Deborah Kruger

Text & Textiles: Two-person show at the Shelley Heffler Gallery

On view through December 25, 2023 I met Shelley Heffler in 2016 when she won a free artist residency at 360 Xochi Quetzal, an artist and writers residency in Mexico that I directed (now under the leadership of Bethany Ann Putnam). We felt an instant bond and had a lot of overlaps in our lives […]

Invisible Matters: Kruger & Pribich Show in NYC

A project of ArteMorbida’s ‘Follow the Thread’ Invisible Matters is a duo exhibition with Deborah Kruger and Michael Pribich at Big Sky Studios in Chinatown/New York. The show is a part of the multi-location Follow the Thread celebration of contemporary textile art sponsored by ArteMobida, the Rome-based fiber magazine, and curated by Barbara Pavan. Kruger, […]

World of Threads Festival in Toronto, Canada

Deborah Kruger Represents Mexico The World of Threads Festival, curated by Dawne Rudman and Gareth Bate, opens October 12, 2023 and runs through December 17, 2023 at the Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Center in Oakville, Ontario, Canada, a suburb of Toronto. This well anticipated Festival features 426 artwork by 115 artists from 15 […]

Arte Morbida hosts gallery of Kruger’s Environmental Art

The premier Italian magazine…. Arte Morbida is the premier Italian magazine about contemporary art, especially textiles and fiber art and artists. The magazine also has an extensive on-line presence @artemorbida including calls for exhibitions and other opportunities. I was extremely fortunate to meet the magazine’s Editor, Barbara Parvan @barbarapavan469 when I was in Italy after […]

Deborah Kruger’s Fall Exhibition Schedule

This Fall, my environmental art will appear in exhibitions in Tennessee, Toronto, New York and California. If you live near any of these venues, please let me know if you can attend the openings or gallery talks. It would be great to see you! Cookeville, TN | AUG 17 – SEPT 14 AVIANTO: A solo […]

Deborah Kruger’s Artwork in MURA Museum Exhibition

Collection of Carlos Diaz Corona shown at Museo Raul Angiano in Guadalajara Friday night, I attended the opening of the Collection of Carlos Diaz Corona, Una Linea en el Agua at the Museo Raul Angiano (MURA) in the Chapultapec neighborhood of Guadalajara (MURA is the contemporary art museum of the city of Guadalajara). Carlos has […]

The Arte Laguna Prize Exhibition In Venice

The Back Story With encouragement from my friend Doug Winter, I applied for the Arte Laguna Prize (ALP), an international exhibition with a strong commitment to Sustainability. To my amazement, I became a finalist in the Sculpture and Installation category.  Since there was no funding to bring my large-scale work to Venice, I got approval […]

Museum of Arts and Design acquires work by Deborah Kruger

A New Home for Accidentals and Ropa Pintada In a year full of sales, shows and prizes, here’s the best news yet. My favorite contemporary art museum in New York City, the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), has acquired two of my environmental artworks. The mural titled Accidentals and the huipil-inspired Ropa Pintada will […]

Deborah Kruger Wins Arte Laguna Prize

And I’m a winner! Like most artists, I spend weeks every year writing grant proposals for artists, applying for artist prizes and exhibitions, and scouting for residencies. I hate thinking about how much time this adds up to but it’s A LOT! Plus, many of these opportunities charge fees for entry. And the competition is […]

Fibre Arts Take Two Interview

My First Live Interview in Australia Although I am no stranger to interviews, I had my first live artist interview on Fibre Art Take Two’s Friday Feature with Clarissa Callesen, a fiber and installation artist from the Seattle, Washington area. Clarissa has also attended 360 Xochi Quetzal International Artist Residency on Lake Chapala, Mexico, so […]