Born in 1973 in Pretoria, Claudette Schreuders lives and works in Cape Town, where she graduated with a master’s degree from the Michaelis School of Fine Art in 1998. She was part of the Liberated Voices exhibition at the Museum for African Art in New York in 1999 and had a solo show “Burnt by the Sun” at the Jack Shainman Gallery in New York (2001).
In 2004/5 her first solo museum exhibition toured the United States. She has shown extensively on group exhibitions, including All the More Real: Portrayals of intimacy and empathy at the Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York (2007); Since 2000: Printmaking now at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (2006); and Personal affects: power and poetics in contemporary South African art at the Museum for African Art and the Cathedral of St John the Divine, New York (2004). She is currently working on a solo show that will open at the LUX Art Institute in San Diego in May 2011.