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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014   Kunstnerforbundet. Oslo. Norway.
2014   Kortlagning lands. Hverfisgallerí. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2013   Flora of Weeds. Hallgrímskirkja, church. Reykjavík. Iceland.
2011   Coherence. Hafnarborg Museum. Hafnarfjörður.
2010   Re-give. Textile Museum. Blönduós, Icland.
2008   Encircling. Pollock Gallery. Southern Methodist University. TX. USA.
2007   Inclusion. ASÍ. Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2007   Textile Museum. Blöndós. Iceland.
2006   Surrogate. Safn. Reykjavík. Iceland.
2006   Background. I8 Gallery. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2006   Ground. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavík. Iceland.
2006   Overlap. Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery. Portland, USA.
2005   Unraveled. The Boise Art Museum. Boise, ID. USA.
2004   Work(s). ASI Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2003   Stretching Canvas. Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery. Portland, OR. USA.
2002   Lassoing. Gallery Corridor. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2001   Gallery Hlemmur. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2000   Weavings and Things. Marylhurst University. The Art Gym. Portland, OR. USA.
1998   Sýnibox. The Living Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.
1998   Norsk Kunsthandverk.
The Nordic Museum of Arts and Crafts. Throndheim, Norway.
1998   Visibility.
The Living Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013   Rakete Rinnzekete. The Nordic House. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2013   Rakete Rinnzekete. Vestyllands Kunstmuseum, Tirstrup. Denmark.
2013   Look at me. ASÍ Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2012   Carnegie Art Award Exhibition. The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Art. Stockholm.
2012   Carnegie Art Award Exhibition. Amors Andersen Art Museum. Helsinki. Finnland.
2012   Carnegie Art Award Exhibition. Sophienholm. Lyngby. Kaupmannahöfn. Danmörk.
2010   Metabolism. Reykjanes Art Museum. Reykjanes, Iceland.
2010   
Re-Give. Textile Museum. Blöndós. Iceland.
2009   Volcano Lovers. Ise Cultural Foundation. New York, NY. USA.
2009   Þræddir Þræðir. Listasafn Árnesinga. Hveragerði. Ísland.
2009   Dalir-hólar-handverk. Ólafsdalur, Iceland.
2009   Minjar. Kópavogur Natural History Museum. Kópavogur, Iceland.
2008   Blurring the Line. Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery. Portland, OR USA.
2008   Unusual Twist. Spencertown Art Academy. Spencertown. NY. USA.
2008   Unusual Twist. Spencertown Art Academy. Spencertown. NY. USA.
2008   From Another Shore: Recent Icelandic Art. Scandinavia House. New York, NY. USA.
2008   The Siditious Stitch. Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Sun Valley, ID. USA.
2007   Radical Lace and Subversive Knitting. Museum of Arts and Design. New York, NY. USA.
2007   Thread. Koroska Gallery of Fine Arts. Slóvenía.
2006   Painting after 1980. The National Gallery. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2006   The Visual Arts Award Exhbition. The Akureyri Art Museum. Akureyri, Iceland.
2006   New Embroidery. Not your Grandmothers Doily. Contemporary Crafts Museum. Portland, OR. USA.
2006   A Changing Fabric. Salina Art Center. Salina. KA. USA.
2006   Women artists. I8. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2005   Volcana, Icelandic Panorama. Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art. Winnipeg, Canada.
2005   K-2005. Rhöda Sten. Gautaborg, Sweden.
2005   Affair. The Jupiter Hotel. Portland, OR. USA.
2004   New Icelandic Art. The National Gallery. Reykjavík. Iceland.
2004   Happy Art For a Sad World.  Spike Gallery. NY, USA.
2003   Ulterior Motive. Marilhurst University. Portland, OR. USA.
2003   Pins and Needles. John Michael Kohler Arts Center. Sheboygan. WI. USA.
2003   The Wild Wild North. CityScape Community Art Space. Vancouver, BC. Canada.
2003   18 Women. CCC Art Cenger Gallery, Astoria, OR. USA.
2001   Contemporary Skeins. Contemporary Crafts Museum. Portland, OR. USA.
2001   Oregon Biennial. The Portland Art Museum. Portland, OR. USA.
2001   Domesticity. The Waiting Room. Minneapolis, Minnesota. USA.
2000   All those if´s… Safnahúsið. Eigillstaðir. Iceland.
2000   The Inner and Outer World – The World Above and Below. The Reykjavík Art Museum.
2000   Nordic Design Writers. Röhsska Museet. Göteborg, Sweden.
2000   Flotsam und Jetsam – Strandgut. C-line Project. Kulturforum Burgkloster. Germany.
2000   Nonpulstra. f m schwarz galerie. Cologne, Germany.
2000   Tweak. Mercer Union Gallery. Toronto, Canada.
2000   Un*Domesticated. Queens Theatre in The Park. Queens, New York. USA.
2000   Inventing Iceland. Articule. Montreal, Canada.
1999   Hot Spot. Kultur Bahnhof Eller. Dusseldorf, Germany.
1999   Ironi. Bomuldsfabriken. Kristianssand, Norway.
1999   Kynstrin Öll. The Reykjavík Academy. Iceland.
1999   Chronologies. The Rotunda Gallery. Brooklyn, New York. USA.
1998   The A. I. M. Program Exhibition. The Bronx Museum of The Arts. New York.

COLLECTIONS
1996-Present       Various private collectors in Iceland, USA and Europe.
2012                       Hafnarborg Art Museum. Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.
2011                       The Reykjavík Art Museum. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2010                       The Mint Museum. Charlotte, NC. USA.
2008                       The National Gallery of Iceland. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2007                       Contemporary Crafts Museum. Portland, Oregon. USA.
2007                       Tatsumi Sato Collection. Hiroshima City, Hiroshima, Japan.
2007                       Boise Art Museum. Boise, Idaho. USA.
2006                       Penninn Art Collection. Iceland.
2006                       Ingunn Wernersdóttir, Art Collection. Iceland.
2006                       Drieke Zirinsky Collection. Boise, ID. USA.
2005                       The National University Collection, Iceland.
2005                       The National University Hospital of Iceland.
2004                       The National Gallery. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2002                       Francis Greenburger Collection.  New York, USA.
2002                       Art Omi. New York. USA.
2000                       The Reykjavík Art Museum, Kjarvalsstaðir. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2000                       The Icelandic Design Museum. Garðabær, Iceland.
1999                       Sørlandets Kunstmuseum. Kristianssand Norway.

EDUCATION
1994-97             Pratt Institute. MFA. New Forms Department. Brooklyn, New York.
1989-92             The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts. BFA. Textile Department. Reykjavík, Iceland.
1985-89             The Commercial College of Iceland. Business and Language Diploma. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2009                   The Icelandic Arts Academy. Teaching diploma. Reykjavík Iceland.

ACHIVEMENTS AND HONORS
2011                       Project grant. Myndstef. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2011                       Carnegie Art Award nomiantion.  Sweden.
2010                       The Icelandic Artist Salary Grant for 6 months. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2010                       The Oregon College of Art and Craft. Resident artist. Portland, OR. USA.
2009                       The Icelandic Artist Salary Grant for 6 months. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2009                       Myndstef and Muggur travel grants.
2008                       ISCP. International Studio and Curatorial Program. NY, USA.
2008                       Myndstef. Project grant. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2008                       Muggur. Travel- and project grant. Reykjavík, Iceland.
2007                       The Icelandic Artist Salary Grant for 6 months. The Icelandic Government. Reykjavík.
2006                       The Icelandic Visual Art Award. The Akureyri Art Museum. Akureyri. Iceland.
2005                       Svavar Guðnason and Ásta Eiríksdóttir Art Award. The National Gallery of Iceland. Reykjavík.
2005                       Center for Icelandic Art. Travel grant. Reykjavík.
2005                       Myndstef. Project grant for individual artists. Reykjavík.
2004                       The Icelandic Artist Salary Grant for 2 years. The Icelandic Government. Reykjavík.
2002                       Myndstef.  Project grant for individual artist.  Reykjavík.
2002                       The Icelandic Artist Salary Grant for 6 months. The Icelandic Government. Reykjavík.
2002                       DV Cultural Award Nomination.  Reykjavík, Iceland.
2001                       The Betty Bowen Memorial Award.  Special Recognition. Seattle Art Museum. WA.
2001                       The Oregon Biennial. Juror Award. Portland, OR.
2000                       The Icelandic Artist Salary Grant for 3 months. The Icelandic Government. Reykjavík.
2000                       Penninn Art Foundation. Award and grant. Reykjavík.
1999                       The American Scandinavian Society of New York. Cultural Award.
1998                       The Icelandic Artist Salary Grant for 6 months. The Icelandic Government. Reykjavík.
1997                       Selected with 18 artists for the  “AIM Program” at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. NY.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
•  Leena Kuumola. Barock sinnlighet, avskalad form. Hufvudstadsbladet. 2 June, 2012. Pg. 22.
•  Ragna Sigurðardóttir. Stories in space. Review. Fréttablaðið. 3. November 2011. Pg. 42.
•  Samræmi. Hafnarborg Museum. Catalogue. November 2011.
•  Icelandic Art History. Forlagið. 5 bindi. 2011.
•  Þóra Þórisdóttir. Icelandic Art Today. Hatje Cantz Verlag. 2009.
•  Ragna Sigurðardóttir. Morgunblaðið. Review. 8. September. 2007. Haganlega ofnir þræðir. pg. 22.
•  Halldór Björn Runólfsson. Flash Art. Review.January/February. Pg. 120. 2007.
•  Jón B. K. Ransu. Morgunblaðið. Að þræða mörk málverks og textíls. Saturday. Desember 16th. 2006.
•  Þóra Þórisdóttir. Morgunblaðið. Undir og yfirliggjandi þræðir. 23. October. 2006
•  Auður Ólafsdóttir. Skírnir. Að rekja upp þráð listasögunnar. Reykjavík. Spring. 2006.
•  Auður Ólafdsdóttir. The Living Art Museum. Ground.July. 2006.
•  Prudence Roberts. Artsweek. Hildur Bjarnadóttir at Pulliam Deffenbaugh. Issue 2. March 2006.
•  Christopher Shnoor. Boise Weekly. Boise, ID. USA. February 15th. 2006.
•  Jeff Jahn. www.portlandart.net Portland, OR. USA. January 25. 2006.
•  John Motley. The Portland Mercury. OR. USA. Review. January 2006.
•  Hlynur Helgason. Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery. Overlap. Catalog essay. Portland, OR. USA. January 2006.
•  Eva Heisler. LIST – Icelandic Art News. Reykjavík. #5 September 2005.
•  Eva Heisler. NY Arts Magazine. Unraveling the Painters Weave. Review. January 2005.
•  Matthew Koumis. Telos Publishing. Art Textiles of Scandinavia. ICELAND. Book. December 2004.
•  Ragna Sigurðardóttir. Morgunblaðið. Art, ASÍ Art Museum.  August, 2004.
•  Sue Taylor. Art in America. Hildur Bjarnadóttir at Pulliam Deffenbaugh.  October, 2003.
•  Lois Allan. Art Week. Review. Portland, OR. April 2003. Volume 34. Issue 3.
•  Chas Bowie. The Mercury. Review. Portland. OR. Thursday, February 20th, 2003.
•  D.K.Row. The Oregonian. Critic´s picks. Thursday, February 6th,  2003.
•  Jórunn Sigurðardóttir. Chanel 1 Radio Station. Interview. Reykjavík, Iceland. Saturday, October 26th, 2002.
•  Halldór Björn Runólfsson. Morgunblaðið. Crafts as Art.  Review. Thursday, November 1st. 2001.
•  Bob Hicks. The Oregonian. The Milk of Human Kindness.  Art/review. Arts Week. July 22nd 2001. Page D5-D6.
•  Bruce Guenther. The Portland Art Museum. The Oregon Biennial.Catalog. Portland, OR. April 29, 2001.
•  Bob Hicks. The Oregonian. The Oregon Biennial: Not the Usual Suspects. Visual Arts /review. Section F. Page 1-2.
•  Kevin Kelly, Annie Martin. Articule Gallery. Inventing Iceland. Catalogue. Montreal, Canada. 7. May, 2000.
•  Gregory Volk. Art in America. Report from Reykjavík, Art on Ice. New York. September 2001. Page 40-45..
•  Paul Laster. Artnet.com Magazine. Brooklyn Spice. October 15. 1999.
•  Holland Cutter. The New York Times. One Museum, Five Shows… NY. Friday, August 14, 1998. Section E. page 33.
•  William Maxwell. The New York Times. From Iceland to the Brooklyn Art Scene.  The City. It’s Gen. Ice-X. NY.
Sunday, November 16th, 1997.