Louisa Kruger

SA contemporary artist.

Louisa’s work was recently showed by MADS in Milan and is currently seen in Shayne Gallery in Canada –
Colourful, bold and free. Louisa’s studio in Hermanus is now open by appointment. 

Louisa Kruger

Louisa Kruger is a South African contemporary artist. Self-taught, she paints freely and is bold in her use of colours and textures.


Louisa stumbled into the liberating world of art when she took up a pencil in June 2019 during a trying time – having no art background or -training.

Her style could be described as contemporary impressionist. Her first objects were mainly animals and African women, but Louisa matured a boldness in her artistic form of expression now also in abstracts – colourful, versatile, vibrant, and free.

In 2020 her African portraiture was exhibited by Undiscovered Canvas in the heart of the old city of Antibes (France) and early in 2021 she took part in the GAIA Exhibition by M.A.D.S. in Milan. Currently her work is seen in The Shayne Gallery, Montreal (Canada).

Her personal take on the origin and the purpose of art:

“Doesn’t art sprout from the pain and oppression? Breed in the miry clay?

Like character grows in hardship, it is beauty for ashes and life formed from mere dust?

Surely it does not come from the comfort of our couches, from our common selves or from the fat of our days. But it emerges as a hope cry; a solid escape, flags a fearless freedom, regardless of our circumstances. It is a resilient pressing-on into colour and light. It is turning our mourning into dancing, illuminating the silver lining, being the eye of our storm, a perfect calm in chaos. A seat at the table in front of our enemies. From the first Artist, it’s a gift in winter. “
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