Born in 1972, Stockholm, Sweden.
Lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa
Represented by Barnard Gallery, South Africa http://barnardgallery.com/artists/tom-cullberg/
1993-1997 BA (FA) Michaelis School of Fine Art, Cape Town, South Africa.
2018 “Finding New Life in an Old Form”, Barnard, Cape Town
2016 “Good Advice”, M Contemporary, Sydney, Australia
2016 “Whatever Happens”, Galleri Flach, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 “Tower”, Brundyn, Cape Town
2013 Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden
2013 KKNK, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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
2018 AKAA, Paris
Siyakhula Michaelis fundraising auction, select lots exhibition, Cape Town
START, Saatchi Gallery, London
“Print Promises” South African National Gallery, Cape Town
Investec Cape Town Art Fair
2017 ”Collective”, Barnard gallery, Cape Town
“Nano”, Barnard Gallery
2016 Summer Exhibition, Circa, London
2015 ”Homage”, Everard Read, Cape Town
2014 “Twenty: Contemporary Art from South Africa”, Turchin Centre for the Arts, Appalachian State University, North Carolina,US.
2014 Cape Town Art Fair, Brundyn
2013 Paint+, NIROX, Johannesburg
FNB Joburg Art Fair
“More Than Words”, Spier Manor House, Stellenbosch
2012 “Material/ Representation”, Brundyn + Gonsalves, Cape Town
2011 FNB Joburg Art Fair
”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 Art Fair
”Printing Money”, The South African Print Gallery, Cape Town
”Big Wednesday”, What if the World
2008 ”Warren Editions”, Blank Projects, Cape Town
Johannesburg Art Fair
2006 ”New Painting”, curated by Storm Janse van Rensburg, KZNSA, Durban, UNISA Gallery, Pretoria and
Johannesburg Art Gallery.
1999 ”Dreams and Clouds”, Goteborgs Konst Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden
1998 ”Dreams and Clouds”, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, 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.
2006 Absa Atelier Awards, Top-ten finalist
2004 Brett Kebble Art Awards, Finalist, CTICC, Cape Town
Absa Atelier Awards, Finalist, Johannesburg
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.
Tom Cullberg, Finding New Life in an Old Form
110 pp., colour illus., linen hardback, Cape Town, 2018. ISBN 978-0-620-80894-1
Publisher; Barnard, Cape Town
Includes the essays; “Sensation and Fact in Tom Cullberg’s New Painting” by Sean O’Toole and “A Calculus of Forms” by Andrew Lamprecht
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