Anna Gunnarsdóttir

 

 

Gallery:             HVITSPÓI, artstudio & gallery 

                          Óseyri 2, 

                          603 Akureyri, Iceland

Telephone:    

                          +354 8976064 (mobile)

                          +354 4662064 (gallery)

E mail: annagunn.iceland@gmail.com

Webside: annagunnars.is

Webside: annagunnarsdottir.com 

Webside: umm.is

Facebook: Hvítspói art gallerý

Instagram: hvitspoi 

 

Solo-exhibitions

2018   Sensitive Landscape Timelesstextiles, Newcastle East, Australia 

2016   Sensitive Landscape Listhús Ófeigs, Reykjavík, Iceland

2014   PART 1. Hvítspói art gallery , Akureyri, Iceland 

2013   Þorraþræll. Hvítspói art gallery, Akureyri, Iceland

2012   Artic Inu Ice. Katuaq, Nuuk, Greenland

2011   Breytingar, Mjólkurbúðin, Akureyri, Iceland

2010   Öldur – Waves,  Selasetur Íslands, Hvamstangi, Iceland

2010   Chakra,Café Karólína, Akureyri Iceland

2010   Mikado, Akureyri Town Hall, Akureyri, Iceland 

2009   Mikado, University of Akureyri Iceland

2009   Sjávarföll,   DaLí Gallerý, Akureyri Iceland

2008   Mysterious ocean, Ketilhús, Akureyri, Iceland

2008   Huldar týrur,Skörin, Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland

2006   Wool Sculpture, Galleri Fröya Kalvog, Norway

2005   Ljóshaf - Ocean of lights  Árbæjarsafn, Reykajvík Iceland

2004   Woolen sculpture, Gallery, Ketilhúsið Akureyri, Iceland

2003   Ég,- I, Samlagið Listhús, Akureyri, Iceland

2002   Engill að Norðan -Northen Angel,  Drangsnes, Iceland

2002   Ef Engill ég væri - If I were an angel, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri, Iceland

Group exhibition

2018  Homo Faber, Finest European craftsmanship, Venice, Italy 

2018  Transient, Prism. Hoxton Arches, London UK

2017   Northern landscape, Gallery Kivipankki, Jämsä, Finland

2017   Art in Nature, Gallery Innsikt & Rauma Grafikkverksted, Norway 

2017   Art in Nature, Norsk Fjellfestival, Rauma, Norway  

2017   Making Matters, Sally D. Francisco Gallery at Peters Valley School of Craft, NJ. USA

2016   Group instalation North House, Grand Marie, USA

2016  Svart-Hvítt Mjólkurbúðin art gallery, Akureyri Iceland

2016   Dansk Haust, Norrænafélagid, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2015   Bjart er yfir, Mjólkurbúðin art gallery. Akureyri Iceland.

2015   Abiko open air art exhibition. Abiko, Japan 

2015   SDA MATERIALITIES, Contemporary Textile Art, Arrowmont Gallery,

           Gatlinburg, TN, USA

2015   CONSUL ART,  VILLE DE MARSEILLE, Marseille, France

2015   PARALLAX ART FAIR, Chelsea Town Hall, Chelsea, UK

2015   reSENSITIZE Iceland, Artium Gallery, Muncie, Indiana USA

2014   Gömlu leikföngin min, Mjólkurbúðin, Akureyri, Iceland 

2014   Nordisk Salong, Helsingborg, Sweden 

2014   Afmælissýning Textilfélagsins, SÍM, Reykjavík Iceland 

2014   Afmælissýning Handverk og Hönnun, Rádhús Reykjavík, Iceland

2014   in Motion, tourning exhibition, Vaduz, Liechtenstein.

2014   Textílfélagið, Bláa húsið, Siglufjörður, Iceland. 

2014   Þræðir Sumarsins, Fífilbrekka, Eyjafjarðarsveit, Iceland. 

2014   International Biennial of Miniature Art, Timisoara, Romania. 

2014   Stétt í Stétt,  Deiglan, Akureyri, Iceland 

2013   Feltportation, FCA Gallery, University of Wollongong, Australia.

2013   in Motion, tourning exhibition, Historische Spinnerei, Göttingen, Germany

           Musée du Feutre´, Mouzon, France. Pfalzmuseum, Forchheim, Germany.

           Craft Museum of Finnland, Finland. 

2013   Full Bloom, Le Pont de Montvert, France 

2013   Travesias Textiles, WTA,Punta del Este, Uruguay

2012   Textilbomban, Listagilið, Akureyri, Iceland

2012   Dýfurnar, Sundlaug Akureyrar, Akureyri Iceland

2012   Allt. Hér þar og allstaðar,  Akureyri, Iceland 

2012   Fresh Winds in Garður, Garður Iceland

2012   3th triennial of textile  2012 without border, tourning exhibition,Trencín, Bratislava, Liptovský           

           Mikulás, SK. 2013, Uhereké Hradiste, CZ. Györ, HU. Bielsko, Biala, PL

2012   Nordlys, Hobro, Denmark

2012   Textile Assosiation of Iceland, Korpúlfsstaðir, Iceland

2012   Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, Perth, Autralia

2011   7th. Cheongju International Craft Competition,Cheongju, Korea

2011   Artic Inu Ice, Qeqertarsuaq Museum, Qeqertarsuag, Greenland.

2011   Summer exhibition Textile assosiation, Ketilhús, Akureyri, Iceland

2011   Would you know more or what,Ketilhús, Akureyri Iceland

2011   Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus, Denmark

2011   Sculpture Inside, Helnan Marselis Hotel, Aarhus, Denmark 

2010   Naturlig Vis Filt, Grima Filtforening, Silkeborg, Denmark

2010   Úr hafi til hönnunar, Museun of Design and Applied Art, Garðabær, Iceland

2010   Scythia 8, International  Exhibition on Textile Art, Kherson, Ukraine

2010   Filt fra kyst til kyst, Hobro, Denmark

2009   25x250=45 Métissages textiles, Art textile contemporain, Éeomusée                      

                   Textile, Parc de Wesserling, Alsace, France

2009   Þverskurður 2. Nes listamiðstöð Skagaströnd, Iceland

2009   Filt in Focus, Odense Rådhushal, Odense, Denmar

2009   Images of Freyja, Svartfugl og Hvítspói Brekkugata 3a, Akureyri Hospital,   

           Primary Health Center, Akureyri, Icelan

2009   Rivages Lointains, CIC. Est bank,Strassbourg, France

2009   5th International Biennial of Textile Art, Palais de Glace,           

           Buenos Aires, Argentina

2009   Kappar og Ofurhetjur, Gallerý Box, Akureyri, Iceland

2009   Þverskurður,Gerðarsafn, Listasafn Kópavogs, Iceland

2008   Artextures/ exposition internationale D´Art contemporain. 

           Ville De Vincennes, France

2008   Bráðnun, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri, Iceland

2008   Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Perth, Australia

2008   Sculpture Inside, Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club, Australia

2008   Wearable Expressions, Palos Verdes Art Center, L.A. U.S.A

2008   Artextures,Centre d´Art Contemporain – Place d´Armes-Cité Vauban. France                               

2008   Distant shores, Rivages Lointains, Contemporary Icelandic             

           Textile Art, Textile Ecomuseum, Parc de Wesserling, Alsace, France                                      

2008   Au Chateau de la Gobiniere á Orvault, pendant le XIIe 

           Salon d´Art Textile, France

2008   Stoffe zum Träumen, Handwerksform Hannover, Germany

2008   Smeltevand,Portalen, Greve, Denmark

2007   Sculpture by the Sea,  Bondi, Sydney, Australia

2007   Sculpture Inside,Bondi Pavilion Gallery, Sidney, Australia

2007   Artextures, Au Musée de Romans, Drome, France

2007   Textil Lys, Mini Textile art, Textil Museet, Borås, Sweden

2007  Artwear in Motion, Textile Center, Minneapolis, USA

2007    5th Cheongju Int´l Craft Biennale Exhibition, Cheongju, Korea                                                                                         

2007   Handverkshefð í hönnun, Gerðuberg, Reykjavík Iceland

2007   4th Contemporary fine textile art ARTEXTURES, Au Carrefourdu Patchwork á 

           Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France

2007    Smeltevand, Greenlandic house, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007    Mini Textile Art International, Kherson, Ukraine

2007    Bernskubrek, Deiglan, Akureyri, Iceland

2007    La Toison d´Art Textile, Crest, France

2006   12th Carrefour du Mode, St-Marie Aux Mines, France

2006   Ort í textil, Ciry Hall Reykjavík, Iceland

2006   Textil et vegetal, Fils et Métiers, Varaignes, France

2006   Ljósanótt – Night of Lights, Reykjanesbæ, Iceland

2006   Sumarsýning –Summer show, Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland

2006   WOW. Montana,  World of Wearableart. Annesbrook, Nelson, New Zealand

2006   De Nordatlantiske Öer- Nordic islands, City Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006   Handtasche-  Handbags, Kreismuseum Zons, Doimagen, Germany  

2006   Art 2 Wear – Art to wear, Los Angeles International     Airport, USA  

2005   Wearable Expressions, Palos Verdes Art Center, Los Angeles, USA

2005   Under the Artic Sun, Katuaq, Nuuk, Greenland

2005   Handtasche- Handbags , Stadtmuseum, Deggendorf, Germany

2005   Wearable Expressions, Palos Verdes Art Center, Los Angeles, USA

2005   Under the Artic Sun, Katuaq, Nuuk, Greenland

2005   Handtasche- Handbags , Stadtmuseum, Deggendorf, Germany

2004   Sumarsýning – Summer show,Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland

2004   Bags of Individuality, Ruskin Mill Studio, England

2004   Vestnorden arts and crafts- West Nordic countries, Laugardalshöll, Reykjavík, Iceland

2004   Handverk frá Akureyri- Handicrafts from Akureyri, Nordatlantens Brygge(andyri) Denmark

2004   Handtasche- Handbags , Stadtmuseum, Deggendorf, Germany

2004   Sumarsýning – Summer show,Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland

2004   Bags of Individuality, Ruskin Mill Studio, England

2004   Vestnorden arts and crafts- West Nordic countries, Laugardalshöll, Reykjavík, Iceland

2004   Handverk frá Akureyri- Handicrafts from Akureyri, Nordatlantens Brygge(andyri) Denmark

2003   Töskur – Bags, Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland

2003   Handverk frá Íslandi- Handicrafts from Iceland, Nordatlantens Brygge, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003   Box-ílát-öskjur, Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland

2003   13+3, Listigarðurinn Akureyri, Botanical Garden Akureyri Iceland

2003   Umhverfis Ísland- Around Iceland, Farandsýning Samlagið Listhús, Iceland 

2003   A.S.K- Hönnunar og tískusýning, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri, Iceland

2002   Engill- Angel, Glerárkirkja, Akureyri, Iceland

2001   10x10 Ketilhúsið, Akureyri, Iceland

2001   Kunsthåndværksmesse-  Handicrafts symposium, Katuaq, Nuuk, Greenland

1998   Verðlauna sýning- Prize exhibition Listasafnið Akureyri, Iceland

   1997   Kunsthåndværkersymposium, Norrænahúsið, Þórshöfn, Feroe Islands

     

     

Awards

   2011  Honourable Mention Award, The 7th Chengju International Craft  Competition, Korea

2008   City Artist of Akureyri, Iceland 

2007   Honourable Mention Award, The 5th Cheongju International 

           Craft Competition, Korea

2005   Honourable Mention Award, Palos Verdes Art Center, Los Angeles, USA

1997   Verðlaun- Prize exhibition , í samkeppni um minjagrip fyrir Akureyrarbæ, 

                               Best souvenir” competition Akureyri City Council, Iceland

 

Stipends & Scholarships

2017   Myndstef working grant for exhibition in Australia 

2017  Akureyrarbær, travel grant for exhibition in Australia 

2012   Flugfélag Íslands,travel grant to Greenland

2012   Nuna Fonden, for exhibition Artic Inu Ice, Greenland

2012   Muggur, travel grant for exhibition in Greenland.

2011   Sculpture by the Sea, Arhus, Denmark

2009   Myndstef,Travel grant 

2009  Muggur, Travel grant for Kjarvalsstofa París France

2008   American-Scandinavian Foundation. 

2008   Travel Grant, Wesserling Textil Museum, Alsace, France

2008   Center of Icelandic Art,grant for exhibition in Wesserling France

2008   Útflutningsráð, grant for exhibition in Wesserling France 

2007   Akureyrarbær,Akureyri Town Counsil for the exhibition in Australia

2005   Minningarsjóður Margrétar Björgólfsdóttur. – From the funds in memory of 

           Margrét Björgólfsdóttir

2005   Grænlandssjóður, Forsætisráðuneitið, - Greenlands fund Ministry of Prime-minister of Iceland

2005   Akureyrarbær, vegna sýningar á Grænlandi. From Akureyri Town counsil for the exhibition 

                    in Greenland

2005   NAPA,  for exhibition  Under the Artick Sun

2005   Nuna Fonden, for exhibition Under the Artick Sun

2005   Eimskip og Royal Arctic Line,for exhibition Under the Arctic Sun

2003   Akureyrarbær,From Akureyri Town Counsil for the exhibition A.S.K.

2002   Smáverkefnasjóður Landbúnaðarins:  Funds from the Ministry of  Agriculture

1997   Handverk og Hönnun: For further studies in Denmark

 

                  Residencies and study trips  

                  2017   Norsk fjellfestival,Rauma, Norway  

2015   Abiko, open air, Abiko, Japan 

2013   Full Bloom, Le Pont-de-Montvert, France    

2012   Fresh Winds in Gardur Iceland 

2010   Kjarvalsstofa,  Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris France

   2008  Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, ME, USA, fiber course

Items on display at public places

2002   Kaldraneshreppur, Iceland

   2001   Department of Industry, Nuuk Greenland

 

Fashion Shows

2006   12th Carrefour du Mode. St-Marie Aux Mines, France

2006   Kartehuset, Arslev, Denmark

2005   Handicrafts festival at Hrafnagil, Akureyri, Iceland                

2005   Under the Artic Sun, Nuuk Greenland

2004   Anna. - Summer festival in Drangsness, Iceland                    

2003   A.S.K. -, Summer festival of Akureyri, Iceland

 

Associations:

           Association of Icelandic Visual Artists - SÍM.  Samband íslenskra myndlistarmanna

           Textile Association of Iceland - Textílfélagið 

           PRISM – textile inspired art, exhibition group, London, UK.    

           International Feltmakers Association, England

           Galleri for Northern Textil Art, Hunnebostrand, Sweden

           Handverk og Hönnun, Aðalstræti 10, IS-101 Reykjavík

                

 

Design work:

                      Guest-residency for The President  of  Iceland.

 

Publications and broadcasting:

        Filzfun, Zeitschrift für filzbegeisterte,  Germany heft 49. 1/16 

           Hidden Treasure Art Magazine Yearbook 2015. HT Art Magazine Publishing UK. 

        INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORRY ARTISTS Vol VIII. Page 416.  ICA publishing US. 

        http://arte.elpais.com.uy/anna-gunnarsdottir-y-evelyn-bendjeskov-artistas-del-fieltro

         Viltkontaktblad,Mars 2012 numer 37, Netherland

500 Felt Objects, 2011,Larks Crafts, New York, USA

           Wild Design Ecofriendly innovations inspired by nature, by Alan Marshall

           Magicpatch,French 2008

           verFilzt Und zugeNäht, German 2008

           ETN, textile forum, september, 4/2006

           Echoes, IFA, UK,   Issue 84, 2006

           http://de.blog.360.yahoo.com/blog-8PwsoiI9eqgUeyhmgQA0?tag=elsass

           http://www.akureyri.is/frettir/2006/9/29/nr/7789

           DNA/Sélestat, France, 16.september 2006

           Kultur JOKER, Freiburg, Germany, september 2006

           Firdaposten Norge, 15.ágúst 2006

           Morgunblaðið, norðurland, 30.maí 2006

           Bændablaðið, 14.febrúar 2006

           DV, Lífið Sjálft, 19.desember 2005

           Fréttablaðið,   12.desember 2005

           Morgunblaðið, Daglegt Líf  10.desember 2005

           www.akureyri.is/frettir/2005/12/07/nr/6686

           www.mbl.is/mm/frettir/innlent/frett.html?nid=1172424

           www.akureyri.is/fréttir/2005/11/11/nr/6578

           ARNANUT10Grönland, vinter, 2005

           Grönlands TV2, september 2005

           Grönlands Radio, september 2005

           Morgunblaðið, 2.ágúst 2005

           Morgunblaðið, 6.ágúst 2005

           Hér og nú,     21.júlí 2005

           Morgunblaðið, 21.Mars 2005

           Dansk Husflid, nóvember 2004

           Filteforeningen Grima, Danmark, janúar 2004

           Húsfreyjan, 1.tbl, 2004

           Morgunblaðið, september 2003

           Morgunblaðið, 30.ágúst 2003

           Filteforeningen GrimaDanmark,águst 2003

           Filteforeningen Grima, Danmark, juni 2003

           Vikudagur, 13.mars 2003

           Kulturi Nuuk, Grönland, nr.22. 2001

           South Korean channel 2 TV, intervew 2001

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