Emily Kraus (1995, New York City)

Lives and Works in London


John Moores Painting Prize, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

16 September 2023 - 24 February 2024

Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Camden Arts Center, London

19 January - 31 March 2024

Echoes Across Surfaces, Duarte Sequeira, Braga, Portugal

11 November - 10 February

Painting As It Were (Painting As Is III), Kadel Wilborn, Dusseldorf, DE

20 January - 9 March

Selected Exhibitions


Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool

The Amber Room, Matt's Gallery, London

Nest Time (solo), The Sunday Painter, London

Sapling Showcase: Matija Cop and Emily Kraus, Sapling Gallery, GB

Young and Restless, theStable Gallery, S-chanf, Switzerland


Buffer, Guts Gallery, London, GB

My Mother Was a Computer, Indigo+Madder, London, GB

Painting Labs, 6 Broadley Street, NW8 8AE, London, GB

RCA 2022 Online Degree Show

RCA 2022, London GB

Timelines, Safehouse 1, London, GB

A Body of Work, Grove Collective, London, GB

Shadows, The Stable, S-chanf, Switzerland


Interior, Exterior, Sala Salon, London, GB

The Running Water Takes me to a Farther Lake, Meisyakan, China

Identity, Yuan Art Museum, China

Work in Progress, Royal College of Art, GB


Que es Liminal, MRM Gallery, Spain


2023 John Moores Painting Prize (shortlist)

2023 Bloomberg New Contemporaries

2023 The Hopper Prize, Winner

2022 High Prize for Excellence, Royal College of Art, Shortlisted

2022 Hine Prize, Royal College of Art, Shortlisted


2023  The Best Shows at London Gallery Weekend by Tom Jeffreys, Frieze Magazine  

2023 Emily Kraus: Nest Time by Sam Cornish, Studio International

2023    Hopper Prize Interview

2022    September Artist of the Month and Feature by Camille Moreno for Made in Bed, the Sotheby’s Institute Magazine

2022    The Stochasticism of Emily Kraus by Emily Blundell Owers, Curatorial Affairs Magazine

2020    Feast: Holiday Now Magazine, Royal College of Art


2020 – 2022 MA Painting, Royal College of Art

2013 – 2017 BA Religious Studies, Kenyon College, USA


2022 Artist Talk, UCA Farnham, GB

2022 Artist Talk, Sunderland University, GB

2022 Artist Talk, Royal College of Art, GB