Curriculum Vitae

Kristín  Gunnlaugsdóttir
e-mail: kgg@islandia.is

Unnarbraut 20
170 Seltjarnarnes
Iceland

Mobile +354 694 7870

 

 

Education:

1983 – 1984 College of Art – Akureyri

1984 – 1987 Icelandic Academy of Arts and Crafts

1987 – 1988 Icon painting in a convent in Rome, Italy

1988 – 1993 Accademia delle Belle Arti – Florence, Italy

1995 “Oro e colore”, gilding workshop, Laboratorio scuola, Florence, Italy

 

 

Solo exhibitions since 2000:

 

2018   SuperBlack, with Margret Jonsdottir, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands.

2017  SuperBlack, with Margret Jonsdottir, The North Atlantic House, Copenhagen.

2016  Reformation, Church of Neskirkja, Reykjavik

2016  Blue, Gallery Skumaskot, Reykjavik

2014  Maria meets Maria, with Detel Aurand, Kreuzberg, Berlin

2014  Kláði,verkur, sviði,bólga og pirringur, with Margret Jonsdottir, Medical Museum Nesstofa, Seltjarnarnes

2014 The Joy is Black, Gallery Studio Stafn, Reykjavik

2014  Gallery Flora, Akureyri

2013  Creations/Sköpunarverk, The Icelandic National Art Gallery

2011  Retrospective, Akureyri Art Museum

2010  My treasures/Gullin mín, Gallery Studio Stafn, october, Reykjavik, Iceland

2010  Tapestries, Icelandic Printmakers Association, Reykjavik, Iceland

2009  Weingut Hubert Sandhofer, Burgenland, Austria

2007  Gallery Turpentine, Reyjavík, The Mountain Land

2007  Seltjarnarnes church

2007  The Mountain Land, International Cultural Centre Caisa, Helsinki, Finland

2006  Gallery Box, Akureyri

2005  Reykjanes Art Museum

2000  Hallgríms Church, Reykjavík

 

Major joint exhibitions since 2000:

 

2017  I volunteer - Baroque in Bonus, short film with dancer Unnur Elísabet Gunnarsdottir, Mengi, Reykjavik

2015  Woman´s lot/Kvennaveldið, Art Museum of Reykjanesbær

2015 Stagework/ jazz concert w. Hot Eskimos and Nils Landgren, Harpa Music Hall, Reykjavik and Konserthuset, Stockholm

2015  Black Angel, with Tang quartet, Singapore Art Festival, Singapore

2015  Safnahúsið, The Museum House, Reykjavik

2015  Stigamót, Counseling Center for Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Violence, Reykjavik

2015  Just Painted, Reykjavik Art Museum

2015  The Water Carrier, Reykjavik Art Museum

2014  Icelandic Portrets, Akureyri Art Museum

2012  Art Without Boundaries, Art Room, Mosfellsbær

2009  Artweek , Library of Seltjarnarnes

2007  The Golden Brush “INDIGO” Kópavogur Art Museum

2007  Artweek, Church of Akureyri

2006  The Nordic Cultural House, The Faroe Islands

2006  Paintings of the ´80, The National Art Museum, Reykjavík

2005  Hoffmansgallerí, Rvk.Academy

2005  The Golden Brush, Gallery Terpentine, Reykjavík

2005  The Romanovs in Russia, Kopavogur Art Museum

2005  Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral, with Margrét Jónsdóttir, Reykjavik

2002  Akureyri in Art, Museum of Modern Art, Akureyri.

2002  Carnegie Arts Award,  Reykjavík, Oslo, Copenhagen, London, Helsinki, Gothenburg.

2002  The Golden Brush, Art Museum of Reykjanesbær.

2001  Vídalín´s Church, Garðabær.

2000  Gerduberg Community Centre

2000  The Golden Brush, Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavík

 

Books:

 

2017  SuperBlack, The North Atlantic House, Copenhagen

2013  Creations, Eyja publication 2013, Icelandic National Art Gallery.

2011  Beneath the Rose/ Retrospective, Eyja publication 2011, Art Museum of Akureyri.

 

Awards & commissions:

 

2014  Stipendium – Icelandic Ministry for Culture

2013  Stipendium – Icelandic Ministry for Culture

2012  Stipendium – Icelandic Ministry for Culture

2009  Stipendium – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

2009  Town Council of Seltjarnarnes, “Opinberun”

2008  Artist of Seltjarnarnes

2005  Altarpiece for the church of Reykjanesbær

2002  Stipendium – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

1999  Stipendium – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

1999  Altarpiece for the church of Stykkishólmur

1998  Svavar Gudjonsson Award

1997  Artist of the Year – Akureyri

1995  Work commissioned for the Pharmacy of Vesturbær

1992  Stipendium – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

1991  Scholarship – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

1987  Cooperative Art Fund – Akureyri

 

Works owned by:

 

National Icelandic Art Gallery

The Municipal Art Museum of Reykjavík

The Art Museum of Akureyri

The University Art Museum in Reykjavík

The Art Museum of Hallgrims Church

The Art Museum of Reykjanesbær

School of Skálholt

Town Council of Seltjarnarnes

Church of Akureyri

The Hospital of Landspítalinn

Hospital of Landakot

The Hospital of Reykjavík

The Nursing Centre of Kópavogur

Air Traffic Control of Iceland

Icelandair

Church of Stykkishólmur

Church of Reykjanesbær

Private collectors and companys