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Steinunn Helga Sigurðardóttir * 1960
Kirkebakken 1, DK-4320 Lejre, Denmark, tel. 4526116711, steinunnhelga@gmail.com

 
Education
1994-1997 The Academy of Fine Arts, Düsseldorf. Professor Jannis Kounellis
1989-1993 Myndlista og handídaskóli Icelands / Icelandic collage of Art,
                  Mixed Media. Reykjavík, Island

1987-1988 Listaskóli Reykjavíkur / The Reykjavík School of Art. Island


Solo exhibitions

2007 Kaffi Karolína. Akureyri Iceland
2005 Galleri Kling og Bang, Reykjavík Iceland  - with Morten Tillitz
2004 Passing By, Galleri Nordlys, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003 NO.1, Stalke Kirke Sonnerup Galleri, Danmark - with Morten Tillitz
2003 breathing, Vitehall Konsthall, Kongsbakka v. Göteborg - with Hanne Godtfeldt
2002 breathing, Pakkhúsið, Höfn í Hornafjörður, Iceland - with Hanne Godtfeldt
2002 Performance, Felix, Lejre, Denmark.  
2000 Blindfang / Blind, Window Space, Copenhagen, Denmark
1999 endnu ikke ikke mere, North- udstillingssted. Copenhagen, Denmark - with
         Hanne Godtfeldt
1999 Gúlp International Gallery, http://www.hi.is/~teth/gulp
1999 Performance, galleri hallsson, Hannover, Germany
1998 Galleri 21, Malmø, Sweden
1998 Slunkaríki. Ísafjördur, Iceland
1998 Galleri+, Akureyri, Iceland
1998 Overgaden. Kulturministeriets udstillingshus for nutidig kunst, Copenhagen Denmark
1997 North-udstillingssted, Copenhagen, Denmark
1996 Kunstraum Wohnraum, Hannover, Germany
1996 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
1995 Við hamarinn. Hafnafjörður, Iceland
1995 Merki eftir fingur, Kunstraum Wohnraum, Hannover, Germany


Group exhibitions

 

2010 On paper - Stalke, Galleri Kirke Sonnerup, Denmark

2009 Edinborgarhúsið Ísafirði. Iceland with Ráðhildur Ingadóttir, Morten Tillitz and Ole Broager

2009 Alternative Art-fair m. Klink og Bank Copenhagen Denmark.

2008 Ringsted Galleriet, Ringsted, Denmark with John Krogh and Hanne godtfeldt

2007 Stalke Kirke Sonnerup Galleri, Danmark
2006 CrossOver.Roskilde. Denmark
2005 Gullkistan Art Festival, Laugarvatn, Iceland ”JOMOSTME”
2005 dobbeltop, Kunstmuseet Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Denmark
2005 Island Sögueyjan, Sophienholm Lyngby, Denmark and Hafnarborg, Hafnarfirði, Iceland
2004 Povezave – Connections 04, Gallery DLUM, Maribor, Slovenien
2004 Tegninger,7 Icelandic and 7 Danish Artists, Galleri Nordlys, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004 Womens Museum, Bonn, Germany
2003 Ferdfurda, Kjarvalstadir Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003 Þau biðja að heilsa, Opna Galleri, Reykjavik, Iceland    
2002 Charlottenborg Efterårsudstilling. Copenhagen. Denmark. - with Hanne Godtfeldt
2002 don, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, USA  
2002 CAMP Hornafjörður, Höfn Hornafirði, Iceland
2001 CAMP Lejre. Lejre, Denmark
2001 Volxheimer Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
2000 Kunstraum. Eine deutsche Einkaufspassage. Hannover, Germany -
         with Hanne Godtfeldt
2000 Picture this, NORTH-udstillingssted, Copenhagen, Denmark.  
1999 Originaler, NORTH-udstillingssted. Copenhagen, Denmark
1999 Kunstmuseum Selfoss, Selfoss, Iceland
1998 NU, North-udstillingssted, Copenhagen, Denmark.  
1997 Billedkunstsamrådet i Silkeborg, Silkeborg, Denmark
1997 Cinq Femmes, Villa Minimo, Hannover, Germany
1997 A4, Hlynur Otto Plonk Galleri, Bergen, Norge
1997 A4, Villa Minimo, Hannover, Germany
1997 Rundgang, Kunstakademiet Düsseldorf, Germany
1996 5x5, Kunstraum Wohnraum. Hannover, Germany
1996 International Mailart HAPAX, Galleri Titanik, Turku, Finland
1996 Workshop Klasse Kounellis, Kunstakademiet, Den Haag, Holland
1996 Charlottenborgs Forårsudstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1996 Rundgang,Kunstakademiet, Düsseldorf, Germany
1995 Eins konar hversdagsrómantík, Kjarvalstaðir, Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
1995 Woman-sources of creation, Kunstnerners hus. Århus, Denmark
1995 Gullkistan Art Festival, Laugarvatn, Iceland
1995 Art addiction-international gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
1994 Art addiction- international gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (Honourable mention)


Curator
2005 dobbeltop, cooperation with artist Morten Tillitz and curator Maria Gadegård,
         Kunstmuseet  Køge Skitsesamling, Køge, Danmark
2004 – Galleri Nordlys, Copenhagen, Denmark.
2004 Kulturcafeen, Lejre, Danmark. Cooperation with artists Henrik Bruun and
         Berglind Sigurðardóttir Supported by the Art Council of Roskilde County
2003 – Galleri Mini, situated different places in Denmark. Cooperation with
         Lena Qvisten and Morten Tillitz.

CAMP, Lejre. An art project involving 47 artists from 7 countries and 30 private hosts.
50 art projects and performances in private and public space in
the village Lejre, Denmark.

Open to the public for three week-ends. Curated by artists Hanne Godtfeldt,
Steinunn Helga Sigurdardóttir, John Krogh, Mette Dalsgård, Morten Tillitz and
Nanna Gro Henningsen.
Supported by The Ministry of Culture\'s Development Fund, The Danish Contemporary
 Art Foundation (DCA), The Academy Council, The Minicipalety of Lejre, Roskilde County.
1999 - GUK+, local/international art project showing simultaneous exhibitions
by international artists in private spaces in Iceland / Germany / Denmark, on
a travelling lab top and on the Internet: www.simnet.is/guk
Collaboration with artists Hlynur Hallsson (IS/D), Alda Sigurdardóttir(IS) and Jürgen Witte (D).
Supported by the Icelandic Ministry of Culture


Decorations
Childrens Hospital, Reykjavík, Iceland
Hafnafjörður Kommuna, Iceland


Grants
2005 The Arts Council of Roskilde County supporting the project JOMOSTME
2004 Kulturcafeen, Lejre, Danmark. Cooperation with artists Henrik Bruun and
 Berglind Sigurðardóttir Supported by the Art Council of Roskilde County

2002 Fonden 1. Juli 1981, supporting the project ”breathing”
2001 The Danish Contemporary Art Foundation (DCA), supporting the project ”breathing”
1997 Brøste
1995 Fondet for Dansk-Islandsk Samarbejede
1995 Nordisk Ministerråd
1999 – 2004 Support for the projects GUK+, CAMP and Kulturcaféen, mentioned above


publications
2006 Kunstpanorama.\"Tine Ross\" Om 48 Billedkunstnere og Kunsthåndværkere

i Roskilde Amt.ISBN: 87-89074-33-5

2006 Manual til dansk samtidskunst. Lisbeth Bonde og Mette Sandbye.

Forlag: Gyldendal.ISBN - 13:978-87-02-04450-8) ISBN: 87-02-04450-1

2005 breathing. Steinunn Helga Sigurðardóttir & Hanne Godtfeldt. In connection with
exhibition Island Sögueyjan- Danish/Icelandic Cultural Connections. ISBN 87-87883-910.

2005 dobbeltop.ISBN 87-89074-38-6

2003 #1 Steinunn Helga Sigurðardóttir og Morten Tillitz,
Stalke Galleri Kirke Sonnerup, Danmark
CAMP, Lejre. Informations Forlag, Denmark 2002. ISBN 87-7514-071-3.
(Various languages and translations in English)
Innitiator, member of the CAMP project group plus participating artist.  
Dialogprojekt. NORTH-udstillingssted / Forlaget Basilisk. 2000. ISBN 87-90491-44-00.
(Danish/English)
1995 Eins konar hversdagsrómantík. Kjarvalstaðir Reykjavík
 Municcipal Museum of Fine Arts, Iceland  
1992 Illutrations for Guðni Már Henningsson: “Ljóð Handa”. Fjölvi Reykjavík, Iceland  


Membership

2009 Co-founder and Skolen for kreativitet og visdom

The Living Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.
SÍM - Association of Icelandic Visual Artists
Other
2002 – Co. - founder of Kunstskolen Rammen, art school for disabled adults,  
Supported by the Art Council of Roskilde County