1985

  • New Signatures – Pretoria Arts Association
  • 2nd Prize – Kuesta Exhibition – University of Pretoria 1986

1986

  • New Signatures
  • Group Exhibition – Op die Wapad

1987

  • New Signatures
  • Group Exhibition – Shell Gallery – Johannesburg
  • Solo Exhibition – Final Year – University of Pretoria

1988

  • New Signatures
  • Precious Gems – Group Exhibition – Aleta Michaletos Gallery

1989

  • Group Exhibition – Pretoria Art Museum

1990

  • Volkskas Atelier
  • Standard Bank Drawing Competition
  • Group Exhibition – Melrose House
  • Opening Exhibition – The Opstal
  • Miniatures – Op die Wapad
  • Group Exhibition – Pols
  • Part Time Lecturer – University of Pretoria

1991

  • Volkskas Atelier
  • Cape Triennial – Cape Town
  • Picasso 110 – MA students – University of Pretoria
  • Group Exhibition – Aleta Michaletos Gallery
  • Group Exhibition – Helena’s Studio
  • Opening Exhibition – Upmarket – Centurion

1992

  • Triennial Artists – Northern Transvaal Art Association – Pretoria
  • Art Alive – Pretoria
  • Group Exhibition – Masters Degree Students of Pretoria University – Group Exhibition – Northern Transvaal Art Association
  • Generation Art
  • Group Exhibition – Op die Wapad – Pretoria

1993

  • Art and the Environment – Pretoria Art Museum
  • Master’s Degree in Fine Arts Exhibition: A 16 meter panel consisting of 400 smaller works explaining certain colour theories and contrasts
  • Art Alive – Pretoria
  • Solo Exhibition – Bellville Arts Association. The exhibition generated nationwide interest since Dr. Anton Rupert and the Rembrandt Art Collection bought the larger part of the exhibition, including the Michèle Nigirini Master’s Degree installation consisting of more than 400 A4 sized works.
  • Contemporary Pretoria Artists – Northern Transvaal Art Association – Pretoria
  • Cats – The Dancing Dodo – Pretoria
  • Women’s Art – Bellville Art Association
  • Two Women – Maud Sumner & Michèle Nigrini – Pretoria Art Museum
  • Pretoria Painters and Sculptors 1963-1993 – Pretoria Art Museum

1994

  • Opening – Rissik Gallery
  • Volkskas Atelier
  • Art Alive – Pretoria
  • Environment Day – Volkskas Building
  • Trees and Angels – North Transvaal Art Association
  • Group Exhibition – Opening ABSA Bank Gallery – Johannesburg
  • Opening – Art Nouveau Gallery
  • 2 months at Citè Internationale Des Arts – Paris, France

1995

  • Miniature Exhibition – Café Palette – Pretoria Art Museum
  • Solo Exhibition – Johannes Stegmann Gallery – Bloemfontein University
  • Solo Exhibition – Vanderbijlpark Public Library
  • ‘Giverny’ – Solo Exhibition North Transvaal Art Association
  • The Johannesburg Biennial – Landscape and Abstraction from the Greater Pretoria Region – ABSA Gallery – Johannesburg
  • ‘Space to Breath’ – World Environment Day Group Exhibition – Pretoria Art Museum
  • Tembisa Fine Arts Exhibition – Kempton Park
  • Pro Arte
  • Volkskas Atelier
  • Green Papaja Exhibition
  • Group Exhibition – Jan Cilliers Primary School – Johannesburg

‘Who’s Afraid of Red’ – Guild Gallery – Pretoria

1996

  • Volkskas Atelier
  • Solo Exhibition – Vanderbijlpark City Council
  • ‘World Enironment’ – Group Exhibition – Pretoria Art Museum
  • Open Window Gala Opening – Pretoria
  • Solo Exhibition – William Humphrey’s Gallery – Kimberley
  • ‘Through the Eye of a Rainbow – Group Exhibition – University of Pretoria
  • ‘Sprokie’ – Group Exhibition – University of Pretoria
  • Miniature Exhibition – Pretoria Art Museum – Café Palette
  • ‘Christmas’ – Group Exhibition – Aleta Michaletos Gallery – Pretoria
  • BMW – Group Exhibition – Guild Gallery – Pretoria
  • Child Welfare Exhibition – Guild Gallery – Pretoria
  • International project in Cairo
  • South African Art in Egypt – Pretoria Art Association
  • Art Alive – Pretoria
  • The Sasol Art Collection Volume III – Group Exhibition – Rosebank – Johannesburg
  • Solo Exhibition – Works done for Monis 1997 Restaurant Guide – Stellenbosch

1997

  • Solo Exhibition – Opening of the new Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • Brandwacht – Group Exhibition – Stellenbosch – Curated by the Guild Gallery
  • Executive Exhibition – Noort Transvaal Arts Association
  • Maximum Art Mix – Group Exhibition – Aleta Mchaletos Gallery
  • SA Connoisseur Art – Group Exhibition – Klerksdorp Art Society
  • Artistic Advisor – Karin Hougaard – Muse Album
  • ABSA Exhibition – ABSA Gallery

1998

  • ‘Unity and Variety’ – Landscape Exhibition – Klein Karoo National Arts Festival – Oudtshoorn
  • ‘Gedagtes Rondom Pase’ – Group Exhibition – Pretoria Art Association
  • Theatre lighting design and staging for professional production ‘Muse’ by Karin Hougaard – Klein Karoo National Arts Festival – Oudtshoorn
  • ‘Raw Energy’ – Solo Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • ‘The Spirit and Images of Africa’ – Group Exhibition – Pretoria Art Association
  • ‘Six Senses Six Scense’ – Group Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria

1999

  • Group Exhibition – Millennium Gallery – Pretoria
  • Group Exhibition – RAU University – Johannesburg
  • Volkskas Atelier
  • ‘Organic Kaleidoscope’ – Solo Exhibition – Springs Library Gallery
  • ‘Goodbye Roena’ – Group Exhibition – Pretoria Arts Association
  • Group Exhibition – Opening of the State Theatre Art Gallery – Pretoria
  • African Renaissance – State Theatre – Pretoria
  • Femina – Group Exhibition – State Theatre Art Gallery – Pretoria
  • ‘Organic Kaleidoscope – Solo Exhibition – Chelsea Gallery – Cape Town
  • Artistic Director – ‘Methamorph’ – Karin Hougaard music production which won the award for most innovative production at both the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival and Aardklop Arts Festival
  • Femina Exhibition – State Theatre Art Gallery – Pretoria
  • Miniature Exhibition – State Theatre Art Gallery – Pretoria
  • Millennium Attic Exhibition – Art House on Brooklyn
  • ‘Leonardo Posted’ – Group exhibition – Pretoria Arts Association
  • ‘Postcards from South Africa – Group Exhibition – Axis Gallery – New York
  • Miniature Artworks – State Theatre Art Gallery – Pretoria

2000

  • ‘Synthesis’ – Solo Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • ‘Synthesis’ – Solo Exhibition – Chelsea Gallery – Cape Town
  • Solo Exhibition – Studio of Ora Joubert – Pretoria
  • Group exhibition – Strydom Gallery, George
  • ‘Transparency’ – Group Exhibition – Chelsea Gallery – Cape Town

2001

  • Sasol Women Of Tshwane Exhibition – University of Stellenbosch Art Museum
  • ‘Four by Four’ Echibition – Pretoria Arts Association
  • Group Exhibition – Strydom Gallery – George
  • ‘Under the Southern Cross – Group Exhibition – Chelsea Gallery – Cape Town
  • Paint day for Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund – Pretoria
  • ‘Treasures Unframed’ – Group Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • Ukkasie Festival – Solo Exhibition – Wembley Exhibition Hall – London
  • Art Lecturer – Afrikaans Girls High – Pretoria

2002

  • Established the new Mind’s I Art Space in collaboration with artists Diek Grobler, Retha Buitendach and Hanneke Benade – Pretoria
  • ‘Household Stories – Solo Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • ‘Mind’s I’ – Group Exhibition – Chelsea Gallery – Cape Town
  • ‘Matriarg’ – Group Exhibition – Mind’s I Art Space – Pretoria
  • ‘Mail Art’ – Group Exhibition – Mind’s I Art Space – Pretoria
  • Ukkasie Festival – Group Exhibition – London
  • ‘5 Minutes of Silence- Group Exhibition – Mind’s I Art Space – Pretoria
  • Miniature group exhibition in Ukkasie Festival, London curated by Este Mcleod
  • Solo Exhibition – House of Dr. Anneli Grobler
  • Part time lecturer for Master classes at the University of Pretoria
  • ‘Solar Eclipse’ Installations by 7 artists in collaboration with the Foundation for Education, Science and Technology – Mind’s I Art Space – Pretoria

2003

  • Johannes Kerkorrel – Documentary Installation – Commissioned by the Klein Karoo National Arts Festival – Oudshoorn
  • ‘Repositioning” – Exclusive to Women Artists – RAU Art Gallery – Johannesburg
  • Group Exhibition – Frieda van Schalkwyk Gallery – University of Pretoria
  • Johannes Kerkorrel – Installation exhibited at WHAM Festival – Sasolburg
  • ‘George 3‘ – Group exhibition – Strydom Gallery, George
  • Johannes Kerkorrel – Installation exhibited at Pretoria State Theatre
  • Audio & Visual producer – South African Fashion TV link
  • Cover Painting – Amanda Strydom album “Scattered Thunder”
  • Geraas Music Awards – Two commissioned works
  • All Gold Awards – Three commissioned works
  • ‘Om Die Bosch Gelei” – Group Exhibition – Mind’s I Art Space – Pretoria
  • ‘Fine Line’ – Drawing Exhibition – Mind’s I Art Space – Pretoria
  • ‘Edition’ – Printmaking Exhibition – Mind’s I Art Space – Pretoria
  • South African Art in London – Curated by Frances Coultier
  • Kombuisteater en Kuns – Linden – Johannesburg
  • Selection panelist for WHIPPS Art Alive
  • ‘Women etc.’ – Group Exhibition -Voortrekker Monument – Pretoria
  • Corporate and Specialty workshops on Color and Instinct – Rooi Rose Supermodel Finalists
  • ‘In the Mind’s I” – Diek Grobler, Michèle Nigrini, Gustav Vermeulen en Retha Buitendach – Rand Africa University Gallery – Johannesburg
  • ‘Self Portraits’ – Group Exhibition, Rust en Vreugd Gallery – Durbanville

2004

  • Michèle Nigrini relocates to Rosendal a small rural village in the Eastern Free State
  • ‘Environmental Visions‘ – Group Exhibition – Pretoria Arts Association
  • ‘Rosendal‘ – Solo Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • One of 10 prominent South African artists commissioned by Appletizer to work on the theme ‘Women Experiencing Pure Pleasure‘. These works were exhibited throughout the country en was part of the Appletizer 2005 Calendar.
  • Minds I – Group Exhibition – Gallery 88 – Sasolburg
  • ‘Landscape Now‘ – Group Exhibition – RAU Gallery – Johannesburg
  • ‘George 36‘ – Strydom Gallery – George

2005

  • In August 2005 Michèle Nigrini and designer Dahla Hulme established MeerkatkolonieGallery in Rosendal – Eastern Free State – where their art is on permanent display
  • ‘George 37‘ – Strydom Gallery – George
  • Commissioned work for Appletizer Award
  • One of 10 South African artists to exhibit at the 2005 Florence Biennale – Italy

2006

  • Lecture on the Psychological Impact of Color – Bloemfontein
  • ‘David’s Choice‘ – Group Exhibition, Rust en Vreugd Gallery – Durbanville
  • ‘Imagine the Country…‘ Exhibition with Michèle Nigrini and Dahla Hulme – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria

2007

  • ‘Fresh Paint‘ – New Gallery Opening – Davenport Road – Durban
  • ‘Snert‘ – Group Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria

2008

  • Centenary Exhibition – University of Pretoria
  • Cancer A 2nd Chance – Group Exhibition – Pretoria Art Museum
  • The New Heritage Centre – Voortrekker Monument – Pretoria
  • August 2008 – First 2 Monthly Creative Workshops – Rosendal

2009

  • Easter Exhibition – Group Exhibition – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • Exhibited 7 works on 7de Laan (South African TV Soap)
  • The only South African representative on the Chianciano Biennale in Italy (According to Robert Scott from the Anglo-Italian Academy of Art it is the “second most important curated Biennale after Venice”)
  • 6 Week Stay in Italy
  • Art work at Stephan Welz & Co Art Auctioneers in aid of the Tuks Alumni fund
  • ‘Enviro Art Now’ – 30 prominent senior and contemporary South African artists – National Cultural History Museum – Pretoria

2010

  • About Italy – Exhibition with Dahla Hulme (after a six week stay in Italy) – Meerkatkolonie Gallery – Rosendal
  • ‘Patroon‘– Group Exhibition at the Tina Skukan Gallery with Lizl Roos, Gustav Vermeulen, Marinda du Toit, Diek Grobler, Retha Buitendach – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • Art work at Stephan Welz & Co Art Auctioneers in aid of the Tuks Alumni Fund
  • ‘Angels ‘ – Grande Provence Gallery – Franschhoek

2011

  • ‘Husse Met Lang Ore – Solo Exhibition – Woordfees – Stellenbosch
  • ‘Speel-Speel‘ – Group Exhibition with Diek Grobler, Marinda du Toit, Corne Joubert – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • Art work at Stephan Welz & Co Art Auctioneers in aid of the Tuks Alumni Fund
  • Rendezvous Focus Painting Project – NWU Gallery – Potchefstroom

2012

  • ‘Hear the Silence’ – painting used by Protea Books for the cover of the Anthology of poems by Flemish poet Miriam Van Hee
  • Inhabit@ – Exhibition with Michèle Nigrini and Dahla Hulme – Tina Skukan Gallery – Pretoria
  • ‘Woord en Beeld’ – Group Exhibition – Breytenbachsentrum – Wellington
  • Art works at Stephan Welz & Co Art Auctioneers in aid of the Tuks Alumni Fund
  • Rendezvous Focus Painting Project – Oliewenhuis Art Museum – Bloemfontein
  • Firefly Foundation Charity Ball Auction
  • ‘This Palce/Displace‘ – Group Exhibition presented at the UJ Art Gallery – Johannesburg

2013

  • London Biennial 2013 – The only South African artist invited to this international exhibition of contemporary art
  • Art work commissioned for War Museum – Bloemfontein
  • Rural Rhythm @ Arts on Main, Johannesburg – With designers Dahla Hulme and Henriette van der Walt
  • Artistic Director – ‘Die Hart is ‘n Eensame Jagter’ – Herontmoet Johannes Kerkorrel
  • Director – ‘Alien Sky’ – Music Production by Karin Hougaard
  • ‘Hasepad Kies’ – Breytenbachsentrum – Wellington