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2023, ‘Incantations’, curated by Marli Odendaal, Eclectica Gallery, Cape Town

2023, ‘Soil Conversations’, curated by Yolanda Kaddu-Mulindwa & Nisha Merit in collaboration with Bubblegum Club, Galerie im Körnerpark (Berlin) and Johannesburg Art Gallery (Johannesburg)

2022, ‘Sex Work is Real Work’, presented by Roundtable Journal, Green Space, Miami

2022, ‘Romancing The Stone’, KZNSA in collaboration with South African Visual Arts Historians (SAVAH), Kwa-Zulu Natal

2022, ‘COSMOS’ curated by Nisha Merit in association with Open City, FNB Art Johannesburg

2022 ‘Unearthed’ curated by Teboho Ralesai, Turbine Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa

2022 ‘Techné Disruptors’ curated by Myna Mukherjee, India Art Fair

2022 ‘Genesis: Life | Death | Life Force’ in collaboration with Rochelle Nembhard, Investec Cape Town Art Fair

2021 ‘in and of culmination’ curated by Nikita Keogotsitse, Latitudes Online

2020  ‘FEMINIST UTOPIA’ curated by Anelisa Mangcu, EBONY/CURATED, Cape Town

2019  ‘Kwantlandlolo’ Tangerine Waters Solo Exhibition, Orms Circle, Cape Town (co-curator + organiser)


2022 Sex Work is Real Work, UK & US
2022  House & Leisure, SA [Cover]
2021  British Journal Of Photography
2020  Nataal Media
2019  JUST Magazine
2019  Vogue Italia
2018  Bubblegum Club, SA
2018  PAUSE Magazine, UK
2017  Bubblegum Club, SA
2017  A Fashion Friend, SA
2017  iMUTE Magazine, Romania [Cover]
2017  Acclaim Magazine, Australia
2017  Roundtable Journal, UK

press + media:

Artsy. 2023
Mail and Guardian. 2023. Review by Mary Corrigal [Print]
tipBerlin. 2023. Neu: Soil Conversations
Glamour South Africa. 2022 [Print]
Art Amour. 2022. Techné Disruptors: A Preview
Business Today. 2022. Experience Art Exhibition Through NFTs
Connect Everything Collective. 2022. Genesis: Life | Death | Life Force
News24. 2022. Connecting The World Through Art
Sunday Times. 2022. Six Reasons Not To Miss The Investec Cape Town Art Fair [Print]
Atlantic Sun. 2022. Artists Look At Pandemic Through GBV Lens [Print]
Between 10and5. 2019. A3E Artist Profile: Gemma Shepherd
Between 10and5. 2019. #CreateWithCanon: Less is More With Gemma Mary Shepherd
Glamour South Africa. 2018. [Print]
ELLE South Africa. 2018. [Print]
Bubblegum Club. 2017. A Daring Fashion Lens Evoking A Sense Of Familiarity
The Minimale Blogger. 2017. Discussing Art, Fashion and Perseverance with Gemma Shepherd