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Ólöf Björg Björnsdóttir
b.1973
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Education
2011-     University of Iceland, Faculty of History and Philosophy
2006-2007 The icelandic Academy of the Arts. Art education, diploma.
1998-2001 The icelandic Academy of the Arts. Art department, BA.
1997-1998 Universidad de Granada, Spain, painting department.
1996-1997 Icelandic college of Arts and Craft, Reykjavik, Iceland, sculptor department.
1994-1995 Student of the painter An Ho-Bum, korean artist in Seoul, Korea.
1993-1994 Icelandic college of Arts and Craft, Reykjavik, Iceland, art department.

Selected solo exhibitions
2016 Artist in a Mall, ongoing performance, Fjordur Mall of Hafnarfjorður, Iceland
2015 Shadows & Light of Wisdom, Anarkia Gallery, Kopavogur, Iceland
2015 Healing Portrait Performance on a bridge in down town Denver in collaboration with Icelandic Consulate in NY
2015 Merging with Designers Mars, Syrusson, Reykjavik, Iceland
2014 The moment of healing, Henle gallery, St.Croix, Virgin Islands, USA
2014 A constant first day of a new beginning Gallery Fjordur,Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
2013 Contacts, Solon, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2010 Intimacy of solitudinarian wolves, Kaolin gallerí, Reykjavík, Iceland
2009 Visas, Kaffi Karolina, Akureyri, Iceland.
2009 You may open all my closets, in the home of the artist, Bright days festival, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.
2008 The Compass Self-Proximity and mild softners, Artotek, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2008 Welcome to my bedroom, in the home of the artist, Bright days festival, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.
2007 Healing scent installation for smokeless coffeehouses, Sufistinn, Bright days festival, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.
2005 Gift, American base, Keflavik, Iceland.
2004 The love of making it, House of SIM, Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2004 Magic of the moment. Solon Islandus, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2004 Nightingale, restless in the dawn. Thorvaldsen, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2003 Still life performance, Laugavegur, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2002 Transition - Scent and visual poetry. Gallery Saevar Karl, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Selected group exhibitions
2017 Undur Aldins, The wonder of the nectar with Isabella Praher and Ragnheidur Rebel, Anarkía, Kopavogur, Iceland.
2016 Listalundur Installation Love,love or love? Hofdaskogur, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
2014 Icelandic Contemporary Portrett, Center for Visual Art in Akureyri, Iceland.
2013 The female‘s male anxiety, Eggert feldskeri (part of the group exhibition Under the open sky), Skólavörðustígur 38
2012 Love taken down from a pedestal, Artima, Reykjavik, Iceland
2012 Love on a pedestal, Parking Day, Óðinstorg, Reykjavik, Iceland
2012 Shower of phatasms, Vinnslan, Seltjarnarnes, Iceland
2012 Group Show, Gallery 002, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
2011 Ligh Sensitive I&II Heart-park and Kaolin Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2011 A Womb With a View in collabouration with Christopher Hickey, Gallery 002, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
2008 Red, gallery Syrpa, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.
2008 Artist of Hafnarfjordur, Hafnarborg museum, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
2007 Sequences, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2006 Works on paper, Flux Factory, Queens, NY, USA.
2005 Sagandi, Gallery Saevar Karl, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2005 KFL group, Kaupfélag listamanna, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2005 Gullkistan, Laugavatn, Iceland.
2003 Art Hobler, Porto, Portugal.
2003 Ferdafuda, Kjarvalstadir, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland.
2002 "Group performance" Reykjavik Art Museum, Hafnarhus, Iceland.
2001 "Bitch", Yellow House, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2000 Daelan gengur, Olis, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1999 The Very Positive and Affirmative ReykjavikTea Party, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1990 Yong talents of Flensborg, Hafnarborg museum, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland.

Honors and Awards
Grant from Cultural Comity of Hafnarfjordur
Member of Association of Icelandic Visual Artists
Member of Arvore Cooperativa de Artisticas C.R.L.

Critic
2002.09.24. Morgunblaðið Ragna Sigurðardóttir Í viðjum ástarinnar [gagnrýni]ath sagandi

Works owned by collectors and companies
Safnasafnið, Svalbarðsströnd, Hafnarfjörður town/Hafnarborg, Dag Stiansen, collector and collaborator to National Museum and Munch Museum in Oslo Norway. Other companies in Iceland such as Olís, Landsbankinn, Sjóvá, Eimskip, Vörður and more.

Resedencies
2001 Arvore Cooperativa de Actividades Artisticas C.R.L Porto, Portugal
1996, 1997 Straumur listamiðstöð, Hafnarfirði
1994-1995 Textílverkstæði Ami Ann, Seoul, South Korea