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GUÐRÚN KRISTJANSDOTTIR
Visual Artist
Reykjavík, Iceland
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CV | GUÐRÚN KRISTJANSDOTTIR

Visual Artist |  Reykjavík | Iceland

 

EDUCATION
1977-1979 Ecole des Beaux Arts, Aix-en-Provence, France
1974-1979 The Reykjavik School of Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

SELECTED PRIVATE EXHIBITION
2013 Vatn, Festival of Sacred Arts, Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland
2011 The Wall, Mural installation, NOTCH Art Festival, Beijing, China
2011 Speciment, Galleri Agust, Reykjavík, Iceland
2010 Weather Tune, 751 Beijing, China
2010 Weather Tune, Iceland Expo, Shanghai, China
2010 Imprints, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, USA
2009 Weather Writing, The Hafnarfjordur Center of Culture and Fine Art, Iceland
2008 Pictures, Gallery Agust, Reykjavík, Iceland
2007 Weathering, ASI Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2007 The Soft Lavas, Hafnarborg Center of Culture and Fine Art, Hafnarfjördur
2005 Installation, Skalholt Cathedral, Iceland
2005 Thaw, Gallery Luise Ross, New York, USA
2005 Earth´s Dandruff, Dandruff Space, Williamsburg, New York, USA
2004 Video instalation, The Nordic Houses, Berlin, Germany
2003 Flux /Thaw, Video installation, Skaftfell, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
2000 From Mountains, Hafnarborg Center of Fine Art, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
1999 Picture, Gallery Iceland, Oslo, Norway
1998 From Iceland, Luise Ross Gallery, NY, USA
1998 Nordic Art, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, USA
1996 Visual conference & retrospective, Gerduberg Municipal Art Institute, Reykjavík
1996 New Works, Sjónarhóll, Reykjavík, Iceland
1995 Hillsides, Kópavogur Art Museum, Kópavogur Iceland
1993 Galery De L’Awei, Drachten, Netherlands
1992 Landscape, The Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland
1991 Gallery Orpheus, Eskilstuna, Sweden
1990 Gallery Persons & Lindell, Helskinki, Finland

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013 Under the open sky, Streets of the Gods, Reykjavík
2012 From Iceland, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, USA
2011 Perspectives, On the borders of Art and Philosophy, Reykjavík Art Museum
2007 Ways in between, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
2007 Moving Mountains, LA Art Museum, Hveragerdi, Iceland
2005 Streams, Gallery 100°, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003 Kolonialen, Den Nordatlantiske Brygge, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 Moment II, Santiago de Compostella, Spain
2002 Moment I, ASI Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2001 Nortdic Contemporary Art, Steninge Palace, Sweden
2001 Art in the Woods, Hallormstadur Forest, East Iceland
2000 Elements, Gerduberg Municipal Art Gallery, Iceland
2000 Pittura de Dozza, Bologna, Italy
2000 Black and White, New Bedford Art Museum, Massachusetts, USA
1999 Elements, The Round Tower, Copenhagen, Denmark
1998 Museum of Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA
1995 Vejle Kunstmuesum, Vejle, Denmark
1993 Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
1993 Gallery Frank Bustamante, New York, USA

 

WORKS IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The Wall, outdoor Art piece, Dashilar, Beijing, China
Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum
The National Art Gallery of Iceland
Gerdarsafn, Museum of Kopavogur, Iceland
The Hafnarfjördur Institute of Culture and Fine Art, Iceland
The University of Iceland
The Icelandic University of Education
The National Broadcasting Service of Iceland
The National Bank of Iceland
The District Court of Reykjavik
Carnegie Museum of Art Collection
The Walter Stöhrer-Stiftung, Germany
The State Finance Agency, Iceland, Icelandair
Also works in private collections in Iceland, Sweden, Norway,
Switzerland, China, USA, Canada and Germany

 

RELATED ART ACTIVITIES
2008 Chair person of Hallgrimschurch Art Exhibitions, until 2010
2007 Commissioned work for a new Hall at the Blue Lagoon, Iceland
2005 Lecture at the Art Academy of Iceland
2000 Selected to participate in Art Competition for the Icelandic University of Education
1998 Teaching at Pratt Fine Art Center / Summer Intensive Programme, Seattle, USA
1998 Lecture at the Nordic Heritage Museum of Seattle WA, USA
1993 Lecture at De L'Awei,Drachten, Holland
1990 Lecture at the Helsinki Academy of Fine Art