Kirsten van Schreven
Kirsten van Schreven was born in South Africa in 1966. Her work is influenced by her fascination with cryptography and the iconography of war. She gained a Ba (Hons) first class degree in Fine Art Printmaking from Maidstone College of Art and then went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Fine Art Printmaking at Chelsea School of Art.
For many years she worked globally in pre-production and design in both the feature film and computer games industry. She has exhibited widely, including at The Royal Academy of Arts, Cadaques Mini-Print Internacionale, Bankside Gallery, The Mall Galleries, Flowers East and Goldsmiths Gallery.
Awarded the Editorial Prize by “Printmaking Today” – the journal of The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, at The National Original Print Exhibition 2017.
Awarded The Stuart Southall Print Prize at The Royal Society of British Artists 301st Exhibition 2018, The Mall Galleries, London.
Winner of the Baby Forest Print Category award 2018
The Royal Society of British Artists Annual Exhibition, The Mall Galleries :
Awarded The Stuart Southall Print Prize
Selected for the Wells Art Contemporary
Selected for Printfest7 at Kaleidoscope Gallery, Sevenoaks
Winner of the Artichoke Contemporary Print Prize.
Long listed for The Secret Art Prize at The Curious Duke Gallery, London
The Masters : Monoprint, Bankside Gallery, London
The National Original Print Exhibition at Bankside Gallery, London :
Awarded The Editorial Prize by The Journal of The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers
The Hahnemuhle Mini Print Exhibition
Graphicall 2017 International Print Exhibition, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Pastel Society at The Mall Galleries,London
The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition
155th SWA Exhibition at The Mall Galleries, London
The Original Print Show curated by Norman Ackroyd RA at The Zillah Bell Gallery
The National Original Print Exhibition, Bankside Gallery, London
The National Open Art Competition, Mercers’ Hall, London
The Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers : The Masters – Etching, Bankside Gallery, London
154th SWA Exhibition at The Mall Galleries, London
153rd SWA Exhibition at The Mall Galleries, London
ING Discerning Eye at The Mall Galleries, London
Kirsten Van Schreven
The Lodge, 23 Frant Court
The Green, Frant