Springfield Republican

Colors balance for artist-business owner

“Her medium is textiles and paint, which she fashions into triangle-shaped pieces that suggest forest colors and her interest in art from West Africa and the Amazon Basin.  Kruger’s interest in textiles grows out of her training as a textile designer at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.”

APRIL 20, 2003

Amherst Bulletin

Leave your analytical side by the door

“From a distance, the works created by Amherst textiles artist Deborah Kruger seem to blend together in their similar shapes, sizes and color schemes. Yet up close, they display details and patterns as if there were a conversation occurring amount the pieces”

MARCH 21, 2003

Sunday Republican

Creative side drives businesswoman, artist

“Business, especially medical billing, is all about attention to detail and solving problems. The same goes for art.”

FEBRUARY 17, 2007

2019 Beyond the Surface

About: This exhibition will be held in conjunction with the Surface Design Association Conference and features the work of SDA members. It was curated by Jo Stealey of the University of Missouri and Jim Arendt of Coastal Carolina University.

Dates: September 20, 2019 – October 23, 2019

Location: St. Louis Artists’ Guild, 12 Jackson Avenue, Clayton, MO 63105

Opening Reception: October 3, 2019

More information:  www.stlouisartistsguild.org or call 314-727-6266


2020 Materiality / Process

About: This exhibition features the work of five North Carolina artists whose work addresses issues related to materiality and process. Deborah Kruger will be joined by Gibby Waitzkin, Reni Gower, Jackie MacLeod and Holden Richards.

Dates:November 8, 2019 – January 3, 2020

Material/Process Exhibition

In November and December, the Durham Arts Council is presenting an exhibition titled Material/Process that includes five of my recent pieces. The other artists are Gibby Waitzkin, Holden Richards, Reni Gower and Jackie MacLeod. Rather than choosing a theme like Climate Change to unite the show, the Director, Susan Tierney, organized the show by including artists for whom process is a central part of their art practice.

My New Merch Project

Designing Merchandise using my Art. Even though I am enjoying a lot of visibility these days (I was in five exhibitions this year!) sales are slow and like most artists, I need a steady revenue stream to support my habit. 

2020 -2021 MACO

About: The Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico City is presenting their prestigious Bienal. The touring show will begin at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (MACO). 51 artists were accepted to the exhibition and my piece, Abandon has been chosen. There will be three winners whose work will be added to the permanent collection of the Tamayo Museum, which is the final stop of the show in 2021.  Additional venues will be announced as Covid restrictions are lifted.

Dates: October 23, 2020 – June 1, 2021

Location: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca (MACO)

Calle Macedonio Alcalá 202, RUTA INDEPENDENCIA, Centro, 68000 Oaxaca de Juárez, Oaxaca, MEXICO

Hours: Wednesday – Monday 10:30am – 7:45pm

Opening Reception: Thursday October 23, 2020

More information: https://museomaco.org/

A Day at the Milwaukee Art Museum

One of the fun things about exploring new cities is seeing their art museums. We had one day in wonderful Milwaukee where we sampled their best coffee, the Domes at Mitchell Park, the Harley Davidson Museum and the architecturally amazing Milwaukee Art Museum.