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

Collaboration History Williams began his relationship with David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2012 with the production of a series of monotypes under the guidance of Master Printer Jillian Ross. This initial encounter opened up opportunities to experiment with other forms of the printmaking processes at DKW in 2013 and 2014, like the etching process. In […]

Lynda Ballen

Collaboration History Lynda Ballen’s first solo exhibition with David Krut Projects (DKP) took place in 2012 and was titled Concerning Preciousness, for which she looked at metals and gems as capital. In 2016, Ballen had her second solo exhibition DE DIVITIIS (“regarding riches”) at DKP, continuing her engagement with the wealth yielded from earth. Ballen has […]

William Kentridge

Collaboration History William Kentridge first started collaborating with David Krut in 1992, with the latter publishing Kentridge editions in South Africa. At that time, he also invited Kentridge to work with Jack Shirreff at 107 Workshop in Wiltshire, UK. Subsequently, Krut published many of the resulting prints (like the General, the HMV set and the […]

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

Collaboration History Senzo Shabangu began working on monotypes at the David Krut Workshop (DKW) with matser 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 as an artist in residence in preparation for his solo exhibition, Naked Pressure, which was […]

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

Collaboration History Stephen Hobbs had his debut show with David Krut Projects (DKP) in 2010, titled Fool’s Gold. In 2013, he had his second solo exhibition with DKP, titled Be Careful in the Working Radius, which was accompanied by an extensive exhibition catalogue. Even a pop-up book was produced. Two years later, in 2015, he […]

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 […]

Alexandra Ross

Alexandra Ross began her art career as a painter in 2004. In 2007, while she was completing her Masters degree at the University of the Witwatersrand, she won the Brait-Everard Read Art Award, which resulted in her first solo show, Viewpoint. In the same year, she was invited to do a four-month artist’s residency at […]

Richard Penn

Richard Penn started working at DKW in 2010 on a series of monotypes. Using nature magazines and images captured by the Hubble Telescope as his references, he immersed himself in exploring the simultaneity of macroscopic and microscopic scale in his artworks. Looking at the of scale and distance on a single sheet of paper, Penn illustrated how within a […]

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 […]

Maja Maljević

Collaboration History Maja Maljević first collaborated with David Krut Workshop (DKW) in 2007. Since then, she has created several bodies of work with master printer Jillian Ross and her team at DKW. In 2009, she had her first solo exhibition at David Krut Projects (DKP) Johannesburg, called Into the Spine, displaying a group of paintings and […]

Diane Victor

Diane Victor Diane Victor and the David Krut Workshop (DKW) first collaborated in early 2008 on three large etchings and in 2009 Victor originated and editioned a series of drypoints at DKW called Birth of a Nation. These works were exhibited at David Krut Projects New York as well as a selection featuring at her show […]

Pat Mautloa

Collaboration History Kagiso Pat Mautloa collaborated with David Krut Workshop in 2008 on a drypoint etching titled Portrait.   Biography Kagiso Pat Mautloa was born in a rural community to the west of Johannesburg in 1952. Like many South African families who left the countryside in search of work and city life throughout the twentieth […]

Daniel Selibe

Collaboration History Selibe was involved in creating monotypes at David Krut Workshop (DKW) in July and August 2010 and was one of the six artists participating in the DKW Monotype Project exhibition in October 2010.   Biography Daniel “Stompie” Selibe was born in Soweto in 1974. He trained in art therapy at The Art Therapy […]

Bruce Backhouse

Backhouse is a full-time artist based in Johannesburg. He studied Fine Art at Rhodes University under Brian Bradshaw, from 1970 – 1971. He later worked as an art director and creative director at various advertising agencies in South Africa, for a period of 25 years. He was primarily involved in illustrating ad campaigns, magazine covers […]

Gail Behrmann

Behrmann studied Fine Art under Bill Ainslie at the Johannesburg Art Foundation. She combines painting with a career as a filmmaker, concentrating on research for feature films and documentaries. In recent years, she has worked on film installations for museums, which comfortably connects both of her worlds:  film and art. In recent years she has […]