Selma Hreggviðsdottir graduated with BA from Iceland University of the Arts in 2010 and received MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2014. She has exhibited her works actively both nationally and internationally in Places such as Civic Room Glasgow, Kling and Bang Reykjavík, Berg Contemporary Reykjavík, Listasafni Akureyrar and Bærum Kunsthall Oslo. Selma was nominated for the Icelnadic Art Prize 2021. She has been a board member of Kling & Bang since 2010 and was a board member of the artist- run Sequences Real time Art festival in Reykjavík (2018-2020). She has curated exhibitions in Iceland and abroad as well as taken part in various publications and projects since her graduation from Iceland Academy of the Arts. Selma was one of the editors of Endemi visual magazine on contemporary art in Iceland and curated the exhibitions in the publications context.
Selma received Master in Art Education from Iceland University of the Arts in 2020 where she has been a part time lecturer. She currently teaches at The Reykjavík School of Visual Arts.
2021 HEAD2HEAD Athens, Space 52, Athens Greece.
2021 Ein fjöl í einu, Listasafni Samúels Jónssonar í Selárdal, Arnarfirði.
2020 LJÓSVAKI // ÆTHER 1.0.1. Berg Contemporary, Reykjavík.
2019 LJÓSVAKI // ÆTHER, Dahlshúsið Eskifjörður.
2019 Hljómur Heimsins, Rýmd, Reykjavík.
2018 Desiring Solid Things, with Elísabet Brynhildardóttir, Kling & Bang Gallerí Reykjavík.
2018 Peppermint, The Confected Video Archive of Kling & Bang, Reykjavík.
2018 Desiring Solið Things / Crown Point Galleri, Glasgow.
2017 Leyfist mér úr fjarlægð ? SÍM Salurinn, Reykjavík.
2017 Deus ex machina, Civic Room, Glasgow.
2016 Electronic Intimacy, Rúv The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, Iceland.
2016 Í Drögum, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland.
2015 Peacetime Resistance ll, Project Room, Glasgow.
2015 Culturescapes, Austellungsraum Klingental, Basel.
2015 Peacetime Resistance, Baerum Kunsthall, Oslo.
2015 Fortress, Kakuozan Gallery, Japan.
2015 Sequences Real Time Art Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland.
2015 Prehistoric Loom, No Toilet Gallery, Seoul Korea and YadsShimin Gallery, Nagoya Shi, Japan.
2014 Master of Fine Art Degree show, Glue Factory, Glasgow.
2014 Næturvarp, Moving image program, curated by Sljím, the National Television in Iceland.
2014 Play, Grace and Fyfe Gallery, Glasgow.
2013 Verkfærið/The Tool, The Factory, with Elísabet Brynhildardóttir and Guðrún Benónýsdóttir, Hjalteyri.
2012 The Demented Diamond, The Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavík.
2012 Animus, Gallery 002, Hafnafjörður.
2012 Thank you for everything you have taught me, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík.
2011 The Confected Video Archive of Kling & Bang. Dorothea Schlueter. Hamburg.
2012 Move Nature, Skaftfell, Center for visual Arts, Seyðisfjörður.
2012 Art Video Exchange. Small Project Gallery in Tromso.
2012 Papay Gyro Nights Art Festival in Hong Kong.
2011 Marglaga skynjunarskóli / The school of Senses, collaborative project, Kling & Bang Gallerí, Reykjavík.
2011 Trolly Presents TJ Boulting present Kling & Bang, TJ Boulting Gallery. London.
Stipends and awards:
2021 nominated for the Icelandic Art Price
2021 Visual Artist´stipend of Iceland´s Ministry of Culture
2020 Visual Artist´stipend of Iceland´s Ministry of Culture
2020 Myndlistarsjóður Íslands, Visual Art fund of Iceland Award.
2019 Visual Artist´stipend of Iceland´s Ministry of Culture
2018 Visual Artist´stipend of Iceland´s Ministry of Culture
2018 Myndstef, Project and travel Award.
2018 Myndlisasjóður Íslands, Visual Art fund of Iceland Award.
2017 Glasgow Visual Art and Craft Maker, project Award.
2015 Myndstef, Project Award, Reykjavík.
2015 Icelandic Art Center, Project Award, Reykjavík.
2011 Hlaðvarpinn, Project Award, Reykjavík.
2012 Hlaðvarpinn, Project Award, Reykjavík.
Positions and projects
Board member of Kling & Bang from 2010
2020 Porous Tomorrow, Kling & Bang, Art Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland
2020 SPLÆSA//SPlCE, The art festival Útsævi, Netagerðin, East regon, Iceland
2019 Board member of Sequences, Real time Art Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland
2018 Peppermint, Kling & Bang, Art Festival, Reykjavík, Iceland
2016 í Drögum / prehistoric Loom lV, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland.
2015 Prehistoric Loom, Open House Festival, Glasgow, Scotland.
2010 The School of Senses, Kling & Bang, Reykjavík Iceland
2010 Founder and co editor of Endemi (magazine/Gallery about contemporary art in Iceland.
2012 Endemis Offors. Myndhöggvarafélag RVK
2011 Endemis(Ó)sýn. Kópavogur art museum. Iceland, rewarded exhibition of the year In the Icelandic cultural awards og DV
Press and Publications
28.01. 2021 Davíð Kristján Gestsson. RÚV. TIlnefningar til Íslensku Myndlistaverðlaunanna 2021. https://www.ruv.is/frett/2021/01/28/tilnefningar-til-islensku-myndlistarverdlaunanna
02.02.2021 Fréttablaðið -22 tölublað : https://timarit.is/page/7378594?iabr=on#page/n40/mode/2up/search/selma%20hreggviðsdóttir
28.01.2020 Kolbrún Bergþórsdóttir. Fréttablaðið. vinna með íslenskt silfurberg. https://www.frettabladid.is/lifid/vinna-me-islenska-silfurbergi/
3.02. 2019 Artzine. Þórhildur Tinna Sigurðardóttir, Erótík og kapítalismi? Umjöllun um sýninguna Desiring Solid Things.
2016 Morgunblaðið- 18 tölublað : https://timarit.is/page/6752099?iabr=on#page/n55/mode/2up/search/selma%20hreggviðsdóttir
2012 Hallsson, Hlynur, Blatt blað vol.60
2012 Jóna Hlíf Haldórsdóttir “Animus”
07.07.2013 Morgunblaðið Menning :
2013 Katrina Walle, Jamie, vol.1
2013 Kiosk, Verkærið, vol. 55 Berlin.
Alex Kennedy. How Glasgow stole the idea of contemporary art.The Glasgow School of Art Master of Fine Art Degree show. 22 June 2014.
‘Blair Thomson, Artist Charting the here and now’ GSA Master of Fine Art 2014 Degree Show Highlights 30 June 2014
2012 Dablaðið Vísir- 29 tölublað: https://timarit.is/page/6381277?iabr=on#page/n36/mode/2up/search/selma%20hreggviðsdóttir
2014 Mogunblaðið -283 tölublað: https://timarit.is/page/6297802?iabr=on#page/n9/mode/2up/search/selma%20hreggviðsdóttir
2014 Fjarðarpósturinn-13 tölublað: https://timarit.is/page/5816363?iabr=on#page/n14/mode/2up/search/selma%20hreggviðsdóttir