Emily Kraus (1995, New York City)

Lives and Works in London

Current Exhibitions

May 30 - June 22, 2024: Double Take  at Lawrence Van Hagen, London,

June 7 - July 5, 2024: A man and a woman and a blackbird at Galleri Opdahl, Stavanger, Norway

Solo Exhibitions

2024 Ouroboros, Galería Mascota, Mexico City

2023 Nest Time, The Sunday Painter, London

Selected Group Exhibitions


New Contemporaries, Camden Art Centre, London, UK 

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

Echoes Across Surfaces, Duarte Sequeira, Braga, Portugal

John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK


New Contemporaries, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, UK

The Amber Room @ Matt’s Gallery, London, UK

Sapling Showcase: Matija Côp and Emily Kraus, Sapling Gallery, London


Young and Restless, The Stable, S-chanf, Switzerland

Buffer, Guts Gallery, London, GB

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

RCA 2022 Online Degree Show

RCA 2022, 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


2024 Nine amazing artists you have to see at Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2024 by Eddy Frankel, Time Out

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