2021 Van Gogh Art Gallery

About: The Van Gogh Art Gallery in Madrid contacted me last fall wanting to show my work at their gallery and also at an art fair in Paris. The art fair was delayed until this coming September due to the pandemic. I am delighted to have my work at an exhibition in Spain. Do not underestimate the power of social media, especially Instagram, where the curators found my work.

Dates: July 20, 2021 – August 8, 2021

Location: Van Gogh Art Gallery
C/DE Las Hileras, 6
28013 Madrid, Spain

More information: https://www.vangoghartgallery.es/deborah-kruger/

2021 Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario

About:  The Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico City is presenting their prestigious Bienal. The second stop of this touring show will be at the Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario in Texcoco, Mexico. 51 artists were accepted to the exhibition and my piece, Abandon has been chosen.  The last venue for this traveling exhibition will be the Rufino Tamayo Museum in Mexico City.

Dates: July 1, 2021 – August 22, 2021

Location: Centro Cultural Mexiquense Bicentenario 
Carretera Federal, Lechería-los Reyes Km. 14.3, 56250 Texcoco, Méx., MEXICO

Hours: Monday – Sunday 8:00am – 8:00pm

Opening Reception: Opening Thursday, July 1st, 2021

More information: https://www.facebook.com/ccmbcultura/

Artists for Conservation

About:  Artists for Conservation is the world’s leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world’s most gifted nature artists from 27 countries, across five continents. Our mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through art that celebrates nature. 

My piece Accidentals has been chosen for the Virtual Exhibition and Catalogue.

Wildlife Artist of the Year is an internationally renowned art competition and exhibition often referred to as the ‘Oscars of international wildlife art.

Dates of the Virtual Wildlife Artist of the Year Exhibition 2021: 

Tuesday May 25, 2021 – 5pm on Tuesday June 29, 2021

More information: www.artistsforconservation.org



2021 Manifold Global

About:  Manifold Global is a new international on-line exhibition gallery. The co-Founders are Emily Strong and Matthew Pring. I have just had three pieces accepted for their upcoming show titled ABSTRACTION

Accidentals, along with Casanare and Turbulence will all appear in a show entitled Abstraction organized by Manifold Global, an international on-line gallery.Click on the link to take a 3-D tour of the exhibition. I was sceptical about attending the virtual opening but in fact, it was a great experience and I had some wonderful conversations with the other artists and curators.

Dates: Friday June 4-Thursday August 5, 2021 

More information: https://manifoldglobal.com/

When you open this link, go down to the red box and Click to Enter Group Exhibition. From there you will be able to take a virtual tour of the Abstraction show: https://manifoldglobal.com/abstraction

2021 North Carolina Artist Exhibition: A Virtual Retrospective

About: The Raleigh Fine Arts Society (RFAS) is sponsoring a virtual North Carolina Artist Exhibition. This year, due to the pandemic, they have organized a virtual retrospective with new work by North Carolina artists who were juried into previous shows in 2018 – 2020.  Deborah Kruger is exhibiting her new mural-sized piece Accidentals, which measures 92″ x 167″ x 6″.

Dates: April 17 – July 17, 2021

More information about how to tour the exhibition: 

https://www.ralfinearts.org/NC-Artists-Exhibition-Enter

Art Textile Biennale – 2021

About: This inaugural international exhibition was juried by Charlotte Yde from Denmark and Hannah Lamb from the UK. The curators are Glenys Mann and Nonie Sutcliffe, the organizers of Fibre Arts Australia. The show aims to present the most innovative contemporary textiles.

Dates and Location for Traveling Exhibition:

January 22 – March 5, 2021 at the East Gippsland Regional Gallery, Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia

April 5 – May 31, 2021 at the Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

More information: https://www.fibrearts.net.au/upcoming-events/art-textile-biennale/

I am thrilled that Kimono was chosen for Art Textile Biennale 2021. This inaugural international exhibition was juried by Charlotte Yde from Denmark and Hannah Lamb from the UK. The curators are Glenys Mann and Nonie Sutcliffe, the organizers of Fibre Arts Australia.

Upcoming Exhibition Dates:  April 5 – May 31, 2021 at the Toowoomba Regional Gallery, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

The show aims to present the most innovative contemporary textiles. In the video you can see my piece flanked by notables like Eszter Bornemisza from Hungary (who won first prize) Caren Garfen from the UK (who won the Glenys Mann award), Clarissa Callesen from the US (and recent 360 Xochi Quetzal Resident artist) and Ema Shin from Australia.

Fiber Art International 2019

About: Fiberart International is a benchmark triennial exhibition presenting the best in contemporary fiber art.The jurors, Sonya Clark, Distinguished Fellow at Virginia Commonwealth University and Jane Sauer, art consultant and gallerist, chose 56 pieces bringing together artists from eight countries and 23 states.
 
Location: Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA
 
Dates: May 31, 2019 – August 24, 2019
 
More information:
KANSAI-2020

2020 North Carolina Artists Exhibition

Gallery Hours:
Thurs. – Friday: 12:00 pm-6:00 pm 
Sat.– Sunday: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Tuesday & Wednesday by appointment
Open late for First Friday until 10:00 pm

About: The annual North Carolina Artists Exhibition sponsored by the Raleigh Fine Arts Society is a juried exhibit of two-dimensional and three-dimensional visual art featuring 57 established and emerging artists from across North Carolina. This year’s juror was Nat Trotman, Curator of Performance and Media at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York City. 

Dates: March 8- August 23, 2020

Location: Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh (CAM)
409 W. Martin St., Raleigh, NC 27603

Opening Reception: Sunday, March 8, 2020 6:30 – 8:00pm

More information:
http://camraleigh.org/2020-nc-artists-exhibition/
https://www.ralfinearts.org/NC-Artists-Exhibition-Enter

LARGE FORMAT SALON: World Textile Association Biennial Fiber Conference


LARGE FORMAT SALON: World Textile Association Biennial Fiber Conference

About: The theme of this year’s International Biennial Fiber Conference is AIR.  The Large Format Salon will feature 60 installations from artists representing 5 continents.
Dates: May 26 – July 22, 2011
Location: Museo Diego Rivera Anahuacalli, Coyoacán, Mexico City, Mexico
Jurors: Dr. Alfredo Torres, Uruguay; Androna Linartas, Mexico; Dr. Lee Amstrong Talbot, USA
Contact: www.wta-online.org

Watch the installation video: