GUÐNÝ  MAGNÚSDÓTTIR

STUDIO UMBRA

Hafnarbraut 11

200 Kopavogur

Iceland

Email: gudnymm@simnet.is

ONE PERSON SHOWS

2006   Hafnarborg corridor, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland

2000   Museum of Art and Design, Helsinki, Finland

2000   Listasafn ASÍ, Reykjavik Iceland      

1997   Gerðarsafn, Kópavogur City art Museum, Kópavogur  Iceland

1995   Red Deer Art Museum,  Alberta  Canada

1994   Gallery Sævars Karls,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1993   Slúnkaríki,  Ísafjörður  Iceland

1992   Gallery Umbra,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1990   Kjarvalsstaðir,  Reykjavik City Art Gallery,  Iceland

1987   Gallery Hallgerdur,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1985   Listmunahusid,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1984   Kluvin Gallery,  Helsinki  Finland

1982   Artisaani,  Helsinki  Finland

1980   Gallery Djupid,  Reykjavik  Iceland

TWO/THREE  PERSON  SHOWS

2006   3X3,   Kogga, Kristín G, Guðný, Design Museum Iceland

2003   TRIO II, Kogga, Kristin G, Guðný, IS Gallery,Oslo, Norweg

2003   TRIO III, Koga, Kristin G, Guðný, Stykkisholmur, Iceland

2002   TRIO I, Kogga, Kristin G, Guðný, Studio Umbra, Reykjavik, Iceland

1996   GESTUR / RÚNA / GUÐNÝ,  Gallerí Úmbra,  Reykjavík   Ísland

          Gestur Þorgrímsson - Sigrún Guðjónsdóttir - Guðný Magnúsdóttir

1994   EDDA / GUÐNÝ  Galley Backalyckan,  Jönköping  Sweden

          Edda Jónsdóttir - Guðný Magnúsdóttir

1993   PURITY  OF  FORM,  Frank Bustamante Gallery,  New York  USA

          Guðrún Kristjánsdóttir - Borghildur Óskarsdóttir - Guðný Magnúsdóttir

1992   EDDA / GUÐNÝ  Island Gallery,  Den Haag, The Netherlands

          Edda Jónsdóttir - Guðný Magnúsdótir

1989   ICELANDIC  MINEMALISM, SCULPTURAL  RETROSPECTIVE,

          Gallery Person & Lindell,  Helsinki  Finland

          Ragna Róbertsdóttir - Kristján Guðmundsson - Guðný Magnúsdóttir

1984   GRAPHIC & CERAMIC,  Gallery Langbrok,  Reykjavik  Iceland

          Edda Jónsdóttir - Guðný Magnúsdóttir

1979   GESTUR / RÚNA / GUÐNÝ,  The Library,  Akranes  Iceland

          Gestur Þorgrímsson - Sigrún Guðjónsdóttir - Guðný Magnúsdóttir

1979   GESTUR / RÚNA / GUÐNÝ,  Epal,  Reykjavik  Iceland

          Gestur Þorgrímsson - Sigrún Guðjónsdóttir - Guðný Magnúsdóttir

GROUP  EXHIBITIONS

2019    Kaolin in Galleri Ófeigur, Reykjkavik, Iceland

2016    Keramík, Listasafn Árnesinga, Iceland   

2015    Here and now, Kjarvalsstaðir Reykjavik, Iceland

2006    European Ceramic Context, Bornholm, Danmark

2006    Icelandic Ceramic 1981-2006, Hafnarborg, Hafnafj., Iceland

2004    KERAMIIKKA 2004, European Ceramic, Fiskars, Finland

2003    NORDIC COOL, National Museum of Women in the Art, Washington, DC, USA

2003     MEISTARI JAKOB, Nordic House, Reykjavik , Iceland

2003    BLUE, Scandinavian keramik, Skælskör, Danmark

2003    NORDISKT KERAMIK, Tobaksgården Assens, Danmark

2000    NORDISKA KERAMIKTRIENNALEN, Berlin, Germany  

1999    NORDISKA KERAMIKTRIENNALEN,  Höganes, Sverige

1998    NORDISKA  KERAMIKTRIENNALEN,  Stockholm, Götaborg, Sverige

1998    CANADIAN CLAY AND GLASS GALLERY,  Waterloo, Ont.  Canada

1998    SAVESTA  SYNTENYT, International Ceramics, Fiskars, Finland

1997    NORRÆNAR  NORNIR,  Nordic House,  Reykjavík  Iceland

1996    IAC - SAGA  PREFECTURALARI  MUSEUM,  Saga  Japan

1996    TOTAL  MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART,  Seoul   Korea

1996    CERAMIC  ART IN THE END OF 1900,  Hafnarborg,  Hafnarfirði  Iceland

1996    NORDISKE KÆLLINGER, Borreby Gallery, Skækskör, Danmark

1995    EDMUNTON ARTS FESTIVAL,  Alberta  Canada

1995    CANADIAN ART GALLERY,  Calgary  Canada

1995    ICELANDIC  CERAMIC  ART,  Kjarvalsstadir,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1994    CUPS,  Hafnarborg,  Hafnarfjördur  Iceland

1992    FORM  ICELAND,  Scandinavian  Tour  through 1993,  -Bryggens Museum,  Berger,    Norway,  -Rhösska Museum, Göteborg  Sweden, -Kunstindustri Museum, Kopenhagen, Danmark, -Taiteteollinen Museo, Helsinki  Finland, -Norðurlandahúsið, Thorahavn, Faero Islands, -Norræna Húsið,  Reykjavík  Iceland

1992   NORTH,  Edmunton  Canada & Lillehammer  Norway

1990   NORD  FORM,  Malmö,  Sweden

1990   NORDIC  CERAMIC,  Gallery  F15,  Oslo  Norway

1990   FLOWER & CLAY,  Epal,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1988   NORDIC  CRAFT,  Frydendal  Norway

1988   SCANDINAVIAN  CRAFT  TODAY,  The American Craft Museum, New  York,  -Cleveland,  -Mobile,  USA

1987   SCANDINAVIAN  CRAFT  TODAY,   The Seibu Museum of Art,    Tokyo,  The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto,  Japan

1987   BREAK,  ASI  Art  Museum,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1987   ICEBREAKE,  Gallery Plasierna,  Hasselby  Slot,  Stokholm  Sweden

1985   HERE  AND  NOW,  Kjarvalsstadir,  Reykjavik  Womens Arts  Festival,  Iceland

1985   DANISH  CRAFTSPEOPLE  AND  GESTS, The Craft Museum, Copenhagen  Denmark

1985   THE 1984 PURCHASE,  Helsinki City Art Museum,  Helsinki  Finland

1985   EXPO  PALMSTIERNA,  Sveaborg,  Helsinki  Finland

1984   LANGBROK,  Bogasalur,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1984   LANGBROK,  Red  House  Gallery,  Akureyri  Iceland

1984   LIVE  IN  CLAY,  ASI  Art  Museum,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1983   POT  VIAPORI  SUMMERSHOW,  Sveaborg,  Helsinki  Finland

1983   KUKKA  JA  KERAMIKKA, The Finnish Design Center,  Helsinki  Finland

1982   LANGBROK,  Gallery  Textilgruppen,  Stokholm  Sweden

1982   POT  VIAPORI  SUMMERSHOW,  Helsinki  Finland

1982   LANGBROK,  Listmunahusid,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1982   GALLERY  BRONDA,  Helsinki  Finland

1982   MINIATURE,  Gallery  Langbrok,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1979   FIM  AUTUMN  SHOW,  Kjarvalsstadir,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1979   LIVE  IN  CLAY,  FIM  Gallery,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1978   STUDIO  SHOW,  Laugarasvegur,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1976   BIENNALE  INTERNATIONALE  DE  CERAMIQUE  D'ART,  Vallauris,  France

1976   STUDIO  SHOW,  Laugarasvegur,  Reykjavik  Iceland

1976   ART-CRAFTS,  Reykjavik  Arts  Festival,  Iceland

PUBLIC  COLLECTIONS

Design Museum Iceland, Gardabær, Iceland

Listasafn ASÍ, Reykjavik, Iceland

Gerðarsafn, Kópavogur Art City

National Gallery of Iceland,  Reykjavik  Iceland

Reykjavik City Art Museum,  Iceland

The Icelandic University Art Gallery,  Reykjavik  Iceland

Arita Ceramic Museum, Arita  Japan

Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul  Korea

Helsinki City Art Museum,  Finland

Museum of Applied Arts,  Helsinki  Finland

Kalmar City arts Collection, Kalmar  Sweden

Jönköping City Arts Collection,  Jönköping  Sweden

Arts-Council,  Jönköping  Sweden

The North Museum of Applied Arts,  Throndheim Norway

Town of  Olafsfjördur,  Iceland

ART STUDIES

The Icelandic Collage of Arts and Crafts,  1970-1974

The Reykjavik School of Art,  Drawing courses  1979

Ataneum,  The Finnish University of Applied Arts,  Helsinki  Finland,  Courses  1981-1984

Icelandic Academy of the Arts, Art education diploma, 2006-2007

University of Bifröst, MA in Cultural Management, 2007-2011

STUDIOS  &  GALLERIES

Own studio, workshop and showroom, Studio Umbra Vinnustofa, since 2000

Own Studio from 1985 -2000,  Grundarstig  10,  Reykjavik  Iceland

Ran own Gallery  from 1992 - 1997,  Gallery Úmbra, Reykjavík  Iceland

Member of  cooperative gallery, Kaolin, Reykjavik Iceland, from 2014

Member of  cooperative gallery, Meistari Jakob, Reykjavik Iceland, since 2002-2004

Partner of  Gallery  Langbrok  1979-1986,  Reykjavik  Iceland

Pot  Viapori, Ceramic Studio 1981-1984,  Sveaborg,  Helsinki  Finland

Priijutti,  Anna-Maria  Osipow   Studio  1981,  Tuusula,  Finland

Studio  Gestur & Rúna  1974-1980,  Reykjavik  Iceland

OTHER  ACTIVITIES

Assistant Commissar, press manager, Venice Biennale 2001 (Icelandic pavilion)

Commissar (curator) in Young Scandinavian Design (Form Island repr.) -touring exhibition

USA and Europa. 2000 - 2002

Committee Member of  the National Gallery of Iceland, ( SÍM artists repr.) 1998-2001

SIM  representative in the committee of  “The State Artists Grant”  1996, 2010, 2012

Board Member of  The Nordic Art Centre  &  The Nordic Art and Craft Committee  NKKK 1988-1994

Board Member of   SIM  Visual Artists Salary Fund,  1988-1992

Board Member of  FORM ISLAND, Designers Society,  cashier,  1998- 2006

Chairman of  The Association of Visual Artists in Iceland,  SIM,  1986-1989

Chairman of  The Society of  Icelandic Ceramic Artists,  1985-1986

Editor of  The SIM  Newsletter,  1985-1988

Assistant, part time, Gallery I8, Reykjavik  Iceland  1997- 2002

Teaching, ceramic, in The Reykjavik Art School, from 2002

Part time teaching  The Icelandic Collage of Arts and Crafts,  1977-78,  1979-80

Part time lecturer and external examiner The Icelandic Collage of Arts and Craft, 1995-1998

Part time teaching in "re-educating program"  for the University of Iceland 1996

Lecture fore the  Handicraft centre in a  program  "Design, Tradition, Crafts" 1996

GRANTS  AND  HONORS

Cité internationale des arts, Paris,  France, 2 months summer 1999

Kunstners Kollegium i Rome, Rome, Italy, 1998

The Sasacawa, Japan-Scandinavian Foundation, travel-grant 1996

Artists State Grant,  1983  6 months,  1989  6 months,  1995  6 months,  1998  1 year.

Guest Artist  1995,  Alberta Collage of Arts,  Red  Deer,  Alberta  Canada

Guest studio 6 months 1985  The Nordic Art Centre,  Sveaborg,  Helsinki  Finland

Finnish Cultural and Educational dep. scholarship  1981-1982

MEMBERSHIP

International  Academy  of  Ceramics, IAC,  from 1988-2004

The Icelandic Association of Visual Artist,  SIM;  from 1981

The Society of Icelandic Ceramic Artists,  from 1981

Ornamo,  The Art-Craftsmen Society  Tayko,  1983-1986

WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS exc.

(Lectures, Workshops, Participation.....)

OICS Oslo 2003, Norway

Int. Academy of Ceramics, IAC Gen. Assembly, Waterloo, Toronto Canada 1998

Savesta Syntenyt, Ceramic Seminar, Fiskars, Finland 1998

Mestermöte i Kalmar, 5Nordic Ceramic artists Workshop, Kalmar  Sweden 1997

Int. Academy of  Ceramics, IAC General assembly Nagoya and Saga, Japan 1996

INCIDA, Rochester , New York USA 1996

Red Deer Collage of Art, Alberta, Canada, Artist in Residens 1995

Int. Ceramic Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada 1995 (lecture)

Nordic Art /Craft, Hanaholmen, Helsinki, Finland 1992 (lecture)

Oslo International Ceramic Conference, Oslo, Norway 1990

Scandinavia Craft Today, Mobile Alabama USA 1988 (lecture)

Ohio State Univ. Ceramic dep. Columbus  USA 1988 (lecture)

Clay as Art, Helsinki Finland 1987 and 1983

International  Design Conference, Helsinki Finland 1982

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