hulda hakon
Location: Reykjavik/Vestmannaeyjar/Iceland

Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture


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In my life I have tried to make good art and to be a nice person.
I have had three dogs, four cats, one sheep, two horses and two parrots.
Now I have a husband, one son, three grandsons and a restaurant.




Hulda Hakon
Born in Reykjavik, Iceland 1956.
Lives and works in Reykjavik, The Westman Islands

School of Visual Arts, New York 1983
Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik 1977-81

One man exhibitions
2009 Municipal Musem of Akureyri, Iceland
2006 101  Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland (cat.)
2006 Bananananas, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2005 Tassilaaq, Greenland.
2004 101  Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2004 Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen  China (with Jon Oskar).
2003 Slunkariki, Isafjordur, Iceland.
2003 i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.
2002 Ahaldahusid, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland.
2001 JESH, Gerdarsafn, Kopavogur, Iceland.
1999 Gallery Kari Kennetti, Helsinki, Finland.
1998 Saevar Karl Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1998 Gerduberg, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1996 Municipal Art Gallery, Helsinki, Finland.
1996 Gallery i8, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1995 Podewil, Berlin, Germany (cat.).
1993 Galerie Nemo, Eckernförde, Germany.
1993 Kjarvalsstadir, Municipal Art Gallery of Reykjavik, Iceland (cat.).
1992 Galleri Adelgatan 5, Malmö, Sweden.
1992 Galleri Krister Fahl, Stockholm, Sweden.
1992 Galleri Pieni Agora, Helsinki, Finland.
1992 Mokka, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1992 Galerie OZWEI, Berlin, Germany (cat.).
1991 Galleri 11, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1990 Galleri Edward Thordén, Gothenburg, Sweden.
1989 Galleri Okra, Vantaa (Helsinki Art Festival),  Finland (cat.).
1989 Galleri Lång, Malmö, Sweden.
1987 Galleri Svart a hvitu, Reykjavik, Iceland.
1985 13th Hour Gallery, New York, USA.
1983 Visual Arts Gallery, New York, USA.
1983 Kaplakriki, Hafnarfjordur (with Jon Oskar), Iceland.

Group exhibitions (Selection)

2010 Thjodleg fagurfraedi, LA Museum, Hveragerdi, Iceland

2010 Exkurs,The building of the Nordic Embassies, Berlin, Germany 

2009 Swanljung meets Malmö Art museum, Malmö Sweden

2009 Lifrodur, Hafnarfjördur Municipal Art Gallery. Iceland

2008 Outside Inside,  Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum

2007 Jonas, Municipal Art Gallery of Akureyri, Iceland

2007 Harbour,  ASI Art Museum, Reykjavik

2006 Painting After 1980, The National Gallery of Iceland.

2005 Fractures of Life, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland.
           Monsters, Municipal Art Gallery of Akureyri, Iceland (cat.).

2004 Small Scale Sculptures Triennial, Sobota,  Slovenia (cat.).

2003-4 Handlungsanweisungen, Kunsthalle Wien,  Vienna, Austria (cat.).

2003 Mhoni 03, Viinistu museum, Estonia.
          My Body is Over the Ocean, Alma Lov Museum, Sweden (cat.).

2000 Dyggdirnar, Thingvellir, Iceland.
           Norden,   Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna,Austria (cat.).
          Bedrock   Dalehousie Art gallery, Halifax, Canada (cat.).

1999 Leitin ad snarkinum, Living Art Museum,  Reykjavik, Iceland.

1998 Flögd og fögur skinn, Living Art Museum,   Reykjavik, Iceland (cat.).

1997 Sparistellid, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland (cat.).
          Líkamsnánd, Living Arts Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland.(cat.)

1995 Pars Pro Toto, Podewil, Berlin, Germany (cat.).
          ARS 95, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland (cat.).
          Re-evolution, Internet www. Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland.
          Det Andra Landet,Karasjok, Norway (cat.)

1994 Visions, Concourse Gallery, London, UK  (cat.)
          Visions ,Kramarsky Gallery, New York, USA (cat.).

1993 Zeit-Sichten, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany (cat.).

1992 Border Crossings, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK (cat.).

1991 Stillstand Switches, Shedhalle, Zurich, Swiss (cat.).
          Art in The Streets, Helsinki Art Festival, Finland.

1990 The Readymade Boomerang, The 8th Biennale of Sydney, Australia (cat.).
           The Jubilate Exhibition, Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden (cat.).
           New Scandinavian Painting, ASF-Gallery, New York, USA (cat.).

1988 Five Young Artists,  The National Gallery of Iceland.

1986-87 Miklatun – Manhattan (cat.) F-15, Moss, Norway.
         Joensuu konstmuseum, Finland.      
         Upplands konstmuseum, Sweden.
         Södertalje Konsthall, Sweden.
         Nordiskt Konstcentrum Suomenlinna Finland.

1986 Freddie The Dreamer, New York City, USA.
           Phoenix City Gallery, New YorkCity, USA.
           Gerduberg, Reykjavik, Iceland.

1985 Salon d'hiver, St. Marks Gallery, New York City, USA.
           The Garbage Show, Nico Smith Gallery, New York City, USA.
           Masters of War, Ammo Gallery, NewYork City, USA.
           Payola, Mo David  Gallery, New York City, USA.
           Freddie The Dreamer, New York City, USA.
           Here and Now, Kjarvalsstadir Municipal ArtGallery, Reykjavik, Iceland.

1983 Gullstrondin andar, Reykjavik, Iceland.
           Gallery "       " , New YorkCity, USA.

National Art Gallery, Iceland
The Reykjavik Municipal Art Collection, Iceland
City of Vantaa, Finland
Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
Malmö Museum, Sweden
City of Espoo, Finland
The Museum of the Icelandic University

Works in public places
City of Oulu, Finland 2007.
The Westman Islands, Iceland 1998.
Vefsn, Nordland, Norway (Artscape Nordland) 1996.


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