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Selected Solo Exhibitions

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, MI

Metamorphic, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA

Drawing Apart, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Boston, MA
Supra Terram, Parasol Unit, Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, UK
Looking In: Sculptures and Models, Reykjavík Museum of Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

Foundation, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Foundation, Reykjavík Museum of Art, Reykjavík, Iceland

The Icelandic Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale, Italy (catalogue)

Stage, New Commissions, Art in General, New York

Boiseries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The Suburban, Chicago, IL

PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain de Bourgogne, Dijon, France

Sala Público Siqueiros, El Cubo, Mexico City, Mexico

D-Segni, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino, Italy (catalogue)
Reykjavik Museum of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (catalogue)

Reykjavik Museum of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland (catalogue)

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects

Un instant avant le monde, Biennale de Rabat, Marocco
Affective Affinities, 33bienal/sp, Sesc Campinas, Brazil

Affective Affinities, 33rd Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
FRONT International Triennial for Contemprary Art, Celveland, USA
The Prospective View, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York

Third Space, Birminghman Museum of Art, AL
Arion Collection, Reykjavík, Iceland

Panorama, The High Line, New York, USA
Points of View, National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland (catalogue)

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, Gerðarsafn 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, Kunstnarnes Hus, Oslo, Kunstforeningen, Copenh
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- Brussels, 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

Selected Press

Heinrich, Will, “Cleveland Triennial is Artistic Scavenger Hunt with Civil Pride”, The New York Times, 8/13/218

Lewallen, Constance, “Chance Transformations: Constance Lewallen Interviews Katrín Sigurðardóttir”, SFMoMA Open Space, 05/11/2017 –

Hartnett, Kevin, “The Way We Remember Childhood Homes”, The Boston Globe, 03/03/2015
Wehle, Sean, “Uncovered Interiors: Katrin Sigurdardottir Explores the Idea of Home”, Modern Paint ers, June 2015 and Bouin ArtInfo, 04/09/2015
Bonin, Christianna, “An Artist who Unbuilds to Build”, Arch_Kiosk Online, 04/11/2015
Kellaway, Kate, “Katrin Sigurdardottir: Human Life is a Transformation of Scale”, The London Observer, 06/14/2015

Bronner, J.E., “Katrin Sigurdardottir”, 500 Words, Artforum Online, 03.07.2014
Andresdottir, Asta, “Top Floor”, Iceland Review, spring 2014
Rosenberg, Karen, “Art as Architecture and as Currency”, The New York Times, 06.26.2014
Sutton, Benjamin, “The Experience of Katrin Sigurdardottir´s Imaginary Palazzo”, 07.02.2014
Raskin, Laura, “Discipline Problem”, Architecural Record, August 2014

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 Sigurðardóttir”, Art Review online, May 2013
Squillacciotti, Giulio, “La Guida di Vice alla Biennale” Vice online, 6/06
Ragnarsdottir, Elisabet Indra, “Víðsjá” RUV – Icelandic Broadcasting Corporation, 4/3
“Venice: Katrín Sigurðardóttir 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, 5/30
Molocha, D, “Upscale Icelandic Interventions at the Old Venice Lavanderia “ The Culture Trip, 6/13
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”, Artribune, Milan, 6/02
Barbera, V, “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 Sigurðardóttir”, Reykjavík Boulevard, 4/02
Ragnarsdottir, Elisabet Indra, “Reist með aðstoð fljótandi staðreynda”, RUV – Icelandic Broadcasting Corporation, 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 Sigurðardóttir´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, “Víðsjá” RUV – Icelandic Broadcasting Corporation, 2/16
Susanna Davies-Crook, “The Inside, Inside”, Sleek Magazine, issue 34, summer 2012
Tulinius, Sigriður, “Katrín Sigurðardóttir – interview”, Endemi Magazine, nr 3, 2012
Decker, Julie, “True North – Contemporary Art of the Circumpolar North”, Anchorage Museum of Art

Andresson, Markus, “Open Doors”, DAMn Magazine #27
Madden, Kathleen, “Critic´s Picks”,, 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”,, 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 , 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.

Selected Publications

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, 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

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.

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

Models and Prototypes, exhibition catalogue, texts by Catharina Manchanda, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum.
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
SurfaceCharge, Russ, Volk. exhibition catalogue, Anderson Gallery, VCU Pub.
Exceeding Paint/Exceeding Painting, exhibition catalogue, texts by Karen E. Jones, Pratt Manhattan Gallery Pub.

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 Re baudengo.
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,

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 Harker Award for Interdisciplinary Studies

The Creative Capital Award

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

MIT Permanent Collection, Cambridge, MA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The National Gallery of Art, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Reykjavik Museum of Art, Iceland
Arion Collection, Reykjavík
ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
University of Iceland Art Collection, Reykjavik, Iceland