The Icelandic Art Prize 2023
The Icelandic Art Prize was awarded for the sixth time in Iðnó on March 16, 2023.
Artist of the Year 2023: Hrafnkell Sigurðsson
Hrafnkell Sigurðsson (b. 1963) is the recipient of the Art Prize for his work Resolution, as a part of the exhibition series Billboard.
Motivational Award 2023: Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir
The recipient of the Motivational Award is Ásgerður Birna Björnsdóttir (b.1990) for her exhibition A Twitch and a Tug at Reykjavik Art Museum.
Publication on Visual Art 2023
The Visual Arts Council Publication Award goes to art duo Bryndís Snæbjörnsdóttir and Mark Wilson for their publication Debatable Lands: Dialogues from Shared Worlds.
Retrospective of the Year 2023
The Visual Arts Council’s prize for Retrospective of the Year 2022 is awarded to the exhibition Erró – The Power of Images, held in the Reykjavík Art Museum, Hafnarhús, 9 April – 29 September 2022.
Art Prize publication 2023
The Icelandic Art Prize is now awarded for the sixth time, offering an opportunity to celebrate outstanding achievement in Icelandic visual art last year. This is truly a day of celebration for the visual arts, and on this occasion, the Visual Arts Council and the Icelandic Art Center join hands to create a grand event, honouring the nominees this year.
The Icelandic Art Prize 2021
The Icelandic Art Prize 2021 winner was announced on February 25 by the minister of education and culture, Lilja Alfreðsdóttir, at the National Gallery of Iceland.
The Icelandic Art Prize 2020
The Icelandic Art Prize 2020 took place on February 20 by the minister of education and culture, Lilja Alfreðsdóttir.
The Icelandic Art Prize 2019
The Icelandic Art Prize 2019 took place on February 21. The winner was announced by the minister of education and culture, Lilja Alfreðsdóttir.