ART EXHIBITS


2022 March 3-27: Solo show Memorable Moments at Oxbow Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts


2022 Featured on Connecting Point television show talking and showing my printmaking work


2021 Invitation to participate in 11th International Printmaking Biennial in 2023, Douro, Portugal


2021 November 9 - 24: Cambridge Arts Association. Juried exhibition Blue in Kathryn Schultz Gallery in Cambridge, MA.  
Juror’s Award by juror Dr. Jessica May


2021 October 2 - December 23: Looking Far–Looking Wide, Invitational show in the North Gallery of Coolie Dickinson Hospital, Northampton, MA


2021 October 2 - November 5: Monotype Guild of
New England. Juried member’s exhibition, ImPRESSive in The Rhode Island Watercolor Society Gallery, RI.
Honorable Mention Award by juror Adrian Tió


2021 September 8 – October 20: Rising Waters /
Blazing Earth
. Juried Zea Mays membership show at Augusta Savage Galley, University
of Massachusetts


2021 September 3 – 26: Conversations –in printmaking, Oxbow Gallery, Northampton, MA


2021 September 2 – October 31: Invitational: Sojourns, Artist’s Books and Handmade Paper. Salmon Falls Gallery, Shelburn Falls, MA


2021 September 2 – October 18: Monotype Guild
of New England. Membership show, Priority Prints at Stone Valley Arts at Fox Hill in Poultney, VT


2020 October – December: Oxbow Gallery membership group show. Northampton, MA


2019 September 14 – August 6: Intangible, Juried Show. #Local Gallery /Twist – Easthampton, MA


2019 December: Oxbow Gallery membership group show, Northampton, MA


2019 November 7-28: Synchronicity Zea Mays membership show at Easthampton City Arts,
Easthampton, Massachusetts


2019 August 1-31: Sky Bowl, 6th Annual Juried Show. Gallery 3A – Amherst Art Alliance, Amherst, MA


2019 May – June: Monotype Guild of New England. Juried member’s exhibition in The Rhode Island Watercolor Society Gallery, Slater Memorial Park, RI


2019 March: Two person exhibit Viewpoint, Sanford Gallery, Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA


2018 October 24-28: Iceland Horizons portfolio was accepted into Artist and Editions Book Fair (A/EB) in New York City and was acquired by the New York City Library’s Special Collections.


2018 October - November: Curated exhibit, Zea Mays Printmaking Biennial 2018, A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, MA


2018 August - October: Curated group exhibit, Historic Northampton, Northampton, MA


2018 June: Group exhibit Membership Show, Sanford Gallery, Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence MA


2018 April: No Words; two person exhibit at Sanford Gallery, Zea Mays Printmaking, Riverside Drive, Florence MA


2017 July: Curated membership Show, Zea Mays Printmaking, Hosmer Gallery,
Forbes Library, Northampton, MA


2017 October: Group exhibit, Juried show: Northampton Arts Council Biennial, Hosmer Gallery, Forbes Library, Northampton, MA


2017 November: Group exhibit Membership Show, Zea Mays Printmaking, Motherbrook Arts and Culture Center, Dedham, Northampton, MA


2016 March: DesignMarch, Membership Show, Tákn&Teikn group, Reykjavík, Iceland


2016 September: Membership Show, Tákn&Teikn group, Gerðuberg Culture Center, Reykjavík, Iceland


Membership

2021 Member of California Society of Printmakers
2021 Member of The Icelandic Printmakers Association
2020 Member of The Boston Printmakers
2018 Monotype Guild of New England
2017 Zea Mays Printmaking




RESUME / CV
2007 – present  EDDA hönnun / EDDA Design, Graphic Design Studio,
Founder and Creative Director

2005-2007 Studio Edda, Brighton MA Principal Designer, Freelance

2003-2005 Mazer Creative Services. Boston MA, Ohio and Florida
Director of Art and Design / Creative Director

1996 -2003 Design Project Manager Houghton Mifflin Publishing Company,
School Division. Boston MA


1994-1996 Senior Designer


1993 – 1994 Art director/Cover Designer, Houghton Mifflin Company,
College Division.


1986 – 1993 Principal Designer, Freelance, Greenwood Design Studio,
Swampscott MA. 

1972 – 1974 Junior Designer Auglýsingastofa Gísli B. Björnsson, Advertising Agency
Reykjavík, Iceland


1974 – 1980 Senior Designer Auglýsingastofa Gísli B. Björnsson, Advertising Agency
Reykjavík, Iceland




EDUCATION

2017 January - June
Zea Mays Printmaking Studio, Florence MA
Mentor program


2017 - present
Various workshops at Zea Mays Printmaking


1999 – 2001
Syracuse University
Master of Art, Degree in Advertising Design


1980 - 2022
Various courses in art, design and computer software applications :

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, MN

Massachusetts College of Art, MA

Highpoint Center for Printmaking, MN

University of Missouri-St. Louis, MO,

Salem State College, MA


1968 -1972
Iceland College of the Arts
Bachelor of Arts, Major degree in Graphic Design with minor degree in Illustration




Achievements

2021 Essay accepted into annual The Journal
of the California Society of Printmakers publication
A Colorist: One That Colors or Deals with Color


2020 February – March: Curator and exhibitor in a MGNE (Monotype Guild of New England) member show at #Local Gallery, Easthampton, Massachusetts


2020 January: Accepted into the Flat File Project with a group show in Sanford Gallery, Zea Mays Printmaking studio, Florence, Massachusetts


2019 November 7-28: Curator of a membership show in Sanford Gallery, Zea Mays Printmaking studio, Florence, Massachusetts


2019 October 24-27: Getting Good at Saying Goodbye – Snippets of Iceland portfolio exhibited at the Artist and Editions Bookfair (A/EB) in New York City


2019 September 9-24: Accepted into residency at The Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Ireland


2019 Joined the Exhibition Committee at Zea Mays Printmaking


2019 June: Juried group show, A3 Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts


2019 May: Accepted as a member to Oxbow Gallery, co-op in Northampton, Massachusetts


2018 October: Zea Mays Printmaking studio membership show at A.P.E. Gallery, Northampton, Massachusetts


2018 October 24-28: Iceland Horizons portfolio was accepted into Artist and Editions Bookfair (A/EB) in New York City and was acquired by the New York City Library’s
Special Collections


2017 February: Accepted as a member of Zea Mays Printmaking studio, Florence, Massachusetts


2016 Published my own book of photography and design Iceland’s Alphabet of Wild Flowers


2016 March Participated in a group show on typography with seven other graphic designers


2016 Invited to join a group of eight graphic designers to show works periodically, Tákn&Teikn


2015 Appointed by the Iceland Design Centre to join judge’s panel


2008 Won best logo design in competition for Iceland’s largest national park, Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður


2009 Won best logo design in competition for Friends of Vatnajökull, a non-profit organization


Bookbuilders of Boston:

2009 Best of Show in Reference Category for book design: Curious George First Dictionary Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company


2004 Best of Show in Reference Category: Children’s Science Dictionary
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company


2004 Profile Interview Newsletter Winter 2004


2003 Winner for design in Covers Category: Boston Bookbuilders Book Show Catalog Publisher: Bookbuilders of Boston


2002 Winner for book design in Reference Category: Student’s Science Dictionary
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company