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. […]

Dominick Pettersson

João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga

João Renato Orecchia Zúñiga is a Peruvian Italian Brooklyn-born Johannesburg based artist, composer and maker of physical and virtual “things” that play with reality by deconstructing it, shifting expectations of standard uses or purposes of objects and processes. Through experimentation and improvisation Orecchia explores sound’s connective capacities through both its physical properties and material preconscious […]

Sbongiseni Khulu

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 […]

Pebofatso Mokoena

Pebofatso Mokoena was born in Alberton in August 1993, 8 months before South Africa’s first democratic elections. He completed his high school career at Bracken High School in 2011 acquiring both a distinction in Visual Art and the Design School Art Trophy. In 2014 he completed his NDip (Visual Art) at the University of Johannesburg. Mokoena […]

Purnaa Deb

Born and raised in Kolkata, India: Johannesburg-based artist Puurna Deb received her Master of Fine Arts in 2012 with a specialty in Printmaking from Rabindra Bharati University, India. She was awarded a fellowship in 2014 and spent a year in the Printmaking department of National Lalit Kala Academy (by Government of India) whilst participating in […]

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 […]

Keneilwe Mokoena

Keneilwe Mokoena is a visual artist and curator from Pretoria, currently living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa. She received a National Diploma in Fine Arts from the Tshwane University of Technology. Her work has been exhibited in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town and Grahamstown. After receiving the Reinhold Cassirer Award in 2015 she was artist […]

Asuka Nirasawa

Asuka Nirasawa was born and raised in Osaka, Japan, Nirasawa studied painting and printmaking at Tokyo University of The Arts (2001-2005) . Nirasawa has long reveled in traveling between divergent worlds. Traveling to various nations has opened her creative mind into exploring notions of diversity and has been an immense source of inspiration for her paintings, drawings, […]

Rhett Martyn

For Johannesburg-based artist Rhett Martyn, “time itself is one of the most important ingredients when making art.” Because Martyn’s work is process-driven, he explains that “the initial subject matter of my artwork is less important than the transformation that takes place when working on the piece. The imprint of different thoughts, marks and ideas show […]

Claire Zinn

Claire Zinn was born in Johannesburg where she still lives and practices fine art while also working in a gallery. Zinn’s preferred printmaking medium is experimental monotypes. After printing an image, the artist uses a linocut tool to carve directly into the paper and layer hard-hitting, but beautifully executed, imagery, merging war scenes in Syria […]

Tegan Bristow

Tegan Bristow is an Interactive Media Artist and Lecturer at the Digital Arts Division of the Wits School of the Arts, in Johannesburg South Africa. Bristow work is either arts, technology or development orientated. South Africa and the rest of Africa are an up and coming site for the technology arts. So outside of lecturing […]

Beth Armstrong

Johannesburg sculptor Beth Armstrong works primarily with metal, exploring “lines in relation to lines in various densities and looseness”.  Known primarily as a sculptor whose works have featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions, Armstrong has also explored printmaking extensively, and collaborated with the David Krut Print Workshop on a series of monotypes in 2013. […]

Mongezi Ncaphayi

Mongezi Ncaphayi first collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2013 and was the recipient of the Gerard Sekoto Award at Absa L’Atelier Awards in the same year. His work explores politics, power, gender and social atrocities underpinned by a collective history of displacement from the homelands into urban spaces. Ncaphayi also tackles themes of […]

Vusi Khumalo

Vusi Khumalo was born in Balfour North, Gauteng in 1951. Having completed his basic education in Germiston, he spent 10 years working in various companies in South Africa. In 1986, whilst still working in Germiston, Khumalo felt impelled to leave South Africa, as a long standing member of the African National Congress, and so left […]

Quinten Edward Williams

Quinten Edward Williams attended the University of the Witwatersrand, from which he holds a Bachelors of Art in Fine Arts (2010) and a Masters Degree in Fine Arts (2014). He lives and works in Johannesburg and experiments with various media, including painting and print. Williams began his relationship with the David Krut Print Workshop (DKW) […]

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. […]