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Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

Metamorphic, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute

2015

MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, MA

Parasol Unit, Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK

Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA, USA

2014

Sculpture Center, New York, NY

Reykjavík Museum of Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

2013

The Icelandic Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale

2012

Relics, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium

Ellefu, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY

Stage, New Commissions, Art in General, New York

2010

Boiseries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

The Suburban, Chicago, IL

2009

Eleven Rivington, New York, NY

Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY

2008

Coulisse, Galeria Leme, São Paulo, Brazil

2006

PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY

Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Stig, Gallery i8, Reykjavik, Iceland

2005

Sala Público Siqueiros, El Cubo, Mexico City, Mexico

2004

D-Segni, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy (catalogue)

Reykjavik Museum of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (catalogue)

2003

Galleria Maze, Torino, Italy

2000

Reykjavik Museum of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (catalogue)

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

2018

FRONT International, Cleveleand Triennial of Contemporary Art

2015

Panorama, The High Line, New York, USA

2014

Picture Atlas, Contemporary Artists for Fondazione Ansaldo, Palazzo Ducale, Genova

Memory Palace, Contemporary Arts Center, Cinncinati, USA

Good Night, Mr. Procrustes, Galerie Steinek, Vienna, Austria

Your Compound View, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland

2013

To and Fro, Ideas City Festival, New Museum, New York

Treasures, National Gallery of Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

TREKK, Sogn og Fjordane Museum of Art, Forde, Norway

2012

Le Frac S’invite Au Consortium , FRAC – Bourgogne, Dijon

True North, Anchorage Museum of Art, Alaska

A Touch of Life, Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt, Germany

On Vacation, VILLA, Knokke, Belgium

Paved Paradise, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY

2011

Without Destination, Reykjavik Museum of Art, Iceland

La Promenade, Les Ateliers des Arques, Les Arques, France

La Vie, Mode d’Emploi, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels, Belgium

All Things Equal, Hedreen Gallery, Seattle University, Seattle, WA

Endemis (Ó)sýn, Ger<eth>arsafn Museum, Kopavogur, Iceland

2010

America Deserta , Centre d’Art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux

Carte Blance, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

No Soul For Sale – Festival of Independents, Turbine Hall, Tate Modern, London (The Suburban)

2009

Beyond the Picturesque, SMAK Museum for Contemporary Art, Ghent,Belgium (catalogue)

– traveling to Marta Herford Museum, Germany

Automatic Cities, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, CA (calalogue)

Landscape 2.0, Kunstverein und Stiftung Springhornhof, Germany.

2008

Experiment Marathon Reykjavik, Reykjavik Museum of Art, Iceland

It’s Not Your Fault, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY

Pleinairism, Galleri i8, Reykjavik, Iceland

Poéticas da Natureza, Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

Megastructure Reloaded, Ehem. Staatliche Munze & Kunstlerhaus Betanien, Berlin (catalogue)

Garden of Acclimation, Villa Arson, Nice, France

World Histories, DeMoines Art Center, Des Moines, IA

The Historic Connection, Fredreiksborg Palace Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark

2007

Land Grab, Apex Art, New York, NY

Artist Project, Cabinet Magazine, Issue 24, Shadows

Acting in Utopia, Landesgalerie Linz, Austria

Alas, Nature, National Gallery of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland

Double X-Rated, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Soft Sites, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

Models and Prototypes, Kemper Art Museum at Washington University, St. Louis, MO (catalogue)

Destroyed Worlds, Kunsthaus Dornbirn, Austria; Aarhus Contemporary Art Center, Denmark

Cityscapes, Galeria Leme, São Paulo, Brazil

Landscapes and Folklore, National Gallery of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland

Mutilated/Cultivated Environments, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

Homesick, Center for Icelandic Art, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland

Tiere auf Grasshockern, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Germany

2005

The Here and Now, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, IL

T1 – The Pantagruel Syndrome, Castello di Rivoli, Fondazione Sandretto, GAM, Turin, Italy

Nordic Contemporary Sculpture 1985-2005, Wanas Foundation, Sweden

Le Giene de Lieu, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Dijon, France

city/observer, Rhizome Artbase/New Museum of Contemporary Art, NewYork, NY

Odd Lots, White Columns, Queens Museum of Art, & Cabinet Museum, New York, NY

Moving Centers, National Gallery of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland

Exceeding Paint/Expanding Painting, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, NY

Surface Charge, Anderson Museum, Richmond, VA

2004

Troy Story, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Dreamscapes, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium

Deconstruction for a Construction, Galerie Valerie Cueto, Paris, France

Des dels confines de la terra, La Capella, Barcelona, Spain (catalogue)

Scale and Elevation, Art in General, New York, NY

Microwave, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

Indivisible Cities, Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY

2003

Carnegie Art Award, Victoria Miro Warehouse, London, UK, Mejlans Museum, Helsinki, Finland,

Gothenburg Art Museum, Sweden (catalogue)

Microwave 4, Cristinerose/Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

Not to Scale, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

Cities without Citizens II, Rosenbach Museum, Philadelphia, PA (catalogue)

Indoor/Outdoor, LIMN Gallery, San Francisco, CA

START, Centro Arte Contemporanea di Cavalese, Italy

2002

The Force, Gale Gates et al., New York, NY

20 Years of Icelandic Art, Icelandic National Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Carnegie Art Award, Hafnarhus Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland Kunstnarnes Hus, Oslo, Kunstforeningen, Co

penhagen,

Reactions, Exit Art, New York, NY

Man and City, Reykjavik Museum of Art – Kjarvalsstadir, Iceland

Carriage House Projects, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York (catalogue)

2001

Confronting Nature, The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC (catalogue)

Listamadurinn á horninu/The Artist on the Corner, Public Project in Reykjavik, Iceland

2000

Park, Momentum – Nordic Art Biennale, Moss, Norway (catalogue)

En dehors des Cartes, Centre d Art Contemporaine á Séte, France (catalogue)

Inventing Iceland, Galerie Articule, Montréal, Canada (catalogue)

Models of Resistance, Globe – Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark

Dictionary, Café 9, Reykjavik Museum of Art, Lasipalatsi-Helsinki, Villa Serena-Bologna, Mediaspace-Brus

sels, Universal Space-Prag, Bergens Kunstforening.

1999

Til nyrrar aldar/Towards a New Century, Icelandic National Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Eitthvad – Etwas – Something, Hanover Kunstverein, Hanover, Germany

Takki, Labor Elektronsche Mediakommunikation, Hamburg, Germany

Selected Press

2013

Heisler, Eva, “Katrín Sigurðardóttir”, Bomb Magazine, issue 123/spring 2013

Hall, Emily, “Katrín Sigurðardóttir, Ellefu”, Artforum, January issue 2013

Basciano, Olivier, “The Venice Questionnaire #19: Katrín Sigur<eth>ardoÅLttir”, Art Review online, May 2013

Squillacciotti, Giulio, “La Guida di Vice alla Biennale” Vice online, 6/06

Ragnarsdottir, Elisabet Indra, “ViÅL<eth>sjaÅL” RUV – Icelandic Broadcasting Corporation, 4/3

“Venice: Katrín Sigur<eth>ardoÅLttir at the Icelandic Pavilion”, Contemporary Art Daily, 6/16

Magnússon, Haukur, “The emotion of Cold Hard Science”, Reykjavík Grapevine, issue 8, 6/21-7/04

Wynants, Jean-Marie, “A Venise, la Biennale questionne l´art, la crise et notre avenir”, Le Soir,Brussels, 5/30

Molocha, Danal, “Upscale Icelandic Interventions at the Old Venice Lavanderia “ The Culture Trip, June 2013

Beatrice, Luca, “Il luna park dei padiglioni stranier “, Il Giornale, Genova, 5/30

Steffen, Patrick, Flash Art online, 6/01

“Biennale Updates: top e flop. Le sette cose migliori e le sette peggiori a Venezia secondo il nostro”, Artri

bune, Milan, 6/02

Barbera, Valeria, “Metapadiglione alla Biennale. Katrín Sigurdardóttir per l’Islanda “ Artibune, Milan 6/02

Linossi, Christa, “La Biennale di Venezia”, Kultura-Extra, Berlin, June 2013

Gestri, Carolina, “Katrín Sigur<eth>ardoÅLttir”, Reykjavík Boulevard, 4/02

Ragnarsdottir, Elisabet Indra, “Reist me<eth> a<eth>sto<eth> fljótandi sta<eth>reynda”, RUV – Icelandic Broadcasting Corpo

ration, 6/17

Secchi, Marco, “Iceland Preview at the International Art Exhibit of Venice”, Zimbio, 5/30

Hirsch, Faye, “New Foundations: An Interview with Katrin Sigurdardottir”, Art in America online, 6/04

Mandell, Hannah, “Katrín Sigur<eth>ardoÅLttir´s Sequence of Experience”, Interview Magazine online

McGregor, Rhiannon, “Venice Biennale Report: Icelandic Pavilion”, Aesthetica, 6/14

2012

Orit Gat, “Built to Scale”, Modern Painters Magazine, July/August 2012

Ragnarsdottir, Elisabet Indra, “ViÅL<eth>sjaÅL” RUV – Icelandic Broadcasting Corporation, 2/16

Susanna Davies-Crook, “The Inside, Inside”, Sleek Magazine, issue 34, summer 2012

Tulinius, Sigri<eth>ur, “Katrín Sigur<eth>ardoÅLttir – interview”, Endemi Magazine, nr 3, 2012

Decker, Julie, “True North – Contemporary Art of the Circumpolar North”, Anchorage Museum of Art, 2012

2011

Andresson, Markus, “Open Doors”, DAMn Magazine #27

Madden, Kathleen, “Critic´s Picks”, Artforum.com, Feb.

Straus, Michael, “Katrin Sigurdardottir at the Met”, The Brooklyn Rail, Feb.

Merkin, Sophia, “Leaving the Door Open: Paricipation and Contemporary Art”, The Current, 2/16

“Itinerary: Katrin Sigurdardottir,” Sculpture Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 1, January/February, p. 18.

Wei, Lily, “Up Now: Katrín Sigurdardóttir,” Artnews, February, 103.

Fensom, Sarah E., “Making It New” Art & Antiques, February, 40-46.

Childers, E.A., “Adventures in Memory and Liminality Part II,” The Vanderbilt Republic, 9/18.

2010

Johnson, Ken, “Period Rooms Take on a Modern Gloss” New York Times, 10/28

“Room Mates”, Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, 10/16

D ´Arcy, David, “Report from Reykjavik”, Artnet.com, May

Castro, Jan, “The Scale of Perception: A Conversation with Katrín Sigurdardottir” Sculpture Mag 4/09

2009

Thompson, Adam, “Katrin Sigurdardottir” Art Papers, Nov/Dec

McAdams, Shane, Katrin Sigurdardottir, Brooklyn Rail, Jul/Aug

Rosenberg, Karen, Art in Review: Katrin Sigurdardottir, New York Times, 6/25

Carlin, T.J., Katrin Sigurdardottir, Time Out New York / Issue 717 : Jun 25–Jul 1,

2009

Heisler, Eva, Beyond the Picturesque”, Art Papers, Nov/Dec

Wolff, Rachel, “Turning Over a New Leaf,” Artnews, April.

2008

Wei, Lilly, “Experiment Iceland,” Art in America, October.

Kristin Lentini, Lara, “It’s Not Your Fault,” Art Papers, October.

Rosenberg, Karen, “Inspired by Vikings and Volcanoes,” The New York Times, 7/25

Davis, Ben, “Fire and Ice,” Artnet, May 25.

Haines, Thomas, “Creators of Cool,” The Boston Globe, 5/25

Ankerman, Karel, “Uitgelicht,” no. 7/8.

2007

Drake, Cathryn, “Art and Landscape in Iceland,” MAP – Journeys in Contemporary Art, #12, 07/08.

Jow, Tiffany, “Total Recall,” Surface Magazine, Vol. 66, Summer.

2006

Rodriguez, Iris, “Ein Sehnsuchrsort der Kunst,” Die Zeit, December 7.

“Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker, Dec 4.

Genocchio, Benjamin, “High Plane,” New York Times, October 27.

Svenle, Elna, “Katrin Sigurdardottir: Small Wonder,” PS1 Newspaper, October.

2005

Spiegler, Marc, “Critics Pick,” ArtNews Magazine, November.

Casadio, Mariuccia, “Portable Landscape,” Vogue Casa, October.

Buchardt, Dieter, “Exceeding Paint”, KunstForum International, #177, pg. 454-455, Fall.

D’Arcy, David, “Roth and Other Riches,” Modern Painters Magazine, July/August.

Johnson, Ken, “Exceeding Paint/Expanding Paint,” The New York Times, July 5.

Walker, Hamza, “Where is my Buddha-mind?” The Renaissance Society.

Lombardi, Dominic, “Katrin Sigurdardottir/Reykjavik Art Museum,” Sculpture Magazine, April.

“Our Critics Picks,” Chicago Tribune, February 20.

Heisler, Eva, “Of Landmarks and Birthmarks: The Work of Katrin Sigurdardottir,” N. Paradoxa, Vol. 15. 2004

Heisler, Eva, “Place Enfolded, Site Unfolded,” NY Arts Magazine, November/December.

Parola, Lisa, “Sigurdardottir Disegna,” La Stampa Sette, Torino, Italy, April 23-29.

Shaw, A., and A. Ward, “Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker Magazine, February.

2003

Shaw, A., and A. Ward, “Goings on About Town,” The New Yorker Magazine, October.

Amy, Michael, “Not To Scale,” Tema Celeste 99 (International Edition), September/October.

Farronato, Milovan, “Katrin Sigurdardottir,” Tema Celeste 98 (Italian edition).

Parola, Lisa, “Katrin, Tracce di Memoria,” La Stampa Sette, April.

2002

Weinman, Edward, “Home is Where the Art Is,” Iceland Review, Autumn.

Olafsdottir, Audur, “The Shape of Time,” MHR-30, Reykjavik Museum of Art.

Weinman, Edward, “Painting Scandinavia,” Atlantica Magazine, September-October.

“Katrin Sigurdardottir,” Artkrush, March-April.

“Critics Picks,” TimeOut New York, February 7-14.

Russ, Sabine, and Gregory Volk, “The Force,” NY Arts International, Vol. 7, #3.

2001

“Iceland at 1000″ interview, Morning Edition, National Public Radio, November 4.

“Confronting Nature,” The Washington Post, November 1.

Kristósfersdóttir, Á., “Völundarhús minnisins/The Labyrinths of Memory,” Andblaer Journal.

2000

“Les Mots, on en parle de plus en plus!” A poncelet Cargo dyslexiquue, October.

Grane, Pernille, “Momentum,” Art Press, October.

Kern, K., Nordic Success,” Politiken, May 27.

Morgenstern, G., “En biennale a ta vare pa,” Aftenposten, May 24.

1999

Runolfsson, Halldor B., “Aperto Reykjavik,” Flash Art, January/February.

Hoegsbro, C., “Green Grass of Home,” Out of Focus, November.

Interview with Torhild Dahl, Norway Public Radio, August 17.

Selected Publications

2014

Bruno, Giuliana, Surface – Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality and Media. U. Chicago Press Pub.

2013

Heisler, E., Ómarsdóttir, K., Bonacossa, I., Ceruti M., Sigurðardóttir, K., “Foundation, Katrín Sigurðardóttir,

The Pavilion of Iceland at the Venice Biennale 2013”, foreword by Jakobsdóttir, K., Kirch, D., Yngvason, H.,

edited by Yngvason, H., Marsilio Editori, Venice in collaobration with The Reykjavík Museum of Art.

2010

Ecological Urbanism, Estafavi & Doherty, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Lars Muller Pub.

2009

Automatic Cities: The Architectural Imaginary in Contemporary Art. Robin Clark & Giuliana Bruno. MCAS

Pub.

Beyond the Picturesque, Maes, Jacobs; Skerath et al. exhibition catalogue, S.M.A.K Pub.

Icelandic Art Today, ed. Schoen, Christian, texts: Yngvason, Runolfsson et al. Hatje Cantz.

2008

Megastructure Reloaded, Van der Ley, Richter, Bittner et al.Hatje Cantz.

2006

Models and Prototypes, exhibition catalogue, texts by Catharina Manchanda, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Mu

seum.

The Itin-errancy, exhibition poster, text by Frederic Oyharcabal, FRAC – Bourgogne.

2005

The Pantagruel Syndrome, Bonami, F., Christov-Bakargiev, C. et al. T1 Torino Triennale Tremusei, Skira Pub.

SurfaceCharge, Russ, Volk. exhibition catalogue, Anderson Gallery, VCU Pub.

Exceeding Paint/Exceeding Painting, exhibition catalogue, texts by Karen E. Jones, Pratt Manhattan Gallery

Pub.

2004

Volk, Gregory, Near and Far, foreword by Eirikur Thorlaksson, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland.

D-segni, conversation with Ilaria Bonacossa, foreword by Bonami, F., Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo.

Women Artists, an Illustrated History, Heller, N.G., 4th Ed., Abbeville Press.

2001

Confronting Nature: Icelandic Art of the 20th Century, exhibition catalogue, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Pub.

2000

Park, exhibition catalogue, Momentum – Nordic Art Biennale, 2000.

Veg(g)ir/Ways/Walls, exhibition catalogue, text by Eirikur Thorlaksson, Reykjavik Museum of Art Pub.

Selected Awards and Fellowships

2013

The Richard Serra Prize, National Gallery of Art, Reykjavík

2011

Ateliers des Arques, Les Arques, France.

2007

The Icelandic Department of Culture: National Artist Fellowship (´12, ‘07, ‘05, ‘02, ‘00 and ‘97)

2005

The Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award

The Rema Hort Foundation Grant, New York

2004-3

Lower Manhattan Culture Council, Woolworth Building Residency, New York

2003

Art OMI International Artists Colony, Ghent, New York

2002

Carnegie Art Award – Finalist

2001

Nordic Committee on Art and Design: Residency at NACD, Norway (‘07 and ‘99)

2000

The Gudmunda Kristinsdóttir Memorial Award, Reykjavik Museum of Art

The Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art: NIFCA Residency, Riga, Latvia

Selected Public Collections

ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

The Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Art Collection, Cambridge, MA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

The National Gallery of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland

The Reykjavik Museum of Art, Iceland

University of Iceland Art Collection, Reykjavik, Iceland

Lectures and Teaching Appointments

2014

San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA, USA

The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA

2013

Engadin Art Talks, St. Moritz Art Masters, Zuoz, Switzerland

Yale School of Art, Department of Painting and Printmaking, USA

The Richard Serra Prize Lecture, National Gallery of Art, Reykjavík, Iceland.

Gothenburg School of Art, Sweden

2012

Sothebys Institute of Art, New York, NY (class visit)

Carnegie Mellon University, College of Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, PA (visiting artist)

Lamar Dodd School of the Arts, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (visiting artist)

2011

School of Visual Arts, New York (visiting artist)

2010

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL (visiting artist ´05, class studio visit ´10)

Ox-Bow Artists Colony, Saugatuck, MI (visiting artist ´08, faculty ´10)

ArtTable, New York, NY (artist talk)

2009

Yale School of Art, Department of Sculpture (visiting artist)

American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, NY (panelist: Towards AnArchitecture)

2008

Zuricher Hocschule der Kunst, Switzerland (visiting artist and panelist)

2007

Washington University, St. Louis, MO, (visiting artist)

National Academy of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (lector ´99 – ´07, professor ´07 – present)

2006

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (visiting artist)

2005

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (class studio visit)

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (visiting artist)

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts, Richmond, VA (visiting artist)

University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (visiting artist)

2003

New York Studio Program, New York, NY (visiting artist)

Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ (visiting artist)

2002

Colgate University, Hamilton, NY (visiting artist)

Middlebury College, VT (visiting artist)

1999

Oslo National Academy of the Arts (guest lecturer ´99 – ´00, visiting professor ´01 – ´02)

1998

University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland (lector ´98 – ´02)

Atelier Nord, Oslo, Norway (visiting artist)

1997

The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik (lector ´97 – ´99)

1994

Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ (visiting artist coordinator, instructor, TA ´94 – ´95)