Gabrielle Raaff

  • Thrown I, Ink and Water-based oil on canvas, 2015, 130x80cm
    Thrown I, Ink and Water-based oil on canvas, 2015, 130x80cm
  • Thrown II,  Ink and Water-based oil on canvas, 130cmx80cm, 2015
    Thrown II, Ink and Water-based oil on canvas, 130cmx80cm, 2015
  • The Pessimist, Water-based oil on plyboard, 35x35cm, 2015
    The Pessimist, Water-based oil on plyboard, 35x35cm, 2015
  • Old Masters (Willow), 2017, Water-based oil on canvas, 42 x 32cm
    Old Masters (Willow), 2017, Water-based oil on canvas, 42 x 32cm
  • Greenbelt, 2016, Ink on Fabriano, 113 x 152cm
    Greenbelt, 2016, Ink on Fabriano, 113 x 152cm
  • Old Masters (Wild Almond), 2017, Water-based oil on canvas, 42 x 32cm
    Old Masters (Wild Almond), 2017, Water-based oil on canvas, 42 x 32cm
  • Disquiet, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
    Disquiet, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
  • The Jester, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
    The Jester, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
  • Remember When, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
    Remember When, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
Thrown I, Ink and Water-based oil on canvas, 2015, 130x80cm
Thrown II,  Ink and Water-based oil on canvas, 130cmx80cm, 2015
The Pessimist, Water-based oil on plyboard, 35x35cm, 2015
Old Masters (Willow), 2017, Water-based oil on canvas, 42 x 32cm
Greenbelt, 2016, Ink on Fabriano, 113 x 152cm
Old Masters (Wild Almond), 2017, Water-based oil on canvas, 42 x 32cm
Disquiet, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
The Jester, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm
Remember When, 2015, Water based oil on plyboard, 33cm x 43cm

Gabrielle Raaff is a painter who lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. She was born 1970 in Johannesburg, South Africa and
Graduated from the University of Stellenbosch (BA.FA) (HDE) in 1992.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Trail, SMITH, Cape Town
2015 Night Watch, Salon 91, Cape Town
2009 In Our Midst, Muti Gallery, Cape Town
1995 Recent Paintings by Gabrielle Raaff at The AVA Gallery,
Cape Town

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2011 Realm with Lorenzo Nassimbeni, Salon 91 Cape Town
2011 People with Tom Culberg, Chagan Contemporary, London
2011 Relation with Kobus Le Grange Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch
2008 Periphery, These Four Walls Gallery, Observatory, Cape Town

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017 Lady Garden, Cavalli Gallery, Somerset West
2017 Nano.2 Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2016 Nano.1 Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
2016 Paper is You III. A group show of works on paper, Salon 91
2016 Oracle, Group show, Salon 91
2015 However. Works on paper by South African artists, Art Hub Gallery, London
2015 Group Show, Apperture Gallery, Paris
2015 'Two', SMITH, Cape Town
2015 Winter Show, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2015 Empire, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
2015 Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, Salon 91
2015 Cape Town Art Fair, Salon 91
2014 Scintilla: An Alchemy Show, Commune 1, Cape Town
2014 Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, Salon 91
2014 Paper is You II, Salon 91
2014 Sous les paves, la plage! Post curated by Janet Anderson
2014 Cape Town Art Fair, Salon 91
2012 Shoes From Chinese Ships with Lisa Firer. A collaboration between painter and
2012 ceramicist, Salon 91 Cape Town
2011 Paper is You, Salon 91 Cape Town
2010 Coppertone 77 Salon 91, Cape Town
2010 Sifting through the madness, for the word, the line, the way, Salon 91, Cape Town
2009 Supermarket, The Muti Gallery, Cape Town
2009 20 Artists 20 Portraits, UCA Gallery, Observatory
2008 Spier Contemporary at The Johannesburg Art Gallery.
2007 Spier Contemporary, Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
2005 Kinderkunst. An exhibition of lights. Whatiftheworld,Cape Town
2003 YDESIRE, Castle of Good Hope. Light installation.
2001 YDETAG, The National Gallery. Light Installation in collaboration with James Webb.
1998 Unplugged Group Exhibition initiated by Kendall Geers, Rembrandt Van Rijn Gallery,
1998 Market Theatre, Johannesburg
1994 Women on Women, Seeff Gallery, Cape Town

AWARDS
1992 Absa Atelier Finalist, AVA Gallery, Cape Town
1992 Muratie Painting Award
1991 Santam Scholarship

COLLECTIONS
UCT Irma Stern Museum Collection
New Finance Department UCT
Nandos
British Airways
Various Private Collections in South Africa and abroad
Benetton

PUBLICATIONS
Whispers From The White Space by Gabrielle Raaff. Critical Interventions: Journal of
African Art History and Visual Culture. Publish date September 2017
Benetton Small Canvasses published 2014
Vacated Spaces- Contemporary South African Watercolour
Virginia MacKenny.
Art South Africa Volume 09 Issue 04 Winter 2011