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:

2020  Bibendum, egg tempera and oil painting in the working space of Auto Service Station, ASÍ Foundation with Nesdekk Service Station, Fiskislóð,  

2020 One World, use of 11 works representing Feministic Filmfestival One World, Bratislava, Slovakia

2020 Þú ert svo dugleg, Performance of four women sewing, Gallerí Stundum, Seltjarnarnes

2019 I´m dying, 20 tapestries, Cultural Centre of Egilstadir

2019 Kompan gallery, forty drawings with watercolour and oil painting, Siglufjordur

2019  Kaktus gallery, Installation of tapestry and part of Icelandic national costume, Akureyri

2019 I’m dying, Performance on to public´s participation on sewing the tapestry on Good Friday

2019 SuperBlack, 13 oil paintings w. Margret Jonsdóttir, Akureyri Art Museum

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

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

2016  Reformation, Paintings and egg tempera works connected to the teachings of Martin Luter on Reformation. Church of Neskirkja, Reykjavik

2016  Blue, watercolours, Gallery Skumaskot, Reykjavik

2015 Red Rose / Stagework performance with Hot Eskimos at jazz concert with trombón jazz player Nils Landgren, Harpa Music Hall, Reykjavik and Konserthuset, Stockholm

2015  Black Angel, in partipation with Tang String quartet, tapestry and stagework, Singapore Art Festival, Singapore

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

2014 The Joy is Black, drawings, Gallery Studio Stafn, Reykjavik

2014  Gallery Flora, drawings, Akureyri

2013  Creations / Sköpunarverk, The Icelandic National Art Gallery

2011  Retrospective, Akureyri Art Museum

2010  My treasures / Gullin mín, egg tempera and tapestrie, Gallery Studio Stafn, Reykjavik, Iceland

2010  Tapestries, 9 tapestries, Icelandic Printmakers Association, Reykjavik, Iceland

2009  In the Cellar, egg tempera, Weingut Hubert Sandhofer, Burgenland, Austria

2007 The Mountain Land, 8 oil paintings, Gallery Turpentine, Reyjavík, 

2007  Installation of oil painting, Seltjarnarnes church

2007  The Mountain Land, 8 oil paintings, International Cultural Centre Caisa, Helsinki, Finland

2006  Gallery Box, drawings and painting, Akureyri

2005 Allmighty, eggtempera, Reykjanes Art Museum

2000  Hallgríms Church, paintings, Reykjavík

Major joint exhibitions since 2000:

2021 Turbulance, Listasafn Árnesinga

2020 Perspective – Icelandic Artistis promoting the Culture of Human Rights, The United Nations, Geneva, Switzwerland

2019  Þetta reddast / es geht! With Jakob Veigar at Rut’s little Gallery, dW architekten, Vienna,

2019 Perspectice – Icelandic Artists promoting the Culture of Human Rights  Icelandic Embassy Geneva, Switzerland

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  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  Maria meets Maria, egg tempera with artist Detel Aurand, Kreuzberg, Berlin

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:

2019 Stipendum – Icelandic Ministry for Culture

2018 Awarded with the Order of the Falcon for Art

2014  Stipendum – Icelandic Ministry for Culture

2013  Stipendum – Icelandic Ministry for Culture

2012  Stipendum – Icelandic Ministry for Culture

2009  Stipendum – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

2009  Town Council of Seltjarnarnes, “Opinberun”

2008  Artist of Seltjarnarnes

2005  Altarpiece for the church of Reykjanesbær

2002  Stipendum – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

1999  Stipendum – Icelandic Ministry For Culture

1999  Altarpiece for the church of Stykkishólmur

1997  Svavar Gudnason and Ásta Eiriksdóttir Award

1997  Artist of the Year – Akureyri

1995  Work commissioned for the Pharmacy of Vesturbær

1992  Stipendum – 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