Lynette ten Krooden

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Lynette was born in 1955. Matriculated in 1973 and received her B.A (Fine Arts) Painting, at the University of Pretoria in 1978.

She lives in Pretoria and lectures art on a part time basis at the Univ. of Pretoria .


Board member of the Pretoria Art Association

Vice-President, South African National Association for the Visual Arts (SANAVA)2007-2010

Member of the Friends of the Pretoria Art Museum


Members show, Arts Ass.Pretoria.
Groupshow “ OPHELIA”, Trent gallery, Pretoria

Members show Arts Ass. Pretoria
Groupshow, Hermanus FynArts, Rossouw Gallery.
Groupshow, Lecturers of Tswane University of Technology, Artbox gallery, Pretoria.
Groupshow, Majlis gallery, Dubai


Group show, Artist’s from the Cite Des Arts, The Tank Gallery, Stellenbosch.

Joint show ’DELICATE BALANCE” with sculptor Sanna Swart, Arts.Ass. Pretoria


Group show,The New Orientalists, Majlis gallery ,Dubai, UAE.

Solo exhibition, The Park Hyatt, Dubai, UAE.

Members show, Arts Ass.Pretoria.SA.


Group show, Gran Cavallo, World Art Day,Arts.Ass.Pretoria,SA.

Commission:Fitzroy Glasier, Chile.

February:Artist residence, Cité des Arts, Paris.

Group show,Art season, Majlis gallery, Dubai.

Solo exhibition,The Golden Year, Majlis gallery, Dubai.


Two man show,”Guided by Gaya”,Majlis gallery,Art Dubai and Sikka

Members show, Arts Ass. Pretoria,SA

Group show, Abalone Art Gallery, FynArts Festival, Hermanus,SA.


Members show,Arts Ass.Pretoria,SA

Reaserch trip Oman,workshops and lectures,Art Dubai,UAE.

Group show, FRIED Contemporary Art Fair. Pretoria

Group show,THE ADVOCACY, Art for Human Rights,The White River Gallery.

Group show,”Dialogues”,French/South African Art exchange, The Orangerie of the Senate, Paris, France.

Group show “Dialogues”Association of Arts,Pretoria,SA.

Group show “Dialogues” Innibos Arts Festival,Nelspruit,SA.

Group show, “LIFE”Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria, SA.


Members show,Arts Ass.Pretoria,SA

Solo show “Microcosms of the Macrocosm”,Majlis gallery, Art Dubai and Al Sikka

Resident artist and workshops Majlis gallery, Dubai

Collaborative group show, Arts Ass.Pretoria,SA


Group show “CONNECTIONS” FRIED Contemporary, Pretoria.

Guest speaker and group show, Dreamconference2011,ROC, Amsterdam.

Group show “Lit in Tshwane”, Upstairs at Bamboo, Johannesburg, SA

Solo show “OASIS/OASE”,The Ring Gallery,Pretoria,SA

Members show, Arts Ass. Pretoria,SA

Solo show “Up in the air”, Majlis Gallery, Dubai

Resident artist, and workshop session during Art Dubai ,Majlis Gallery, Dubai

Group show,”Seasons”, Arts Ass. Pretoria, SA


Solo show “SPACE2010 III”, Arts Association Pretoria,SA

Solo show “SPACE2010”, Ann Bryant gallery, East London, SA

Group show, “The Environment”, Trent art, Pretoria.,SA

Group show,”Pretoria”,St Lorient , Pretoria,SA

Group show, Art Alive(guest speaker), Pretoria,SA.

Group show,””Land:Unity and Diversity”,Hyderabad,India

Solo show “Ancient Playground”, Abalone gallery, Hermanus, SA

Resident artist and group show, BAF ART Fair(Dubai Art ), Majlis gallery, Dubai


Research trip, UAE.

Resident artist, Majlis Gallery, Dubai, Al Bastakya and Dubai Art Fair.

Solo show:” Contemporary Narratives”, Majlis Gallery, Dubai

CANSA Group Exhibition,”Environment” Potchefstroom Museu

“Landscape exhibition 2009 “Innibos Arts Festival, Nelspruit

Two woman show “ Tussenspel”,Univ. of North West

Solo show “Verlore in my reisverhaal/Lost like my luggage”,Tina Skukan gallery, Pretoria.

Group show, “Enviro Art WOW, National Cultural History Museum, Pretoria.

Group show, Trent Gallery, Pretoria, Boudiccea studio Portraits.

Group show, 20th Anniversary of The Majis Gallery, Dubai.

Three Women show, The Upperdeck gallery, Plettenberg Bay

CANSA Group Exhibition, Pretoria Art Museum

Centenary Visuality/Commentary, Univ. of Pretoria,

Association of Arts Pretoria,Annual Member’s exhibition

Group show, Galeri Mentana, Florence

Resident artist, Majlis Galery, Dubai, Al Bastakya and Dubai Art Fair


Three Women show, The Upperdeck gallery, Plettenberg Bay, South Africa.

Florence Biennale, Italy

Research trip,United Arab Emirates and Mussandam.

Group show,Platform-on-18th (Reflecting)

Research trip, Paris

Solo Exhibition, Majlis gallery, Dubai.

Group show: Pretoria arts Ass.(St Sebastian)

Two-man show:William Humphreys gallery, Kimberley


Solo Exhibition, Galery Chaton,Pretoria Arts Ass. ( Space )

Members exhibition, Pretoria Arts Ass..Pretoria (Rembrandt interpreted)

Group Exhibition,Art Space, Johannesburg (Turn the table )


Solo Exhibition :Dubai ( Stone and Water).

Two women exhibition, Hermanus ( Art waves)

Ancisters exhibition, Women’s Day: Constitutional Hill

Solo Exhibition : Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria ( Timbuktu and other Textures)

Residency: Cite International Des Arts, Paris.


Research trip: Jordan

Romanoff Exhibition, Pretoria Association of Arts

Research trip: Mali and Sahara desert

Guest artist at opening of new Foresight Art gallery in Jordan. Under the patronage of Princess Alia Al Faisal of Jordan.


Residency: Cite International Des Arts, Paris.

Research trip, Moscow

Group Shows: Paarl, Stellenbosch, Cape Town, White River, Pretoria, Clarens,

Group Shows: Puzzles, Flowers and Vases, Self portrait at Rust and Vrede Gallery, Durbanville

Women’s Day Exhibition, University of Pretoria

MG Design Box, Decorex, South Africa

Group Show: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Knysna Arts Festival

Kuns Uniek, Pretoria

“After Paris”, joint show, Pretoria Association of Arts

Solo exhibition: Cape Town Medi Centre


Solo exhibition: The Crypt Gallery, St Martin in the field, Trafalgar Square, London

Solo exhibition: University of Pretoria “Ancient Playground”

Group Show: Inspires Gallery, Oxford, UK

Arabella Country Estate, South Africa


Research trip: Vietnam.

Joint exhibition: Chelsea Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

Solo exhibition: Majlis Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Group shows: Dubai, London, Cape Town


Various group shows

Solo exhibition: Old Arts Building University of Pretoria, South Africa

Group show: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Group exhibition: Tina Skukan Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa

Joint exhibition: Majlis Gallery, Dubai and Kuwait


Solo exhibitions: Prime Art Gallery Cape Town and Guild Gallery Pretoria


Joint exhibitions: United Arab Emirates and Cairo, Egypt

International Mural commission in the Fiji Islands

Guest lecturer, Interior design, Pretoria Technikon, South Africa


Solo exhibition: Guild Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa


Solo exhibition: Guild Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa and United Arab Emirates

Guest lecturer, Ceramic design, Pretoria Technikon, South Africa


Solo exhibition at the South African Association, Pretoria

Group Exhibitions: University of Pretoria, South Africa and Singapore, Cafe


Guest lecturer in Graphic Design at the University of Pretoria, South Africa

Lecturer at the Art School of the Pretoria Technikon, South Africa

Solo exhibition at Karin McKerron Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

Group exhibition in New York, Bonn and Pretoria, South Africa

Resumed freelance career as artist


Ex-students exhibition, Pretoria, South Africa


Group exhibitions: New York and Pretoria, South Africa


Group exhibition: New York


Group exhibition: Pretoria, South Africa


Solo exhibition: Pretoria, South Africa


Solo exhibitions: Pretoria and Pietersburg, South Africa

Group exhibitions: Pretoria (Kameeldrif), University of Pretoria

The Cabo Studio in Gordon’s Bay, South Africa


Postgraduate student, University of Pretoria, South Africa


Solo exhibition: Pietersburg, South Africa

Group exhibition: Pretoria, South Africa


Solo exhibition: Middelburg, South Africa


Various group exhibitions in Pretoria, South Africa


SA Art Association, Bloemfontein: “The World in Conflict” exhibition, South Africa

Exhibited at the opening of the Volkskas Building, Pretoria, South Africa


Appointed Head of the Graphic Design Studio at the Human Sciences


Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa

Group exhibitions: De la Reyville and Pretoria, South Africa


Worked as freelance artist in many fields, including design

Participated in New Signatures Exhibition, SA Association of Art, Pretoria, South Africa



In South Africa


Pretoria City Council


Unisa Business School


Human Science Research Council

Amalgamated Banks of South Africa (ABSA)

Saambou Banking Group

Saldanha Steel

Trust Bank

Rand Merchant Bank


Lucent Technologies

Nedbank Corporation

University of Pretoria

University of Stellenbosch

Manor House Private Hotel

BAE Systems

Athol House Boutique Hotel

Ellerman House



New York

Washington, DC

Las Vegas

Cornwall, United Kingdom


Fiji – Namale Hotel

United Arab Emirates

Lloyds Bank Group

London, United Kingdom

Paris, France

First Golf Bank, UAE