Biography

Born 1974, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

Education

2009  International MBA, Institute d´Administration des Entreprises de Paris, Université PARIS I–Panthéon Sorbonne, Paris, France

2003  New York Academy of Art, Master of Fine Arts in figurative sculpture. New York, NY, USA

1999   The New School, Bachelor of Art, New York, NY, USA

1994   The Florence Academy of Art, Florence, Italy

 

Exhibitions and Projects

2016  Look at Us, Listastofan, solo show, Reykjavik, Iceland

2016  Faculty group exhibit, Leith School of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2010  Outdoor Sculpture Commission for The City of Reykjavík of poet Tómas Guðmundsson

2008  Mohtaraf Remal for the Arts residency exhibit, Amman, Jordan

2007  The Goddess in the Engine Room, Collaborative Art Project, Reykjavik Art Festival

2007  Homecoming, group show, New York Academy of Art, NY

2006   Sleepers, Akureyri Art Museum, solo show (w/Spencer Tunick´s Body Public) Iceland

2006   Hibridi, Turpentine Gallery, solo show, Reykjavík, Iceland

2006   Something Beautiful, Turpentine Gallery, group show, Reykjavík, Iceland

2005  Juvenal Reis Experimental Gallery, group show, Queens, New York

2003  Realism Revisited, group show, Century Gallery, Washington DC

 

Grants and awards

2016  Nominated for The Icelandic Theater Awards for the production design in Let The Right One In, The National Theater of Iceland

2012  The Visual Art Association, Travel Grant, Iceland

2012  Nominated for The Icelandic Theater Awards for the costumes in The Cherry Orchard, The Reykjavik City Theater

2011  Recipient of The Icelandic Theater Awards for the production design in Shockheaded Peter, The Reykjavik City Theater

2011  Nominated for The Icelandic Theater Awards for the costumes in Shockheaded Peter, The Reykjavik City Theater

2009  Winner of Reykjavik City sculpture contest for a public sculpture of Tómas Guðmundsson

2007  Selected one of twelve artists of the year, Smack Mellon Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2006  Nominated for The Icelandic Theater Awards, for the production design in The Ladybird, Akureyri Theater Company

2005  Grant from Penninn, Reykjavík, Iceland

2005  Grant from the Memorial Fund of Margrét Björgólfsdóttir, Iceland

2004  The New York Academy of Art Sculpture Research Fellowship

2003  The Dahesh Museum Artist Award, New York, NY

 

Scenography

2016  Let the Right One In, National Theater of Iceland

2012   Hotel Volkswagen, Reykjavik City Theater

2011   The Cherry Orchard, Reykjavik City Theater

2011   Shockheaded Peter, Reykjavik City Theater

2006  The Little Shop of Horrors, produced by Akureyri Theater Company, Iceland

2006  The Ladybird, produced by Akureyri Theater Company, Iceland

2002  The Visit, Herranótt Theater Company, Reykjavík

2001  Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Costumes) Theater Company of Iceland

 

Short term Studies

2016  Atelier Canova, Rome, Italy

2002  Student of painter Odd Nerdrum, Stavern, Norway

1999   Academia de Bellas Artes, San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

1995   Surikov, Moscow Academy of Art, Moscow, Russia