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 freelancing photographer for 3 years, venturing in commercial and fine art photography. Thoka identifies as a Feminist which has managed to manifest itself into her first fine art body of work It is […]

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. […]

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, […]

Robyn Penn

Robyn Penn was born in Pretoria, South Africa, and currently lives and works in Johannesburg as a fine artist, an art teacher and a printmaker. Penn’s prolific printmaking career started in August 2011, when she began collaborating with David Krut Workshop (DKW) on a series of monotypes and gave a lecture to the DKW team […]

Senzo Shabangu

Senzo Shabangu began working on monotypes at the David Krut Workshop (DKW) at Arts on Main with printer Jillian Ross in 2010. His monotypes explored themes of urban living and human nature. Shabangu moved on to making linocuts in 2011 at DKW Arts on Main and into the DK Workshop on Jan Smuts Avenue in […]

Sandile Zulu

Zulu studied art at the Rorkes Drift Art School, Technikon Natal, and the University of the Witwatersrand and has exhibited his work since the early nineties. In July 2005 he had his first international solo show at the October Gallery, London. Zulu has exhibited extensively in South Africa, as well as in the United States, […]

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 […]

Jessica Webster

Jessica Webster was born in Johannesburg in 1981 and grew up near the mines of Durban Deep in Roodepoort, before relocating to Benoni. Webster obtained her BA degree in Fine Arts from the Michaelis School of Art at the University of Cape Town, where she was awarded the Judy Stein Painting Award in 2005. The […]