The Free State-based South African painter and intermedia artist, Pauline Gutter, was born in 1980. She obtained her B.A. Degree in Fine Arts (cum laude for painting) at the University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa.

She was awarded Honours Colours in Arts and Culture from the same university. She is the winner of the prestigious 2013 ABSA L`Atelier competition. She was also awarded the Helgaard Steyn Award for painting in 2011.

In 2012 she received the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans Award. Currently Gutter’s layered oil painting, drawing, video art and installation focus on identity and gender in terms of media and cultural migration.

Gutter’s works are included in the following museum – and corporate collections: Bibliothèque nationale de France (France), Luciano Benetton Collection (Italy), Oliewenhuis Art Museum, University of Stellenbosch, North-West University, University of the Free State, William Humphreys permanent collection, Standard Bank, MTN Foundation, Sanlam, ABSA Corporate Collection, ATKV Collection.

Beeld, (2 Oct 2014)

Newspaper article published in South African Afrikaans newspaper Die BEELD.

Mail & Guardian, (1 Aug 2013)

Newspaper article published in South African independent newspaper the Mail & Guardian.

City Press, (14 Aug 2011)

Newspaper article published in South African newspaper the City Press.

Financial Mail, (10 Jun 2011)

Newspaper article published in South African financial newspaper the Financial Mail.