Heimir Björgulfsson

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ABOUT THE ARTIST

 

Born in Reykjavík, Iceland, in 1975, Heimir Björgúlfsson lives and works in Los Angeles, California. He received his MFA from the Sandberg Institute in 2003; and his BFA from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in 2001, both in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. In 1998 he graduated from the Sonology program at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, The Netherlands. His work has been exhibited widely in Europe and the United States in solo and group exhibitions. In 2012 he was nominated for the Carnegie Art Award in Stockholm, Sweden, and in 2006 he was nominated for De Volkskrant Visual Art Prize in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.