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City Gallery, Long Row, Nottingham: Jenna Michelle Pink with Bodhi Arts – An exhibition of abstract works exploring the human condition and the organic world through mark making. Until March 2.

New Art Exchange, Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham: Images from Rawiya – photography by an all-female group of photographers from Middle Eastern countries. Until April 20. And: In Conflict – Reflections on the Constant War in Iraq: drawings, paintings and prints by Satta Hashem exploring the human impact of the on-going conflict in his native Iraq. Until February 28.

Nottingham Contemporary: Piero Gilardi and John Newling: two shows by artists who “encourage us to consider how art can be a means of rethinking and changing society and our relations with the natural environment”. Until April 7.

Nottingham Society of Artists, Friar Lane: Ten contemporary artists. March 3-6.

Rainbow Gallery, Durban House Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood: Images from 5 Continents by Alan Clayden. Until April 21.

Surface Gallery, Southwell Road, Nottingham: The Community…that never comes. “A durational performance piece generated by Effy Harle, with the collective effort of participants including – among other NTU Fine Art students – Beth Kettel and Chris Evitts.” Until March 2

Trade Gallery, One Thoresby Street, Nottingham: Stuart Sherman – Spectacles (1975-89). New retrospective of work by this performance artist and film-maker. March 2-11.

Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk