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Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir Atlantic Reviw 2018

Visual artist Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir from Faroe Islands

Born in 1950 in Eiði, Faroe Islands

 

Education

The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark 1973-1980

Glyptoteket, Drawing Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark 1971-1973

 

Bibliography

Nils Orth, Soveig Hanusardóttir og Maria Jørðdal Niclasen, The Greatness in Little Things, National Art Museum, Faroe Islands 2018. Eva Furseth and Nils Ohrt, Laterna Magica, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands 2012. Michael Fuhr, Moderne Kunst der Färöer Inseln. Leopold Museum, Wien, Austria 2008. Eva Furseth, Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir, National Art Museum, Faroe Islands 2008 - 2014. Faroese Art, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands 2001,03,05,06,08. Atlantic Visions, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands 2002.

From the Atlantic Edge, Tungulist, Faroe Islands 2000.

 

Works In The Public

National Art Museum, Faroe Islands. 
Ålands Art Museum, Åland.
 Trondheims Art Museum, Norway.
 Nagoya University of Art, Japan. 
Banedict Church, Hamburg, Germany. Faroese Government, Faroe Islands.
 The City Councils of Tórshavn, Klaksvík, Eiði and Fuglafjørður, Faroe Islands. The Fishermen Union, Faroe Islands.
The Danish-Faroese Cultural Foundation, North Atlantic House, Copenhagen. Korndalsbýlið, Old peopel`s home Eiði, Faroe Islands


 

Selected exhibitions

2020 Havið/ The Ocean, National Gallery of the Faroe Islands. 2020 - 1993 Spring Exhibition, National Gallery of the Faroe Islands. 2020, 2016, 2014, 2010 My studio in Eiði, Faroe Islands (solo).2019 Færø Expo, Galleri Sct. Gertrud Copenhagen, Denmark

2018 The Nordic Waves in Jarfo, Kyoto, Japan. 2018  National Gallery of the Faroe Islands (solo). 2017  Augustiana, Augustenborg, Denmark. 2017  Dronningelund Art Centre, Denmark. 2015  Sunshine International Museum, Beijing, Cina. 2015  TCG Nordica, Kunming,China. 2016 - 2004 Gallery Emmaus, Haslev, Denmark. 2013  Trondheims Art Society, Norway. 2013  CASO Gallery, Osaka, Japan. 2013, 2008 Nagoya University of Art Gallery, Japan. 2012  Vejle Art Museum, Denmark. 2012  Laterna Magica, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands. 2012  Galleria Finarte, Nagoya, Japan. 2011  Æglagret, Holbæk, Denmark (solo)

2011  Frederikshavn Art Museum, Denmark. 2009  Ribe Art Museum, Denmark. 2008  Leopold Museum, Austria. 2008, 2006, 2005, 2003, 2001The Nordic House, Faroe Islands. 2008  Kibouska Gallery, Gifu, Japan (solo). 2008  National Gallery of the Faroe Islands (solo) 2007, 2003, 2001 Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjørður, Icland. 2006  Trondheims Art Museum, Norway. 2006  Janus Bygningen, Vestjyllands Artmuseum, Denmark. 2006  The North Atlantic House, Copenhagen,Denmark. 2006  The City Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2006  Benedict Church, Hamburg, Germany (solo). 2006, 2003 Den Frie, Faroese Art, Copenhagen, Denmark. 2004  Mikkelberg, Husum, Germany. 2003  Ålands Art Museum, Mariehamn, Åland. 2000  T.A.G. Gallery, Amerikan Scandinavian Society, New York, USA. 2000  National Gallery of the Faroe Islands (solo). 1999  The City Hall, Tasiilaq, Greenland (solo). 1994  Gammel Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark. 1994  Quinnlia Art, Lycksele, Sweden. 1989  Føroya Banki, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (solo). 1980  Young Faroese Art in Copenhagen, Denmark. 1979  Dansistovan in Eiði, Faroe Islands. 1977  Andor Eirikstoft Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (solo). 1975  City Hall in Eiði, Faroe Islands (solo).

 

Decorations

The H-Building / The Faroese Central Hospital in Tórshavn, Faroe Island 2017-21. College, GLASIR in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands, 2017-18. Nánd in Leirvík Faroe Island 2018. Youth Centre in Leirvík Faroe Islands, 2016-17. Brande, Denmark 2007. The Church in Selatrað, Faroe Islands 2005, 2006. The Public School in Eiði, Faroe Islands 2003. The Church in Eiði, Faroe Islands 2001.

 

International Workshop:

Nagoya University of Arts, Nagoya, Japan. Brande, Denmark

 

Membership/ Professional Organisations

MYND,The Faroese Society of Visual Arts, www.mynd.fo

BKF, Danich Visual Artists, www.bkf.dk

 

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

www.sigrungunnarsdottir.com 

sigrunart@gmail.com

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“Hjá Ommu”/”At Grandma” 2019, 140x100 Acrylic on Canvas

 

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“Gomul barnaspøl”/”Old Children´s Games” 2018, 120x240 Acrylic on Canvas, Dekoration in Gásamýru Leirvík, Faroe Islands

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“The Fisher Girl” 2016 70x60 Acrylic on Canvas

 

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“Gullaldur”/“Golden Age” 2019, 120x95 Acrylic on Canvas

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“Laterna Magica” The Nordic House 2018

 

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“Heimkoma”/”Homecomming” 2010
130x95 Acrylic on Canvas

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“Tað stóta í tí smáa”/”The Greatness in Little Things” Exhibition in The National Galleri of The Faroe Islands 2018

 

Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

“Móðir Teresa á Eiði”/”Mother Teresa in Eiði” 2019, 140x100
Acrylic on canvas