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MassArt is pleased to welcome visiting artist Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir to campus. She joins the MassArt community on Tuesday, March 12 at 6 pm to deliver an Artist Talk titled "Icelandic Contemporary Art – The Myth of Local Character in Times of Globalization" in the Kennedy Building, Room 406, with a reception of light refreshments to follow.


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More Information on the Artist:

Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir (b. 1976) is an Icelandic artist based in Reykjavík. She graduated with an MA degree in Fine Art from the Iceland University of the Arts in 2017 and a BA degree in Fine Art from the same institution in 2007. She also holds a BA degree in Art History from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, received in 2002. Ingunn Fjóla works mainly in painting, weaving and installation. In her work, Ingunn Fjóla has an inclination to extend the field of abstract painting into an open system, where the work is animated by the viewer and the space, often through direct participation.

Ingunn Fjóla’s work has been exhibited widely in galleries and museums in Iceland and abroad, including solo exhibitions at the National Gallery of Iceland, LÁ Art Museum and Cuxhavener Kunstverein. Ingunn Fjóla has also participated in numerous group exhibitions including the Prague Biennale 5, Cluj Museum, Rumenia and Kunstverein Springhornhof, Germany. During her career, Ingunn Fjóla has received various grants and awards. In 2022 she was awarded the Guðmunda S. Kristinsdóttir Art Award for outstanding female artists in Iceland.


RELATED EVENT:  Ingunn Fjóla Ingþórsdóttir, Spring 2024 Fine Arts Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 13 at 12 pm in the Design and Media Center Lecture Hall. For more event info please visit the MassArt Calendar Listing  


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