BIRGIR ANDRÉSSON

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1978-79 Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, The Netherlands

1973-77 Icelandic College of Arts & Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 

4 Parts Divided, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

2014 

The Northernmost North, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
Tölt, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

2013
Tölt, Nordic Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Tölt, Kulturhaus Karlhorst, Berlin, Germany

 

2012
The Infinite Day, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2011
Bolt Out of the Blue, with Poul Gernes, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA

 

2008
Im memorium, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

2006
Birgir Andrésson, The National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2005
cities, countries and regions of the world in Icelandic towns and villages, Sleeper, Edinburgh, Scotland
One Year in Icelandic Colours and some 90 minutes in Black and White, Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, Germany 

 

2004
Safn, Reykjavik, Iceland
i8 gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
As Far As The Eye Can See, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2003
Alcofountain, with Sigurdur S. Halldórsson and Hlynur Sigurbergsson, Kling og Bang Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland 

 

2001
Falls in a Fjord, with Magnús Jónsson, Seydisfjördur, Iceland
Galleri Sølvberget, Stavanger, Norway 

 

2000
i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
The National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Akademie of Reykjavik, Iceland
Slunkariki, Isafjordur, Iceland
The Yellow House made Green, Reykjavik, Iceland 

 

1999
Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark 

 

1997
Projektraum Voltmerstrasse, Hannover, Germany
Kunstraum Wohnraum, Hannover, Germany
Stadtgalerie Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Neue Kunst im Hagenbucher, Heilbronn, Germany 

 

1996
Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

 

1995
Icelandic Pavilion, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
The Old Museum, Belfast, Ireland 

 

1994
c/o Sudi, Galerie & Edition, Bern, Switzerland 

 

1993
The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland 

 

1991
Reykjavík Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
Kunsthaus Center Pasque Art, Biel, Switzerland

 

1989
Gallery Krókur, Reykjavík, Iceland 

 

1988
Slúnkaríki, Ísafjördur, Iceland
Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1986
The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1984
The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland 

 

1981
Gallery Corridor, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1979
Gallery LOA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1977
Gallery Sudurgata 7, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1976
Gallerí Súm, with Magnús Pálsson, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

High & Low - Icelandic Contemporary Art, at Nordatlantens Brygge, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

 

2017

Sequences Art Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland

List Officinalis, Nesstofa, Seltjarnarnes, Iceland

Other Hats: Icelandic Printmaking, The International Print Centre, New York, USA

 

2016

TEXT, Lisasafn Islands, Reykjavik, Iceland
KINGDOM - Flora, Faun, Fable, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

 

2014
Iceland: Artists Respond to Place, Scandinavia House, New York, NY, USA
Iceland: Artists Respond to Place, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, USA

 

2013
Works on Paper, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Unpredictables, Norman Foster et l'art contemporain, Carré d'art - Musée dárt Contemporain de Nimes, Nimes, France
Elemental, Boden Arts Center, Boden, Sweden
Magnetic North, Ratio 3, San Francisco, USA

 

2012
Air de Pied-à-terre, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, USA
Dissecting Nature, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, USA

 

2011
Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland
Birgir Andrésson og vinir (and friends), Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Text, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin, Germany
Now: Obras De La Colección Jumex, Instituto Cultural Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico
Faster and Slower Lines - From the Collection of Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Bolt Out of the Blue, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
Perspectives - On the Borders of Art and Philosophy, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2010
Winter Show, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2009
Lífródur, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland (curated by Dorothée Kirch and Markús Þór Andrésson)
Three Decades of Contemporary Art, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, USA
Icelandic Art, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, USA

 

2008
Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
Straumar, ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Its not your fault, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
Snap Shot, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, USA

 

2007
Emotional Landscapes, with Ragna Róbertsdóttir, Safn, Reykjavik, Iceland
Sjónlist 2007, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
Alas Nature, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2006
Geep Images, Oresman Gallery, Smith College, Massachusetts, USA
Summer, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Le muse de Sérignan, Sérignan, France

 

2005
Collaborations, Charlotte Lund Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Dialogue, The Showroom, FFKD, Copenhagen, Denmark
To be continued…, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark 

 

2004
Dialogue, Fabrikken for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2003
Next Saturday, Air de Paris project space, Paris, France
Alcofountain, Kling & Bang Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
Yours Truly, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2001
Milano Europa 2000, Milano, Italy

 

2000
Bedrock, Dalhouse Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada
The Old News, PS 122, New York, USA
The Edstrand Foundation Art Prize, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
En dehors des cartes, Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain de Sète, Sète, France

 

1998
Carnegie Art Award, touring the Nordic Countries

 

1997
Galerie Cult, Vienna, Austria
Studija Islanija, Vilnius, Lithuania 

 

1996
Brama Antartica, Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria

 

1995
Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt, Paris, France
Ernst Museum, Budapest, Hungary 

 

1994
Ludwig Gosewitz and his Icelandic Friends, Haus am Luetzowplatz, Berlin, Germany
State Museum Budapest, Hungary
Das WM-Studio, Bern, Switzerland 

 

1993
Systematiek van het Toeval, Witte de Withstraat 63, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

 

1987
Black Cloud, Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland 

 

1983
Gallery Corridor, Reykjavík, Iceland 

 

1980
Experimental Environment 11, Korpúlfsstadir, Iceland

 

1978
Four young Artist, Gallery SUM, Reykjavík, Iceland 

 

1976
SÚM 76, Gallery SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1975
SÚM 75, Gallery SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland