RESUME

BIOGRAPHY

1963 – Born in Reykjavík, Iceland
1995 – MFA – Kent State University, USA
1991 – BFA – Kent State University, USA
1985-88 – Cleveland Institute of Art, USA
1983-85 – Architecture Program – Kent State University, USA
1979-83 – Reykjavík Junior College, Iceland

WORKS AVAILABLE

Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Studio Stafn, Reykjavik, Iceland
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, USA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
SOLO

2018

  • Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, New York

2017

  • Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2016

  • Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, New York

2015

  • EBK Gallery, Hartford, Connecticut

2014

  • The Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik– Kjarvalsstaðir, Iceland
  • William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2013

  • The Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Pocket Utopia, New York, New York
  • Thomas Robertello, Chicago, Illinois
  • 21st Street Projects, New York, New York

2012

  • William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2009

  • Akureyri Arts Festival, Akureyri, Iceland
  • More North Gallery, New York, New York
  • William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2008

  • Turpentine Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

2007

  • William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Dali Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland

2006

  • Scope New York, Turpentine Gallery, New York

2005

  • Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Ohio
  • Latse, New York, New York
  • Turpentine Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

2004

  • Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
  • Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio

2003

  • superior (an exhibition space), Cleveland, Ohio

2002

  • Gallerí Sævars Karls, Reykjavík, Iceland

1997

  • William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1995

  • FAVA Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio

1994

  • Cleveland Independent Art Cleveland, Ohio
GROUP

2019

  • Intrinsic Momentum, Gallery W, Cleveland, Ohio

2018

  • Summertime, Tibor de Nagy, New York, New York
  • Site & Survey: The Architecture of Landscape, Albertine Monroe-Brown Gallery, Richmond
  • Center for Visual Arts, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • Full Fathom Five, Progressive Insurance Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2017

  • Brushless, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, New York

2016

  • Ways and Means, 1285 Avenue of the America Art Gallery, curated by Jason Andrew, New York, New York.
  • Miedzynarodowe Triennale Tkaniny 15th International Triennial of Tapestry, Central Museum of Textile in Lodz, Poland

2015

  • Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthlaler, The Rose Art Museum, curated by Katy Siegel, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
  • The Year of the Ram: Works by 22 Artists, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Women to Watch – Ohio, Reinberger Galleries, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

2014

  • 25 Artists/25 Years, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2013

  • To be a Lady, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, curated by Jason Andrew, Singapore, Malaysia
  • Unhinged, Pierogi, Brooklyn, New York
  • Summer Painting Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2012

  • Lyrical Color, Pocket Utopia, New York, New York

2010

  • In Honor of Cleveland Arts Prize, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
  • New Acquisitions, 2006-2010, Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik, Iceland

2009

  • Kris Graves Projects, New York, New York
  • Cleveland Arts Prize Winners Collaborative, Cleveland, Ohio

2008

  • Summer Painting Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, New York

2005

  • Aqua Art Miami, Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
  • NEO, Cleveland Museum of Art, curated by Jeffrey Grove, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Turpentine Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

2004

  • Contemporary Art Exhibition, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Rhyme, Reason, Repeat, Kent State University Art Gallery, Kent, Ohio
  • Connections, Gallery 138, Kent, Ohio

2003

  • Preliminary Inventories, Zygote Press, Cleveland, Ohio

2002

  • Circles, Cycles and Structures, KSU Gallery, Kent, Ohio
  • Cambridge Art Association National Show, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2001

  • Circles, Cycles and Structures, Fava Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio

2000

  • Mini-Textile International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain
  • Fabricating Memory, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Uncommon Threads, Museum in the Community, Hurricane, West Virginia
  • Icelandic Arts Festival, Cleveland Heights, Ohio

1999

  • Contained Spaces, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Coming Into View, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio

1998

  • 1st Mini-Textile International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain
  • Body Image, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, New York
  • Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • St. Johns University 4th Annual National Art Exhibition, New York, N.Y.
  • Women in the Visual Arts, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

1997

  • The Museum of Textile, Ecomuseum of the Region Fourmies-Trelon, France
  • Hotel des Archeveques de Sens in Paris, Art Library of the City of Paris, France
  • Perspectives, Massillon Museum, Ohio
  • Wayne Art Center Craft Forms, Wayne, Pennsylvania
  • Kent State University Alumni Exhibition, KSU Museum, Kent, Ohio

1996

  • The 1st Linen Biennale, Fiber Art Synergy, Linen Museum, Rouen, France
  • William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1995

  • Drawing in Ohio at the Turn of the Century, School of Art Akron University, Akron, Ohio

1994

  • The 4th International Textile Competition, Kyoto, Japan
  • Works on Paper, John J. McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio
PROFESSIONAL

2016

  • Panel discussion, Ways and Means: A New Look at Process and Materials in Art, Arts Student League, New York, New York

2010

  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Franklin Sirmans
  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Ian Berry

2009

  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Laura Hoptman
  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Douglas Dreischspoon

2008

  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Gregory Volk

2006

  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Katy Siegel

2005

  • The Drawing Center Viewing Program and Slide Registry, New York, New York
  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Amada Cruz
  • Studio visit – Nasnadny + Schwartz Visiting Critics Program – Domonic Molon

2003

  • Jury committee – Wendy L. Moore exhibition series – MOCA Cleveland

2000

  • Guest Artist – Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

1999

  • Guest Artist – Lake Erie College, Painesville, Ohio

1995-99

  • Trustee – Spaces Gallery, Cleveland

1994-99

  • Jury committee, Space Lab Project, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

1998

  • Guest Artist – Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

1997

  • Co-curator, Despite the Odds, Spaces, Cleveland, Ohio

1995-97

  • Instructor of Textile Arts, Kent State University

1992-95

  • Graduate teaching assistant, Kent State University

1993

  • Guest Artist – Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
GRANTS, AWARDS & COMMISSIONS:

Hilton Hotel Convention Center Commission 2016
Louis Comfort Tiffany Award 2015
Cleveland Clinic Glickman Chapel Commission 2009
Cleveland Arts Prize 2008
Dealer Tire Commission 2010-2011
Ohio Arts Council, Artists Project Grant 2005
Ohio Arts Council, Individual Artist Fellowship 2004
Ohio Arts Council, Governors Award 2004
Ohio Arts Council, International Grant 2002

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Agnes Gund, New York, New York
Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Dealer Tire, Cleveland, Ohio
Hahn Loeser + Parks, Cleveland, Ohio
Hahn Loeser + Parks, Akron, Ohio
Hilton Hotel Convention Center, Cleveland, Ohio
Landau Public Relations, Cleveland, Ohio
Toby Lewis, New York, New York
Scott Mueller, Cleveland, Ohio
Metro Health Center, Cleveland, Ohio
PNC Bank, Cleveland, Ohio
Progressive Insurance, Cleveland, Ohio
Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Andrea Soros, New York, New York
Ohio Arts Council, Columbus, Ohio
University Hospitals, Cleveland, Ohio
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
WOW air, Reykjavik, Iceland

PUBLICATIONS
  • Johanna Fateman, “Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson” The New Yorker, November 19, 2018.
  • Blake Gopnik, “Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson Weaves a New Riff on Painting” Blake Gopnik on art, July 2, 2018.
  • Cynthia Kukla, “Color Beauty Vision – Carl Solway Gallery.” Aeqai, January/February 2017.
  • Hovey Brock, “Louisa Matthíasdóttir / Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson.” The Brooklyn Rail,June 3rd, 2016
  • Jason Andrew, “Ways and Means: A New Look at Process and Materials in Art.” 2016
  • Thomas Micchelli, “Art, Work, and the Workaday.” Hyperallergic, July 30, 2016
  • Central Museum of Textiles in Lodz, “Triennale 15th International Triennial of Tapestry 2016”
  • Katy Siegel, “The heroine Paint: After Frankenthaler.”, Gagosian / Rizzoli, 2015
  • The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, “The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation 2015 Awards”
  • Kristín Heiða Kristinsdóttir, “Lít a mig og upplifi sem Íslending.” Morgunblaðið, August 13, 2015
  • Franklin Einspruch, “Pretty Raw at the Rose Art Museum.”, The Arts Fuse, March 08, 2015
  • Ian Berry and Gregory Volk, “Opener 25 Exhibition Catalogue.”, The Francis Young Tang   Teaching Museum and Art Gallery and Reykjavík Art Museum – Kjarvalsstaðir 2014.
  • Anna Jóa, “Áferð Lands og Vefnaðar.”,Morgunblaðið, May 14, 2014
  • Peter Hill, “To Be a Lady” Sundaram Tagore – Singapore.”, ARTnews, February 2014.
  • Sharon Butler, “Survey: Bleaching, staining and dyeing.” Two Coats of Paint, Janaury 22, 2014.
  • Whitney Crutchfield, “Woven Landscapres: The Art of Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson.”, Textile Arts Center, July 2014
  • Sharon Butler, “Process, time, memory: Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson.”, Two Coats of Paint, December 10, 2013
  • Amy Griffin, “On exhibit: The work of Hildur Ásgeirsdóttir Jónsson at the Tang.”timesunion.com, December 04, 2013
  • Ingrid Fetell, “Hum and Flutter.”, Aesthetics of Joy, October 27, 2013
  • Wayne Arnason, “Evoking Iceland: The Art of Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson.”, Logberg Heimskringla, 1 April 2010
  • Steve Litt, “Velocity at the William Busta Gallery.”,The Plain Dealer: October 23, 2009
  • Lori Waxman,“Allir Regnbogans Litir.”, Gallery Turpentine, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2008.
  • Bergþóra Jónsdóttir, “Málari sem vefur málverk á vefstól.”, Morgunblaðið:  May 06, 2008.
  • Þóra Þórisdóttir, “Textað landslag”, Morgunblaðið:  May 15, 2008
  • Dan Cameron, Toby Devan Lewis, Peter B. Lewis, Toni Morrison and Mark Schwartz. “ARTWORKS The Progressive Collection.” New York: D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 2007
  • Saul Ostrow “Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson,The Vatnajökull Paintings.” William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, 2007
  • Steve Litt “Hildur Jonsson displays Iceland-inspired art at Busta Gallery.” The Plain Dealer: September 30, 2007.
  • Douglas Max Utter. “Barefoot Infinities Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson at William Busta.” Cleveland Free Times: September 26 – October 2, 2007
  • Dan Tranberg “Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson at the Museum of Contemporary Art.”
  • Art in America: December 2005
  • “The Neo Show.” The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2005.
  • Ragna Sigurðardóttir “Woven of Light and Water.” Morgunblaðið: October 21, 2005
  • Inga María Leifsdóttir “Iceland Woven of Silk.” Morgunblaðið: October 07, 2005
  • Sverrir Guðjónsson  “Örlagavefur.”  Hús og Híbýli:September 2005.
  • Steve Litt “Wonderful weavings work magic.” The Plain Dealer: March 14, 2005.
  • Ana Vejzovic “Energy Forms.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, 2005.
  • Douglas Max Utter “Earth, Wind + Fire.” Angle: Issue # 18, 2005.
  • Amy Bracken Sparks “The Fabric of Life.” The Plain Dealer: February 25, 2005.
  • Lyz Bly “Force of Nature.” Cleveland Free Times: February 2-8, 2005.
  • Douglas Max Utter “ Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jonsson @ Superior (an exhibition space).” Angle: November, 2003.
  • Lyz Bly “A Force of Nature: Hildur Jonsson’s drawings echo Icelandic landscapes.” Cleveland Free Times: November 5-11, 2003.
  • Niko Angelis “Hildur Asgeirsdottir Jonsson @ Superior Exhibition Space.” Cool Cleveland.com: October 22-29, 2003
  • Heiða Jóhannsdóttir “Woven Land Fragments.” Morgunblaðið: November 16, 2002
  • Ransu  “Woven Landscapes.”  Morgunblaðið: November 28, 2002
  • Cate McQuaid. “Varity in scope and skill mark CCA prize show.” The Boston Globe: May 31, 2002
  • Dorothy Shinn.  “Repeated Forms in Kent State Show, 3 painters, 3 fiber artists featured in “Circles, Cycles, Structures.” Akron Beacon Journal: April 11, 2002.
  • Douglas Max Utter. “As Good as it Gets.” Cleveland Free Times: October 18-24,  2000
  • Dan Tranberg. “Knockout show, with more to come.” The Plain Dealer: October 29, 2000