Education

2010 - 2012 Bard College - MFA Fine Arts
2009 - 2010 School Of Visual Arts - MFA Fine Arts (one year out of two)
2000 - 2001 Goldsmiths College, University of London - MA Visual Anthropology
1996 - 1999 University of Iceland - BA Anthropology

Recent Exhibitions
2017
The In, With and Between Us, Gerðarsafn Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
2016
KINGDOM - Flora, Fauna, Fable, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland
The Future We Remember , Secca, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, USA
2015
Speak Nearby , Soloway Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Nowhere else, Hjalteyri Factory, Iceland
The Heart Beat, Doma International Art Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria
Real Life, Skaftfell, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland
Kunstschlagerstofa, Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland
Development, Hafnarborg Art Museum, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Let me tell you a story Göteborgs Konsthall, Göteborg, Sweden
2014
Little Noises, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, Connecticut
Big Bang – What a Thang, Solo show at Kunstschlager Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
Time and Time and Again, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
PLAY, Film screening at Soloway gallery in New York & The Living Art Museum, Iceland
Bring your own Beamer, One day video show at the Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
2013
Pale Blue Dot, Skaftfell – Bookstore Project Space, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland
Parlor Show, Smiðjustígur 10, Reykjavík Culture Night, Iceland
Loco Motion, Solo show at The Sculpture Association, Sequences Art Festival VI, Reykjavík
Love , The Willows, Brooklyn Heights, New York
2012
Self Titled, Bard MFA show, UBS Gallery, New York
The Last Space, The Webster Miami, Miami Beach, USA
Without Destination, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
Urban Legend, Vaudeville Park Gallery, Brooklyn, New York
Give me a Minute, The Shirey, Brooklyn, New York

Selected Filmography

Time and Time and Again, 16 mm film & video, 50 min. Based on the life and work of artist Hreinn Friðfinnsson. Co-director: Markús Þór Andrésson, 2014 / As if We Existed , 16 mm film, 30 min. Experimental film portret on Ragnar Kjartansson at Venice Biennale. 2011 / Rangsælis, Video, 11 min. Travelling counter clockwise around Iceland, 2011 / Steypa, Video, 67 min. Creative process of six Icelandic artists. Co-director: Markús Þór Andrésson, 2007 / Versations Tetralógía, Video, 30 min. Artist Gabríela Friðriksdóttir at Venice Biennale, 2005 / Inner or Deep Part of an Animal or Plant Structure, Video, 58 min. The making of the Björk's Medúlla album, 2004 / Triumph of a Heart, Video, 30 min. Documentary on Björk and Spike Jonze making a music video together, 2004 / Minuscule, Video, 75 min. Björk's Vespertine tour, 2002 / Niceland, Video + found footage, 19 min. Graduation piece from Goldsmiths College, London, 2001

Awards, Grants, Residencies

2016
Beirut Art Residency/BAR, Lebanon (November-December, 2016)
Government Artists' Salaries, six months (Listamannalaun)
2015
Myndstef Arts Fund
Myndlistarsjóður Visual Arts Fund
Skaftfell Artist Residency, Iceland
2013
BANFF Artist Residency, Canada
Skaftfell Artist Residency, Iceland
Myndlistarsjóður Visual Arts Fund
Icelandic Film Fund
MEDIA Film Fund
Nordic Film and TV Fund
2012
Bard College, Fellowship Grant
2011
Myndstef Arts Fund
Guðmunda Andrésdóttir Memorial Fund for emerging artists
Reykjavík City Cultural Fund
Hlaðvarpinn Women's Cultural Fund
Bard College, Fellowship Grant
2010
American Scandinavian Foundation Thor Thors Grant for outstanging students
Bard College, Fellowship Grant
2009
Reykjavík City Cultural Fund
2008
Icelandic Film Fund
Icelandic Art Center
2007
Icelandic Film Fund
2005
Icelandic Film Fund

Ragnheiður teaches at the Iceland Art Academy, The Reykjavík School of the Arts and the University of Iceland (visual anthropology). She sits on the board of Sequences Real Time Art Festival, is a member of the Reykjavík Sculpture Association and sometimes curates.