Björk Guðnadóttir


Björk Guðnadóttir (b. 1969) seeks inspiration for her work in many places and uses various materials, such as linen, wool yarn, plastic, plaster and wax.

She has held solo exhibitions and been selected for numerous group exhibitions, both in Iceland and abroad. She has received many grants and her works can be found in the collections of art museums and collectors. Björk is a member of the Icelandic Sculptors’ Society and the Living Art Museum.

Björk finished an MFA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Umeå, Sweden in 1999, studied at the National Academy of Fine Arts in Oslo 1994-1995 and was an exchange student at the Icelandic College of Art and Crafts in 1995-1996. She also studied art at the preparatory department of Atelier Hourdé in Paris 1993-1994 and tailoring at École Superieure de la Mode in Paris (ESMOD) 1991-1993. Björk lives and works in Reykjavík.

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