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Birgir Snæbjörn Birgisson / b. 1966, lives & works in Reykjavik, Iceland / e-mail: birgirsb@internet.is

Education: Ecoles des Arts Decoratifs, Strasbourg, France, 1991-1993, Multimedia / The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, 1986-1989, Graphic art / Akureyri College of Art, Iceland, 1985-1986

Exhibitions: Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstadir, “Blonde Miss World 1951–”, Nov. 2007-Jan. 2008 / Gallery Boreas, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA, “Portraits On The Edge”, June - July 2006 / St John´s church, Notting Hill, London, England, “Blond Professions”, May-June 2006 / Kopavogur Art Museum, Kopavogur, Iceland, “Touching”, Jan. 2005 / Gallery Hlemmur, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Hopscotch and other games, 1998-2000”, May-June 2001 / Kopavogur Art Museum, Kopavogur, Iceland, “Blonde Nurses”, Jan. 2001 / Gallery Bosom (travelling gallery), Iceland, Feb. 1998 / Gallery 20 m2, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Four Monitors”, Feb. 1998 / Gallery Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland, Dec. 1997 / The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Two Dimensions–Two Visions”, May-June 1997 / Gallery Greip, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Paintings without figures”, Oct.-Nov. 1995 / Vid Hamarinn, Gallery, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, April 1995 / Listhusid Thing, Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, Oct. 1994 / Window Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, July 1994 / Gallery Greip, Reykjavik, Iceland, Feb.-March 1994 / Djupid Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, Sept.-Oct. 1990

Group Exhibitions: Hangar-7, Salzburg, Austria, “Herna”, Sept.-Nov. 2007 / Gallery Boreas, Lenox, MA, USA, “Hyper states”, Aug.-Sept. 2007 / Ketilhusid Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, “Skyldi eg vera thetta sjalf-ur!”, Aug.-Sept. 2007 / Göteborgs Konsthall, Gothenburg, Sweden, Painting, “Space and Society”, June-Aug. 2007 / SouthbySouthWest Gallery, Keflavik, Iceland, “Pure Horror”, June-July 2007 / Kopavogur Art Museum, Kopa-vog-ur, Iceland, “Indigo”, Golden Brush, Jan.-Feb. 2007 / Kunsthalle, Kunstverein, Bremerhaven, Germany, “Tiere auf Grasshockern” Sept. 2006 / Gallery Boreas, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA, “Portraits on the edge II”, August 2006 / Hoffmannsgallery, Reykjavik Iceland, “Kennd vid tilfinningar”, summer 2006 / Living Art Museum, Reykjavik Iceland, “Cold Climates”, March 2006 / Black Bile, 3 Colts Gallery, London, England, April, 2005 / National Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, “New Icelandic Art”, Nov. 2004 – Jan. 2005 / Seven Seven Gallery, London England, “then ...part 7, Silent Reading”, Oct.-Nov. 2004 / APT Gallery, London, England, “Cold Climates”, April 2004 / Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, England, “then ...part 6, Developments”, Feb. 2004 / Gallery Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland, (also curator), “One day”, Jan.-March 2004 / ASI Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, “then ...part 5, Recent Encounters”, Jan.-Feb. 2003 / Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland, “then ...part 4, Remembered Structures”, Jan.-Feb. 2003 / Los Angeles, USA, Miniature, touring show, jan. 2003 / Tokyo, Japan, Miniature, touring show, feb. 2003 / Century Gallery, London, England, 14x14, Dec. 2002 / Kopavogur Art Museum, Kopavogur, Iceland, “Gallery Hlemmur”, July-Aug. 2002 / Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland, “Akureyri in art II”, July-Aug. 2002 / Proje4L, Istanbul, Turkey, “Stop for a moment painting as narrative”, Apr. 2002 / Century Gallery, London, England, “then ...part 3”, Apr. 2002 / Seven Seven Gallery, London, England, Island, (GIANT 2), Des. 2001 / Seven Seven Gallery, London, England, “then ...on line drawing”, Oct. 2001 / Thorshavn Art Museum, Faroe Islands, “The Golden Brush”, Aug. 2001 / The Joint Scandinavian Embassies, Berlin, Germany, “The Golden Brush”, July-Aug. 2001 / Vélasalurinn, Gallery, Vestmann Islands, Iceland, Apr. 2001 / Deutsche Bank, London, “Cross-Currents”, March-May. 2001 / Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland, “The Golden Brush”, Jan.-March 2001 / Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland, “Periscope”, Apr.-May. 2000 / Gallery Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Golden Brush”, Jan.-March 1999 / Listaskálinn, Gallery, Hveragerdi, Iceland, “Young Artists”, Apr.-May 1998 / Listhusid Thing, Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, Feb. 1998 / Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Close to the Body”, Jan.-Mar. 1998 / Vestsjaellands Kunstmuseum, Soro, Denmark, “Close to the Body”, Sept.-Oct. 1997 / Bow Arts London, England, Sept. 1997 / Alvar Aalto Museum, Jyvaskyla, Finland, “Close to the Body”, March-May 1997 / Henie Onstad Museum, Oslo, Norway, “Close to the Body”, Jan.-March 1997 / Norrkoping Art Museum, Norrkoping, Sweden, “Close to the Body”, Nov.-Dec. 1996 / Gallery Greip, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Final Show”, Nov. 1996 / Hafnarborg, Gallery, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, “Icelandic Portrait”, June-July 1996 / Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland, “Love”, June 1996 / Gallery Greip, Reykjavik, Iceland, Jan. 1996 / Vid Hamarinn, Gallery, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, “Take her home”, Nov. 1995 / Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik. Iceland, “Some kind of everyday romanticism”, Oct.-Dec. 1995 / Vid Hamarinn, Gallery, Hafnarfjord-ur, Iceland, March 1995 / Deiglan, Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland, “Saloon”, Oct.-Nov. 1994 / Gallery Faubourg, Strasbourg, France, “Ca marche?”, Dec. 1992 / Djupid, Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, Jan. 1991

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