Available Works

Biography

Michal Kruger (b. 1994, South Africa) is a young South African painter whose works primarily look to create bold images with bright colours and heavy lines. He is heavily influenced by his childhood and the politics of his white Afrikaner heritage. Michal lives and works in Groningen, Netherlands.

Education

MFA, Frank Mohr Institute, 2018-2020

BFA, Academy of Fine Arts and Design Bratislava, 2013-2016

Press

2018, Michal Kruger, Young Space

2017, Fresh Meat: Michal Kruger, Between 10 and 5

Exhibitions

2019, The Way We Work, KINK, Drents Museum, Assen, Netherlands (Group)
2018, Delphian Open Call, Delphian Galley, London, UK (Group)
2018, ID, & DANGER, GEVAAR, INZIKO, Untitled Studios, Cape Town (Group)
2018, Day Zero, Chandler House, Cape Town, South Africa (Group)
2018, Untitled 6.99, Loop 99, Cape Town, South Africa (Group)
2018, Graduate Show, Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa (Group)
2018, Face to Face, Absolute Art Gallery, Stellenbosch, South Africa (Group)
2018, MUMBO JUMBO, Cubicle Series, (solo show), Circa Gallery Everard Reed, Cape Town, South Africa (Group)
2018, History Shistory, Molten Toffee Café, Cape Town, South Africa (Group)
2017, Touch: Emerging Young Painters, Turbine Art Festival, Johannesburg, South Africa (Group)
2017, Hour Exhibition, Chandler House, Cape Town, South Africa (Group)
2017, Nano 1.1, Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (Group)
2017, In with the New, Riebeek Kasteel Gallery, Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa (Group)
2017, Overwinter, Untitled Studio, Cape Town, South Africa (Group)
2016, Sasol New Signatures Top 100, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa (Group)
2016, Tjank, Rhodes Graduate Exhibition, Grahamstown, South Africa (Group)
2015, Rhodes Fine Art Undergraduate Show, Grahamstown Arts Festival, Rhodes Fine Art Department, South Africa (Group)
2014, Rhodes Fine Art Undergraduate Show, Grahamstown Arts Festival, Rhodes Fine Art Department, South Africa (Group)
2014, Sasol New Signatures Top 100, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria, South Africa (Group)
2013, Rhodes Fine Art Undergraduate Show, Grahamstown Arts Festival, Rhodes Fine Art Department, South Africa (Group)