Education: 1976-1981:  Konstfack, The University of Art and Design in Stockholm, Sweden

                                   Gerrit Rietveld Akademie in Amsterdam — exchange student for one term 

                                                                                                                                                         

Selected solo exhibitions:

2021 Svavarssafn, Höfn í Hornafirði. Litir Augans/ Colours of the eye * with Svavar Guðnason

2021 H71, Reykjavik. A RED CROSS BLANKET AND OTHER WISHES IN TIME OF COVID *

2019 Mokka, Reykjavik. Á flekaskilum/ Tectonics — the continent to be * 

2016 Art Museum Hveragerdi, Iceland. Tímalög * with Karl Kvaran  (*indicates accompanying catalogue)

2015 Hallgrimschurch, Reykjavik. Genetrix *

2014 SIM salurinn, Reykjavik. Einlínur/Onelines

2010 ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik. Contemporaneous east and west *

2007 Gallerí Anima, Reykjavik. O+

2007 The Culture House, Reykjavik. Icelandic scale — official spaces from colonial and postcolonial times

2006 Gallerí Aníma, Reykjavik. Dældir og duldir *

2005 Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen, China. Disappeared women reappear

2005 Gallerie Anderwereld/Katuin, Groningen, Holland. Schilderin                            

2004 Galleri Gummesons, Stockholm. Ljuskänsliga målningar  

2004 Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik Municipal Art Gallery Corpus lucis sensitivus *

2003 Gallerie Anderwereld/Katuin, Groningen, Holland. Corpus

2003 Slunkaríki, Ísafjörður, Iceland. Birting

2002 Galerie 19 Rouge, Luxembourg. Timings

2001 Kópavogur Art Museum, Gerðarsafn, Iceland. Tímasetningar

2000 Hallgrímschurch, Reykjavik. Tímarými 

1998 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik. Oxidations

1997 Forum, Stockholm. Instans

1997 ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik. Staðir

1995 Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland. Entrance/Exit Collaboratin —sound by Andrew M. McKenzie

1994 Cultural Center, Gerðuberg, Reykjavik. Hljóðmynd Collaboration —sound by Andrew M. McKenzie

1994 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik. Staðsetning

1991 The Nordic House, Reykjavik. Viðmiðun

1991 Galleri Sævar Karl, Reykjavik. Star fall

1989 Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik Municipal Art Gallery Landið

1988 Slunkaríki, Ísafjörður, Iceland. Myndaröð minnis og gleymsku

1986 Worlds´ End, Copenhagen. Ånden er lös *                   

1984 Eastman Wahmendorf Gallery, New York. The Red Sea Paintings Show

1983 Barbar, Stockholm. Urbilder — efterkrigsbilder  *                  

1983 Living Art Museum, Reykjavik. Myndir

1982 Gallerie Forum, Stockholm. Flickan och fisken

1982 Zon, Stockholm. Suxsex collaboration with Knut Swane

 

Selected group exhibitions:

2021 https://www.hammondmuseum.org/february-virtual-exhibition

2021 https://www.hammondmuseum.org/january-virtual-exhibition

2020 https://www.hammondmuseum.org/november-2020-virtual-exhibition

2020 https://www.hammondmuseum.org/october-2020-virtual-exhibition

2020 https://www.hammondmuseum.org/august-2020-virtual-exhibition

2020 Gardur, Iceland. International Art Biennale Fresh Winds *

2019 Kopavogur Art Museum, Iceland. Lots of tiny people *

2018 Alliance Francaise, Pondicherry, India. Glimpse

2017 Ásmundarsalur, Reykjavik. Ceci n´est pas un meuble *

2016 National Gallery of Iceland LIGHTPAINT

2015 Reykjavik Art Museum Kjarvalsstadir Here and now 30 years later *

2015 Kopavogur Art Museum, Iceland. Illumination

2015 Reykjavik Art Museum Kjarvalsstadir Newly Painted *

2013 Hafnarborg, Iceland. An Attempt to Harness the Light

2013 Koli Environmental Art Festival, Finland

2012 Plan –d Düsseldorf, Germany. Doppelgänger/ tvífari

2012 Art Museum, Hveragerði, Iceland. Nautn og notagildi

2012 Reykjavik Art Museum Kjarvalsstaðir Hanged mans´ cliff and the delirium of seeing

2011 Safnasafnid, Iceland. Grjót og kjarnar

2011 Reykjavik Art Gallery Blóðheimar

2010 Safnasafnid, Iceland. Listveisla           

2009 Kopavogur Art Museum, Iceland. Mandala

2009 Langholtskirkja, Reykjavik. Listflétta

2009 National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik. Gersemar í þjóðareign

2008 Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland. Budda er á Akureyri  *

2008 Millesgården, Stockholm. Tänd mörkret!/Switch on the light!  * (touring exhibition)

2008 The Art Museum in Ystad, Sweden. Tänd mörkret!/Switch on the light!

2007 Gothenburg Art Museum, Sweden. Tänd mörkret!/Switch on the light! 

2007 Skaftfell Cultural Centre, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland. Listsýning  *

2006 National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik. Painting after 1980  *

2005 Gallerie Anderwereld Katuin, Groningen, Holland. 20 jaars  *

2004 Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstaðir Nordic Fibre  *

2003 Väsby Konsthall, Upplands Väsby, Sweden. Biennal in Painting  *

2002 Alma Löv Museum, Sunne, Sweden. My body is over the ocean –the sea  *

2002 Ljósafossvirkjun, Iceland. Hvalreki

2001 Slunkaríki, Skaftfell, Ketilshúsið, Kjarvalsstaðir, Iceland. Ferðafuða

2001 Väsby Konsthall, Upplands Väsby, Sweden. Biennal in Painting *

2001 Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland. J.E.S.H.

2000 Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland. Orgasm 2000  

2000 Raudavatn, Reykjavik. Landart

1999 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Nordic Transparancy *

1998 Alma Löv Museum, Sunne, Sweden *

1995 Reykjavik Municipal Art Gallery Íslensk abstraktlist-endurskoðun.

1994 Reykjavik Municipal Art Gallery Skúlptúr, skúlptúr *

1992 Forum in the Vasapark, Stockholm, Sweden. Ute-Inne

1992 Nordanå, Skellefteå, Sweden. Århus Konstforening, Denmark. F-15, Moss, Norway.

1992 Cultural House in Stockholm. Nordisk teckningstriennal * (touring exhibition)

1988 Gallerie Pelin, Helsinki, Finland. Reykjavik - Helsinki via Cairo

1987 Upplands Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden. Joensuun Taidemuseo, Joensuun, Finland.

         Södertälje Konsthall, Sweden. Nordic Art Center Sveaborg, Finland Miklatún Manhattan

1986 Galleri F-15, Moss, Norway Miklatún Manhattan * (touring exhibition) 

1985 Reykjavik Municipal Art Gallery Hér og nú *

1985 Nico Smith´s Gallery, New York The Garbage show

1985 Freddy the dreamer, New York Various shows

1984 Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden Málverk, ung isländsk konst *

1984 L´espace Da et Du, Paris L´esprit du nord *

1984 Tokyo Museum of Modern Art Contemporary jewellery *

1983 Skånska Konstmuseet/Pictura, Lund, Sweden. Ungt svenskt avantgarde

1983 Gallerie Creatis, Paris.  Ricochet, 25 peintres et David Bowie *

1983 Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik Municipal Art Gallery Um sýningin *

 

Public commissions:

2007-11 Fontana natural spa at Laugarvatn Iceland Stone works in pool

2000 Reykjavik –European Cultural City 2000 Northern lights throne

1992 The City Hall, Reykjavik Winter solstice — reflection Collaboration with Gerla Geirsdottir

 

Represented in collections:

         National Gallery of Iceland

         The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

         Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

         Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland

         Museum of Design and Applied Art, Iceland

         The University Art Collection, Reykjavik

         Statens Konstråd, Stockholm, Sweden

         The University Hospital Art Collection, Reykjavik

         Icelandair Art Collection

 

Grants, awards, residencies:

2019-2020 Fresh Winds International Art Biennale and residency in Gardur Iceland for one month

2015 Icelandic Cultural Ministry. Artists´ salary for 2 years

2010 Icelandic Cultural Ministry. Artists´ salary for 1 year 

2009 Malongen, NKF-residence in Stockholm. 6 weeks 

2008 Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York. Visual Artist Fellowship, 1 year

2005 Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen, China. 4 months residency

2004 Reykjavik city artists’ salary. 5 months working grant

2000 Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York. Visual Artist Fellowship, 1 year

1998 Icelandic Cultural Ministry. Artists´ salary for 1 year 

1996 Malongen, Nifca-studio in Stockholm for 6 months

1992 Citè des Arts, Paris. 2 months

1991 First prize in a competition for artwork at City Hall in Reykjavik

1989 Circolo Scandinavo in Rome. One month residency

1988 Sveaborg in Helsinki, Finland. 4 months residency