 pieces from this Cardiff-based artist, occupying a whole floor of the gallery. (From Sat 4 nov until Fri 15 Dec)

Art Central

Barry Town Hall, King Square, Barry. Tue-Sat 11am-4pm. Free. 01446 709805.

Picture The Vale: Past Times Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Barry Library and Art Central Gallery, a collection of digitised images created from library archives and pictures contributed by people from the five Vale towns. (Until Sat 6 Jan)

Attic Gallery

37 Pocketts Wharf, Maritime Quarter, Swansea. Tue-Fri 10am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4.30pm. Free. 01792 653387 / www.atticgallery.co.uk

George Little 1927-2017 Originally planned to celebrate Little’s 90th birthday, this show will include some paintings he completed for this solo show, plus previous work selected from his studio. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Winter Group Exhibition Changing exhibition featuring new and varied work from all the artists currently represented by the gallery. (From Sat 11 Nov until Sat 23 Dec)

Barker Gallery / Torfaen Gallery

Pontypool Museum, Park Buildings, Pontypool. Mon-Sat 11am-5pm, Sun 2-5pm. Free Wed/Sun 2-5pm. 01495 752036.

Winter 50/50 Fundraising Art Sale Show Sale of donated art works, exhibited in Cafe Celf, to raise funds for the museum. (Until Sun 31 Dec)

Bay Art

54 B/C Bute Street, Cardiff Bay. Free. 029 2065 0016 / www.bayart.org.uk

Jacqueline Alkema, Mabli Jen Eustace & Llinos Thomas Three artists who share an interest in exploring intimacy, both through the choice of image and through the constructed surface. (From Sat 11 Nov until Fri 8 Dec)

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Blaenafon, Torfaen. Daily 9.30am-5pm. Free. 0300 1112333 / bigpit@museumwales.ac.uk

Walter Waygood ‘Family Of Blaenafon’ A series of photographs by Waygood documenting the landscape, home life, society, work, religion and youth in Blaenafon from the 1970s onwards. (Until Thurs 1 Feb)

Cardiff Story

The Hayes, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Free. 029 2034 6214 / museum@cardiff.gov.uk

Cardiff Naturalists’ Society: The First 150 Years! Exhibition showing the rich history of this society and the many things its members have contributed to Cardiff and beyond. (Until Sun 26 Nov)

Charles Byrd Selected works by this local artist. (Until Sun 18 Mar)

Chapter Gallery

Chapter Arts Centre, Market Road, Canton, Cardiff. Tue, Wed, Sat + Sun 12-6pm; Thurs + Fri 12-8pm. Free. 029 2030 4400 / www.chapter.org

Megan Cope & Helen Johnson Via video work and painting respectively, Cope and Johnson interrogate notions of identity, power and social history to explore the colonial relationship between Australia and Britain. (Until Fri 24 Nov)

Larissa Sansour ‘In The Future They Ate From The Finest Porcelain’ Sansour, from Palestine, presents an exhibition centred round a film in which porcelain artefacts are buried underground with the intention of being discovered in the future and influencing historical narratives. (Until Sun 14 Jan)

Minyoung Choi  Art In The Bar exhibition of paintings that depict dreamlike sequences and pleasurable objects in landscapes that take on fresh symbolism. (From Fri 17 Nov until Sun 4 Mar)

Cinema & Co.

West Glamorgan House, 17 Castle St, Swansea. Free. 07982 624959 / www.cinemaco.co.uk

Fran Williams ‘It’s About Time’ Brand new collection of unseen work, primarily featuring images of Swansea, Cardiff city and landscapes. (From Thurs 2 Nov until Sat 2 Dec)

Craft In The Bay

The Flourish, Lloyd George Avenue, Cardiff. Mon-Sun 10.30am-5.30pm. Free. 029 2048 4611 / www.makersguildinwales.org.uk

Micki Schloessingk ‘The Language Of Clay’ One of the UK’s most highly regarded makers of wood-fired pottery shows some of her work as part of a touring exhibition. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

Inc. Work by eight graduates of Cardiff School Of Art & Design: Charlotte Burke, Harriet McCormick, Ian Cooke Tapia, Jade Simms, Jennifer Finnigan, Molly May Lewis, Rhian Kate Morris and The Wonky Chair. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

Cwtsh Community & Arts Centre

226 Stow Hill, Newport. Thurs + Sat 12-3pm, Sun 1-4pm. Free. 01633 664498 / www.cwtsh.org

Bill Coughlan ‘Newport’s Maritime Masterpieces’ Twenty paintings by Coughlan, an artist from Pillgwenlly, inspired by the maritime history of south Wales with particular emphasis on Newport. (Until Sun 12 Nov)

Dylan Thomas Centre

Somerset Place, Swansea. Daily 10am-4pm. Free. 01792 463980 / dylanthomas.lit@swansea.gov.uk / www.dylanthomas.com

I Might Want To Smile Dylan Thomas’ work is full of humour, from his early Swansea Grammar School poems to later prose writing, such as A Story. This exhibition of such work brings together loan material from the National Library Of Wales alongside items from our own collection. (Until Fri 22 Dec)

Elysium Gallery

16 College Street, Swansea. Wed-Sat 12-5pm. Free. www.elysiumgallery.com

Andrew Cooper ‘Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere’ Immersive installation exhibition which pulls strands from different stages of Cooper’s long career – including work with sculptor Sir Eduardo Paolozzi – and is a part of Elysium’s 10th anniversary celebrations. (Until Sat 18 Nov)

Ffotogallery

Turner House, Plymouth Road, Penarth. Tue-Sat 11am-5pm. Free. 029 2070 8870 / turnerhouse@ffotogallery.org

Mike Perry ‘Land/Sea (Tir/Môr)’ Welsh artist with new solo show: minimalism-influenced photography looking at environmental issues, in particular the tension between human activity and interventions in the natural environment, and the fragility of the planet’s ecosystems. (Until Sat 9 Dec)

Fountain Fine Art

Rhosmaen Street, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire. Mon-Sat 10.30am-5pm. Free. www.fountainfineart.com

Gareth Thomas & Dewi Tudur Two landscape painters who studied together at Carmarthen Art College in the 1970s, now having a joint exhibition for the first time. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Winter Group Exhibition Mixed and changing exhibition of new work from the gallery artists that continues through the winter months. (From Sat 11 Nov until Wed 31 Jan)

G39

Oxford Street, Roath, Cardiff. Saturdays 11am-5.30pm. Free. 029 2047 3633 / post@g39.org

Holly Davey ‘The Conversation’ Exhibition whose focal point is an A4 folder, displayed under glass at the gallery’s entrance. The loose collection of objects explores our relationship with archive and how our lives can be interpreted through these markers. (From Sat 11 Nov until Sat 3 Feb)

Lydia Meehan ‘A Template For Application’ This exhibition’s central object is a utilarian structure designed to meet, talk and drink tea at (Meeham also made the teacups here for this purpose). It muddles the boundaries between artwork, work, leisure and labour to question how we value ourselves and other people. (From Sat 11 Nov until Sat 3 Feb)

Y Galeri, Caerffili

Lower Ground Floor, The Visit Caerphilly Centre, The Twyn, Caerphilly. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 029 2132 2570 / www.ygalericaerffili.co.uk

Tomos Sparnon & Mark Youd Portrait work from Sparnon, who won this gallery’s Open Art competition earlier this year, and Youd who was also selected. (Until Sat 18 Nov)

Christmas Showcase A mixed exhibition of competitively priced artworks plus an extensive range of jewellery, glass and ceramics from Welsh makers. (From Tue 21 Nov until Sun 24 Dec)

The Gate

Keppoch Street, Roath, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-9pm. Free. 029 2048 3344 / info@thegate.org.uk

Claire Sadlier & Jude Harrington Smith ‘The Leap’ Portraits and landscapes in oils from Cardiff-based fine artists. (Until Sun 31 Dec)

Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Alexandra Rd, Swansea. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, Free. 01792 516900 / www.swansea.gov.uk/glynnvivian

Bob Gelsthorpe ‘As It Waits, Until It Lasts’ The Cardiff-based Gelsthorpe works through a range of media including performance, photography and sculpture.He’s also the recipient of this year’s Sir Leslie Joseph Young Artist Award 2017. (Until Sun 19 Nov)

Helen Sear ‘…The Rest Is Smoke’ The first UK presentation of the work commissioned for Cymru Yn Fenis/Wales In Venice 2015. Rooted in Sear’s local environment of rural Wales, photographic and video works explore the image as sculptural form whereby the artist integrates different speeds of looking. (Until Sun 19 Nov)

Journeys & Visions: Twentieth Century Artists Series 2 – Surrealism and Swansea Work by Giorgio De Chirico, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore, Paul Nash, Alfred Janes, Ben Nicholson, Tristram Hiller, Ceri Richards and Felicity Charlton. (Until Sun 21 Jan)

Grand Pavilion

The Esplanade, Porthcawl. Mon-Fri 9.30am-5pm, Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01656 815995 / www.grandpavilion.co.uk

Francine Davies ‘Bringing The Coastline Inside’ Davies, it says here, is fascinated with intense impressionistic details so that you can touch the scene and almost feel the spray or the abrasive texture of the rocks. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

Richard Bowdridge ‘Animalistic’ An award winning artist who works in oil paints and pastels and is inspired by the beauty of nature. (From Tue 7 Nov until Sun 14 Jan)

The Hours Gallery & Bookshop

15 Ship St, Brecon. Free. 01874 622800 / www.the-hours.co.uk

Bridget Stevens / Meg Stevens Paintings and prints respectively. (From Thurs 2 until Wed 29 Nov)

IAP Fine Art

15 Church Street, Monmouth. Thurs + Fri 11am-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm or by appointment. Free. 01600 772005 / www.iapfineart.com

Small Works Selected smaller paintings, drawings and prints by Chris Gollon, Maggi Hambling, Peter Howson; prints by Hockney, Matisse, Picasso and Sutherland; stone sculptures by Mel Fraser; fine jewellery by Paul Hatton. (From Fri 3 Nov until Thurs 21 Dec)

King Street Gallery

33 King Street, Carmarthen. Free. 01267 220121 / gallery@kingstreetgallery.co.uk

Maria Pierides ‘Ekphrasis: Between Image And Word’ New paintings by Pierides, plus a response to each of those paintings by Stella Pierides in the form of haikus. (Until Wed 16 Nov)

Donna Gray New portraits and figurative paintings, (Until December)

Winter Show New and diverse work by the Gallery’s members. (Until January)

Diana Heeks ‘Halfway There: Approaching The Black Mountains’ New paintings inspired by said mountains (From Fri 17 until Thurs 30 Nov)

Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre

St. David’s Rd, Cwmbran, Torfaen. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01633 483321 / www.lgac.org.uk

Anne Gibbs ‘Still’ A Mission Gallery National Touring Exhibition featuring ceramic work by Gibbs, who attempts to convey both hidden beauty and unexpected pain in her pieces. (Until Sat 18 Nov)

Geoff Bradford ‘Building Works: Traces’ Photographic work that treats the photo as a physical object as well as a visual image. (Until Sat 18 Nov)

Rachel Larkins Showcase of craft work influenced by folklore and superstition. (Until Sat 18 Nov)

Emma Ware Jewellery showcase featuring pieces working with leather and precious metals. (Until Sat 18 Nov)

Rebecca Lewis Mixed media paintings displayed in the Oriel Cafe Gallery. (Until Sat 18 Nov)

M.A.D.E. Gallery

41 Lochaber St, Cardiff. Wed-Sat 10am-6pm. Free. 029 2047 3373.

Harriet McCormick ‘Creature’ This debut solo exhibition is an ongoing investigation through different mediums, such as collage, clay and screenprinting, of the symbolic connotations of animal forms and their various textures of their bodies. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Winter Affordable Art Wall Exhibition & Craft Market Showcasing over 40 local artists and handmade goods, from jewellery to textiles and unusual gifts. (From Thurs 23 Nov until Sun 14 Jan)

Martin Tinney Gallery

18 St Andrew’s Crescent, Cardiff. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 029 2064 1411 / mtg@artwales.com

Peter Prendergast A selection of approximately 30 paintings and drawings by this important Welsh artist; they date from 1971 to 2005 and have mostly not been exhibited before. The show marks 10 years since Prendergast’s death in 2007 at the age of 60. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Mary Lloyd Jones A Welsh artist born in 1934 and still painting – and exhibiting – regularly, Jones here presents about 30 new paintings which explore the traces left by our ancestors, and the lead-miners who left behind the scars of their industry. (From Wed 8 until Sat 25 Nov)

Winter Show New work from all the gallery artists, available to purchase at an exteinsive range of prices. This will also run alongside a new solo exhibition by artist Kevin Sinnott. (From Thurs 30 Nov until Fri 22 Dec)

Mission Gallery

Gloucester Place, Swansea. Tue-Sun 11am-5pm. Free. 01792 652016 / www.missiongallery.co.uk

Doug Ashford ‘Bunker 2’ Brooklyn-based artist Ashford’s first solo exhibition in Wales, in partnership with Swansea International Festival. (Until Sat 11 Nov)

AJ Stockwell Work in the […] space featuring a video on the reconstruction of the Fadic Rock, reversing the process of geologic decomposition to reform the rock as a solid artefact. (Until Sun 12 Nov)

Living//Byw An exhibition of “textiles that tell a story” featuring Sian O’Doherty, Katie Victoria Davies, Llio James, Swag & Tassel and more. (From Sat 18 Nov until Sun 31 Dec)

Surface Pattern Design Maker In Focus show featuring functional and non-functional design objects, stationery, printmaking, fashion and interior related products to display and sell at this gallery. (From Sat 18 Nov until Sun 7 Jan)

National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. Free except where noted. 029 2057 3500 / www.museumwales.ac.uk/cardiff

Dinosaur Babies Family-friendly exhibition bringing together some of the world’s most amazing finds of dinosaur eggs and embryos. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

Bacon To Doig: Modern Masterpieces From A Private Collection The collection in question belonging to Ian and Mercedes Stoutzker. and featuring two Francis Bacon paintings as well as works by Lucian Freud, Frank Auerbach, Barbara Hepworth, Henry Moore and Grayson Perry among others. It’s on loan here for nearly a year, as well. (Until Wed 31 Jan)

Swaps: Photographs From The David Hurn Collection The first exhibition in a new photography-focused gallery here in the Museum features some highlights from the career of esteemed Welsh documentary snapper Hurn. See Upfront for more. (Until Sun 11 Mar)

Who Decides? Long-term exhibition from the collections of the Museum and the Derek Williams Trust, curated by service users from The Wallich homelessness charity. This detail seeks to highlight issues around curation and the narrow demographic of those usually involved in it. (Until Sun 2 Sept)

National Waterfront Museum

Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea. Daily 10am-5pm. Free. 01792 638950.

Ignacio Acosta ‘Chile And Swansea – A Journey Of Copper’ An artistic exploration of links between Chile and Swansea through the circulation of copper ore in the 19th century. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

Generation Games Play your way through the history of home computer games consoles, following developments in the technology, the programming industry and entertainment in the home. (Throughout November)

Our Abertawe Exhibition exploring 250 years of diverse communities that have settled in Swansea. (From Sat 4 Nov until Sun 31 Dec)

Newport Museum & Art Gallery

John Frost Square, Newport.Tue-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 9.30am-4pm. Free. 01633 656656 / museum@newport.gov.uk

The Newport College Of Art Paintings and sculptures from the collections of this gallery which were created by artists associated with the Art College. (Until Sat 23 Dec)

Norwegian Church Arts Centre

Harbour Drive, Cardiff Bay. Daily 11am-4pm. Free. 029 2087 7959 / www.norwegianchurchcardiff.com

Kevin Strong Mixed media work by a Cardiff-based artist. (Until Sun 5 Nov)

The Cardiff Print & Art Fair Original prints and artworks for sale, including Joseph Herman, Barry Flanagan, Henry Moore, Rebecca Horn and many more contemporary Welsh and international artists. (From Mon 6 until Sun 12 Nov)

Off The Wall

The Old Probate Registry, Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff. Tue-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Free. 029 2055 4469 / art@galleryoffthewall.com

Sarah Jane Brown ‘The Momentum Of Colour’ Contemporary landscape artist who lives in the heart of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and specialised in Fine Art Painting at the West Wales School Of The Arts. (From Sat 11 Nov until Tue 5 Dec)

Oriel Canfas

Glamorgan Street, Canton, Cardiff. Tue-Fri 1-4.30pm, Sat 10.30am-4.30pm. 029 2066 6455 / www.orielcanfas.co.uk

Chris Griffin Welsh painter working on his latest project in the gallery. All his source material and a comprehensive display of paintings that have led up to his current work will be on display. (Until Sat 11 Nov)

Oriel Cric

Beaufort Street, Crickhowell. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-1pm. Free. 01873 813669.

The Picturemakers Work by a mid-Wales-based artists’ collective. (Until Mon 13 Nov)

Oriel Davies

The Park, Newtown, Powys. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm. Free. 01686 625041 / enquiries@orieldavies.org

Louise Bristow ‘Re-Enactment’ Brighton-based artist, joint prizewinner at the Oriel Davies Open 2016, presents a major body of new and recent work in her first exhibition in Wales. (Until Sat 2 Dec)

Neasa Terry Resident here as part of the Litmus development programme, Terry will explore ideas relating to recorded sound, the human body, mechanical reproduction and technology through a series of live performances. I like the sound of this (no pun intended folks!!). (Until Sat 2 Dec)

The Kitchen A creative pop-up space where art, performance, craft and film will be made, shared and inspired. (Until Sun 27 Jan)

Oriel Mwldan

Bath House Rd, Cardigan. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. Free. 01239 621200 / helena@mwldan.co.uk

Jonathan Anderson ‘Pylon Totems’ Inspired by the hundreds of electricity pylons across Wales, Anderson covers these sculptural works in rags and bitumen, alluding to crucifixes, Asian Buddhist statues and South American and African voodoo dolls.They look gnarly! I like. (Until Sun 26 Nov)

Oriel Myrddin

Church Lane, Carmarthen. 01267 222775 / www.orielmyrddingallery.co.uk

Makers Market 2017 Featuring carefully selected ceramics, textiles, clothing, wood and leather as well as small local food producers. (Until Sat 30 Dec)

Oriel Q

The Queens Hall, High Street, Narberth. Wed-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01834 869454 / www.orielqueenshallgallery.org.uk

Ainsley Hillard ‘Textures Of Light’ Tapestries, jacquard weavings and embroidery exploring ‘light’s texture’ through the transfiguring of two-dimensional images into three-dimensional woven structures. Oricl Fach: Sian Lewis’ Threshold (drawing, painting, sculpture and video). (Until Sat 18 Nov)

Winter Open Annual show allowing new and emerging artists a chance to exhibit, plus the opportunity to buy more accessible works. (From Sat 25 Nov until Sat 23 Dec)

Penarth Pier Pavilion

The Esplanade, Penarth. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 029 2071 2100 / info@penarthpavilion.co.uk

Sam Johnson & Sheridan Ward New paintings. (From Fri 10 until Sun 12 Nov)

Pontypridd Museum

Bridge Street, Pontypridd. Mon-Sat 10am-4.30pm. Free. 01443 490748 / www.pontypriddmuseum.cymru

Pontypridd Rugby Club Objects and photos from another Pontypridd institution, tracing the highs and lows of the club. (Until Fri 22 Dec)

Redhouse

Old Town Hall, High Street, Merthyr Tydfil. Free. 01685 384111 / info@redhousecymru.com

Jo Headington Abstract painting and collage work. (Until Tue 21 Nov)

Jason Williams Exhibition of figurative paintings. (From Sat 25 Nov until Sat 6 Jan)

The Sho Gallery

Upstairs, The Castle Emporium, Womanby Street, Cardiff. Free. www.thesho.co.uk

The F Word Local artists pay homage to 100 years of fashion history via photography, illustration and original garments. Curated by Tailor Green. (Until Sat 11 Nov)

Spit And Sawdust

Unit B, Rhymney River Bridge Road, Cardiff. Free. 029 2049 4741 / www.spitandsawdust.co.uk/

Gweni Llwyd & Carlota Nóbrega ‘Fuzzy Bunny’ Llwyd’s work revolves around experiences of the everyday, the sensory and the absurd, using physical and digital encounters as starting points. Nóbrega explores concepts such as abjection, beauty and grotesque in relation to the body. (Until Sun 26 Nov)

Swansea Grand Theatre

Singleton St, Swansea. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01792 475715 / www.swanseagrand.co.uk

Tina Francis ‘The Changing Face Of Mining’ Paintings inspired by workers at an open cast mine in Tairgwaith. (Until Sat 11 Nov)

Inception Show of work from the Minitopian Art Gallery.(From Tue 4 Nov until Mon 4 Dec)

Lifelong Learning Exhibition Held in the White Room, details TBC.(From Tue 13 until Sat 18 Nov)

Tenby Museum & Art Gallery

Castle Hill, Tenby. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, £4/£3/£2 kids. 01834 842809 / www.tenbymuseum.org.uk

Lee Phillips This is the second phase of his Shed Project, which this Narberth-based artist launched in 2014 and saw him aiming to sketch each of the thousands of objects left in his late grandfather’s shed. (Until sat 11 Nov)

Theatr Hafren

Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm. Free. 01686 625007 / boxoffice@theatrhafren.co.uk

David Bannister Mid-Wales-based artist who graduated from Camberwell School Of Art in 1989 and is now an occupational therapist as well as a painter. His recent work in acrylic and mixed media is inspired by the Kerry Ridgeway, a track crossing the Wales-England border. (Until Sun 26 Nov)

Tower Gallery

49 High Street, Crickhowell. Wed-Sat 10am-5pm. Free. 01873 812495 / www.towergallery.co.uk

Robert Macdonald Paintings inspired by the life and legends of the Usk Valley, where Macdonald has lived for almost 30 years; he is also a chronicler of local events, and former artist in residence at the Brecon Jazz Festival. Also showing work by the Usk Valley Artists Co-operative. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

John Uzzell Edwards Retrospective exhibition. Also showing work by the Usk Valley Artists Co-operative. (From Wed 8 Nov until Sat 6 Jan)

Tower Gallery

Oriel Y Parc Landscape Gallery & Visitor Centre, The Grove, St Davids, Pembrokeshire. Free. 01437 720392 / info@orielyparc.co.uk

Sidney Nolan & Graham Sutherland ‘A Sense Of Place’ Joint show from two late artists, both important painters in their respective nations of Australia (Nolan, 1917-92) and England (Sutherland, 1903-80). (Until Sun 28 Jan)

Victoria Fearn Gallery

6B Heol y Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 9.30am-5.30pm, Sun 10am-3pm. Free. 029 2052 0884.

Christmas Exhibition Selected gifts handmade by some of Britain’s finest designers. (Until Sun 31 Dec)

The Welsh Quilt Centre

Town Hall, Lampeter. Tue-Sat 11am-4.30pm. Free. 01570422088 / www.welshquilts.com

As Good As It Gets A celebration of Welsh quilts made by quilters from the south Wales valleys especially for a luxury market, including aristocracy and distinguished hotels, from 1921 to 1939 during a time of economic hardship. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Workers Gallery

99 Ynyshir Road, Ynyshir, Rhondda Cynon Taff. Thurs-Sat 10am-5pm or by appointment. Free. 01443 682024 / wood4tt@gmail.com

Local Exposure Photography by local artists and/or inspired by the local area. Guest curator Dale Poole of HuwDale Photography. (Until Sat 4 Nov)

Winter Woodland Group exhibition of art and design set within a ‘woodland installation’. (From Thurs 9 Nov until Sat 23 Dec)

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