Resume of Berglind Björnsdóttir

Education:
2004-05
The Icelandic Film School
1992-94 Arizona State University, B.A. photography
1990-92 Brevard Community College,Florida
1989-90 University of Iceland

Exhibitions:
2004
Group exhibition, the Other Side, at IcelandairHeadquarters, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003 Solo exhibition at Fjorubordid, Stokkseyri, Iceland
2003 Solo exhibition Hringrás at the Icelandic Print Association, Reykjavik, Iceland
2003 Group exhibition, Contemporary Reykjavik, at Scandinavisches Institut, Greifswald,Germany and Rathaus (City Hall), Greifswald, Germany
2002 Solo exhibition Truflud tilvera at Gallery Skuggi, Reykjavík, Iceland
2001 Solo exhibition 2001 Space Odyssey at Gallery Ófeigur Reykjavik, Iceland
2001 Exhibited and represented by Gallery Fold, Reykjavik, Iceland
2001 Group Exhibition, Contemporary Reykjavik, at Reykjavík Museum of Photography, Reykjavik, Iceland
2000 Solo exhibiton at Gallery Alexie, New York City, June 3rd-June 24th
2000 Group exhibition of the Association of Professional Icelandic Photographers in Gallery Gerdasafn, Kopavogur, Iceland
2000 Solo exhibition at Hárlist.is, Reykjavik, Iceland
1999 Group exhibition of the Association of Professional Icelandic Photographers in Gallery Gerdasafn, Kopavogur, Iceland
1997 Two person exhibition at Gallery Hornid in Reykjavik, Iceland
1994-96 Exhibited and represented by Gallery Smidar og Skart in Reykjavik, Iceland
1994 Group exhibition in Step Gallery, Tempe, Arizona
1994 Group exhibition by invitation in Runnels Gallery at Eastern New Mexico University


Contests and publications:
2003
Award of Merit Winner, Manhattan Arts 20th Anniversary Competition
2002 Interview and coverage of exhibition in Gallery Skuggi on Channel 2, Iceland
2001 Photos published in Guest 2001 along with coverage on artist
2001 Photo on cover of the Icelandic Medical Journal, July/ August issue along with review of artist´s work
1998
Finalist in18th Annual Spring Photography Contest and photos published in “Best of Photography Annual:1998”. Photos selected from top 5% of 32,500 entries.
1994 Won 4th place in black and white category and honorable mention in olor category and published in “Best of College Photography Annual:1994”
1994 Finalist in New Mexico Photographer´s 8th National Competition and photos published in winter issue of New Mexico Photographer Magazine
1992 Photos selected from top 6% of 24,000 entrants and published in “Best of College Photography Annual:1992”
1989 Photos published in Farvis, an Icelandic Travel Magazine
1989 Full scholarship


Grants:
2000
Grant from Íslandsbanki ( National Bank of Iceland )
2000 Grant from Bonus hf, Reykjavik, Iceland