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CV for Anna Thora Karlsdottir 

 Education

1963-1967 Myndlista- og handíðaskóli Íslands, Reykjavík

1969-1970 Myndlista- og handíðaskóli Íslands, Reykjavík

1970-1971 Konstfack Stockholm Sverige

Private exhibitions

1987 Gallerí Hallgerður Reykjavík

1991 Listasafn ASÍ Reykjavík

1993 Nýlistasafnið Reykjavík

1998 Listasafn ASÍ Reykjavík

2002 "Rjóður/Clear-cuts": Listasafn ASÍ Reykjavík

2013 "Fljúgandi hundar": Listasalur Mosfellsbæjar

2016 "Vinjar": Heimilisiðnaðarsafnið Blönduósi

2016 "Vinjar": Kirsuberjatréð

2017 "Blítt og strítt": Kirsuberjatréð

2919 "Dulur": Gallerí Grótta Seltjarnarnesi

Group exhibitions

Anna Thora has participiated in about 50 group exhibitions since 1975.

The latest at :

- 2010 Kjarvalssttadir museum in Reykjavik: Með viljann að vopni - Endurlit 1970 - 1980 ;

- 2017, 2018, 2019 at DesignMarch 

- 2019 Florida State University/Museum of Fine Arts Tallahassee: "Elemental Iceland"

2020 Akureyri Art Museum: Disappering Nature

2020 National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik: Threads of Art

Anna Thora has worked with wool as her means of artistic expression since she graduated 1970. She has been teaching art at all levels of schools in Iceland. For 12 years she was running the Art Gallery Kirsuberjatréð along with other arts and crafts women. 

Anna Thora has been granted full Goverrnment Arist's salary for two and a half years in all and also got grants from "Myndstef" and "Muggur" -fonds for traveling abroad. She has two times been granted Residency for artists in Finland and Paris France.

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