Þórgunnur Þórsdóttir ° The Square Cat

Visual Artist ° Photographer ° Born 1991 Reykjavík ICE

After graduating with a BA[Hons] in Fine Art from University of Cumbria [UK] in 2016, Þórgunnur is currently based in Hornafjordur [ICE] and thrives by working as a freelance photographer - and as a curator for Svavarssafn, art museum. She has exhibited on her own, as well with other artists, both in Iceland and abroad, and curated several exhibitions.

She likes magic realism, jars, nature, recipe books, Þ Kollektiv, red wine,  zerowastemindedpeople, organising - and she does like her poet

If you want to know some more, feel free to scroll down the CV and/or drop her a line.  



[2016] University of Cumbria, Institute of the Arts ° BA (Hons), Fine Art

[2014] Reykjavík School of Visual Art ° Diploma, Drawing

[2011] Akureyri Comprehensive Collage ° Visual Art

Work Experience

[2018] Curator, Svavarssafn, Art Museum

Solo Exhibitions & Performances 

[2012] Andlit ° Svavarssafn, Art Museum, Höfn

Selected Group Exhibitions

[2016] Órói ° Kaktus, Akureyri

[2016] EMERGENCE ° University of Cumbria, Brampton Rd Campus, Carlisle

[2015] DreamBodies ° The Vallum Gallery, Carlisle

[2015] Nip Slip ° Open Mind, Carlisle

[2014] Walk Properly or You Will Fall ° Caldewgate, Carlisle

[2014] MÍR Departure Show ° The Culture House, Reykjavík

[2011] Point d´ébullition ° Ketilhúsið, Akureyri


[2018] Fuglar/Birds ° Svavarssafn, Art Museum, Höfn

[2016] Órói ° Kaktus, Akureyri

[2015] DreamBodies ° The Vallum Gallery, Carlisle

[2012] Andlit ° Svavarssafn, Art Museum, Höfn

[2011] Point d´ébullition ° Ketilhúsið, Akureyri

Street Art

[2017] Útburður ° Grandi, Reykjavík

[2014] Útburður ° Heppan, Höfn

Publication / Press

[2018] Blue Wings (FI)

[2016] News & Star (EN)

[2014] Neptún #2 (IS)

Workshops Attended

[2016] Said Zine Collective ° Carlisle

[2015] SelfPublish Be Happy ° London


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