Pauline Gutter :: Primordial


[Sire (2019), Oil on flax linen, 182 x 112 cm]


Pauline Gutter Biography


The Free State-based South African painter and intermedia artist, Pauline Gutter, was born in 1980. Her current studio is based on a farm in the south eastern outskirts of Bloemfontein.

She obtained her B.A. Degree in Fine Arts (cum laude for painting) at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa and was awarded Honours Colours in Arts and Culture from the same university. She is the winner of the prestigious 2013 ABSA L`Atelier competition and was awarded the Helgaard Steyn Award for painting in 2011. In 2012 she received the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans Award.

Gutter’s works are included in numerous museum and corporate collections amongst them Bibliothèque Nationale de France (France), Luciano Benetton Collection (Italy), Oliewenhuis Art Museum, University of Stellenbosch, North-West University, University of the Free State, William Humphreys permanent collection, Standard Bank, MTN Foundation, Sanlam, ABSA Corporate Collection, ATKV Collection and the V & A Collection, London (UK).

She regularly travels to residencies locally and abroad, amongst them the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, the Atelier le Grande Village in Massignac in the south of France and the AFSACSA-residency in Saint Emilion, France and Knysna, South Africa.


Click HERE to read an interview with Pauline Gutter.