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Karin Preller is a Johannesburg based artist and writer. She obtained the degrees B Proc and LL B at the Rand Afrikaans University (now the University of Johannesburg) and practiced law before pursuing a career in art. After completing a BA Fine Arts (with distinction) at Unisa and an MA Fine Arts (with distinction) at the University of the Witwatersrand, she lectured in art history at Unisa and other tertiary institutions. She is currently registered for a D Phil in Art and Design at the University of Johannesburg.

Preller has exhibited consistently since the completion of her Master’s degree in 2001 and has had a number of solo exhibitions: Family Album at ABSA Gallery in 2001; Snapshots at Gordart in 2007, Aperture at Fried Contemporary in 2008, Stills at Artspace in 2009, City and Suburban at the Standard Bank Gallery in 2010; Just above the Mantelpiece at Artspace (now Lizamore and Associates) in 2013 and Stilled Lives at Lizamore & Associates in 2015, amongst others.

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