Hafdís Helgadóttir
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art education

1993-96 MFA The Academy of Fine Arts Helsinki - Masters degree

1991 Kunstakademiet i Trondheim – student exchange

1988-92 The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts – diploma graduate


other education

1980 Miami University, Luxembourg (Architectural History)

1975-80 Rhodec International, London (Interior Design)

1964-66 Commercial College of Iceland


residencies

2021 Gil residency, Gilfélagið Society, Akureyri, Iceland

2017 Green Olive Arts, Tetouan, Morocco

2013 SIM residency, Berlin, Germany

2002 NIFCA residency, Gothenburg, Sweden


solo exhibitions

2016 The Reykjavik School of Visual arts

2005 Fugl-exhibition space, Reykjavik

2004 ASI Art museum, Reykjavík

2003 Antikhusid, Reykjavík

2003 National and University Library, Reykjavík

1999 Gallery Ash, Varmahlíð, Iceland

1998 Muu Gallery, Helsinki

1997 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík

1997 Gallerí Hlust, telephone gallery

1997 Gallerí Gúlp! Reykjavík

1995 Kuvataideakatemia Galleria, Helsinki

1995 Cultural Center Gerðuberg, Reykjavík


goup exhibitions

2021 SIM gallery, Reykjavik. Tetrad

2020 StudioXXIV, Adelaide, Australia. The White Exhibition

2019 Ásmundarsalur, Reykjavik. Christmas exhibition

2019 The Living Art Museum. Light Bazaar

2017 Green Olive Arts, Tetouan, Morocco. Open studios

2006 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik. Much is more

2005 The National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik. New Icelandic Art II

2005 Fugl, Reykjavik. Video on cultural night Reykjavík

2005 jv Gallery, Akureyri

2005 Gullkistan, Laugarvatn

2005 Kunsthalle Arnstadt, Germany. Blue Hall

2005 Reykjavik City Hall, Winter festival-video

2005 The Reykjavík Acacemy

2003 Atelier Panzerhalle, Potsdam/Berlin, Germany. Blue Hall 

2003 Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik Art Museum. Ferðafuða

2003 Áhaldahúsið, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. Ferðafuða

2002 Skaftfell, Seyðisfjordur, Iceland. Ferðafuða

2001 Ketilshús, Akureyri, Iceland. Ferðafuða

2001 Slunkaríki, Ísafjörður, Iceland. Ferðafuða

2001 Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik Art Museum. Over the volcano

1999 Listasafn Árnesinga (Art Museum), Selfoss, Iceland. Land

1997 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík. On Iceland

1996 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík. Hugflæði

1996 Titanik Gallery, Turku, Finland. Hapax

1996 Det Grönlandske Landsbibliotek, Nuuk. 920 millibars 

1996 The Nordic House, Reykjavík. 920 millibars

1995 Listasavn Föroya-Torshavn. 920 millibars

1995 Galleria G, Helsinki. Hyönteeisooppera

1995 The Living Art Museum. 17 ÁR

1994 Galleria Otso, Tapiola, Finland

1992 Alternative Art Festival, Reykjavík

1992 The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Reykjavík. Graduates exhibition

1991 Bispeboligen, Trondheim, Norway

1990 Borgarspítalinn, Reykjavík

1989 Borgarspítalinn, Reykjavík


competitions

2001 Competition artwork in a new Parliament building in Reykjavik

2002 Award artwork proposal and commission in Parliament: Róf / Spectrum


teaching - lectures - talks

2005

    The Reykjavík School of Visual Art

2004

    Iceland University of the Arts (The Iceland Academy of Arts) 

    The Reykjavík School of Visual Art

2003

    The Reykjavík School of Visual Art

2001

    Iceland University of the Arts (The Iceland Academy of Arts)

    FÍMK, Visual art and multimedia 

    Seminar in Hallgrímskirkja. The Churchspace-The Altarspace

2000

    Iceland University of the Arts (The Iceland Academy of Arts)

1999

    Iceland College of Education, Reykjavík

    The Icelandic College of Art and Craft

    The Icelandic Academy of Arts

1998

    Academy Non Grata, Pärnu, Estonia

    The Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki

1997

    The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts

    Námsflokkar Reykjavíkur

1996

    The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts

1995

    Gardabær Art School, Gardabær, Iceland

1992-93 and 96-98
   
    The Department of Welfare, Reykjavík



curation - administration - projects

2003 - 2016

    The Reykjavik School of Visual Art, administration

2000

    Graduates exhibition, The Iceland Academy of the Arts

    The Iceland Academy of Arts, Program introductions in Oddi HÍ

    The Iceland Academy of Arts, Program introductions, University Congress

    Video & Film festival in Estonia, Collection from Iceland for

1999

    Sjónþing/Colloquium of artist E.Smith in Gerðuberg

    Graduates exhibition, The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts

1998

    Graduates exhibition, The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts

1996 

    Exhibition Ana Mendieta, The Living Art Museum with Th. Sigurðardóttir

1995-96

    920 millibars, with A. Eyjólfsdóttir and I.H.Ásgrímsdóttir



writings

Tungulag / Landsmál The Living Art Museum´s Newletter, 2000

Landslag í kvikmyndum (essay) in Heimur kvikmyndanna 1999 ed.Guðni Elísson

Súbjektiv sæt sulta The Living Art Museum´s Newsletter,12/97

Sjálflýsandi The Living Art Museum´s Newsletter. 15/97

Landscape in film. MFA Thesis, Academy of Fine Art, Helsinki 1995 



grants

Artist fund, Ministry for Education and Culture, travel grant 2013

Muggur, travel grant 2013

Nifca, studio 2002

The Icelandic Ministry for Education, Grant (6 month), 2001-02

The Icelandic Ministry for Education: Exhibition in Helsinki 1998

NKKK: Exhibition in Helsinki 1998

The Teachers´ Association in Iceland: Research 1998-99

Kulturfonden Island-Finland: Exhibition in Helsinki 1996

Bildkonstakademin in Helsinki, Video-Workshop in Aalands Islands 1994

CIMO-Center for International Mobility, Finland: Studies 1993-94


awards

Award artwork for a new Parliament Service building 2002

Special award graduation from The Icelandic College for Art and Crafts 1992.



art associations

Appointed committee member: Artists grants 2001-2002

Board member of the Association for an Art Academy 2001-2009

Reykjavik Sculptors´ society 2000-2015

The Living Art Museum, Vice president 1997-98

The Living Art Museum, Board member 1995-97

Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, member since 1996-

Muu ry. Helsinki, member 1995-96