Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir

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

Awards/ Prizes/ Grants

2020 The Major Faroe Islands Cultural Awards

2012 The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation

2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 The Faroese Culture Fundation

1998 The Faroese Government

1977 Ruth Smith Art Fundation, Faroe Islands

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 people’s home Eiði, Faroe Islands

Decorations

URD, Respite Care and Rehabilitation Center in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands 2021

The H-Building / The Faroese Central Hospital in Tórshavn, Faroe Islands 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

Bibliography

The Grestness in Little Things, National Art Museum, Faroe Islands 2018

Laterna Magica, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands 2012

Moderne Kunst der Faroer Inseln, Leopold Museum, Wien, Austria 2008

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

International Workshop

Nagoya University of Arts, Nagoya, Japan

Brande, Denmark

Selected Exhibitions

2022 POP-UP HEARTIST Exhibition in Nuuks Kunstmuseum, Nuuk Greenland (solo)

2022 Heartist, In the Publich School in Kuummiut, Greenland (solo) 

2020/2021 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)

Membership / Professional Organisations

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

BKF, Danich Visual Artists, www.bkf.dk

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