CV

Studies:

2014 M.Art.Ed., Iceland Akademy of the Arts (IS)
2000-02 MA in Art as Environment, Manchester Metropolitan University,
Manchester with Prof. Ian Rawlinson and Prof. Pavel Büchler (UK)
1985-86 Meisterschülerin with Prof. Sir. E. Paolozzi (DE)
1981-86 Diploma, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, München (DE)
1977-81 Iceland Akademy of the Arts (IS)

Solo exhibitions:

2019 Medium of Matter, BERG Contemporary, Reykjavík (IS)
2015 Borg Guðs – City of God, Hallgrímskirkja (IS)
2013 Displacement – Rome/Reykjavík, Harpa, Reykjavík (IS)
2013 Paralell and Contrary, Rósa Gísladóttir – Sculptures, LÁ–Art Museum, Hveragerði (IS)
2012 Come l’acqua come l’oro... Mercati di Traiano, Rome (IT)
2011 The Doubt of Future Foes... Gallerí Ágúst, Reykjavík (IS)
2009 Looking at the Overlooked, Galleria 196, Rome (IT)
2007 Galleria Via Larga, Florence (with Brigitta Reinhardt) (IT)
2006 Stadtgalerie Baliere, Frauenfeld (with Brigitta Reinhardt) (CH)
2004 Still life from the Plastic Age, Listasafn ASÍ, Reykjavík (IS)
1999 Still life, Living Art Museum, Reykjavík (IS)
1995 Gallerí Birgis Andréssonar, Reykjavík (with Brigitta Reinhardt) (IS)
1991 State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, New York (with Brigitta Reinhardt) (USA)
1989 Gallerí Sævars Karls, Reykjavík (IS)
1988 Gallerí Svart á hvítu, Reykjavík (IS)
1984 Reykjavik Art Museum (Kjarvalsstaðir), Reykjavík (IS)

Selected group exhibitions:

2017 Crossing Borders, Symposium, Haus der Katholische Aktion, Salzburg (AT)
2016 ART FOR ACTION – Icelandic Art in the service of sustainability, United
Nations, N.Y. (USA)
2016 Borrowed Time, Scandinavia House Gallery, N.Y. (USA)
2015 All Together Now, Künstlerforum, Bonn (UK)
2015 Women's Time – Here and now thirty years later, Reykjavík Art museum (Kjarvalsstaðir), Reykjavík (IS)
2015 Inspired by Soane: I found this and thought of you... Soane's Museum,
London (UK)
2015 Collect 2015, Joanna Bird Collection, Saatchi Gallery, London (UK)
2015 Challenge, LÁ– Art Museum, Hveragerði (IS)
2014 Time and Space, Symposium, Center of Contemporary and Experimental Art (CCEA),
Jerevan (AM)
2013 Relate North, Nordic House, Reykjavík (IS)
2013 Grenzüberschreitungen (Crossing Borders), Symposium, Künstlerforum,
Bonn (DE)
2012 Pleasure and Functionality, LÁ–Art Museum, Hveragerði/Iceland
2010 Vanitas, Still Life in Icelandic Art, Reykjavík Art Museum (Hafnarhús), Reykjavík/Iceland
2009 Creative Emergencies, Waste, Water and Energy in International Contemporary
Art, Second edition, Ravenna (IT)
2007 Gli artisti si incontrano, Cascina Farsetti, Rome (IT)
2002 Holden Gallery, Manchester (UK)
2002 Walking Distance, Brown Brothers Mill, Salford (UK)
2000 The Coastline 2000, Reykjavík (IS)
1997 Sculptors’ Association Anniversary Exhibition, Reykjavík (IS)
1991 Art in the Factory, Ithaca Gun Factory, New York (USA)
1988 Big Scale, Malmö (SE)
1987 Icelandic Abstract, Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavík (IS)
1987 7th International Small Sculpture Exhibition, Budapest (HU)
1986 Galerie am Maxwehr, Landshut (DE)
1985 Here and Now, Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavík (IS)
1985 Kunstzentrum No 66, München (DE)

Lectures:

2016 „Is Keldur Reliquary from Armenia?“ Lecture in Crossing Boarders IV
Symposium, Skálholt (IS)
2014 „Wie Frei ist ein Künstler“, Symposium in 64. Festival
Junger Künstler, Bayreuth. 19. ágúst 2014 (DE)
2014 „Exhibition in Trajans Markets, the making of.“ Lecture in Time and
Space, Symposium, (CCEA), Jerevan (AM)

Prizes and Awards:

2018 Myndlistarsjóður/ Icelandic Visual Arts Fund (IS)
2018 Vogabyggð, closed international sculpture competition in Reykjavík (IS)
2018 Artists' Salary Fund (3 months) (IS)
2018 Skriðuklaustur, Artist-in-Residence (IS)
2016 Circolo Scandinavo, Artist-in-Residence (IT)
2015 Muggur (IS)
2014 Myndlistarsjóður/ Icelandic Visual Arts Fund (IS)
2014 Artists' Salary Fund (2 months) (IS)
2013 Myndstef, Stipendium (IS)
2013 Closed sculpture competition, HB Grandi, Reykjavík (IS)
2012 Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Iceland (grant for exhibition in Rome) (IS)
2012 Íslandsstofa (grant for exhibition in Rome) (IS)
2012 CiAl (Consorzio Imbaggalli Aluminio) (grant for exhibition in Rome) (IT)
2012 Muggur (IS)
2012 Icelandic Art Center, Spontaneous Support (IS)
2012 Artists' Salary Fund (6 months) (IS)
2011 Closed competition, Litlahlíð, Reykjavik Art Museum (IS)
2011 Barbara and Magnús Á. Árnason, Art Fund (IS)
2010 Artists' Salary Fund (12 months) (IS)
2009 Myndstef, Stipendium (IS)
2009 Kópavogur, Stipendium (IS)
2009 Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Iceland, Stipendium (IS)
2009 Icelandic Art Center, Spontaneous Support (IS)
2001 Closed competition for Tumb stones, Kirkjugarðar Reykjavíkur (IS)
2000 Artists' Salary Fund (12 months) (IS)
1996 Artists' Salary Fund (6 months) (IS)
1995 Krefeld, Artist-in-Residence, Nordrein Westphalen Art Festival (DE)
1988 Artist-in-Residence, Big Scale, Malmö (SE)
1984 Digital Equipment, Art Prize, München (DE)
1981 Svava Finsen, Art Prize, Reykjavík (IS)

Collections:

The National Gallery of Iceland (IS)
Reykjavik Art Museum (IS)
Icelandair Art collection (IS)
Harpa Concert Hall (IS)
Garðabær Conservatory (IS)
Various private collections