CV

Born 01. 03. 1958 in Reykjavík.
Lives and works in Iceland.

Education
2000-2001 University of Iceland, education
1985-1987 Jan Van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht, Holland, MA in painting
1981-1985 The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Iceland, BA in painting
1980-1981 Universita di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
1979-1980 Universita per stranieri, Perugia, Italy
1974-1978 The Reykjavik Junior College, Iceland

Private exhibitions:
2004   The Art Center Kirkjuhvoll. Akranesi
2003   Gallerí Sævars Karls, Reykjavík
2000   The ASÍ Art Museum.
1999 Paintings at the International Airport, Keflavík
1986 and 1987   Jan Van Eyck, Maastricht, Hollandi

Group exhibitions:
2010 Flown inn, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
2005 Gullkistan, Laugarvatni
2005 Art for Nature, Museum Leeuwenbergh, Utrecht, Holland
2002 Faces- Gesichter 100 Portraits Heidelberger Schloss Heidelberg Þýskaland
2001 World Art One Collection “2000 Reasons to Love the Earth”, Holland
2000 Ljós-Myndir , Fjöruhúsið,  Hellnum Snæfellsnesi
2000 Teglt í Tré Listasafn Árnesinga Selfoss,
1990 Culturfestival of the west, Reykholt
1989 Selfportraits in Icelandic art. Reykjavik Municipal Museum, Iceland
1988 4 young painters, Reykjavik Municipal Museum, Iceland
1987 IBM, The artists of the future, Reykjavik Municipal Museum, Iceland
1986 Gallerí Vesturgötu, Reykjavík.
1985 Ung Nordisk Kunst Festival, Stokkholm.
1982 Gullströndin Andar, Reykjavík.

Book Art exhibitions:
2014 Landbrot, Þórbergssetur, Hala Suðursveit
2014 hem : HJEM : koti : heim : heima : angerlarsimaffik. Nordic House, Reykjavík
2013 Relate North, Nordic House, Reykjavík
2013 hem : HJEM : koti : heim : heima : angerlarsimaffik. Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg Danmark and Kulturhuset Nuuk, Greenland
2011 Svartur mínus, Gallery Íslenskrar grafíkur, Reykjavík
2010 Context, Langska Huset, Gotland, Sverige.  .
2010 Context Nordic House, Reykjavík
2009 Context Papirsfabrikken, Silkiborg, Dk
2009 5th International Artist´s Book Triennial Vilnius 2009, traveling exh.
2008 Hvítur,  Skörin,  Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík.

Collections:
Reykjavik Municipal Museum
Landsbankinn Art collection, Reykjavík
Akranes Municipal Art collection
Kirkjuhvoll, Art collection, Akranes
The Post and Telecomunication Art collection, Reykjavík

Awards:
2009 a grant from the Iceland Academy of the Arts to study Japanese inkpainting in Tokyo
1987 1th prize in the exhibition IBM, The artists of the future, Reykjavik Municipal Museum, Iceland

Teaching:
2000-2014 The Kópavogur School of Visual Art, painting
1987-1996 and 2000-2003 The Reykjavík School of Visual Art, painting
2002-2013 Iceland Akademy of the Arts, teacher and department coordinator for the MA art educational program
1996-1999 The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Iceland, head of painting department
1988-1999 The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Iceland, teaching painting

 

 

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