KRISTÍN GARÐARSDÓTTIR

EDUCATION

1998 - 1999 Danmarks Designskole, Copenhagen, Denmark

1993 - 1997 The Icelandic Academy of Arts and Crafts

1995 Konstfack, Stockholm, Sweden

 

COURSES AND ARTIST RECIDENCIES

2019 TextielMuseum TextielLab, Tilburg, Netherlands
2018 TextielMuseum TextielLab, Tilburg, Netherlands
2017 TextielMuseum TextielLab, Tilburg, Netherlands
2017 The European Ceramic Work Center, Netherlands
2011 Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan 

2009 N.Y.U., New York, USA

2007 Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan  

2005 “Between Image and Form” Guldegergaard International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark  

2004 Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan 

2003 OICS Ceramic symposium, Oslo, Norway 

2002 “Form and function” Workshop Skælskør, Denmark  

1999 “On hands” Workshop Skælskør, Denmark 

1999 Black Ceramic Center, Vilinius, Lithuania

1996 International Ceramic Studio, Keskemét, Hungary  

 

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS

2020 “Roots sprouts”, Kirsuberjatréð Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2019 “Drawings/Sketches in Clay and Textiles, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjöður, Iceland
2018 “Context”, 38 þrep Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2017 Micro-exhibition, Kirsuberjatréð Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2013 “Loose Rein” Gallery 13m, Berlin, Germany 

2012 “Fjarskablátt” Kirsuberjatréð Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2011 “Faraway blue” Gallery Tao, Tokyo, Japan 

2010 “Í öðru rými”, Skörin, Handverk og hönnun (Crafts and Design), Reykjavík, Iceland  

2009 “Hreyfing”, The Firehouse, Li Edilkoort inc. New York, USA  

2008 “Tvær og ein” Gerðarsafn art museum, Kópavogur, Iceland 

2007 “Distance / Fjarlægð”, Gallery Marunie, Kyoto, Japan  

2005 “Handleikur”, Listasafn ASÍ art museum, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2004 Árbæjarsafn museum, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2001 Ófeigur goldsmith and gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland 

1997 Gallerí Svartfugl, Akureyri, Iceland

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 “European Ceramic Context”, Bornholm, Denmark
2018 “Endless”, Duus Museum, Reykjanesbær, Iceland
2016 “Handleikið II”, Skörin, Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland
2015 „Last Supper “, Handverk og hönnun, Iceland
2015 „Last Supper “, Skriðuklaustur, Iceland
2014 “Anniversary Exhibition”, Handverk og hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland
2014 “Wetlands”, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland
2014 “Tölt”, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland
2013 “Tölt”, The Nordic Embassy “Fallets huset”, Berlin, Germany
2012 “Nautn og notagildi”, Listasafn Árnesinga art museum, Hveragerði, Iceland
2016 “Handleikið II”, Skörin, Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2015 „Síðasta kvölmáltíðin“, Handverk og hönnun, Iceland

2015 „Síðasta kvölmáltíðin“, Skriðuklaustur, Iceland

2014 “Afmælissýning”, Handverk og hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2014 “Votlönd”, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2014 “Tölt”, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland

2013 “Tölt”, The Nordic Embassy “Fallets huset”, Berlin, Germany

2012 “Nautn og notagildi”, Listasafn Árnesinga art museum, Hveragerði, Iceland

2012 “Handleikið”, Skörin, Handverk og Hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2011 “4x4”, The Cable factory, Helsinki, Finland  

2011 “Icelandic Contemporary Design”, Stockholm Furniture Fair, Sweden

2010 “Icelandic Contemporary Design”, Beijing, China 

2010 “Icelandic Contemporary Design”, World Expo 2010, Shanghai, China  

2009 “Code 09” Bella center, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009 “Einu sinni er”, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland

2009 “Íslensk hönnun á Listahátíð í Reykjavík”, The Reykjavík Arts Festival, Kjarvalsstaðir art museum, Iceland

2008 “100% Tokyo Design”, Japan 

2008 “Í anda Alvar Aalto”, The Museum of Design and Applied Art, Garðabær, Iceland 

2008 “European Glass Context”, Bornholm, Denmark  

2007 “Magma/Kvika”, The Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland

2006 “3 x 3” with Guðný  Magnúsdóttir and Kogga, The Museum of Design and Applied Art, Garðabær, Iceland

2006 “More is more”, The Museum of Modern art, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2006 “European Ceramic Context”, Bornholm, Denmark

2006 “Íslensk samtíma hönnun”, Gallery 03one, Belgrade, Serbia 

2006 “De Nord-Atlantiske Oer”, The Copenhagen Town Hall, Denmark

2005 “Stockholm Auktionsverk”, Sweden 

2005 “Sögur af landi”, Handverk og hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2004 “Transforme”, Via Gallery, Paris, France

2004 “Nordic Cool Hot Women Designers”, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., USA 

2004 “Afmælissýning”, Handverk og hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2003 “Design.is” The Nordic Embassy “Fallets huset”, Berlin, Germany

2003 “Traces”, Rundetaarnet, Copenhagen, Denmark

2003 “Tríó”, Studio Umbra, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2003 “Tríó 2”, IS Kunst gallery og café, Oslo, Norway 

2003 “Box - ílát – öskjur”, Handverk og hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2002 Gallery Voss, Oslo, Norway 

2002 “5x5”, 5x5 Nordic designers, Stockholm, Sweden

2002 “Spor”, Hafnarborg art museum, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland 

2001 “Borðleggjandi”, Handverk og hönnun, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2001 “Meistari Jakob” Listasafn ASÍ art museum, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2001 52nd International Ceramic Biennale, Faenza, Italy

2001 “Elementi e´Islanda” Elementi d'Islanda, Asti, Italy 

2000 “MÓT”, Kjarvalsstaðir art museum, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2000 52nd International Ceramic Biennale, International Cairo Biennial for Ceramics, Egypt 

1999 “Hústaka”, Ófeigur goldsmith and gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland 

1999 “Black ceramic”, Botanic Garden, Lithuania 

1999 Galleri R-21, Copenhagen, Denmark

1999 The Icelandic Foreign Ministry, an exhibition in Vilnius, Lithuania

1995 Due North, Canada  

 

TEACHING

A course in plaster casting at the Icelandic Academy of Arts and Crafts, The Icelandic Academy of the Arts and The Reykjavík School of Visual Arts.

 

LECTURES
2017 The European Ceramic Work Center, Netherlands

2010 The Reykjavík School of Visual Arts, Iceland

2008 Peca cucsa, Hafnarhúsið, Reykjavík, Iceland 

2007 Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Japan 

2005 A forum held by Handverk og hönnun (Crafts and Design) at the Nordic House, Reykjavík Iceland 

2001 Danmarks Designskole, Copenhagen, Denmark

2000 52nd International Ceramic Biennale, International Cairo Biennial for Ceramics, Egypt

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Shigaraki Ceramic Museum, Japan

 

GRANTS AND HONOURS

2017 The Artists' Salaries, Designers Fund, salaries for 3 months
2013 Handverk og hönnun (Crafts and Design) at Reykjavík City Hall, a reward for recycled porcelain and glass 

2010 Handverk og hönnun at Reykjavík City Hall, The Skúli reward for the best new object

2009 Myndstef (The Icelandic Visual Art Copyright Association),  project grant

2009 Muggur artist travelling fund

2008 Myndstef

2008 Muggur 

2006 The Kópavogur town cultural fund 

2006 Muggur 

2006 Sasakawa Scandinavian Fund 

2004 The Kópavogur town cultural fund

2004 The Handverk og hönnun travelling and project fund 

2004 Myndstef

2004 Muggur 

2004 A three-month artist stipend, Listasjóður arts fund

2001 Erasmus students’ fund

2001 The Icelandic Academy of the Arts education fund 

2001 A six-month artist stipend, Listasjóður arts fund

1997 The Cultural Ministry of Iceland 

1995 Nordplus student fund

 

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

The Icelandic Association of Ceramic Artists

SÍM, The Association of Icelandic Artists