Deborah Kruger

Kruger Wins Keller Prize

Grand Prize Winner! On the last day of 2023, I saw an Instagram post in my feed that said that I had won the Grand Prize for the Keller Prize.  I couldn’t believe my eyes! I even had to ask a friend to check her Instagram and look up @‌thekellerprize and tell me if I […]

Spring Small Works Collection

Spring Small Works Collection Affordable Art for your home or office  My Small Works Collection seems to have struck a chord! When I posted it for the first time in December, four pieces sold right away!  The genesis of this collection was making my environmental art affordable to folks who want to live with it. The […]

2024 LOGOS Exhibition in Perugia, Italy

2024 LOGOS Exhibition in Perugia, Italy 10 Fiber Artists using Text On my way back from exhibiting in Venice last April, my assistant Sandra and I stopped in Milan to meet Curator Barbara Pavan and an Italian fiber artist Michela Cavagna.  It was one of those memorable meetings where conversation and ideas spilled forth unabated […]

Icelandic Textile Center Residency

September 2024 – One month residency Like most artists, I spend an inordinate amount of time applying for grants, shows and residencies. I get more rejections than acceptances and have developed a thick skin, so usually the rejections just roll off my back.  I recently learned about the Icelandic Textile Residency (ITC) and sent them […]

Small Works Collection by Deborah Kruger

Affordable Art for your home or office Although I frequently post blogs about my larger abstract pieces, I also make lots of smaller artwork that is quite affordable. Check out my new Small Works Collection page on my website. This page is dedicated to showing you my new intimately-scaled collection of pieces that would look […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]