Born in 1972, Stockholm, Sweden.
Lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa

Education

1993-1997 BA (FA) Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa.

Solo exhibitions

2016 “Good Advice”, M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia

2016 “Whatever Happens”, Galleri Flach, Stockholm, Sweden

2014 “Tower”, Brundyn, Cape Town

2013 Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden

2012 Scope New York

2012 “Periphery”, Brundyn + Gonsalves, Cape Town

2008 “Small Moments”, Joao Ferreira Gallery, Cape Town

2007 Magrorocca, Milan, Italy

2006 Joao Ferreira Gallery

2006 “House”, KZNSA, Durban

2005 “The Judge and other stories”, Joao Ferreira Gallery

2004 “There is so much to say”, Joao Ferreira Gallery

2003 Galleri Svenska Bilder, Stockholm, Sweden

2002 “Principles of Flight”, Joao Ferreira Gallery

2000 ”In Between North and South”, Joao Ferreira Gallery

Selected Group exhibitions

2014 Twenty: Contemporary Art from South Africa at the Turchin Centre for the Arts, Appalachian State University, North Carolina,US.

2013 Paint+, NIROX, Johannesburg
FNB Joburg Artfair
More Than Words, Spier Manor House, Stellenbosch
KKNK, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

2012 “Material/ Representation”, Brundyn + Gonsalves, Cape Town

2011 FNB Joburg Artfair
”Open Books”, iArt, Cape Town
”People”, Chagan Contemporary, London

2010 ”Open End”, Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town

2009 ”Summer 2009/10: Projects”, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town
_ _ ”Sing Into My Mouth”, What if the World, Cape Town
_ _ Johannesburg Artfair
_ _ ”Printing Money”, The South African Print Gallery, Cape Town
_ _ ”Big Wednesday”, What if the World

2008 ”Warren Editions”, Blank Projects, Cape Town
Johannesburg Artfair

2006 ”New Painting”, curated by Storm Janse van Rensburg, KZNSA, Durban, UNISA Gallery, Pretoria and
Johannesburg Art Gallery.
Absa Atelier Awards, Top-ten finalist

2004 Brett Kebble Art Awards, Finalist, CTICC, Cape Town
ABSA Atelier Awards, Finalist, Johannesburg

1999 “Sweden / South Africa Trade Expo”, at Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg.

1998 ”Dreams and Clouds”, at Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden and Goteborgs Konst Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden
“Transposition Workshop Residency, Robben Island”, hosted by South African National Gallery, Cape Town and
Moderna Museet, Sweden.
Graduate exhibition at Michaelis School of Fine Art.

1997-1998 The 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, with the Sluice Group, in curator Colin Richards ”Graft” show, at the South
African National Gallery, Cape Town.

1996 ”Sluice, an Installation and Performance Event”, with the Sluice group, at the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town.

Collections

Iziko South African National Gallery (Cape Town), Swedish Parliament (Stockholm, Sweden), Karolinska Sjukhuset, (Stockholm, Sweden), Sasol (SA), Nando’s (UK), Spier (SA) and Hollard (SA), as well as private collections in Australia, Europe, South Africa and the USA.

Publications

Tom Cullberg, Tower
60 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2014. ISBN 978-0-620-63351-2
Catalogue of the exhibition Tower at Brundyn+, Cape Town, 2014.
Includes the essay: “Reading Between the Lines” by Mary Corrigal and a Q&A between Tim Leibbrandt and Tom Cullberg.

Paint+, Experimental Ventures into Expanded Painting
44 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2013.
Catalogue of the exhibition, NIROX Projects, Johannesburg, 2013.
Artists include Sanell Aggenbach, Tom Cullberg, and Matthew Hindley.

Tom Cullberg, Nya Målningar/ New Paintings
Catalogue of the exhibition at Candyland in Stockholm, Sweden, March 2013
Curator: Martin Ålund, 24pp.,colour illus., paperback.
Includes the essays, “Sträcka sig bakåt och söka sig framåt(SW)/Reaching back and moving forward(ENG)” by Martin Ålund and “Tom Cullberg
(SWE/ENG) by Tor Billgren.

FNB Joburg Artfair 2013
Pillon (S.) curator
Catalogue of the 2013 FNB Joburg Art Fair, Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg.

Tom Cullberg, Periphery
36 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2012.
Catalogue of the exhibition of paintings, Brundyn + Gonsalves, Cape Town, 2012.
Painting on the Edge: tangibility, abstraction and association in Tom Cullberg’s ‘Periphery’” by Tim Leibbrandt.

Summer 2009/10 Projects
84 pp., colour illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2009.
Catalogue of the exhibition, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town, November 2009 - January 2010.
Includes work by Jane Alexander, Retha Erasmus, Sabelo Mlangeni, Tom Cullberg, Guy Tillim, Berni Searle, Willem Boshoff, Dineo Seshee Bopape,
Tracy Payne, Andrew Putter and Zanele Muholi.

New Painting”, a group exhibition of recent South African art
Janse van Rensburg (S.) curator 46 pp., colour illus., paperback, Durban, 2006.
Catalogue of the exhibition, KZNSA Gallery, Durban, & UNISA Art Gallery, Pretoria, 2006.
Artists featured are Ryan Arenson, Conrad Botes, Jan-Henri Booyens, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Kudzanai Chiurai, Tom Cullberg, Dorothee Kreutzfeldt,
Moshekwa Langa, Mustafa Maluka, Colbert Mashile, Tracy Payne, Johannes Phokela, Deborah Poynton, Tanya Poole, Themba Shibase & Dinkies Sithole.
Includes the essay, “Painting Ourselves Out of a Corner” by Virginia MacKenny.

21st Absa L’Atelier Awards
Helen Weldrick. Catalogue ISBN 0-620-36666-4