The Icelandic Art Center promotes and supports Icelandic contemporary art internationally through grants, collaborations and projects.

The Icelandic Art Center (IAC) facilitates professional partnerships, visitor programs, and international collaborations between artists. The Center serves as an information point for curators, press, artists, and art institutions. The Icelandic Art Center commissions the Icelandic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.


The Icelandic Art Center is a non-profit organization, founded in 2004. The board consists of five members, nominated for a three-year term.

The Venice Biennale in 2022

Visual Arts Council

The Visual Art Council consists of five members which are appointed for a three-year term.


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Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir, Shoplifter, chromo
Islensku myndlistarverdlaunin 2023