P R O F I L E
1951 Born in Reykjavík, Iceland.
1971-73 The Reykjavík Technical College. DRAFTSMAN
1973-85 Worked as a draftsman for Structural Engineer´s at Fjarhitun hf. Reykjavík.
1985-89 The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Reykjavík. SCULPTURE
1989 Moves with her family to London
1989-2017 Professional sculptor working Internationally, using variety of materials.
1990-92 Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. MURAL DESIGN with focus on sculpture.
1992 Invited to exhibit her monumental, degree sculpture "Wheel of Progress" at the main entrance to the Design Museum in London.
1992 Exhibition of selected entries, Sir Norman Foster & Partners Gallery, Battersea, London.
1994-95 University of East London. MA ART IN ARCHITECTURE
1997 A prestigious bursary by the Royal British Society of Sculptors.
1997 Nominated and and the 1st winner of The Wybo Haas Award for young British sculptors.
1998 1st prize winner, The International Greenham Common Sculpture Competition UK.
1998 Invited to represent the UK. Folly Art '98 Festival & Workshops, Méréville, France. Artist in residence
1999 Winner. The Westwood High School Clockface Competition London. Artist in residence.
1999 MHR - Reykjavík Sculptors Society. Membership.
2000 One person one day exhibition at the Millennium Dome, Greenwich, London. Invited.
2000 Elected to the RBS as an Associate Member (Membership Bursary 1997)
2001-03 Committee Member of the Royal British Society of Sculptors
2001 Nominated and approved by the RBS Fellowship to join their company (ARBS 2000)
2002 Installation and the unveiling of “Core” Indoor water sculpture. University College London.
The British Heart Foundation Laboratories, Rayne Institute, University Street, London.
2002 Installation and the unveiling of “Time” Indoor 3D Site Sp. Mural for Westwood High School for Girls London. Artist in residence.
2003 - Resides from Iceland
2004 The Artist Award from Kopavogur city, Iceland.
2007 The permanent installation of Amigasamon, Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury. The home of "The
2008 Sculpture Network, Pöcking, Germany. Membership.
2008 SÍM The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists, Reykjavík, Iceland. Membership.
2009 Artist´s State Grant, Ministry of Culture, Iceland.
2009 MHR - Reykjavík Sculptors Society.
2010 Installation and the Unveiling of "Changes" the monumental Site Specific Sculpture for the Main
Entrance to Greenham Business Park, Greenham Common, Berkshire, England.
2011 One of 15 International Artists selected for Drawing Symposium UK 2011 "Technologies of Drawing"
sculpture network in cooperation with the University of Huddersfield.
2012 The International Exhibition “European Sculpture – methods, materials, poetry” at Edsvik Konsthall,
2012 Invited to Exhibit in the SÍM Gallery, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists Reykjavík Iceland.
2013 "Borrowed View" Gudrun´s first sculpture exhibited outdoors sin Iceland. UNDER THE OPEN SKY
Group Exhibition in downtown Reykjavík.
2013 A presentation about my art at DordtYart an art park in Dordrecht, Holland, selected. www.dordtyart.nl
2014 "Absent Core" Gudrun´s second sculpture exhibited outdoors in Iceland. Solo Exhibition in Hallargarðurinn in the
heart of Reykjavík.
2015 Invited and selected to exhibit the sculpture Labyrinth in Prince´s Gardens South Kensington London in the RBS Nordic Exhibition
SKULPTUR 2015 in an open call, nearly 170 applications came from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. One of
17 selected artists, two from Iceland
2015 Publication of Skulptur. Edited by Royal British Society of Sculptors.
Published by Hatje Cantz ISBN 978-3-7757-4043-2 http://www.hatjecantz.de/skulptur--6549-1.html
2017 Selected to participate in the international exhibition Kunst 2017 in FATAMORGANA gallery in the
heart of Berlin´s Mitte. Exhibiting images from the “Mountain Series” 2014 – 2017
2018 Selected, the Icelandic Sculptors Society 50th Anniversary Exhibition 3rd June - 18th August.....agenda of the Reykjavík Arts Festival
2018 Selected to Exhibit in the SÍM Gallery, The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists Reykjavík Iceland.The Mountain series 2014 -2018
2019 Selected by publicartuk. A special 3D collection for International Women’s Day featuring public art created by celebrated female sculptors from around the world. One of 19 selected sculptors.