Lize Krüger

"I aim to destigmatise mental health issues and make them a topic to openly address. Trauma is part of our human experience, and through my work, I try to make sense of this collective aspect which few of us will be able to escape."

COLLABORATING WITH THE SECRET KEEPERS - Interdisciplinary media 48 x 85 cm

Lize is a South African artist who received her BA Fine Arts Degree in 1988 from The University of Northwest in South Africa. From the 80s, until 2008, she had numerous solo exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions. In the early 2000s, before moving to the UK in 2014, Lize taught art lessons to students at a quadriplegic facility and an underage abuse victims' center. After a ten-year Sabbatical from the arts, Lize resumed her art career in 2018 by accepting a commission from the Directors of The Lost Gardens of Heligan in Cornwall. Since then, she has exhibited extensively internationally and has featured in various publications.

CV Selections

-  Invited to be part of the International Art Catalog WE CONTEMPORARY, by Musa Artspace and exhibition in March 2021. Participating in the WE CONTEMPORARY artshow in Vienna in 2021

-  Participating in THE ARTBOX PROJECT Art Fair in GENEVA.

-  Featured in THE ARTMARKET MAGAZINE

-  Commission for the Directors of The Lost Gardens Of Heligan 2018

-  Participating in the VALENTINE virtual exhibition by HansfordandSons- Feb2021

-  Participating in the Venice Art Fair 2021

-  Being featured in SPOTLIGHT MAGAZINE by the CIRCLE FOUNDATION.

-  Participating in the VAA SPRING 2021 online exhibition as part of the CURTATORS CHOICE group of artists.

-  Participated in the SWISS ART FAIR in Zurich, Switzerland.

-  Participated in the Florence Biennale Oct 2021

-  Received special mention in the PEOPLE&PAINTING Gallery, New York' SWEET LITTLE NOTHINGS' exhibition.

-  Receiving the 2021 Collector's Vision International Art Award, recognising and encouraging the outstanding achievements and potential of today's artists wherever they might live and work.

-  Received the ATIM CURATOR’S CHOICE Award

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This review was published by Circle Foundation for the Arts © CFA Press ∙ Images are courtesy of the artist


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