Anna Hallin & Olga Bergmann
Visual artists Anna Hallin and Olga Bergmann live and work in Reykjavík.
Anna was born in 1965 in Olofström, Sweden, and Olga was born in Reykjavík in 1967.
Olga graduated with an MFA from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1995 and Anna graduated in 1996 with an MFA from Mills College in California
Auður Ómarsdóttir (b.1988) works in mixed media, but mainly in painting, sculpture, photography and drawing. Physicality and attention play a big role in her creative process. The inspiration usually comes from personal events, elements in the local environment or from the internet, which Auður transfers into his figurative language.
Bragi Ásgeirsson (born 28 May 1931, died 25 March 2016) was a graphic artist, painter and art teacher. In addition, he was a critic for Morgunblaðin for years. Bragi received the Knight's Cross of the Icelandic Order of the Falcon in 2001 for "work for the benefit of art and culture."
Árni Páll Jóhannsson grew up in Stykkishólmi and before he moved to Reykjavík he had gone on a study trip to England. There he first became acquainted with the new trends in art that were to shape his own artistic creation: I went to England from Stykkishólmi and while I was there I happened upon an exhibition where I saw works that set me on fire
Bjarni has held numerous exhibitions both at home and abroad for over three decades.
Bjarni studied at the school SanFrancisco Art Institute in the years 1990-1996, where he completed both BFA and MFA studies in art with an emphasis on painting.
Erla Þórarinsdóttir was born in Reykjavík on September 22, 1955. She grew up in Iceland, Denmark and Sweden. Erla studied at the Konstfack University of Art and Design in Stockholm between 1976 and 1981, with a visit to the Gerrit Rietweld Akademie as a visiting student for one semester in 1981.
Erla S. Haraldsdóttir
Erla S. Haraldsdóttir uses paintings, drawings, prints and collages as a medium to work with cultural symbols and find their place in haunting and narrative images. She is trained in painting and has a varied background in performance art and video works, but now focuses on figurative paintings.
Erna Mist (b. 1998 in Reykjavík) is a painter and columnist who paints on canvas and writes for magazines. Despite her young age, her works have been exhibited in London, Milan and Reykjavík and are sold to seventeen countries on three continents. Erna lives in both Reykjavík and London, but aims to graduate from The Slade School of Fine Art in the spring of 2023. Næturveröld is her first solo exhibition in Iceland.
Gotti became famous at the time when he designed album covers for the band Sigur Rós. Since then, numerous people around the world have had the work tattooed on them.
Jakob Veigar Sigurðsson
Jakob Veigar graduated from the Iceland Academy of the Arts with a BA degree in 2016 and from the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts with an MA degree in 2019. He has participated in numerous group exhibitions and set up solo exhibitions around the world.
Jón Laxdal's path to art was through poetry and philosophy, which he focused on in the 1970s. However, he soon found that he was in common with those who wanted to break down the walls between language and art, and between interpretation and creation.
Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson
It is only three years short of half a century since Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson held his first solo exhibition and a year later, in 1976, he had completed his studies at the School of Fine Arts and Handicrafts and continued his studies at De Vrije Academie in The Hague._cc781905-5cde -3194-bb3b-136bad5cf58d_
Hubert Noi Jóhannesson
Húbert Nói Jóhannesson graduated from the Contemporary Arts Department of the Iceland School of Art and Crafts in 1987, he studied science at the University of Iceland and during his student years worked on geological research in the highlands of Iceland, and signs of this can be seen in many places in his work.
Kristinn Már Pálmason
Kristinn Már Pálmason was born in Keflavík in 1967, lives and works in Reykjavík and has also lived, worked on art and held exhibitions in Vienna. Kristinn Már has over 20 solo exhibitions as well as participation in joint exhibitions and collaborative projects at home and abroad. Kristinn Már has over 20 solo exhibitions as well as participation in joint exhibitions and collaborative projects at home and abroad.
Mireya Samper studied art at Iceland's School of Arts and Crafts as well as at the University of Arts in Marseille, France, where she took both a BA degree and a Master's degree. She has exhibited sculptures, installations, paintings and outdoor artworks all over the world, including in France, Japan, India and Iceland.
Sigga Björg Sigurðardóttir (b. 1986) is an artist living in Reykjavík. Sigga Björg completed an MFA degree from the Glasgow School of Art in 2004, and has since exhibited his work around the world.
Snorri Ásmundsson (b. 1966) has been working as an artist for twenty years, during which time Snorri has been responsible for various community performances that have often attracted a lot of attention.