Kristn Jnsdttir fr Munkaver

Kristn Jnsdttir fr Munkaver
The Water and The Land
Gallery 09

Kristn Jnsdttir was born at Munkaver in Eyjafjrur 1933. She studied at The Reykjavk College of Craft and Art 1949-1952 and 1954-1957 she studied at the textile department ofThe Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design in Copenhagen. Jnsdttir studied at cole des Arts Italiennes and Atlier Freundlich in Paris 1959 and during the winter of 1963-1964 she studied in Italy, at Universit per Stranieri in Perugia.

Kristn Jnsdttir of Munkaver has held over 20 solo exhibitions in Iceland, the US and Canada. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions in Iceland and abroad. Her work can be found in the major art museums in Iceland as well as in Europe and the US. Jnsdttir has also won different prizes and recognitions such as the silver-prize at the International Textile Triennial in Ldz, Poland 1992, as well as the Honorary Award of the Icelandic Visual Arts Council 2021 for her contribution to Icelandic visual arts.