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VALGERDUR HAUKSDOTTIR
Visual artist / printmaker
Born in Reykjavík, Iceland

 

Education:

1993 Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
- Plate Lithography
1983 MFA University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA
- Fine Art – Printmaking (lithography / intaglio)
1981 BA University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
- Fine Art, Painting and Printmaking
1977 Instructor of Piano Degree, The Conservatory of Music, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Classical piano
1974 University Entrance Degree, Hamrahlid College, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Natural Science and Music

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Professional Experience:

2002 - present Founder / Director, VIA Ltd. (www.via-art.com)
- Cultural Activities

Academic experience:

University of Iceland, Department of Education
2013 - Faculty of the Department of Art Education
Indiana University, Bloomington, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts:
2010 - 2012 - Visiting Assistant Professor – Printmaking Area 
The Icelandic Art Academy (former; The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts, until 1999):
1984 - 2003 - Faculty of Printmaking Department
1999 - 2000 - Curriculum Development for the foundation of the Visual Art Department of the Icelandic Art Academy
1995 - 2000 - Founder and Co-ordinator for the establishment of PA&R, Printmaking, Art and Research. An Experimental European Mobility Postgraduate Programme at Masters' level run simultaneously by:
  • The Iceland Art Academy /The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts
  • École Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Bourges, France
  • Facultat de Belles Arts, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main, Germany
  • Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton, England
1994 - 1995 - Vice Principal of the Icelandic College of Art and Crafts
1987 - 1994 - Head of the Printmaking Department at the Icelandic College of Art and Crafts

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Visiting Artist / lectures:

2013 IMPACT 8 / Borders & Crossings: The artists as explorer, International Printmaking Conference, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee
- Panel chair and lecture
2012 Indiana University, Bloomington, Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts, Printmaking area
- Artist talk
2009 Directions – No directions, Solo exhibition, ASI, Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Artist talk
History of Printmaking, Symposium on printmaking, The National Museum of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Lecture
2007 On Sensing, Akureyri College, Akureyri, Iceland
- Visiting lecture
IMPACT 5 / international conference, Tallinn, Estonia
- Panel chair and lecture
FLUC / Centre for Graphic Art & Visual Research, Faculty of Fine Arts, Belgrade, Serbia
- Invitational international printmaking workshop
2006 Turning-points, Solo exhibition, Hafnarborg Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Artist talk
New York State University, Plattsburgh, NY, USA
- Visiting artist / lecture
2005 Look Look 2005 – International Conference, Scotland
- Presenting Icelandic art and own art work at the Look Look International Conference in Scotland
The University of Utah, Logan, Utah, USA
- Visiting artist
1999 - 2003 The Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
- Artist talk
The University of Barcelona, Fine Art Department, Barcelona, Spain
- Visiting lecture
1996 - 1998 The University of Education of Iceland, Reykjavik
- External examiner for evaluation of faculty
1996 IUFM, (University of Education), Caen, France
- Visiting artist and lecture 
1994 Kuvataideakatemia (Fine Art Academy), Helsinki, Finland
- Nordplus Exchange Professor in Printmaking
1993 Konsthögskolan (Fine Art Academy), Stockholm, Sweden
- Nordplus Guest lecturer in lithography
1992 The University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
- Visiting artist / lecture
1988 The University of Texas, Austin, USA 
- Sabbatical replacement Professor of Lithography and Drawing

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Awards, Grants, Artist Residencies, Commissions, and Public Representations (selection):

2014 China Guanlan Original Printmaking Base, Guanlan, China
- By invitation  - Artist Residence
2013 Developing non-toxic printmaking methods, The Icelandic Public Art Fund Myndstef, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Research Grant
2011 Mid America Print-council, Volume 19,
- By invitation  - Public Representation
2010 Printmaking: A contemporary Perspective, by Paul Coldwell
- Book on selected International Contemporary Printmakers. By invitation – Public Representation
2009 Grafisk Experimentarium, Non-toxic printmaking workshop, Capileira, Spain
- Artist Residence / Workshop
2007 The National Workshops for Arts and Crafts, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Lithography workshop residency, two months  – Artist Residence
Gammel Have, Fyn, Denmark
- Three-month residency – Artist Residence
2006 Printmaking at the Edge: 45 Artists: 16 Countries: A New Perspective, by  Richard Noyce
- Book on selected International Contemporary PrintmakerBy invitation – Public Representation
2005 The Scandinavian Foundation in Rome (Circolo Scandinavio)
- Two- month residency in Rome, Italy. By invitation – Artist Residence
2005

Look Look 2005 – International Conference, Scotland

- International Conference and traveling through ScotlanBy invitation – Artist Residence
2002 Research on the origin of paper and print in Iceland. The Icelandic Public Art Fund Myndstef, Reykjavik, Iceland
- Research Grant
2000 Installation of prints at the County offices of Hafnarfjordur, Iceland, Listskreytingasjodur ríkisins– The Public Buildings Arts Fund in Iceland
- Commissioned Print-Installation
1999 Honourable mention -The Masters of Graphic Arts
- 5th International Biennial of Drawing and Graphic Arts, Györ, Hungary - Award
Award - 3rd Egyptian International Print Triennial, Giza
- Egypt - Award
1997 - 1998 Fulbright Visiting Scholar, USA – Grant
Residency and Guest artist at:
    • University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
    • University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
    • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
    • LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
    • The Robert Gore Rifkind Centre for German Expressionist Studies, Los Angeles, California
    • Kala Art Institute, San Francisco, California 

In addition visits to:

    • The Armand Hamer Museum of Art and Cultural Centre, and The Grunwald Centre for the Graphic Arts, Los Angeles, California
    • The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    • Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, California  
    • The Getty, Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, California  
    • Magnolia Editions, San Francisco, California
1996 Cité International des Arts, Paris, France
- One month residency  – Artist Residence
1992 The Nordic Art Centre in Sveaborg, Finland
- Three month residency. By invitation – Artist Residence
1989 - 2000 The Government of Iceland
- Artist Stipend; three months 1989 / 91 / 94, one year 1995, six months 2000 – Stipend
1989 Cité International des Arts, Kjarvalsstofa, Paris, France
- Two month residency. By invitation – Artist Residence
Graphica Norvegica
- Workshop and Symposium in printmaking, Stavanger, Norway
1988 Graphica Creativa
- Workshop and Symposium in printmaking, Jyväskylä, Finland
1981 - 1983 The University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA
- Recipient of Scholarship – Grant

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Affiliations:

2008 - present Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Denmark
- Member
1997 present Grafikens Hus, Marienfred, Sweden
- Member
1997 present SGC Southern Graphics Council, USA
- Member
1988 present The Icelandic Association of Painters, Iceland
- Member
1988 present The CAA -College Art Association of America, USA
- Member
1984 present The Icelandic Printmakers' Association, Iceland
- Member

Artists' Associations:

The Icelandic Association of Artists (SÍM):
1998 - 2003 - On the board of directorship for The Public Buildings Arts Fund in Iceland
1987 - 1990 - On the board of directorship for SÍM
The Icelandic Printmakers' Association:
2008 - 2010 - On the Board of Directorship
1988 1995 - Chair for the establishment of the first collective Print Workshop of the Association in Iceland.
1988 - Curator of the first Nordic Triennial of Prints in Iceland in cooperation with the Nordic House of Iceland
1987 - 1990 - Chair of the Icelandic Printmakers' AssociationAdvisor for the foundation of the Print Archives of the Association
1987 - On the Organization Committee for Graphica Atlantica – International Print Exhibition and Symposium held in Iceland

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Exhibitions:

Solo exhibitions:

2013 Scotland Borders & Crossings: The artists as explorer, IMPACT 8, International Printmaking Conference, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee
2009 Iceland Directions – No directions (Áttir og Áttleysur), ASI Art Museum (Listasafn ASÍ), Reykjavik
2008 Iceland 5 days (5 dagar), The Icelandic Printmakers’ Association Gallery (Íslensk Grafík), Reykjavik
2007 Denmark Fredriks Bastion Art Gallery, Copenhagen
Denmark The Nordic Council of Ministers Gallery, Copenhagen>
Denmark CVAVC and ET4U / JICPB Cube Gallery, Contemporary Visual Art Centre, Bøvlingbjerg
Estonia IMPACT 5 / Jaani Seegi Museum,Tallinn
Sweden Härnosand Art Museum (Härnosands Konsthall), Härnosands Konstförening, Härnosand
2006 Iceland The Nordic Art Centre, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur
Iceland Artotek, The Gallery of the National Library of Iceland, Reykjavik
Scotland Taigh Chearsabhagh Art Centre, Isle of North Uist
2003 USA SGC, Southern Graphics Conference, Boston – Print Installation Euphony, created for the SGC Conference, Gallery 808, Boston University (exhibited in collaboration with the Boston Printmakers exhibition in the same gallery)
2002 USA Twain Tippets Exhibit Hall, Utah State University, Logan
2000 Iceland Gerdarsafn- Art Museum of Kopavogur, Kopavogur
1996 France Memoranda Gallery, Les Boréales de Normandie, Caen
France IUFM, Les Boréales de Normandie, Caen
1995 Iceland The Nordic Art Centre, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur
Iceland Gallery Hekluhusid, Akureyri
1993 Denmark The Nordic Council of Ministers Gallery, Copenhagen
1991 Holland The Iceland Gallery, Den Haag
1990 Iceland The Nordic House, Reykjavik
1988 Iceland Borg Gallery, Reykjavik
1985 Iceland Borg Gallery, Reykjavik

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Two - four person exhibitions:

2004 Iceland Hafnarborg, Institute of Culture and Fine Art, Valgerdur Hauksdottir, Paolo Ciampini, Deborah and Richard Cornell, Reykjavik           
2003 USA Dyr/ Portal, Valgerdur Hauksdottir and Kate Leonard, Coburn Gallery, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado
2002 Iceland Dyr/ Portal, Kate Leonard and Valgerdur Hauksdottir, ASI Art Museum, Reykjavik
1997 England Frozen Landscapes, Valgerdur Hauksdottir and Roy Bizley, City Gallery, Leicester
1995 Iceland Four Icelandic Artists, The Nordic House, Reykjavik 
1994 Sweden Four Icelandic Artists, Gallery Astley, (by invitation), Uttersberg
Faroe Islands  Three Icelandic artists, The Nordic House, Torshavn
1993 Sweden Three Icelandic artists, Södertälje Art Museum, Södertälje
1989 England Four Icelandic printmakers, The Royal Etcher-Painter Society, London

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Smaller group exhibitions (by invitation):

2014 Italy Di Carta / Papermade, Biennial International Papermade Art Work Exhibitions, Palazzo Fogazzaro, Schio
2013 Iceland YOLO, IG - The Icelandic Printmakers' Association Gallery, Reykjavik
USA Nations  – Water – Cultures, United Nations Headquarters, New York Inter-Art Foundation Aiud, Romania
USA – intern. Critical Mass Portfolio, Traveling exhibition internationally, started at SGC 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
2012 Denmark Fyns Grafiske Værksted, Birkerød Kunstforening, Birkerød
Estonia Silent Revolution, The International Drawing Triennial 2012, Tallinn
Sweden  5 + 5 Exhibition, Ebelings Art Museum (Ebelingsmuseet), Torshälla, Eskilstuna
USA The Faculty Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University,  Bloomington, Indiana
2011 Sweden 5 + 5 Exhibition, Örnsköldsvik Art Museum (Örnsköldsvik Museum and Konsthall), Örnsköldsvik
USA Within the Landscape / The Landscape Within, Emily Davis Gallery, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
Korea The Mind, Task Force for the World Plate and Print Art Exhibition of the "2011 Millennial Anniversary of the Tripitaka Koreana",(an international exhibition to commemorate the 1000-year anniversary of the first Tripitaka Koreana’s completion).Exhibited at Haein Temple
2010 USA Hidden Agendas / Embedded Signatures, PHILGRAPHIKA, International print festival, Philadelphia
Sweden Icelandic Printmakers, The Swedish Printmakers Association (Grafiska Sellskapet), Stockholm
Iceland Icelandic Printmakers, The Art Museum of Reykjanesbær (Listasafn Reykjanesbæjar), Reykjanesbær  
2009 Iceland International Print Portfolios, The City Hall, Reykjavik
Iceland Icelandic Printmaker's Association – 40 years, Nordic House, Reykjavik
Global Implications, International Print Portfolio, SGC, Columbia College, Chicago
Estonia Manu Propria, The International Drawing Triennial 2009, Tallinn
Finland Belgrade Encounters, Gallery Harmonia, Jyväskylä Print Centre for Printmaking, Jyväskylä
2008 USA Beyond Further,International Printmaking Exhibition (based on a selection from artists in Further- portfolio), Gallery 5IVE & 40RTY, Winston-Salem, NC
Iceland Light Reflections (Ljósbrot), Winter festival in Reykjavik, (selection of artists by the author Kristin Marja Baldursdottir. Theme: light, water and time), National Library, Reykjavik
2007 Iceland International print exhibition, Grafíksetur, Stödvarfjördur
Serbia FLUC, Centre for Graphic Art & Visual Research, Belgrade
International The exhibition Further (based on a selection of artists represented inthe book Printmaking on the edge). Travelling exhibition to countries in Europe, USA and Korea. In Korea: Title of exhibition: The Edge. The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea
2006 Iceland Force of Nature (Náttúruafl), (from the permanent collection of the National Art Gallery of Iceland), The Art Museum of Reykjanesbær(Listasafn Reykjanesbæjar), Reykjanesbær
Estonia Improvisation, The international Exhibition of Drawings,Tallinn Art Museum, Tallinn
Sweden 7- A View From the North – Seven Nordic artists, Uppsala Art Museum (Uppsala Konstmuseum), The Summer Exhibition of the Museum
Denmark 7- A View From the North – Seven Nordic artists, Gallery Gnejs, The North Atlantic House Cultural Centre (Nord-Atlantensbrygge), Copenhagen
2005 Finland 7- A View From the North – Seven Nordic artists, Graphica Creativa International Exhibition / Conference, Jyväskylä
USA Sensory Experience, An international print exchange portfolio (20 artists),Ingham Chapman Gallery, The University of New Mexico, Gallup, New Mexico.
2004 Iceland 7- A View From the North – Seven Nordic artists, The Nordic House, Reykjavik
USA International Flavors – SGC at Rutgers Centre for Innovative Print And Paper, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
2003 Iceland Ferðafuða, Kjarvalstadir – Reykjavik Art Museum of Reykjavik
USA Transitions, Trends in International Contemporary Printmaking, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, Alaska
2002 USA Sensory expressions, an international portfolio, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
England International Digital Miniature Print Portfolio, The Centre fro Fine Print Research, Faculty of Art Media and Design, University of the West of England Bristol, Bristol
USA Vault Series VII - Unique Prints, New Bedford Art Museum, New Bedford, Massachusetts
Iceland Kjarvalsstadir - Reykjavik Art Museum of Reykjavik, (from the permanent collection), Reykjavik
2001 Sweden The Art Museum of Borås, Borås 
Italy Single Currency: A Portfolio of European Prints Exhibition, Bristol UWE and Cortona Art Museum, Cortona
Canada – international African – AIDS, International Portfolio, travelling exhibition
2000 France Galerie d'Art Contemporain, Chamalieres
Iceland The Summer Exhibition of The National Gallery of Iceland, (from the permanent collection), Reykjavik
1999 Iceland The Summer Exhibition of The National Gallery of Iceland, (from the permanent collection), Reykjavik
Iceland The Printed Image (Grafík í mynd), Kjarvalsstadir - Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik
Iceland Icelandic Printmaker's Association - 30 years, Gerdarsafn Art Museum Kopavogur 
Sweden Icelandic Artists, Sölvesborgs Konsthall, Sölvesborg
1994 Sweden Seven Icelandic artists, Galerie Plaisiren, Stockholm
China Icelandic printmakers in China, Art Museum, Peking
USA A Selection of Prints from Iceland, Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut
Denmark The Nordic artists (Die Nordiske), Den Frie Gallery (one Icel. artist invited), Copenhagen
1992 Norway> Five Icelandic Artists, Bryggens Museum, Bergen>
Finland Icelandic Artists in Finland, Vaasa Art Museum, Vaasa
Denmark The Nordic artists (Die Nordiske), Den Frie Gallery (one Icel. artist invited), Copenhagen
1991/90 Scandinavia Icelandic art touring in Scandinavia, organized by ASI Art Museum,Reykjavik
1990 Sweden Eight Icelandic artists, Tomelilla Art Museum, Tomelilla
Germany Icelandic Art Festival, Stadtkunst konsthall, Cologne 
1989 Iceland

Icelandic Printmakers' Association - 20 years, The Nordic House, Reykjavik

Norway Nordic Printmaking, Gallery F-l5 (two Icel. artists by invitation), Moss
1987 France Six Icelandic Artists in Bordeaux Art Museum, Bordeaux
1986 Icel.,Denm.,
Norway
Icelandic Printmaking; Kjarvalsstadir,The Reykjavik Art Museum,Iceland; Århus, Denmark; Bergen, Norway,

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International (print) exhibitions (Biennials /Triennials):

2009 Poland International Print Triennial 2009, Krakow, Krakow
2007 Sweden Falun international Triennial 2007, Falun
2002 Korea International Flag art festival, (by invitation), Seoul
1999 Egypt 3rd Egyptian International Print Triennial, (by invitation), Giza
France Second Engraving Biennial of Ile-de-France, (by invitation), (Deuximeme Biennale de la Gravure de France), Versailles
Hungary The Masters of Graphic Arts, -5th International Biennial of Drawingand Graphic Arts, (by invitation), Györ
1999/98 China Guangdong Museum of Art, European Prints Invitational Exhibition,Guangzhou
1998 Slovenia 5th Biennial of Graphic Art Beograd-98, Intern. Exhibition, Belgrade
1997 Canada Sightlines,International Invitational Exhibition of ContemporaryPrints, Edmonton
1996 Sweden Nordgrafia, Gotlands Konst Museum, Visby
1995 Africa Johannesburg Biennial, (by invitation), Johannesburg
Norway The 11th Norwegian International Print Triennial, Fredrikstad
India Bharat Bhavan, International Biennial, (by invitation), Bhopal
Hungary The Masters of Graphic Arts III, International Biennial, Györ 
1994 Poland International Print Triennial '94, Krako
1993 Slovenia (Yugosl.) The 20th Biennial of Graphic Art, (by invitation), Ljubljana
Republic of Macedonia The First International Triennial of Graphic Art Bitola, Art GalleryBitola, (by invitation), Bitola
1991 Denmark NGU (Nordic Graphic Union), Brandts Klædefabrik Art Museum, (by invitation), Odense
1990 Finland Graphica Creativa, 6th International print TriennialAlvar Alto Art Museum, (by invitation), Jyväskylä
1989 Norway Graphica Norvegica, Exhibition and Symposium, (by invitation), Stavanger
Spain Mini print International, Adogi Taller Galleria Fort, Barcelona
1988 Finland Contemporary printmaking, (exhibition, workshop - by invitation),Jyväskylä
Germany The 5th Biennial of European Graphic Art, Baden- Baden, Heidelberg
1987 Iceland Graphica Atlantica, International Exhibition and Symposium, Kjarvalsstadir, The Reykjavik Art Museum
Slovenia (Yugosl.) The l7th Biennial of Graphic Art,(by invitation), Ljubljana
Italy The Triennial dell Incisione, (by invitation), Grado
Germany Intergrafik, Berlin
1983 USA 59th Annual International Competition of Prints and Photographs, The Print Club, Pennsylvania
-In addition participation in a number of group exhibitions in Iceland, Europe, and the United States of America since 1979

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Works in public collections in Iceland and abroad (selection):

Anchor Graphics, Columbia College, Chicago USA
Borgarholt College Iceland      
Bunadarbank (Arion bank) of Iceland                                      Iceland
Center Fro Graphic Art & Visual Research, Belgrade Serbia
City Hall Bremerhaven Germany
Colorado College, Colorado Springs USA
County offices of Hafnarfjördur Iceland    
County offices of Reykjavik Iceland 
Eimskip hf Iceland
Gerdarsafn- The Art Museum of Kopavogur Iceland
Grafikens Hus Mariefred Sweden
Hofdi House, Tokyo Japan
Icelandair Iceland
Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville < USA
Icelandic State Hospitals Iceland
Inter-Art Foundation Aiud Romania  
Intergrafik, Leipzig Germany
Jyväskylä Commune Art Collection Finland
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California USA
Kjarvalsstadir -The Reykjavik Art Museum Iceland
Nora Eccles Harrison, Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan USA
Schio Town Council, Comune di Schio Italy
SGC, Southern Graphics Council, Archives USA
Södertälje Konsthall, Södertälje Sweden
The Alvar Alto Museum Finland 
The Art Museum of Grado and Catania Italy
The ASI Art Museum in Reykjavik Iceland
The Iceland Bank of Iceland Iceland
The Icelandic Opera, Reykjavik Iceland
The National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik Iceland
The National Library of Iceland, Reykjavik Iceland
The Nordic Art Centre Hafnarborg in Hafnarfjördur Iceland
The Nordic House in Reykjavik Iceland
Université de Caen, Caen France
University of Nebraska, Lincoln USA
- and other collections in Iceland, Europe and USA

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Publications:

- The Memory of the Future – The Future of the Past, (2008, 21st issue) Grapheion, European review of Modern prints, Books and paper art, Czech Republic
- Coming in from the cold / the expanding print scene in Iceland, (2001, Volume 2, Summer) Printmaking Today, contemporary graphic art world wide, England
- Icelandic Printmaking, (2000 October) Quarterly Journal, California Society of Printmakers, San Francisco, California, USA
- First collective print studio in Iceland, (1993), Grafik Nytt, Stockholm, Sweden
- Introduction to Icelandic Printmaking (1989) Íslensk Grafík exhibition catalogue,Iceland
- Graphica Atlantica and Icelandic Printmaking, (1988), Print Voice. Edmonton, Canada
- Professional print shops in the Bay Area, San Francisco, (1986), Quarterly Journal, California Society of printmakers, San Francisco, California, USA

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Lectures - Presentations:

- "ENVIORNMENTAL, How do we encourage safer and more environmentally oriented
methods in printmaking?" IMPACT 8 / Borders & Crossings: The artists as explorer, International Printmaking Conference, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland, 2013
- “The artwork of Valgerdur Hauksdottir” Indiana University, Bloomington, Henry Radford
            Hope School of Fine Arts, Printmaking area, 2012
- “On Sensing, time and rhythm” (Skynjun, tími og taktur), Verkemenntaskólinn á Akureyri
            College, Ketilhúsið, Akureyri,Iceland, Akureyri 2007 
- “Embracing Time”, IMPACT 5, Tallinn, Estonia, 2007
- “Own artwork”, Exhibition and introduction of own art at Línuhönnun – Consulting
Engineers, Reykjavík, Iceland 2006
- “The artwork of Valgerdur Hauksdottir” New York State University, Plattsburgh, NY, USA 2006. Plattsburgh State University, Visual Artists Series, 2005 - 2006
- “ Look Look 2005”, Art conference, Perth, Scotland, 2005
- "Icelandic Printmaking", Facultat de Belles Art, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona,
Spain, 2001
- "Icelandic Art and Culture" Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, 2000
- "The Impact of education through printmaking" - an introduction of The PA&R program.
            IMPACT conference, Bristol, England, 1999
- "Icelandic Art and culture /the artworks of Valgerdur Hauksdottir", Fulbright Visiting Scholar,
            University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA, 1998
            University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 1998
            Kala Art Institute, San Francisco, California, USA, 1997
- "Icelandic Art and culture" Lés Boréales de Normandie, IUFM, Caen, France, 1996
- "Postgraduate development in art and design education, EMA/PA&R (The European Master
of Art /Printmaking Art & Research), ELIA conference, Lisbon, Portugal 1996
- "Icelandic Printmaking", The University of Art, Peking, Peking, China, 1988

Curator / Juror of exhibitions (selection):
- " A Historical Overview of Printmaking", IG, Gallery of the Icelandic Printmakers'
Association, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2009
- “On the International Jury for Selection of Prizes”, The International Print Triennial, Cairo,
            Egypt, 2006
- "A Selection of Prints from Iceland, Atrium Gallery, University of Connecticut, USA, 1994
- "The First Nordic Triennial of Prints in Iceland", the Nordic House, Iceland, 1988
- "Graphica Atlantica- Conference and Symposium"- organized by the Icelandic Printmakers'
  Association. Chair and member of organizing committee, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1986

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