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Contact Info

Laura Valentino
Phone: +354 692 0134
email: lv@lauraval.com

Education

1980: University of California, Berkeley, California, USA. Master of Arts degree, painting.
1978: Eastern Kentucky University, Kentucky, USA. Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, painting, printmaking. Award of excellence in painting.
1992: University of Iceland, Bacc. phil. isl degree in Icelandic.

Solo Exhibitions

2009: Handmade Photographs, Gallery of the Icelandic Printmakers’ Association, Reykjavík, Iceland
2000: A Few Sensual Moments, Gallery 6, Reykjavík, Iceland
1992: Gender, Power, Beauty, Hlaðvarpinn, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Group Exhibitions

2017: Hrævareldar – Gallerí Nordens ljus, Stockholm, Sweden.

2016: Pushed & Pulled #2, IPA Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2016: Iceland – USA, Manhattan Graphics Center, NYC, USA.

2015: GraN (Grafik Nordica Triennial), Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland.

2015: AgX – Hand-printed Silver Gelatin Prints, Custom Photo Lab Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014: Pushed & Pulled: Iceland Film Photography Association Debut Exhibition, IPA Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014: Icelandic Printmakers Association Anniversary Exhibit, IPA Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2014: Icelandic Prints, Scandinavian Living Center, West Newton, MA, USA.

2014: Continental Drift: Printmakers Converge, Belmont Gallery of Art, Belmont, MA, USA.

2014: Iceland and Boston Printmakers, IPA Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland.

2009: Icelandic Printmakers Association Group Exhibit, Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2005: Nían Myndasögumessa, Reykjavík Art Museum, Hafnarhús, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2005: Gullkistinn, Héraðskólinn in Laugarvatn, Iceland.
1996: Craters on the Moon, Live webcast exhibition from The Moon, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1995: Independent Art Festival, Iðno Theater, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1995: Gullkistan, Héraðskólinn in Laugarvatn, Iceland.
1992: Icelandic and French Comic Art, Kjarvalsstaðir, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Publications

2005: Gisp! 9 Myndasögumessa. Publisher: Reykjavik Art Museum, Hafnarhús ISBN 9979-769-23-8
1992: Gisp! 5, French and Icelandic Comic Art. Publisher: Reykjavik Art Museum, Kjarvalsstadir

Seminars

2010: Schæffergården Arts Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark. New Era of Nordic Cultural Cooperation

Associations

The Icelandic Printmakers' Association / Félagið Íslensk Grafík
The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists / Samband Íslenskra Myndlistarmanna

Iceland Film Photography Association / Félag filmuljómyndara á Íslandi