CV

Auður Ómarsdóttir

b.1988 in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

education

2015 Iceland Academy of the Arts, Theatre and performance

2010-2013 Iceland Academy of the Arts, B.A. Fine Art

2009-2010 Reykjavik school of Visual Art, foundation in fine art

 

solo exhibitions

2018 (Upcoming / June 3rd), Journey Home, Window exhibition, Reykjavik Arts Festival, IS

2018 (Upcoming), Kling & Bang, Reykjavik, IS

2018 The Legendary Saloon, Cosmos Carl (online)

2018 ZOOM, January 20th, Gallerí Úthverfa, Ísafjörður, IS

2017 Hliðstæður, Kjallarinn, Reykjavík, IS

2017 MAN I feel like a Woman, Gallery Hvítspói, Akureyri, IS

2017 GIRL, A.M. concept space, Reykjavík, IS

2017 SITUATIONS, Reykjavik Museum of photography, Reykjavík, IS

2017 Few abstract romantic pieces, Myndlistarfélagið, Akureyri, IS

2016 From the front to the beginning, Gallery Port, Reykjavík, IS

2015 Mountain, Ekkisens, Reykjavík, IS

2014 Enter Space, gallery Wind and Weather, Reykjavík, IS

 

selected group exhibitions

2017 Norður og Niður music and art festival curated by Sigurrós, Harpan, Reykjavik, IS

2017 Port nr 3, Gallery Port, Reykjavik, IS

2017 Summer group show, Akureyri Art Museum, IS

2017 Plan B Art Festival, Borgarnes, IS

2017 Hvítþvottur / White wash, performance, Ekkisens, IS

2016 Salon show, Gallery Irma, Reykjavik, IS

2016 Beyond Human Impulses, performance, Mengi, Reykjavík, IS

2015 The Death Room, LungA, Seyðisfjörður, IS

2015 Video art selection, Kunstschlager Salon, Reykjavík Art Museum, IS

2015 Mara, SÍM / The association of Icelandic visual artists, Reykjavík, IS

2014 Halloween for the artists, Algera studio, Reykjavik, IS

2014 Túban, Aðalstræti 7, Reykjavík, IS

2014 Artist of the week, Kunstschlager, Reykjavík, IS

2013 La Danza De Los Muertos, La Calaca festival, San Miguel de Allende, MX

2013 Graduation exhibition / Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik Art Museum, IS

2012 Rætur, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri, IS

2011 Homies where my heart is, Laufásvegur 14, Reykjavík, IS

2011 Artíma gallery nr. 1, Smiðjustígur, Reykjavík, IS

2010 List er snilld, Laufásvegur 14, Reykjavík, IS

 

experience

2013-2017 Art directing, producing, props making for various films and commercials in Iceland

2016 Directing, Femme Castratrice, collaboration with Snæfríður Ingvarsdóttir

2016 Directing, SS16, collaboration with fashion designer, Anita Hirlekar

2016 Internship, Egill Sæbjörnsson, Berlin, Germany

2016 Directing, dottir#1, for Dottir management

2015 Member of Algera Studio, Reykjavík, IS

2015 Participation in performance, Plato’s Parable of Light 3D, Kolbeinn Hugi Höskuldsson, Sequences Art Festival, Reykjavík, IS

2015 Participation and collaboration, Hekla Dögg Jónsdóttir, exhibition Framköllun, Hafnarborg, IS

2014 Participation in performance, SPASMS, The Five Live Lo-Fi, Kolbeinn Hugi Höskuldsson, Kling & Bang, Reykjavík, IS

2012 Curating, Rætur, Akureyri Art Museum / Ketilhúsið, Akureyri, IS

2011 Internship, Spencer Tunick, New York, USA

 

awards / residencies 

2018 Benediktson Fellowship Fund for Icelandic Artists

2018 BAiR Emerging artists 2018, residency, BANFF Art Centre, Canada 

2018 The Icelandic Visual Arts fund

2012 Akureyrarbær, Grant

 

publications / press

2017 Seen Zine

2017 Murder magazine

2017 HA magazine

2017 Gaf sér gjöf frá fyrstu ástinniMenningin, Icelandic national TV, RÚV.is

2017 Sýnir í glænýju rými í Geysiinterviewed by Stefán Þór Hjartarsson 

2017 The Icelandic artist mixing autobiography with bizarre found photographsby Benoit Louiseau for i-D online

2017 The magic of analogue photography, by Ivana Dzamic for Lomography magazine

2016 Dogme ljósmyndun inn á Goldfinger, interviewed by Stefán Þór Hjartarson for visir.is

2016 Pairs Project, printed, editorial and cover in annual dogme photography magazine

2016 Fjarsamband Auðar Ómarsdótturinterviewed by Guðni Tómasson for Víðsjá, Icelandic national radio, Rás 1

2016 FJARSAMBAND / LJÓÐABÓK AUÐAR ÓMARSDÓTTUR, ArtZine, online art magazine

2016 Fjarsamband /// Contractions, book of texts and drawings, self published

2015 Leitin að heilaga fjallinu rannsökuð, interviewed by Gyða Lóa Ólafsdóttir for visir.is