Sigtryggur paintings

Icelandic artist currently working and living in Reykjavík

Education:

École des Arts Decoratifs, Strasbourg, France, Multimedia 1991-1994,

Diplome National Superieur des Arts Plastique (1994)

The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, Painting 1987-90

Akureyri College of Art, Iceland 1985-1986


Sigtryggur is on the Museum Council and Purchase Committee of The National Gallery of Iceland on behalf of The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists. He is on the Board of Reykjavik Art School and has been teaching there and at The Icelandic Art University.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

1995 Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, Summer Exhibition

1995 Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Eins konar hversdagsrómantík”

1996 Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland, “Love”

1996 Gallery Greip, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Hinnsta sýning”

1997 Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, Summer Exhibition

1997 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Two Dimensions-Two Visions”

1998 National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Ný aðföng”

1999 National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Vid Aldamot”

1999 The Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland, “The Golden Brush”

2001 Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, “The Golden Brush”

2001 The Nordic Embassies in Berlin, Germany, “Der Goldene Pinsel”

2002 Reykjavik Art Museum, Hafnarhús, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Aðföng”

2002 Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland, “Akureyri II”

2005 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Tvívíddvídd”

2005 Hoffmannsgallery, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Painting”

2006 ASÍ Art Gallery “Verk, hlutur, hlutverk, Reykjavik

2006 National Gallery of Iceland “The Painting after 1980”

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

1991 Gamli Lundur, Akureyri, Iceland

1995 Vid Hamarinn, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland

1995 Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland

1996 Gallery Greip, Reykjavik

1998 EFTA Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium

1999 Englaborg, Reykjavik, Iceland

2002 Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland,
“Homage to Rothko and the search for the sublime”

2002 Englaborg, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Treemix-Remix”

2002 Kopavogur Art Museum, Gerdarsafn, Kopavogur, Iceland, “Layers”

2004 Kopavogur Art Museum, Gerdarsafn, Kopavogur, Iceland, “Fields”

2005 Gallery Turpentine, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Black water, bright water”

2006 Reykjanesbaer Art Museum, “Sog”

2007 Gallery Turpentine, Reykjavik, Iceland, “Vetrarvotn Sunnanheida”

2008 Gallery Jonas Vidar, Akureyri, Iceland, “Eyjafjardara”

2009 More North Gallery, New York, USA, “River Paintings”

Works in Public Collections:

Akureyri Art Museum

The National Gallery of Iceland

The Art Collection of the University of Iceland

Reykjavik Art Collection

The High Court of Iceland

The National Hospital of Iceland

Kópavogur Art Collection