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Aberystwyth Arts Centre

University Of Wales, Aberystwyth. Free. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. 01970 621903 /

*Stitched Voices Arpilleras, wall hangings, quilts and memorabilia from the international Conflict Textiles collection; Mexican handkerchiefs produced by the Embroidering For Peace movement and a collection of Welsh quilts and banners made by local artists and activists. (Until Sat 13 May)

James Morris ‘For The People’ Photographs of James Morris which capture new buildings or renovations that were recognised by architectural juries in Wales in 2016. (Until Sat 20 May)

Stephen Bailey ‘Walking The Dog’ Photographs taken along the Ceredigion coastal path between Poppit Sands and Ynyslas. (Until Wed 24 May)


Albany Gallery

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

Gwyn Roberts Solo exhibition portraying dramatic mountains and coastlines. (Until Sat 8 Apr)

David Tress Highly regarded British artist noted for his inventive landscapes and represented internationally by Messum’s Ltd, London. (From Thurs 13 Apr until Sat 6 May)


Andrew Lamont Gallery (Theatr Brycheiniog)

Canal Wharf, Brecon. Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Free. 01874 611622 / /

Gigi Jones Painter based between France and the Rhymney Valley, who has been capturing the south Wales landscapes for more than 30 years. (From Fri 7 until Sun 30 Apr)



Queens Arcade, off Queen Street, Cardiff. Usually open Wed-Sat 12.30-5.30pm.

Sahar Saki ‘Have You Ever Worn A Stadium?’ Contemporary jewellery artist with a new collection inspired by the Principality Stadium. (Until Sat 15 Apr)

Rosanna Blatchford A residency exhibiton playing on ideas of display within collections, questioning the space an object is placed within and pushing the formalities of the museum display. (From Wed 18 Apr until Sat 6 May)


Art Central

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

Artur Conka & Billy Kerry ‘Gypsy Maker Project’ Installation of specially commissioned work, part of the Gypsy Maker project – an initiative that supports the development of innovative works by established and emerging Gypsy, Roma and Traveller artists. (Until Sat 29 Apr)


Attic Gallery

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

Three Viewpoints Landscape paintings by Jacob Buckland, Peter Cronin and Michael Howard. Presumably not that Michael Howard. (From Sat 8 until Sat 29 Apr)


Barker Gallery / Torfaen Gallery

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

See You In The Park In August Images of the award-winning Pontypool Park from the museum and private collection. Plus local artists work for sale. (Until Sun 15 Oct)


Bay Art

54 B/C Bute Street, Cardiff Bay. Free. 029 2065 0016 /

Terry Setch Welsh painter who’s worked since the 1980s, often in this very gallery and generally in the Bay area. See Art. (Until Fri 28 Apr)


Boundary Art

3 Sovereign Quay, Havannah Street, Cardiff. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm. 029 2048 9869 /

Birth-Rebirth Second anniversary show for this gallery, which is aiming to “reinvent, reimagine and reflect the past and look forward to embracing change to create a new way for the future.” (Throughout April)


Cardiff School Of Art & Design

Cardiff Metropolitan University, Western Avenue, Cardiff. Free.

*Jane Simpson ‘A Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing’ Conceptual sculptor whose work often uses antiques or old pieces of technology, re/decontextualised (eg the image CSAD are using on their flyer, a sewing machine covered in frost like the inside of a freezer). (From Mon 3 until Fri 28 Apr)


Cardiff Story

The Hayes, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm. Free. 029 2034 6214 /

Tiger Bay Brawlers Exhibition offering an introduction to Cardiff’s first and most successful roller derby team. (Until Sun 28 May)

From Wembley To Wales: Celebrating Cardiff City’s 1927 FA Cup Victory Discover the stories behind the objects at this rare opportunity to see original artefacts from Cardiff City’s 1927 FA Cup match. (Until Mon 4 Sept)


Chapter Gallery

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

These Rotten Words Via photography, painting, sculpture, sound and moving image works, the artists featured here – Rebecca Ackroyd, David Austen, Johann Arens, Anna Barham, Marie-Michelle Deschamps, Foundation Press, Anneke Kampman, Joanna Piotrowska and Devlin Shea – focus on the physicality of textual, gestural and vocal forms of communication. (Until Sun 11 June)


Craft In The Bay

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

SuperBowls: Interpretations Of An Ageless Design Curator, Geoffrey Swindell has invited 13 UK artists working in clay – Natalia Dias, Vilas Silverton, Rachel Foxwell, Ian Rylatt, David Burnham Smith, Peter Wills, Zoe Hillyard, Paul Taylor, Caroline Taylor, Duncan Ayscough, Sean Gordon, Ashraf Hanna and Sue Hanna, plus Swindell himself – to create bowl-like art pieces. (Until Sun 7 May)


Dylan Thomas Centre

Somerset Place, Swansea. Daily 10am-4pm. Free. 01792 463980 / /

Love The Words Ongoing, permanent exhibition dedicated to Dylan Thomas, with lots of interactive features and voiceovers from people including Prince Charles and Richard Burton.


Elysium Gallery

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

Helen Dennis ‘Ephemeral Coast’ See Art for more on this Brooklyn-based artist’s exhibition, the result of her residency at fellow Swansea gallery Mission in February 2016. (From Fri 7 Apr until Sat 6 May)



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

Kanu’s Gandhi UK premiere of a new exhibition featuring rare, intimate photographs of Mahatma Gandhi by his grandnephew and personal chronicler, Kanu Gandhi. (Until Sat 15 Apr)


Fountain Fine Art

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

Sarah Hopkins Printmaker Hopkins explores the how the natural carving and cultivating of rural landscape is echoed in the patterns of urban and industrial spaces. (Until Fri 21 Apr)


Futures Gallery / Oriel Gallery

Pierhead Building / Senedd, Cardiff Bay. Daily 10.30am-4pm. Free. 0845 0105500 /

Dorothy Russell ‘Textiles In Transition’ Stitched textile/quilt work that aims to blur the lines between quilting for practical purposes and for craft. (Until Fri 21 Apr)

Journeys New work by Gustavius Payne, Heather Eastes and Alan Salisbury, all of which relates or can be linked to each artist’s time spent studying abroad. (From Sun 2 until Thurs 20 Apr)

Porthcawl’s Secret Tragedy An exhibition telling the story of the Liberty ship SS Samtampa and the Mumbles lifeboat, Edward Prince Of Wales disaster that happened on 23 Apr 1947. (From Mon 24 Apr until Mon 8 May)

Vale Photographic Club Annual show featuring a wide ranging selection of photographs by members of this club. (From Mon 24 Apr until Fri 19 May)


Y Galeri, Caerffili

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

Mark Youd ‘Universally Human’ For this show, Mark experiments with etching and is inspired by his latest model Anna Storey. (Until Sat 8 Apr)

Christine Gittins ‘Fire, Earth & Sky’ New pottery work inspired by the landscape after devastating fires, the burnt land and the sunsets as result of the smoke-filled atmosphere. (From Tue 11 Apr until Sat 13 May)


The Gate

Keppoch Street, Roath, Cardiff. Mon-Sat 10am-9pm. Free. 029 2048 3344 /

South Wales Art Society Varied exhibition of different members works from this 130-year-old group, made up o both professionals and amateurs and who meet fortnightly. (From Wed 12 Apr until Fri 5 May)


The Gate / Y Gat

Pentre Road, St Clears, Carmarthenshire. Mon-Fri 9am-4pm, Sat 9am-3pm. Free. 01994 232726 /

Botanics Members of Carmarthen Artists’ Network present a mixed media show based on the early stages of their joint project with the National Botanic Garden Of Wales. The works interpret the themes emerging from Garden’s Regency Restoration scheme. (From Tue 25 Apr until Sun 4 June)


Glynn Vivian Art Gallery

Alexandra Rd, Swansea. Tue-Sun 10am-5pm, Free. 01792 516900 /

The Moon And A Smile Responses to a period in the 1840s and 1850s, when Swansea – and in particular, the Dillwyn family circle – was at the centre of early experiments in photography worldwide. Greta Alfaro, Anna Fox, Astrid Kruse Jensen, Neeta Madahar & Melanie Rose, Sharon Morris, Sophy Rickett, Helen Sear and Patricia Ziad are the artists here. (Until Sun 23 Apr)

Philip Eglin Recipient of this year’s Wakelin Award, Eglin is a ceramic artist with an international reputation working with clay, and influences drawn from 16th century painting, English medieval pottery and the flat-backed figurative ornaments of Staffordshire. (Until Sun 9 Apr)


Grand Pavilion

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

Tim Wood Landscape photographs from someone who has been taking pictures of that type for over 20 years. (Until Sun 21 May)


IAP Fine Art

15 Church Street, Monmouth. Wed-Sat 11am-5pm. Free. 0844 5611833 /

Chris Gollon ‘Gimme Some Wine (After Eleanor McEvoy)’ A new series of 23 paintings by English artist Gollon, created in collaboration with Irish singer-songwriter McEvoy. This is the opening Monmouth show for this gallery, which deals in fine art and has relocated from London. (Until Sat 29 Apr)


King Street Gallery

33 King Street, Carmarthen. Free. 01267 220121 /

Rob Newell An exhibition of new work by landscape artist. (Until Wed 5 Apr)

Spring Show New and diverse work by the Gallery’s members. (Until Wed 3 May)

Group 56 A Chate Room exhibition of new work by 56 Group Wales’ members: painting, printmaking, sculpture, new media, performance, film, installation and found object sculpture. (From Fri 7 until Wed 26 Apr)


Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre

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

Selection From The LGAC Permanent Collection Small exhibition in the café, featuring work donated to the collection from the Contemporary Art Society Of Wales. (Until Sun 9 Apr)

Alison Lochhead ‘Abandonment And Migration’ Sculptural installation which alludes to the 65 million people across the globe who are currently fleeing their homes. (From Tue 4 Apr until Sat 27 May)

Micki Schloessingk ‘Earth, Fire And Salt’ Everyday, useable poettry from an artist/maker who created and developed Bridge Pottery in the small village of Cheriton on the Gower peninsula. (From Sat 8 Apr until Sat 27 May) Louise Hall Fragile, delicate hand built vessels, made from porcelain and with an ethereal and calming ambience. (From Sat 8 Apr until Sat 27 May)

Anne Morgan A collection of jewellery influenced by Morgan’s passion for the coastline, combining her own work and found objects. The pieces are often one-offs, and echo the land around the beaches. (From Sat 8 Apr until Sat 27 May)


Llygaid Fress / Fresh Eyes – Pop-Up Exhibition

28-30 Royal Arcade, Cardiff.

Llygaid Fress / Fresh Eyes Contemporary pop-up art exhibition featuring international emerging artists who have created work inspired by Wales. Moved at late notice from the Morgan Arcade, just FYI. (From Thurs 6 until Sun 9 Apr)


M.A.D.E. Gallery

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

Beyond Likeness Exhibition focusing on how artists’ approach to painting allows a subversion of the genre of portraiture. Work from Andreas Reuthi, Ellie Young, Jackie Morris, Cherry Pickles, Richard James and Nerea Martinez de Lecea. (From Thurs 6 until Sat 22 Apr)

Photoplastic An exhibition by 2nd year BA Photographic Practice from Bridgend College Arts Academy. (From Wed 26 until Sat 29 Apr)


Martin Tinney Gallery

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

25th Anniversary Exhibition Part I Work by Augustus John, Gwen John, James Dickson Innes, Sir Cedric Morris, David Jones, Evan Walters, Edward Moorland Lewis, Ceri Richards, John Piper, Evan Charlton, George Chapman, Merlyn Evans, Jack Jones, Josef Herman, Sir Kyffin Williams, John Elwyn, Ernest Zobole, Gwilym Prichard, Evelyn Williams, Peter Prendergast and John Knapp Fisher – all of which have been sold by the gallery in its 25 years open. (From Thurs 6 Apr until Sat 6 May)


Mission Gallery

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

Annie Thibault & Gemma Copp ‘Situation/Material/Ocean’ Copp, a Welsh artist whose work is animated by the coast of Swansea, and Thibault, a Canadian who engages with the biology of aquatic life, present studies that explore the perception and sensibility of coastal materiality. (From Sat 8 Apr until Sun 4 June)

Ann Jordan ‘Strata’ Fine artist who creates site specific works often related to either the urban or rural landscapes, Strata is made from naturally coloured Welsh sheep fleeces and represents the fragility of our coastline. (From Tue 4 Apr until Sun 21 May)

Adele Vye Work in the  space from an artist awarded the John Brookes Memorial Prize for Fine Art in 2005 and Welsh Artist Of The Year for Time-Based Media in 2009.. (From Tue 4 Apr until Sun 21 May)


National Museum Cardiff

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

Nature’s Song: Chinese Bird And Flower Paintings On show in the UK for the first time, this show reveals the development of this art form in China from the late Ming dynasty at the end of the 16th century to recent decades. (Until Sun 23 Apr)

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)

Gillian Ayres Celebratory exhibition for one of Britain’s best known abstract artists. See Art. (From Sat 8 Apr until Sun 3 Sept)


National Waterfront Museum

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

Joe Murphy ‘Ebbw Vale Steel Works’ photographs showing an historic episode within what was once a major industry in Wales. (Until Sun 2 Apr)

Hope In The Great War New exhibition telling the wartime story of six heroic lifeboat rescues through family-friendly, interactive displays. (Until Sun 23 Apr)

Waste Not! Want Not! Recycled objects, many of them ingenious as well as practical, made both throughout the ages and cross the world. (Until Mon 1 May)


Newport Museum & Art Gallery

John Frost Square, Newport.Tue-Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat 9.30am-4pm. Free. 01633 656656 /

Images From The Stone A selection of prints chosen from a group of lithographs acquired by Newport Museum from London’s Redfern Gallery in 1953. (Until Sat 3 June)


Norwegian Church Arts Centre

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

Julian Culley ‘A Brush With The Valleys’ New work painted in black Chinese ink and influence variously by Turner, American abstract expressionism and Zen calligraphy. (From Mon 24 Apr until Sun 7 May)


Oriel Davies

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

Kelly Best ‘Vanishing Point’ Cardiff artist’s debut exhibition proper, working in mixed media and forging interconnections between sculpture, painting and drawing in order to consider site, space and surface. (Until Wed 10 May)

Rory Duckhouse ‘Instructions For Imagined Spaces’ Duckhouse, also from Cardiff, presents a series of instructional guides, which riff on the general idea of visiting an art gallery, and play on the attendee’s previous experience of such. (Until Wed 10 May)


Oriel Joanna Field

Torch Theatre, St. Peter’s Road, Milford Haven. Free. 01646 695267 /

Tom Learmonth Photographs by a professional snapper (since the 1980s) who currently lives in Milford Haven. For the artistic side of his pursuit, he is chiefly focused on landscapes and seascapes. (From Mon 3 until Sat 29 Apr)


Oriel Mwldan

Bath House Rd, Cardigan. Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. Free. 01239 621200 /

Cardigan Art Society Original paintings, prints and drawings in this society’s popular annual group exhibition. (Until Sun 23 Apr)


Oriel Myrddin

Church Lane, Carmarthen. 01267 222775 /

David Jones ‘Angels On Washing Lines’ Sculptures, installations and linocuts inspired by folk art, outsider art, illustration and commercial art. See the Art previews. (Until Sat 13 May)


Oriel Q

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

Mary Lloyd Jones Work by the main gallery and Oriel Fach. Stairs: TBC. Main gallery 3D area: assorted ceramics and jewellery by students and well-known artists. (Until Sat 13 May)


Oriel Y Bont

University Of South Wales, Pontypridd. Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5.30pm, Fri 8.30am-5pm. Free. 01443 480480 /

Coal Society Exhibition examining aspects of the south Wales coalfield, including the work of artists ranging from painters Jack Crabtree and Ernest Zobole to photographers Levi Ladd and I C Rapoport. Part of a collaboration with Wolfson College, Cambridge. (Until Thurs 13 Apr)


Pontypridd Museum

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

Pop-Up Ponty Fifteen micro pop-up museums inside the non-popping museum, the work of 15 students from the University Of South Wales: Helena Allen, Susan Akins, Katie Thomas, Jasmine Venables, Kirsty Smith, Lucy Bateman, Laura Honeybun, Samuel Caradog Davies, Christopher Hopkins, Tanya-Marie Gillett, Jasmine Evans,  Jordan Sallis, Kira Corns, Melissa Welch and Ffion Wilding. (Until Thurs 27 Apr)



Old Town Hall, High Street, Merthyr Tydfil. Free. 01685 384111 /

Robert Alwyn Hughes ‘returntotheABSTRACT’ new exhibition of large abstract paintings from a Welsh artist in his 80s. It’s influenced by childhood memories, with numerous references to Welsh landscape and culture. (Until Sat 15 Apr)


Swansea Grand Theatre

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

Photographing Antiquity Showing in conjunction with the Egypt Centre. (From Tue 21 Mar until Fri 7 Apr)

Wilf Box ‘New Perspectives’ Photographic work. (From Tue 11 until Fri 28 Apr)


Taliesin Arts Centre

Singleton Park, Swansea. Mon-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 12pm-6pm and performance evenings 6pm-8.15pm. Free. 01792 295526 /

Roxanne Walchester ‘Through The Park To The Beach’ photographic exhibition celebrating Swansea landmarks Brynmill Park, Singleton and the sea. (Until Fri 21 Apr)

Dorian Spencer Davies New show by Pembrokeshire painter, revealing many aspects of his work and styles and his new semi aspect acrylics inspired by the Gower. (From Fri 7 Apr until Sat 20 May)

Noah Loo Original images in pencil and ink by a nine-year-old artist who started to draw age five. Looks quite fun actually. (From Fri 21 Apr until Wed 31 May)


Tenby Museum & Art Gallery

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

Linda Thompson ‘Tenby Enchanted’ / Bill Thompson ‘It’s All Subjective’ Details TBC. I’m assuming this is a husband and wife duo but I could be wrong! Very easily! (Until Sun 7 May)


Theatr Hafren

Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm. Free. 01686 625007 /

Elfyn Roberts Multi-discipline artist with skills in drawing and painting, printmaking, Raku ceramics and sculpting in foundry cast bronze. (Until Wed 31 May)


Tower Gallery

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

Sue Hiley Harris An exhibition of weaving, collage and drawing by guest artist Harris. Also showing work by all members of the Usk Valley Artists’ Co-operative. (Until Sat 6 May)


Tower Gallery

Oriel Y Parc Landscape Gallery & Visitor Centre, The Grove, St Davids, Pembrokeshire. Free. 01437 720392 /

Annie Coombs Jewellery. (Until Wed 31 May) Enchanted Landscapes: Pembrokeshire In Myth And Legend More or less self-explanatory collection of artwork from Amgueddfa Cymru collections. (From Sat 8 Apr until Sun 17 Sept)

Ray Burnell Landscape paintings. (From Sat 22 Apr until Wed 31 May)

Christopher Baker Landscape paintings, this time located in the Artist In Residence tower. (From Sat 22 Apr until Sat 3 June)


Treberfydd House

Llangasty Tal-y-llyn, Brecon. Daily 1-6pm. 001874 730205 /

Meg Stevens ‘Encountering Beauty’ The first in a series of retrospective exhibitions of landscape paintings, celebrating the beauty of wild plants and flowers. (From Tue 18 Apr until Mon 1 May)


Velindre Hospital

Whitchurch, Cardiff. Open 24/7. Free. 029 2075 2251.

South Wales Art Society – Permanent Rolling Exhibition Members’ works are available to view in the corridors and restaurant of the hospital at any given time. 20% of all sales go to the hospital.


Victoria Fearn Gallery

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

Spring Is Here A mixed exhibition featuring gallery artists with a ‘spring’ theme. (Until Sat 20 May)


The Welsh Quilt Centre

Town Hall, Lampeter. Tue-Sat 11am-4.30pm. Free. 01570 422088 /

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 /

Tobbe Malm ‘Bolt Poetry’ Metallic art from a Scandinavian blacksmith. (Until Sat 15 Apr)

Working Out Group exhibition of new and recent 2D and 3D artwork and work in progress from the represented artists of this gallery. (Until Sat 15 Apr)

Headmost Another group show, this time by artists based in the UK who have never before shown at the Workers Gallery. (From Thurs 20 Apr until Sat 20 May)

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