CV / Ferill

Name: Rósa Sigrún Jónsdóttir.

Adress: Langholtsvegur 115, Reykjavik, Iceland.
Tel: +  354-564-2758 / 691-2758
E-mail and webpage:
rosa@lysandi.is
www.lysandi.is

 EDUCATION
– 1987 B.Ed from the University of Education in Iceland
– 2001 BA from the Iceland Academy of the Arts.

PROJECTS
-2005-6 Site Ations International, Curator Iceland
-2005/2006 Association of Reykjavík Sculptors. Group exhibitions Curator.
-2006 Artist in Resid., Åkerby, Sweden.
-2006 Sculpting “grandmas” for Hildur Bjarnadóttir
-2007 Sculpting “Lóan” for Steingrímur Eyfjörð.
-2007 Artist in Resid. Global Arts  Village, New Delhi, India.
-2011 Artist in Residence,  Berlin
-2013 Possible Theater. Set design.
-2012-2018 Teaching various courses at Reykjavík Art School.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
-2001 ASÍ. The Labour Union´s Art Museum, Reykjavík.
-2002 Reykjavik Art festival.
-2002 Gallery Slunkariki, Isafjord,
-2002 Human body, Reykjavik.
-2002 The Open gallery, Reykjavik.
-2002 Gallery Skaftfell, Seydisfjord.
-2003 Luleå Sommar Biennal Sweden.
-2003 Paticipated in West Norden, cultur festival in the Faroy Islands.
-2003 International Containers  Art Festival Taiwan.
-2004 The Municipal Art Museum Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik.
– 2005 Sculpture by the Sea and Sculpture Inside, Sydney, Australia.
-2005 Association of Reykjavik Sculptors, Hafnarborg.
– 2006 Association of Reykjavik Sculptors, Living Art Museum.
-2007 Reykjavik Winter Festival
-2007 Global Arts Village, New Delhi
-2008 Safnasafnið, Akureyri Iceland
-2009 Minjar. Natural Museum of Kópavogur
-2009 Ferjustaður /Ferryplaces. Selfoss  Iceland.
-2009 Þvottakonurnar /Washerwomen. StartArt and Reykjavik Arts Festival
-2010 Metabolism. Reykjanes Art musemum and  Reykjavík Arts Festival.
-2010. Loops. Textile exhibition. The Northern House.
– 2013 Húsavík Cultural house.
– 2014 Nordisk Salong. Helsingborg.
– 2015 Boundaries and Bridges. Part of Arctic Circle Conference Harpa, Reykjavík.
-2016 Flora, fauna, fabula, Reykjavík Art Museum
-2016 MAC International Belfast ( october )
-2016 Yarn Visions, Kerala Art Museum, Finland
-2017 The Factory 2017, Djúpavík Iceland
-2017 List Officinalis, Nesstofa Seltjarnarnesi
-2018 Yarn Visions, Kajaani Art Museum, Kajaani Finland.
-2018 Arte Laguna Prize, Arsenale , Venice, Italy
-Upcoming group exhibitions in 2018: Art Stays Slovenia July, Listasafn Árnesinga/Contemporary Art Museum Hveragerdi Iceland August, Nordic Hands, Aarhus Denmark, September.

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS
-2001 Gallery i8. Reykjavik.
-2002 Home sweet home Margret´s cultural house, Reykjavik.
-2002 Gallery Skuggi, Rvk.
-2004 gallerí@hlemmur.is Reykjavík.
-2004 The Labour Union´s Art Museum, Iceland.
-2004 Steinhardt Gallery, New York.
-2006 Church of Thorgeir Ljósvetningagoði, Iceland.
-2007 Reykjavik Winterfestival
-2007 Galleri Box, Akureyri, Iceland.
-2008 StartArt Gallery, Reykjavik
-2008 Dwarf Gallery, Reykjavik.
-2009 Museum of Einar Jónsson
– 2009 Staðir/ Places. Djupavik Iceland
-2010. Woman, what´s wrong. Populus Tremula, Akureyri.
-2011. Sewing Machine, Public Library, Reykjavík.
-2011 Town of Mosfellsbær, art gallery.
-2013The Icelandic Printmakers Association.
-2013 Ísafjörður Cultural house
-2015 Akureyri Art Museum, Ketilhús
-2016 Mokka artspace Reykjavík
-2016 Anarkía artspace Kópavogur
-2018- 2019 Upcoming private exhibitions in Iceland, Amsterdam and Florence.

GRANTS AND NOMINATIONS
-1999, 2001, 2003, 2004 Kópavogur, culturfund.
-2000 Reykjavik, culturfund.
-2002 Reykjavik Art Festival.
-2003, 2004,  Iceland ministry of  Education and Culture.
-2003 Luleå Sommar Biennal, Sweden.
-2004 Muggur Travel fund.
-2005 Myndstef
-2006 Community Center support
-2007/2009 Reykjavik Winterfestival
-2015 Artists salary
-2016 Myndstef culturfund
-2016 Shortlisted for the Ulster Prize / Mac International
-2017 Tina Art Prize.
-2018 Finalist for Arte Laguna Prize, Italy
-2018 Premio Ora art prize.

MEMBER OF ASSOCIATION
-2004- 2007 Chairman of The Assosciation of Reykjavik Sculptors.
-2013 On the board of  The Public Buildings Art Fund.
-Member of SÍM Association of Icelandic Artists.