Gabrielle Kruger

Gabrielle Kruger, Night Shadows #4, 2023, Acrylic on canvas on wood, lacquer, 130 x 100 cm

Exhibition view, 2023 courtesy the artist and  Galerie EIGEN + ART.

Gabrielle Kruger, Aquatic Series no. 4, 2023, Acrylic on board, Diptych, 60 x 42,5 cm each

Gabrielle Kruger, Red Reef I, 2022, Acrylic on board, 85 x 65 x 4 cm.


Gabrielle Kruger

born 1993 in Cape Town (ZAF)
lives and works in Cape Town (ZAF)

2018 Masters of Fine Art (with distinction), Michaelis School of Fine Art, The University of Cape Town (ZAF)
2015 Bachelors of Fine Art (cum laude), Visual Art Department, University of Stellenbosch (ZAF)


Scholarships/Awards (selection)

2018 Certificate of Excellence from the 33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, New York (USA)
2018 Artist in residence at Nirox Sculpture Park Cradle of Humakind, Johannesburg (ZAF

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2020 For Paint to Dry, Smac Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa
2019 Gucci of Eden, Performance of Wearable Paintings, Gallery of Performing Art, Sternberg, South Africa
Overgrowth, Martha Moriarty Art Window, Madrid, Spain

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2023  Mixed Media, Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig (DE)
2021 Space and Place, Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig (DE)
Investec Cape Town Art Fair with Smac Gallery, Cape Town International Convention Centre (ZAF)
202 Matereality, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town (ZAF)
Collaborative Exhibition with Marlene Steyn, Lychee One, London (UK)
2019 arteBOTANICA,Performance, Nirox Sculpture Park, Cradle of Humankind, Johannesburg (ZAF)
The Female Line, SMAC Gallery, Cape Town (ZAF)
Unresolved Categories, Gallery MOMO, Cape Town (ZAF)
What Do Painters Do All Day, BKHZ Studio, Johannesburg (ZAF)
2018 Garden Smoothie, Smac Gallery, Stellenbosch (ZAF)
The 33rd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition, Agora Gallery, New York (USA)
Intersection, a group exhibition including works by Gabriel Choto, Gabrielle Kruger and Neo Matloga, Tyburn Gallery, London (United Kingdom)
2017 SS17 Group Exhibtion, Gallery Momo, Cape Town (ZAF)
Lady Bush, Cavalli Gallery, Cavalli Wine and Stud Farm, Somerset West (ZAF)
Between t[here] and then here and there,  Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town (ZAF)