BIOGRAPHY
1963 Born in Reykjavík, Iceland
1995 MFA – Kent State University, USA
1991 BFA – Kent State University, USA
1985-88 Cleveland Institute of Art, USA
1983-85 Architecture Program – Kent State University, USA
1979-1983 Reykjavík Junior College, Iceland

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2009 Akureyri Arts Festival, Akureyri, Iceland
2009 More North Gallery, New York, New York
2009 William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2008 Turpentine Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2007 William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2007 Dali Gallery, Akureyri, Iceland
2006 Scope New York, Turpentine Gallery, New York
2005 Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Ohio
2005 Latse, New York, New York
2005 Turpentine Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2004 Heights Arts, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
2004 Cleveland Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio
2003 superior (an exhibition space), Cleveland, Ohio
2002 Gallerí Sævars Karls, Reykjavík, Iceland
1997 William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
1995 FAVA Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio
1994 Cleveland Independent Art Cleveland, Ohio

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010 In Honor of Cleveland Arts Prize, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2010 New Acquisitions, 2006-2010, Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik, Iceland
2009 Kris Graves Projects, New York, New York
2009 Cleveland Arts Prize Winners Collaborative, Cleveland, Ohio
2008 Summer Painting Show, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2007 Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, New York
2005 Aqua Art Miami, Shaheen Modern and Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
2005 NEO, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
2005 Turpentine Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2004 Contemporary Art Exhibition, Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
2004 Rhyme, Reason, Repeat, Kent State University Art Gallery, Kent, Ohio
2004 Connections, Gallery 138, Kent, Ohio
2003 Preliminary Inventories, Zygote Press, Cleveland, Ohio
2002 Circles, Cycles and Structures, KSU Gallery, Kent, Ohio
2002 Cambridge Art Association National Show, Cambridge, Massachusetts
2001 Circles, Cycles and Structures, Fava Gallery, Oberlin, Ohio
2000 Mini-Textile International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain
2000 Fabricating Memory, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
2000 Uncommon Threads, Museum in the Community, Hurricane, West Virginia
2000 Icelandic Arts Festival, Cleveland Heights, Ohio
1999 Contained Spaces, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
1999 Coming Into View, The Ohio Craft Museum, Columbus, Ohio
1998 1st Mini-Textile International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain
1998 Body Image, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, New York
1998 Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1998 St. Johns University 4th Annual National Art Exhibition, New York, N.Y.
1998 Women in the Visual Arts, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
1997 The Museum of Textile, Ecomuseum of the Region Fourmies-Trelon, France
1997 Hotel des Archeveques de Sens in Paris, Art Library of the City of Paris, France
1997 Perspectives, Massillon Museum, Ohio
1997 Wayne Art Center Craft Forms, Wayne, Pennsylvania
1997 Kent State University Alumni Exhibition, KSU Museum, Kent, Ohio
1996 The 1st Linen Biennale, Fiber Art Synergy, Linen Museum, Rouen, France
1996 William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
1995 Drawing in Ohio at the Turn of the Century, School of Art Akron University, Akron, Ohio
1994 The 4th International Textile Competition, Kyoto, Japan
1994 Works on Paper, John J. McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown, Ohio

GRANTS, AWARDS & COMMISSONS
Cleveland Clinic Glickman Chapel 2009
Cleveland Arts Prize 2008
Dealer Tire Commission 2010-2011
Ohio Arts Council, Artists Project Grant 2005
Ohio Arts Council, Individual Artist Fellowship 2004
Ohio Arts Council, Governors Award 2004
Ohio Arts Council, International Grant 2002

PUBLICATIONS
Wayne Arnason, “Evoking Iceland: The Art of Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson”, Logberg Heimskringla, 1 April 2010.
Steve Litt, Velocity at the William Busta Gallery, The Plain Dealer: October 23, 2009
Lori Waxman, “Allir Regnbogans Litir”, Gallery Turpentine, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2008.
Eftir Bergþóru Jónsdóttur, “Málari sem vefur málverk á vefstól”, Morgunblaðið: May 06, 2008.
Þóra Þórisdóttir, “Textað landslag”, Morgunblaðið: May 15, 2008.
Dan Cameron, Toby Devan Lewis, Peter B. Lewis, Toni Morrison and Mark Schwartz. “ARTWORKS The Progressive Collection” New York: D.A.P./ Distributed Art Publishers, Inc., 2007
Saul Ostrow “Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson The Vatnajökull Paintings” William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, 2007
Steve Litt “Hildur Jonsson displays Iceland-inspired art at Busta Gallery” The Plain Dealer: September 30, 2007.
Douglas Max Utter. “Barefoot Infinities Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson at William Busta”
Cleveland Free Times: September 26 – October 2, 2007
Dan Tranberg “Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson at the Museum of Contemporary Art”.
Art in America: December 2005
“The Neo Show” The Cleveland Museum of Art, 2005.
Ragna Sigurðardóttir “Woven of Light and Water” Morgunblaðið: October 21, 2005
Inga María Leifsdóttir “Iceland Woven of Silk” Morgunblaðið: October 07, 2005
Sverrir Guðjónsson “Örlagavefur” Hús og Híbýli: September 2005.
Steve Litt “Wonderful weavings work magic” The Plain Dealer: March 14, 2005.
Ana Vejzovic “Energy Forms.” Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, 2005.
Douglas Max Utter “Earth, Wind + Fire.” Angle: Issue # 18, 2005.
Amy Bracken Sparks “The Fabric of Life” The Plain Dealer: February 25, 2005.
Lyz Bly “Force of Nature.” Cleveland Free Times: February 2-8, 2005.
Douglas Max Utter “ Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jonsson @ Superior (an exhibition space).” Angle: November, 2003.
Lyz Bly “A Force of Nature: Hildur Jonsson’s drawings echo Icelandic landscapes.” Cleveland Free Times: November 5-11, 2003.
Niko Angelis “Hildur Asgeirsdottir Jonsson @ Superior Exhibition Space.” Cool Cleveland.com: October 22-29, 2003
Heiða Jóhannsdóttir “Woven Land Fragments.” Morgunblaðið: November 16, 2002
Ransu “Woven Landscapes.” Morgunblaðið: November 28, 2002
Cate McQuaid. “Varity in scope and skill mark CCA prize show.” The Boston Globe: May 31, 2002
Dorothy Shinn. “Repeated Forms in Kent State Show, 3 painters, 3 fiber artists featured in “Circles, Cycles, Structures.”
Akron Beacon Journal: April 11, 2002.
Douglas Max Utter. “As Good as it Gets.” Cleveland Free Times: October 18-24, 2000
Dan Tranberg. “Knockout show, with more to come.” The Plain Dealer: October 29, 2000

Exhibitions

Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson (2013)

Selected Bibliography

Chicago Gallery News

Hildur Asgeirsdóttir Jónsson

Strata #1

Strata #1, 2012

Strata #4

Strata #4, 2012

Scroll #1

Scroll #1, 2012

Scroll #6

Scroll #6, 2012

Scroll #13

Scroll #13, 2012

Untitled D-2

Untitled D-2, 2009

Untitled D-4

Untitled D-4, 2009

Untitled D-8

Untitled D-8, 2009

Untitled D-9

Untitled D-9, 2009


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