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b. 1970 in Reykjavik

Lives and works in Reykjavik
 

EDUCATION

 

1994-1997

MFA Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA

 

1989-1993

BFA The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

1986-1989

The Reykjavik School of Visual Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2022

Liðamót/ Ode to Join, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik

 

2021

e n t r a n c e, Gallery Thomas Fischer, Berlin, Germany

 

2020

Aerotics / Loftleikur, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

2018

Hemiola, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome, Italy 

 

2017

Zug, Galerie Thomas Fischer, Berlin, Germany

pollur - spegill, Skaftfell Art Center, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

 

2016

Borð, Outvert Art Space, Ísafjörður, Iceland

Margrét Blöndal, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2015

Flóra Culture House, Akureyri, Iceland

Meander, Galerie Thomas Fisher, Berlin, Germany

Felldur/Field, Sequences VII, Harbinger, Reykjavik, Iceland

Meeding oder Wedding, with Huginn Thór Arason, Stöpullinn, ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2014

OUT, KompanAlthýduhúsið, Siglufjördur, Iceland

Hrafnseyri at Arnarfjörður, Cultural Center, Iceland

 

2012

Open; Wait, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland (with Silvia Bächli)

Schlag, Galerie Thomas Fischer, Berlin, Germany

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2021

Abrakadabra, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

Góðir Gestir - group show with Icelandic artists, Cecilia Hillström Gallery, Sweden

 

2020

Landvist, Stóri - Klofi, Rangárþing Ytra, Iceland

 

2019

Late Summer Show, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Sequences IX - Really, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

Nr. 3 UmhverfingSnæfellsnes peninsula, Iceland

 

2018 

Cycle Music and Art Festival, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2017

VISUAL RESONANCE - Cycle Music and Art Festival, Gerðarsafn - Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland
Rolling Snowball/9, Djúpivogur, Iceland

Flair, Fridman Gallery, New York City, NY, USA

Entangled: Threads & Making, Turner Contemporary, Kent, UK

 

2016

Cycle Music and Art Festival, Gerdarsafn - Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland

Traces of Water (Curated by Ágústa Kristófersdóttir and Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson), Harfnarborg, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2015

Visual Resonance - Kommentierte Musik II, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin

Distant Moods on a Blue Evening, Cesis Art Festival, Latvia

Flóra, Akureyri, Iceland

Ausstellungsraum Klingertal, Basel, Switzerland

 

2014

Cacences of Line and Color, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

Stöpullinn, with Huginn Thór Arason, ASÍ, Reykjavik.

 

2013

Elemental, Boden Arts Center, Boden, Sweden

Variety 2: Margins and Circles, with Motoko Dobashi, Franziska Furter & Yukiko Suto, Lullin + Ferrari,

Zürich, Switzerland

 

2012

Zeichnungen im Salon Dahlmann, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany

Hangman´s Rock – The Delirium of Vision, Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

 

2009-2010

Artist in Residence, Foundation Laurenz House, Basel, Switzerland

 

2009

Guðmunda Kristinsdóttir Art Prize

 

2008

Nominated for The Icelandic Visual Arts Awards, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2006

Nominated for The Icelandic Visual Arts Awards, Reykjavik, Iceland

NKD Nordic Artists´ Centre, Dale, Norway

 

2005

Art Omi, International Artist Residency, New York, USA

 

2002

The Richard Serra Prize, Iceland

 

2000

Artist in Residence, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, USA

 

1995-1996

Teaching Assistantship, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, USA

 

1994-1996

Fulbright Scholarship

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