Zhi Zulu

Zhi Zulu is a Gold craft Loerie award-winning illustrator from the beautiful city of Johannesburg. Zulu loves to tell stories through illustration and completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Visual Communication at the Open Window Institute. Zulu has worked previously as a graphic designer and illustrator and is the sole-owner of a freelance illustration studio called Zuluvisual. […]

Cyril Coetzee

The Cat Show

THE CAT SHOW | GROUP EXHIBITION  OPENING: 1 DECEMBER 2018 FROM 11AM TO 3PM  David Krut Projects is pleased to present a group exhibition of works by young and established artists in our end of year exhibition titled The Cat Show. Through a range of artistic disciplines from painting, sculpture, design, illustration and photography, The Cat Show embodies […]

Lebo Thoka

Lebo Thoka is a photography graduate from the Open Window Institute in Pretoria. Born and raised in Johannesburg, Thoka has been a freelance photographer for 3 years. Thoka is a self-identified feminist whose feminism lends itself to her first body of work; It is well: An Ode to Karabo. It is in this framework of feminist thought […]

Nina Torr

Nina Torr is an artist/illustrator based in Pretoria. After attaining her BFA from the Parsons School of Design in New York in 2010, Torr returned to South Africa, where she is currently working as an artist and participating in exhibitions, as well as teaching illustration at the Open Window School Institute. Nina’s illustrations have been […]

Lynda Ballen

Lynda Ballen was born in Johannesburg where she lives and works today as a fine artist. Ballen has also taught and mentored in arts institutions in South Africa, specifically the Johannesburg Art Foundation. Her first solo exhibition with David Krut Projects (DKP) was titled Concerning Preciousness (2012), for which she looked at metals and gems as capital. […]

William Kentridge

Also see WILLIAM KENTRIDGE (NOSE) and WILLIAM KENTRIDGE (UNIVERSAL ARCHIVE) William Kentridge (b.1955) is a multidisciplinary South African artist – a printmaker, a director of theatre and opera, a drawer and an animation filmmaker. One might call him a maverick of the arts for the unparalleled ways in which he combines old and new artistic mediums, […]

Deborah Bell

Deborah Bell is a leading painter, sculptor and printmaker in South Africa. Bell is a frequent collaborator at the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW), where she has produced a number of prints over the years. She has worked with Jack Shirreff in the UK and Phil Sanders, a master printer from New York. She has also […]

Stephen Hobbs

Stephen Hobbs was born and bred in Johannesburg where he lives and works today as a public artist (co-director of the public art consultancy, The Trinity Session) and dedicated printmaker. Hobbs had his debut show with David Krut Projects (DKP) in 2010, titled Fool’s Gold. Since then, he has had four solo exhibitions with DKP […]

Ryan Arenson

Ryan Arenson began studying Fine Art at the Johannesburg Art Foundation in 1989 and went on to complete his BAFA at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. Between 1996 and 1998 he participated in group exhibitions and had his first solo exhibition in 1998. In 1999, he was awarded first prize in the Absa […]

Pat Mautloa

Kagiso Pat Mautloa was born in a rural community to the west of Johannesburg. Like many South African families who left the countryside in search of work and city life throughout the twentieth century, the Mautloa family moved to Soweto and settled in Mofolo when Mautloa was two years old. He grew up in Soweto […]

Mischa Fritsch

Munich based, previously Cape Town based,  multi-media artist Mischa Fritsch has, to date, had two solo exhibitions with David Krut Projects, the first being held in Spring of 2010 as the first exhibition in the expanded gallery space. The second solo, Remote Projections, included sculptural, two-dimensional and video installations, and was shown at David Krut Projects (Cape […]

Claire Gavronsky

Claire Gavronsky received a Master of Fine Art in painting in 1981. She moved to Italy in 1985 and has since lived between Johannesburg, Cape Town and Florence. In Florence, Gavronsky established, with fellow artist Rosemarie Shakinovsky, an international artist’s residency workshop in Tuscany. After the success of these workshops she founded workshops in Cape […]

David Koloane

David Koloane looks with a lively and perceptive eye at the bustling urban environment that has shaped his works, with a particular focus on the complexities of the South African urban landscape. His work is often recurring and commonly depicts township scenes, dogs, cityscapes and jazz music. His work has been described as “a curious blend of […]

Kedibone Tabane

Kedibone Sarah Tabane was born in Soweto on 24th September, 1968. She matriculated in Lichtenburg and received art education at the Johannesburg Art Foundation from 1988 to 1992. In 1994 and 1995 she was a trainee curator for the Biennale. She has exhibited extensively locally since 1988 and recently participated in the Auction at the […]

Paul Stopforth

Multidisciplinary artist Paul Stopforth works in sculpture, drawing, painting, and printmaking. He was one of the first visual artists to confront the injus­tices of the apartheid system. Today, he continues to make art that is incisive in its social commentary and sophisticated in its conception and production.   Stopforth most recently collaborated with David Krut […]

Trasi Henen

Trasi Henen studied at the University of the Witwatersrand, where she received a BA Fine Arts Honours degree. In 2002 and 2003 she was awarded the Ashley Radmore Painter Prize at the University of the Witwatersrand and, in 2003, the Herbert Evans Painter Prize. Henen works in painting and mixed media. Her work takes the […]

Wilma Cruise

Wilma Cruise was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1945, three years before the Nationalist Apartheid government was elected to power. For the following forty-five years she lived under a regime that was predicated on the public identity of people. Hence, it is not surprising that the question of identity beyond the publicly conferred image […]