Áslaug Íris Katrín Friðjónsdóttir Icelandic, b. 1981

Áslaug Íris Katrín Friðjónsdóttir

Áslaug Íris Katrín Friðjónsdóttir (b. 1981) graduated from the art department of the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2006 and later completed a master's degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2009. Áslaug has participated in exhibitions in Iceland, the United States and Europe. In her works she deals with formal aesthetics and image structure, where her artistic creation is characterized by a constant search for balance. Strong sense of materiality is great focus of her work and with the use of materials that are often related to the modern construction industry and house building, Áslaug refers to arts history while creating a dialogue with the contemporary artscape.

Áslaugs recent solo exhibitions include Skúlptúr – skúlptúr at Gerðarsafn Art Museum (RVK - 2018), Steinskrift at Listval (RVK - 2020), Umskráning at Ásmundarsal (RVK - 2021) and Arfur at Þula (RVK - 2022).