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born : 7th. March l953, Búdardalur, Dalasysla, Iceland.

Education:

Icelandic Colege of art and craft, Reykjavik, 1971 — 1976.

De Vrije Academie, Haag, Holland, 1976 — 1977.

Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Holland, 1977 — 1979.

 

One man exhibitions:

2006

Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden. Skard, Gallery Amina (with Einar Falur Ingolfsson), Reykjavik, Iceland.
Viaggio in Islanda, Gallery Duet (with Salvo), Varese, Italy.

2005

Galerie der Stadt Salzburg im Mirabellgarten (with Eggert
Petursson), Salzburg, Austria.
Tregablandin fegurd, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland. ASI Art Museum, Reykjavik. Drawings, 101 Gallery, Reykjavik.

2004

Gallery Sleeper, Edinburgh, Scotland.

2003

Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).
Gallerí Solvi Helgason, Skagafjordur, Iceland.

2002

Hugsólir, Gallery Kambur, Kambi Rangárvallasysla, Iceland,
Gallery I8 (with Kristinn G. Hardarson), Reykjavík, Iceland,
Gallery Toselli, Milano, Italy.

2001

Portrett og sky, Gallery Saevar Karl, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Landscape,Borgarnes Art Museum, Borgarnes, Iceland.

2000

CA DI FRA, Milano, Italy. Gallerí M2, Siglufjördur, Iceland.

1999

National Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland, (cat.). Áhaldahúsid Vestmannaeyjum, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland. Norska húsid, Stykkishólmi, Iceland.

1998

Safnasafn, Svalbardseyri, Iceland. Gallery SIO, Barcelona, Spain (cat.).

1997

Umhverfis fegurdina, (with Kristinn G. Hardarson and Eggert Pétursson ). Listasafn Kópavogs, Kópavogur, Iceland. (cat.). Culture house, Qaqortoq, Greenland.

Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1996

Sjónarhóll, Reykjavík, Iceland. Gerduberg Culture house, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.)

Gallery Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden.

1995

Gallery Vaclava Spaly, Prag, Tzeck Republik. Gallery Van Den Berge, Goes, Holland. The Living art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1994

Gallery Hartmuth Beck, Erlangen, Germany. Gallery Brochier, Munchen, Germany. Drawings, ASÍ Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.)

1993

Gallery Chisel, (with Jan Knap), Genova, Italy (cat.). Gallery Toselli, Milano Italy.

Cultur house, Riga, Latvia.

1992

The Nordic House, (with Dadi Gudbjörnsson and Tumi Magnússon), Reykjavík,

Iceland (cat.).

Gallery Nyhöfn, Reykjavík Iceland. Gallery Leger, Malmö Sweden.

1990

Gallery Toselli, Milano, Italy. Gallery Piano Nobile, Perugia, Italy. Venice Biennale, Icelandic Pavilion, Venice, Italy (cat.) Gallery Sævar Karl, Reykjavík Iceland. Bergens Kunstforeningen, Bergen Norway (cat.). Portret (with Hallgrímur Helgason), The Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

1989

Rovaniemi Taidemuseum, Rovaniemi, Finland (cat.). Nordic Artcenter Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland (cat.). Museum der Stadt and Gallery Nemo, Eckernförde, Germany (cat.). The Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1988

Overgaden ned vandet, Köbenhavn, Denmark. Gallery Worlds end, Köbenhavn, Denmark. Gallery Leger, Malmö, Sweden. Gallery Brigitta Rosenberg (with Peter Angermann), Zürich, Switzerland.

1987

The Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat). Slunkaríki, Ísafjördur, Iceland. Gallery Nemo, Eckernförde, Germany.

1986

The Municipal Museum (with Dadi Gudbjörnsson and Kristinn G. Hardarson), Reykjavík, Iceland.

1985

Studio d´ArteVisive, Siracusa, Italy. Gallery Leger, Malmö Sweden. Gallery Mokka (with Kristinn G. Hardarson), Reykjavík, Iceland.

1984

Gallery Brigitta Rosenberg, Zürich, Switzerland. Gallery Barbar, Stockholm, Sweden.

Listmunahúsid, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1983

Gallery Hartmuth Beck, Erlangen, Germany. The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1982

Centro d´Arte Contemporanea, Siracusa, Italy.

1981

The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). Citta di Noto, Noto, Italy.

Rauda Húsid, Akureyri, Iceland.

1980

Gallery Neude, Utrecht, Holland. Gallery Sudurgata 7, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1979

Gallery Partikel, Luzern, Switzerland.

1978

Gallery SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland. Gallery Lóa, Haarlem, Holland.

1975

Gallery Output, Reykjavík, Iceland.

 

Group exhibitions:

 

2006

Galerie Leger, Malmö, Sweden. Skard, Gallery Amina (with Einar Falur Ingolfsson), Reykjavik, Iceland.
Viaggio in Islanda, Gallery Duet (with Salvo), Varese, Italy.

2005

Golden Brush, Gallery Turpentine, Reykjavik.
A Time for Renewal, Office des National Unies a Geneve, 60 year anniversary, Geneve, Switzerland. 101 Gallery, Reykjavik.
Il mondo di Lisa Ponti, Palazzo delle Stellini, Milano, Italy.

2004

Espace d´art Contemporain Gustave Fayet, Serignan, France, Outside of a dog, Baltic, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England, Ferdafuda, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik / Safnasafn, Svalbardseyri, Coppi e Picasso, Gallery Toselli, Milano.

2003

Biennal I Maleri, Vasby Konsthall, Sweden. Dialog med naturen, Edsvik Konsthall, Sollentuna, Sweden / Lulea Konsthall, Sweden / Pommersches Landesmuseum, Greifswald, Germany, (with Georg Gudni Hauksson and Sigurdur Arni Sigurdsson), Fangskultur I Vestnorden, Hunters of the North, National Museum of decorative Arts and History, Dublin, Ireland, / Nordic House, Faroar islands/ Nordic House Nuuk, Greenland/ Nordic House, Reykjavik/ Saint John´s Museum, Saint John´s, Newfoundland, Over the bridge of optimism, Safnasafn, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik.

2002

Frá poppi til fjölhyggju, A_alsteinn Ingólfsson, Akureyri Art Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, List med lyst, Birgitta Castenfors, Nationalmuseum Stockholm, Nordic house, Reykjavík, Iceland. Confronting Nature, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moskow, Russia. The Golden Brush, Reykjanes Art Museum, Reykjanesbær, Iceland, Galery Hartmuth Beck, Erlangen, Germany,

2001

The golden Brush, Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik (cat.). Gullondin strandar, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík. The Golden Brush,The Icelandic Embassy Berlin, Germany. The Golden Brush, National Gallery of Faröar Islands, Thorshavn, Faröar Islands. Gullöndin strandar, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik. Flogid yfir Heklu, Over the volcano, Kjarvalstadir, The Reykjavik Art Museum ( cat). Shoes Or No Shoes?, De Bijerkorf, Amsterdam,Holland. Facing Nature, National Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.Confronting Nature,Corcoran Gallery af Art, Washington, D.C. U.S.A.

2000

Nordic Painting, Carnegie Art Award, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England. Kjarvalsstadir, The Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík. Kungliga Akademien för De Fria Konsterna, Stockholm, Sweden (cat.). The Golden Brush, The Corridor, Reykjavík, (cat.). The Founders of Living Art Museum, the Living Art Museum, Reykjavík. Venti da nord, gallery Galica (with Milan Kunc, Dirk Larsen and Yuri Rodkine), Milan, Italy (cat.). Galeria Victor Saavedra, Barcelona, Spain. Galeria Toselli, Milano, Italia.

1999

Nordic Painting, Carnegie Art Award, Sophienholm, Lingby, Denmark. d Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland. Kunstneres Hus, Oslo, Norway.

Dagens eventyr, Gallerie Ægidius, Randers, Denmark (cat.). Gallerie Frökjær, Köbenhavn, Denmark (cat.). Lífædar, Landsspítalinn, Reykjavík (cat.). Realitetens öje, Horsens Kunstmuseum, Horsens, Danmark (cat.). d The Nordic House, Torshavn, Förear Islands (cat.). Gallery Innocento (with Jan Knap and Salvo), Torino Art Fair, Italy. The seven virtues, Thingvellir National park, Iceland. The seven virtues, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland. Shoes or no shoes, Galerie der Stadt Kornwestheim, Kornwestheim, Germany.

1998

Skjáir raunveruleikans, Listasafn Akureyrar, Akureyri, Iceland (cat.). The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). La metafora della natura Quattro pittori islandesi, Museo Nationale di Castel Sant´Angelo, Roma (cat.).

Selfportret, Goteburg Konsthalle, Goteburg, Sweden (cat.). Instituto De Artes Grafikas De Oaxaca, Mexico (cat.). Icelandic Painting of the 2Oth Century, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong (cat.). Icelandic Painting of the 2Oth Century, National Museum of Fine Arts, Beijing, China (cat.). Líkamsnámd, Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat). A4, Gallery Otto Plonk, Bergen, Norway. Thorlákur helgi, Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík.

1997

Selfportret, Gallerí Mokka, Reykjavík, Iceland. Líkamsnámd, Vestlands Kunstmuseum, Sorö, Denmark (cat.). Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyvaskyla, Finland (cat.). Henie Onstad Artcenter, Oslo, Norway (cat.) Norrköpings Museum, Norrköping, Sweden (cat.). Sparistellid mitt, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland (cat.). Uccelli, I Libri Di Zerynthia, Italy (cat.).

1996

Singular, Sio Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (cat.). Lodi all´arte, Gallery Toselli, Lodi Art Gallery, Italy (cat.). Drawings, Gallery Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden. Íslensk portret á tuttugustu öld, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland (cat.). Salon, Gallery Greip, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1995

Forest flora, Hallormsstadaskógur, Iceland. Frederik Roos Collection, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (cat.). Fragments on Contemporary Icelandic Art, Budapest, Hungary (cat.). Art Amsterdam, Beurs Van Berlage, Van Den Berge, Amsterdam, Holland.

1994

Islanske kunstnere, Nikolai, Köbenhavn, Denmark (cat.). Well of light, The Gallery in Cork street (with Dadi Gudbjörnsson and Sigurdur Árni Sigurdsson ), London, England (cat.). Beyond the painted mountain, Gallery Raffaelli, Trento, Italy (cat.) Winter visions, The American — Scandinavian Foundation, New York, U.S.A. Karlímyndin, Menningarmidstödin Gerduberg, Reykjavík.

1993

Art festival, Gallery Swanson, Thurso, Scotland. Mongrel Muse, Silkeborg Kunstmuseum, Silkeborg, Danmark (cat.). Prospect ´93, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.) The Zagreb Exhibition of drawing, Zagreb, Kroatia (cat.). Brynja, Kaffi List, Reykjavík, Iceland. Listasafn Dalasyslu, Barnaskólinn Búdardal, Búdardal, Dalasyslu, Iceland.

1992

Figura figura, Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). Figura figura, Fruitmarket Gallery, Edenburgh, Scotland (cat.). Figura figura, Goteburg Konsthalle, Goteburg, Sweden (cat.). Utblickar, Vaxjö Konsthall, Vaxjö, Sweden. Glasgow Print Studio, Glasgow, Scotland.

1991

Bilder zur Bibel Heute, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.). Maximalists, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, U.S.A. (cat.). Maximalists, Gallery Schulze, Cologne, Germany (cat.).

1990

Die Isländer kommen, Islandic festival, Germany. Gallery Sævar Karl, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1989

Borgens Samlung, Kunstforeningen, Köbenhavn, Denmark (cat.). Borgens Samlung, Kunstmuseum Silkeborg, Denmark (cat.). Madurinn í forgrunni, Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1988

Ny Islansk kunst, Lyngby, Denmark (cat.). Nordiska Temperament, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden (cat.). 5 Jahre, Brigitta Rosenberg, Zürich, Switzerland. Gallery Leger, Malmö, Sweden. Sjálfsmyndir, Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1987

Scandinavian art, Seibu Museum, Tokio (cat.). The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland. Litterarture, Kunsthalle Brands Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark (cat.). A.B. Art in Bookform, Alvar AaltoMuseum, Jyväskylä, Finland. IBM, Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.

1986

Nordanad, Musee des Arts Decorativs, Paris, France (cat.). Nordanad, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden (cat.). Gallery Norske Grafikere, Oslo, Norway (cat.). Eimas ´86, Hiroshima, Japan.

1985

Studio Arti Visive, Siracusa, Italy. Kis´85, Kunsan, Corea.

1984

Treffen im Gebirge, Gallery Filiale, Basel, Switzerland (cat.). Iceland, The Art Revaled, Franklin Furnage, New York, U.S.A. (cat.). Kärleksdjuret, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden (cat.). Málverk, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden (cat.). Studio d´Arte Visive, Siracusa, Italy. 14 listamenn, National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). Lífid er thess virdi, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1983

Thick air, Fodor Museum, Amsterdam, Holland (cat.). Gullströndin andar, JL house, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). UM, The Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). International Graphics ll, Gallery Fenici, Valetta, Malta (cat.). Artist´s books from Iceland, Gallery A, Amsterdam, Holland (cat.).

1982

Arteder, Bilbao, Spain (cat.). Gallery Ecart, Basel art fair, Basel, Switzerland.

Carlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark (cat.). Art Festival, Bergens Konstforeningen, Bergen, Norway (cat.). Grand Hotel, Centro D´arte Contemporane, Siracusa, Italy.

Thinking of the Europe, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1981

Aljofre Barrocco, Citta di Noto, Italy (cat.). 3 íslendingar, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1980

Experimental Environment, Korpúlfsstadir, Reykjavík, Iceland. Xl Biennale de Paris, Paris, France (cat.).

1979

Sixth British International Print Biennal, Bradford, England (cat.).

1978

Fifth Internationale Grafik Biennale, Frechen, Germany (cat.).

1977

World Print Competition ´77, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, U.S.A. (cat.). The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1976

Súm ´76, Gallery Súm, Reykjavík, Iceland. Íslensk grafík, Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.).

1975

Súm ´75, Gallery Súm, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). Graphica Creativa, Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyväskylä, Finland (cat.).

1974

Íslensk grafík, The Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland (cat.). Gallery Súm, Reykjavík, Iceland.

 

Works represented in the following museums:

Espace d´art contemporain Gustave Fayet, Serignan, France.
Listasafn Íslands ( The National Gallery of Iceland).
Listasafn Reykjavíkur ( The Municipal Museum) Reykjavík, Iceland.
Nylistasafnid( The Living Art Museum), Reykjavík, Iceland.
Listasafn Háskóla Íslands ( The University Art Gallery), Reykjavík, Iceland.
Listaasafn Kópavogs ( Kópavogur Art Museum), Kópavogur, Iceland.
Listasafn Hafnarfjardar Hafnarborg, ( Hafnarfjördur Art Museum), Hafnarfjördur, Iceland.
Listasafn Dalasyslu ( Dalasysla Art Museum), Búdardalur, Iceland.
Göteborg Konstmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden.
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Statens Konstråd, Stockholm, Sweden.
Malmö Museum, Malmö, Sweden.
Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden.
Nordiskt Konstcentrum, Helsinki, Finland.
Borgens Samling, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany.
Sammlung der Stadt Kiel, Germany.

Murals:

Chapel of Villa Emma, Lucca, Italy 2000,
Casa Joaquim Arimon, Sabadell, Spain, 2000.
Other:
On board of K.I.M. 2003.

 

Book art:

Leda og svanurinn, l975. Rip Kirby, 1975. Ekkert er ndtt undir sólu, 1977. Ævintyri um hest, frosk og sel, 1977. Dæmisaga, 1977. Amor bregdur á leik í midju ævintyri, l977. Regnbogasaga, 1978. 1, 1978. 2, 1978. Einu sinni var madur…, 1978. Hundasögur, 1978. Nokkrar teikningar, l979. 16 póstkort, 1979. Uppábúinn stóll og sögumadur, l979. Thridja sagan um Dick, 1979. Dick Tracy, 1979. Málverk og teikningar,1980. Sögur, 1980. Klóri, 1980. Lonely, 1981. Nordur 1, 1981. Nordur 2, 1981. Dick Tracy og Sam, 1981. Á milli tveggja persóna, 1982. Dagbók, 1982. Fullt tungl (for John M. Armleder). Dagdraumar (for Dadi), 1983. Details, 1983. Fountains, 1983. Bulgaria — ég elska, 1985. Nyfundnir hlutir, 1985. Af vidskiptum mínum vid Eppelein von Gailingen, 1985. Hundar och Änglar, 1986. Andere Tage, 1987. Man and dog, 2000. Greenland, 2002

 

Publications H.TH.F. is responsible for:

Litlu bækurnar (The small books). Froskurinn (The Frog). Íslenska grafíkmöppufélagid (The Icelandic Grafic folder Union). Kjallaksstadapóstkort (Kjallaksstadir postcards). Gangurinn (The Corridor). Brunnurinn (The Well), with Kristinn Gudbrandur Hardarson.

H.TH.F. has taught at the Icelandic Colege of Art and Craft from 1980 to 1999. He was in charge of the Mixed Media department from 1983 d 1988 . Wisithing lecturer at the Stadts Academie, Oslo, Norway, in 1985 and 1993, Valland Academie, Goetheborg, Sweden, 1994, Nordiska Konstskolan, Kokkola, Finland, 1996. Middlebury College, Middlebury, Wearmont, U.S.A. 1999. Teacher at the Icelandic Art Academie from 1999.

Awards:

The DV price for Visual Arts, 1983.

Other:

On the Board of the National Gallery of Art, 1996 — 1998. On the Board of Summer Art Seminar, Reykjavík, 1996 d 1998. On the Board of the new Art Academie of Iceland, from 1996 -1999. Founder of the Dalasysla Art Museum, Búdardal, Dalasysla, Iceland, 1983. On the Board of the Gallery of the Living Art Museum, 1982 — 1984. Founded his Gallery Gangurinn (The Corridor), 1980. One of the founders of the Living Art Museum, 1978 and a member from the beginning. With friends founded Gallery Loa, Haarlem, Holland, l977. With friends founded Gallery Sudurgata 7, Reykjavík Iceland, l976. Founded his gallery Vísir in the Newspaper Vísir in Reykjavík, Iceland, l976. With friends founded Gallery Out put, Reykjavík, Iceland, 1975.

 

 

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