Fædd / Born 1969 Reykjavik, Iceland

Býr og starfar í Noregi og á Íslandi/ Lives and works in Norway and in Iceland

 

MENNTUN / EDUCATION

2012 – 2016       The Norwegian Artistic Research Fellowship Programme.A practice based PhD at the                                    Bergen Academy of Arts & Design, Visual Art Department.
2009                    Listaháskóli Íslands, Diplómanám til Kennsluréttinda / The Icelandic Arts Academy,                                     Teaching Diploma, Reykjavik, Iceland
1994-97              Pratt Institute, MFA, New Forms Department. Brooklyn, New York
1989-92              Myndlista– og handíðaskóli Íslands / The Icelandic School of Art and Crafts

 

VALDAR EINKASÝNINGAR / SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019     Soft Gallery. Oslo. Norway.
2017     Cohabitation, Trøndelag Senter for Samtidskunst. Trondheim. Norway
2016     Contemplated Randomness, Hverfisgallerí. Reykjavík. Iceland
2016     Ecosystem of Color, The Reykjavík Art Museum, Kjarvalsstaðir. Iceland
2015     Colors of Belonging, Bergen Kjøtt. Bergen, Noregur
2014     Kunstnerforbundet, Osló, Noregi / Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway
2014     Kortlagning lands, Hverfisgallerí, Reykjavík / Mapping a Piece of Land, Hverfisgallerí,                                Reykjavík, Iceland.
2013     Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík / Hallgrím’s Church, Reykjavik, Iceland
2011     Samræmi, Hafnarborg, (ásamt Guðjóni Ketilssyni) / Coherence, The Hafnarfjörður Centre of                      Culture and Fine Art (Hafnarborg), Iceland (together with Guðjón Ketilsson)
2008     Encircling, Pollock Gallery, TX, USA
2007     Inclusion, Listasafn ASÍ, Reykjavík / Inclusion, ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2007     Heimilisiðnaðarsafnið, Blönduósi / Textile Museum, Blönduós, Iceland
2006     Surrogate, Safn, Reykjavík / Surrogate, Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006     Background, Gallery i8, Reykjavík / Iceland
2006     Overlap, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, OR, USA
2005     Unraveled, Listasafnið í Boise, Boise, ID, USA / Unraveled, The Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID,                     USA
2004     Listasafn ASÍ, Reykjavík / Work(s), ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003     Stretching Canvas, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR, USA
2002     Lassoing, Gangurinn, Reykjavík / Lassoing, The Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland
2001     Gallery Hlemmur, Reykjavík / Iceland
2000     Weavings and Things, Marylhurst Háskóli, The Art Gym, Portland, OR, USA / Weavings and                    Things, Marylhurst University, The Art Gym, Portland, OR, USA
1998     Sýnibox, Nýlistasafnið, Reykjavík / Sýnibox, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
1998     Norsk Kunsthandverk, Norræna Myndlista- og handíðasafnið, Throndheim, Noregi / Norsk                        Kunsthandverk, The Nordic Museum of Arts and Crafts, Throndheim, Norway
1998     Visibility, Nýlistasafnið, Reykjavík / Visibility, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

HELSTU SAMSÝNINGAR / SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018     Dome Zone, Kjósin, Hvalfjörður.
2018     NATURE / Home and workplace, Johannes Larsen Museum. Denmark
2018     NATURE – Home and Workplace, Ljungbergmuseet, Sweden
2018     Local Colour, UNSW Galleries. Sydney, Australia.
2017     Painting – not a medium, Hafnarborg Museum. Iceland
2017     Survival Kit 9, Old Biological Museum. Riga, Latvia
2017     Opening, Kling og Bang. The Marshall house, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017     Upstairs – Downstairs, Hverfisgallerí, Reykjavík Iceland
2017     The City Being, The Nordic House. Reykjavík Iceland.
2014     Your compound view. The Reykjavík Art Museum. Iceland
2014     Traces of creation, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
2013     Rakete Rinzekete, Norræna húsið, Reykjavík / Rakete Rinnzekete, The Nordic House, Reykjavik,                Iceland
2013     Rakete Rinnzekete, Listasafn Vestur-Jótlands, Tirstrup, Danmörku / Rakete Rinnzekete,                              Vestylland Art Museum, Tirstrup, Denmark
2012     Carnegie Art Award Exhibition, Toured to The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Art, Stockholm,                Sweden; Amors Andersen Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland; Sophienholm, Lyngby, Copenhagen,                  Denmark
2010     Efnaskipti, Listasafn Reykjanesbæjar, Reykjanesbæ / Metabolism, Reykjanes Art Museum,                           Reykjanesbær, Iceland
2010     Re-give, Heimilisiðnaðarsafnið, Blönduósi / Re-give, Textile Museum, Blönduós, Iceland
2009     Volcano Lovers, ISE Menningarhúsið, NY, USA / Volcano Lovers, ISE Cultural Foundation, NY,                 USA
2009     Þræddir Þræðir, Listasafn Árnesinga, Hveragerði / Þræddir Þræðir, The Arnesinga Art                                  Musesum, Hveragerði, Iceland
2009     Cheongju Handíðatvíæringurinn, Cheongju, Suður Kóreu / Cheongju International Craft                               Biennale, Cheongju, South Korea
2009     Dalir-hólar-handverk, Ólafsdal /Ólafsdalur, Iceland
2009     Minjar, Náttúrufræðistofu Kópavogs, Kópavogi / Relics, Kopavogur Natural History Museum, Kópavogur, Iceland
2008     Blurring the Line, Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery, Portland, OR, USA
2008     Unusual Twist, Listaskólinn í Spencertown, Spencertown, NY, USA / Unusual Twist, Spencertown Art Academy, Spencertown, NY, USA
2008     From Another Shore: Recent Icelandic Art, Norræna húsið, NY, USA / From Another Shore: Recent Icelandic Art, Scandinavia House, NY, USA
2008     The Seditious Stitch, Sun Valley Menningarmiðstöð, Sun Valley, ID, USA / The Seditious Stitch, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID, USA
2007     Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting, Hönnunarsafnið, NY, USA / Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting,  Museum of Arts and Design, NY, USA
2007     Þráður, Koroska Gallery, Slóvenía / Thread, Koroska Gallery of Fine Arts, Slovenia
2006     Málverkið eftir 1980, Listasafn Íslands, Reykjavík / Painting after 1980, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006     Sjónlistaverðlaunin, Listasafnið á Akureyri, Akureyri / The Icelandic Visual Arts Award Exhibition, The Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
2006     New Embroidery – Not your Grandmothers Doily, Safn Samtímahandíðalistar, Portland, OR, USA / New Embroidery – Not your Grandmothers Doily, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, USA
2006     A Changing Fabric, Salina Listamiðstöð, Salina, KA, USA / A Changing Fabric, Salina Art Center, Salina, KA, USA
2006     Listakonur, Gallery i8, Reykjavík / Women Artists, Gallery i8, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006     Björk-Danni-Hildur, Nýlistasafnið, Reykjavík / Björk-Danni-Hildur, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2005     Volcana – Icelandic Panorama, Plug In Samtímalistagallerí, Winnipeg, Kanada /Volcana – Icelandic Panorama, Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada
2005     K-2005, Rhöda Sten, Gautaborg, Svíþjóð /Gothenburg, Sweden
2005     Affair, Jupiter Hótel, Portland, OR, USA / Affair, The Jupiter Hotel, Portland, OR, USA
2004     Ný íslensk myndlist, um veruleikann, manninn og ímyndina, Listasafn Íslands, Reykjavík / New Icelandic Art, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
2004     Happy Art for a Sad World, Spike Gallery, NY, USA / Happy Art for a Sad World, Spike Gallery, NY, USA
2003     Ulterior Motive, Marilhurst Háskóli, Portland, OR, USA / Ulterior Motive, Marilhurst University, Portland, OR, USA
2003     Pins and Needles, John Michael Kohler Listamiðstöð, Sheboygan, WI, USA / Pins and Needles, John    Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI, USA
2003     The Wild Wild North, CityScape Community Art Space, Vancouver, BC, Kanada / The Wild Wild North, CityScape Community Art Space, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2003     18 Konur, CCC Art Center Gallery, Astoria, OR, USA / 18 Women, CCC Art Center Gallery, Astoria, OR, USA
2001     Contemporary Skeins, Safn Samtímahandíðalistar, Portland, OR, USA / Contemporary Skeins, Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR, USA
2001     Oregon tvíæringurinn, Listasafnið í Portland, Portland, OR, USA / Oregon Biennial, The Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR, USA
2001     Domesticity, The Waiting Room, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
2000     All those if´s…, Safnahúsið, Eigilsstöðum / All those if´s…, Safnahúsið, Egilsstaðir, Iceland
2000     The Inner and Outer World – The World Above and Below, Listasafn Reykjavíkur / The Inner and Outer World – The World Above and Below,The Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
2000     Nordic Design Writers, Röhsska Safnið, Gautaborg, Svíðjóð / Nordic Design Writers, The RöhsskaMuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden
2000     Flotsam und Jetsam – Strandgut, C-line Project, Kulturforum Burgkloster, Þýskalandi / Germany
2000     Nonpulstra, F.M. Schwarz Gallery, Köln, Þýskalandi / Cologne, Germany
2000     Tweak, Mercer Union Gallery, Tórontó, Kanada / Toronto, Canada
2000     Un*Domesticated, Queens Theatre in The Park, Queens, NY, USA
2000     Inventing Iceland, Articule, Montreal, Kanada / Inventing Iceland, Articule, Montreal, Canada
1999     Hot Spot, Kultur Bahnhof Eller, Dusseldorf, Þýskalandi / Germany
1999     Kaldhæðni, Bomuldsfabriken, Kristianssand, Noregi / Ironi (Irony), Bomuldsfabriken, Kristianssand, Norway
1999     Kynstrin Öll, Reykjavíkur Akademían, Reykjavík / Kynstrin Öll, The Reykjavik Academy, Reykjavik Iceland
1999     Chronologies, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
1998     The A.I.M. Program Exhibition, Bronx Listasafnið, NY, USA / The A.I.M. Program Exhibition, The Bronx Museum of The Arts, NY, USA

 

VERK Í OPINBERRI EIGU / SELECED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Listasafn Reykjavíkur / Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
Listasafn Íslands / National Gallery of Iceland, Iceland
Listasjóður Pennans / Penninn Art Collection, Iceland
The Mint Museum NC, USA / The Mint Museum, NC, USA
Safn samtímahandverkslistar, OR, USA / Museum of Contemporary Craft, OR, USA
Safn Tatsumi Sato, Hiroshima, Japan / Tatsumi Sato Collection, Hiroshima, Japan
Listasafnið í Boise, ID, USA / Boise Art Museum, ID, USA
Safn Drieke Zirinsky, ID, USA / Drieke Zirinsky Collection, ID, USA
Listasafn Háskóla Íslands / The University Art Museum, Iceland
Landspítalinn / The National University Hospital, Iceland
Safn Francis Greenburger, NY, USA / Francis Greenburger Collection, NY, USA
Art Omi, NY, USA / Art Omi, NY, USA
Hönnunarsafn Íslands / Museum of Design and Applied Art, Iceland
Listasafn Sørlandets, Noregi / Sørlandets Art Museum, Norway

 

STARFSLAUN OG STYRKIR / STIPENDS AND COMMISSIONS

Verkefnastyrkur Myndstefs / Myndstef, Project Grant 2011, 2009, 2008, 2005, 2002
Ferða- og dvalarstyrkur Muggs / Muggur, Travel & Project Grant 2009, 2008
Launasjóður myndlistarmanna / Visual Artists’ Salary Fund, The Icelandic Ministry of Culture 2010, 2009, 2007,   2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
Ferðastyrkur Kynningarmiðstöðvar Íslenskrar Myndlistar / Icelandic Art Center Mobility Grant 2005
Styrktarsjóður Svavars Guðnasonar og Ástu Eiríksdóttur / The Svavar Guðnason and Ásta Eiríksdóttir Art Award 2005
Verðlaun og Styrkur Listasjóðs Pennans / Penninn Art Foundation Award and Grant 2000

 

VIÐURKENNINGAR / AWARDS 

2011     Tilnefning til Carnegie Art Award, Svíþjóð / Carnegie Art Award Nomination, Sweden
2006     Sjónlistaverðlaunin / The Icelandic Visual Art Award, Iceland
2002     Tilnefning til Menningarverðlauna DV / DV Cultural Award for Visual Art Nomination, Iceland
2001     Verðlaun Betty Bowen (sérstök viðurkenning), Listasafnið í Seattle, WA, USA / The Betty Bowen Memorial Award (Special Recognition), Seattle Art Museum, WA, USA
2001     Oregon Tvíæringurinn, Verðlaun Dómara / The Oregon Biennial,Juror Award, Portland, OR, USA
1999     Menningarverðlaun Norræna hússins í New York / The American Scandinavian Society of New York Cultural Grant Award