CURRICULUM VITAE
Arna Valsdóttir, 1963

ART EDUCATION
2010 became a student of the Dieter Roth Akademie
1989 Jan Van Eyck academie, Maastricht, Holland, Video/Audio department
1986 Myndlista og Handíðaskóli Íslands, Graphic department
1981 Kunsthöjskolen Holbæk, Danmark

WORK IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Reykjavík Art Museum, Akureyri Art Museum, Kollgáta, Menningarfélagið Hraun

SOLOEXHIBITIONS
2016 Journey´s End, Café de Krul, artzine gallery, Amsterdam
2015 Local Fact 8-… Erling, Erling Goldsmith, Reykjavík
2015 Yes sir I can Boekie-my songbook, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam
2015 Heim þrá, heim videofestival, Akureyri
2015 Forming Margrét, a videoportrait of a ceramics artist, Kollgáta, Ak
2014 Agnes/Kæra ljóðsdóttir, videoinstallation, Geimdósin Akureyri
2014 Staðreynd – Local Fact, video/songinstallation, Listasafnið á Akureyri
2014 Mahú-Blassdjús, voicedrawings, Kompan, Alþýðuhúsið á Siglufirði
2013 Beam of light, videoinstallation, Berg Cultural house, Dalvík
2012 Local fact 5- Fragments, video/soundinstallation, Gerðuberg, Reykjavík
2011 Local fact 4- From the roots, video/soundinstallation, Flóra, Akureyri
2011 Local fact 3- Lady sings the blues, video/soundinstallation, Populus Tremula Ak
2009 Sound/videoinstallation in the churchtowers of Akureyri
2008 Blindflight, voice performance, Outdoor art festival, Eyjafjörður
2007 In Silence- a portrait of a house, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri Cultural house
2007 Turn on the lights, live recording installation, Populus Tremula, Akureyri
2006 Moving image, videoinstallation, Austurbær cinema, Winter Festival, Reykjavík
2006 Crossing the street, videopainting on a screen Café Karoline, Akureyri
2006 Core, moving image installation, Galleri Box, Akureyri
2005 From Lighthouse to Lighthouse, video/soundinstallation, Garðskagi Lighthouse
2005 Human Kaleidoscope 3, Hafnarfjörður Theater, Bright days of Hafnarfjörður
2004 Human kaleidoscope 1, Ketilhús, Akureyri Culture house
2001 Six o´clock, clock installation, Kompan gallery, Akureyri
1997 Overwiev exhibition, Deiglan gallery, Summer Art Festival Akureyri
1996 Paintings, Café Culture, Dalvík
1995 Sound performance/installation, The National Theater, Reykjavík
1989 Gallery Rue de Serbie, Liege, Belgium

GROUPEXHIBITIONS
2016 Heim, Opia – artists in residency, SÍM gallery, Reykjavík
2015 I never talk to strangers, with Kristján Pétur Sigurðsson, Kaktus, Akureyri
2015 I never talk to strangers, with Kristján Pétur Sigurðsson, Gallerí 002, HF
2015 Vatnið syngur 3, Haust2015, Akureyri Art Museum
2015 Leit, with Björk Viggósdóttir, Ymur festival, Kaktus Akureyri
2015 The water sings, vatnsberinn Fjall+Kona, Listasafn R-víkur, Ásmundarsafn
2013 Wie ein goldfisch, Correlation, Halle50, Munchen, Germany
2013 Wie ein goldfisch, Collaboration 5, Firstlinesgallery, Munchen, Germany
2013 Dieter Roth symposium, Institut for(x), Aarhus, Danmark
2012 Himmel über Berlin, Global Lokal, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri
2012 Landingspot, Festival for Art and Gardening, Akureyri gardening station
2010 Look into my treasure chest, Listveisla 1, Safnasafnið Museum, Eyjafjörður
2010 Growing, voice/painting performance, Festival for art and gardening, Akureyri
2009 An oath to the meatball, Kvörn, sound installation, The Factory Hjalteyri
2009 The world in the hands, drawing installation, Safnasafnið Museum, Eyjafjörður
2008 Local fact 1, happily singing, The Factory Hjalteyri, Eyjafjörður
2007 In Silence- a portrait of a house, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri Cultural House
2006 About the Godess, Skeið Gallery, Svarfaðardalur
2005 Human Kaleidoscope 2, The Living Art Museum, Winter festival in Reykjavík
2003 Between my fingers, Ferðafuða, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri Culture House, Akureyri
2001 Produce, Akureyri in Art, Akureyri Art Museum
2000 An unheard blues, Clock and voice installation, Space in the Space, Ketilhús, AK
2000 Eternity, clock/sound/painting installation, Festival of the Lionsclub, Dalvík
2000 Does the bell ring? Clock/sound inst. Orgasm2000, Akureyri Art Museum
1999 The water sings, a song performance, In the flesh, Akureyri Art Museum
1997 Monday, Sound installation, 50x50, Deiglan gallery, Akureyri
1994 Drawings, Salon, Galleri Greip, Reykjavík
1990 This is my home, Moving song installation/performance, 16 Jonge Kunstenaars, The choice of Guillume Bijl, Hoorn, Holland
1986 Wilde at heart, Linoleum cut and voice installation, UNG festival, Reykjavík

STIPENDIUMS, COMMISSIONS and awards
2015 Nominated to the DV culture award for 2014
2015 The Icelandic Ministry of Culture, 9 months commission
2015 Eyþing, stipendium
2014 The Icelandic Ministry of Culture, 6 months commission
2013 Myndlistarsjóður/ The Icelandic Artfond
2014 Listasjóður Dungal/ Dungal Artfond
2004 Akureyri Culture fund, 3 monts commission

CULTURAL ACTIVITIES
2015 Aska, song/reading, Celebration for Thor Vilhjálmsson, Safnasafnið
2014 Nordic Light 2014, The Spectacle, Leading artist of Visual Art