Selected Solo Exhibitions
Metamorphic, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, MA
Parasol Unit, Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK
Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA, USA
Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Reykjavík Museum of Art, Reykjavík, Iceland
The Icelandic Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale
Relics, Meessen De Clercq, Brussels, Belgium
Ellefu, Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
Stage, New Commissions, Art in General, New York
Boiseries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Suburban, Chicago, IL
Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
Coulisse, Galeria Leme, São Paulo, Brazil
PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Stig, Gallery i8, Reykjavik, Iceland
Sala Público Siqueiros, El Cubo, Mexico City, Mexico
D-Segni, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy (catalogue)
Reykjavik Museum of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (catalogue)
Galleria Maze, Torino, Italy
Reykjavik Museum of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (catalogue)
Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects
FRONT International, Cleveleand Triennial of Contemporary Art
Panorama, The High Line, New York, USA
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
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
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
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
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)
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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)
Confronting Nature, The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC (catalogue)
Listamadurinn á horninu/The Artist on the Corner, Public Project in Reykjavik, Iceland
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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,
Heisler, Eva, Beyond the Picturesque”, Art Papers, Nov/Dec
Wolff, Rachel, “Turning Over a New Leaf,” Artnews, April.
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.
Drake, Cathryn, “Art and Landscape in Iceland,” MAP – Journeys in Contemporary Art, #12, 07/08.
Jow, Tiffany, “Total Recall,” Surface Magazine, Vol. 66, Summer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
Bruno, Giuliana, Surface – Matters of Aesthetics, Materiality and Media. U. Chicago Press Pub.
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.
Ecological Urbanism, Estafavi & Doherty, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Lars Muller Pub.
Automatic Cities: The Architectural Imaginary in Contemporary Art. Robin Clark & Giuliana Bruno. MCAS
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.
Megastructure Reloaded, Van der Ley, Richter, Bittner et al.Hatje Cantz.
Models and Prototypes, exhibition catalogue, texts by Catharina Manchanda, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Mu
The Itin-errancy, exhibition poster, text by Frederic Oyharcabal, FRAC – Bourgogne.
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
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.
Confronting Nature: Icelandic Art of the 20th Century, exhibition catalogue, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Pub.
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
The Richard Serra Prize, National Gallery of Art, Reykjavík
Ateliers des Arques, Les Arques, France.
The Icelandic Department of Culture: National Artist Fellowship (´12, ‘07, ‘05, ‘02, ‘00 and ‘97)
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award
The Rema Hort Foundation Grant, New York
Lower Manhattan Culture Council, Woolworth Building Residency, New York
Art OMI International Artists Colony, Ghent, New York
Carnegie Art Award – Finalist
Nordic Committee on Art and Design: Residency at NACD, Norway (‘07 and ‘99)
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
San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA, USA
The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA
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
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)
School of Visual Arts, New York (visiting artist)
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)
Yale School of Art, Department of Sculpture (visiting artist)
American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, NY (panelist: Towards AnArchitecture)
Zuricher Hocschule der Kunst, Switzerland (visiting artist and panelist)
Washington University, St. Louis, MO, (visiting artist)
National Academy of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (lector ´99 – ´07, professor ´07 – present)
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI (visiting artist)
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)
New York Studio Program, New York, NY (visiting artist)
Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ (visiting artist)
Colgate University, Hamilton, NY (visiting artist)
Middlebury College, VT (visiting artist)
Oslo National Academy of the Arts (guest lecturer ´99 – ´00, visiting professor ´01 – ´02)
University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland (lector ´98 – ´02)
Atelier Nord, Oslo, Norway (visiting artist)
The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik (lector ´97 – ´99)
Rutgers University – New Brunswick, NJ (visiting artist coordinator, instructor, TA ´94 – ´95)