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 exhibtions

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 exhibtions

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 exhibtions
2017
Lady Garden, Cavalli Gallery, Somerset West
Nano.2 Barnard Gallery, Cape Town

2016
Nano.1 Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
Paper is You III. A group show of works on paper, Salon 91
Oracle, Group show, Salon 91

2015
However. Works on paper by South African artists, Art Hub Gallery, London
Group Show, Apperture Gallery, Paris
Two', SMITH, Cape Town
Winter Show, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
Empire, Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, Salon 91
Cape Town Art Fair, Salon 91

2014
Scintilla: An Alchemy Show, Commune 1, Cape Town
Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, Salon 91
Paper is You II, Salon 91
Sous les paves, la plage! Post curated by Janet Anderson
Cape Town Art Fair, Salon 91

2012
Shoes From Chinese Ships with Lisa Firer. A collaboration between painter and
Ceramicist, Salon 91 Cape Town

2011
Paper is You, Salon 91 Cape Town

2010
Coppertone 77 Salon 91, Cape Town
Sifting through the madness, for the word, the line, the way, Salon 91, Cape Town

2009
Supermarket, The Muti Gallery, Cape Town
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,
Market Theatre, Johannesburg

1994
Women on Women, Seeff Gallery, Cape Town

Awards
1992
Absa Atelier Finalist, AVA Gallery, Cape Town
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