Leifur Ýmir Eyjólfsson

Leifur Ýmir Eyjólfsson is guest artist at studio das weisse haus from October 13 – November 8, 2014. Leifur Ýmir Eyjólfsson was offered a short-term residency at studio das weisse haus on the occasion of his participation in an exhibition of on.site.

Learn more about the exhibition “ice ice baby” by the art association on.site on their website.

Art Education
Icelandic academy of the arts. Bachelor degree. Fine art department. 2013
Beaux art de Nantes Metropole. France. Erasmus exchange for one semester. 2011
Reykjavík school of visual arts. Ceramics and molding diploma studies. 2009
Reykjavík school of visual arts. Preparation studies. 2008

Solo Exhibitions
What do you think about the European union. 11 Paintings. Gallery Restroom at Bast. 2014
Still life. Drawings. Kistan exhibition space. Library of The Art Academy in Iceland . 2014.
Trouble makers nr. 2. Pastis sculptures and drawings. Kaffistofan Student Gallery. 2013.
Hommage a Josef Bauys. Off venue performance executed in Kassel. Gallery Leiftur Heiftur. 2013
Trouble makers nr.1 Sculptures and drawings. Student gallery ESBAN, Nantes France. 2013
Drawing game. Drawing performance and installation. Café Paradis, Cöueron Nantes. 2013
Krass. Drawing performance. La placard de la cuisine, Marseilles France. 2013
The sea green room. Installation. Fingurbjörginni Gallery. Iceland Academy of The Arts. 2012

Selected Group Exhibitions
S7 Suðurgata 7 / Árbær (not in service). Collaboration between The Living Art Museum and the
Reykjavik City Museum that is part of Reykjavik Arts Festival. 2014
Contemporarygamechanginggroupexhibiton / Samtímamótasamsýning. Collaboration with Ásgeir
Skúlason. Café Álafoss, Mosfellsbær. 2014
Bendedorm. Group exhibition of 17 artists. Hlemmur Square Hotel Lobby. 2014
Helvítis List Amen. Video and Archive Collaboration with Sigurður Atli Sigurðsson. Artist of the
week. Gallery Kunstsclager. 2013
Noise. Hávaði. Group exhibition and collaboration of 15 artists. Kaffistofan Student Gallery. 2013
Helvítis Kjaftæði. Open studio exhibition. 2013.
Annual Graduation show from The Iceland Academy of the Art´s. Reykjavík Museum of Art,
Hafnarhús. 2013
Trarappa. Diter Roth Academy. Skaftfell Art center East of Iceland, Seyðisfjörður. 2013
Festisvall 3.5. Artíma gallery. 2012.
Always enjoy/ Always enjoy. Cultural night video exhibition. Reykjavik Museum of Art. 2012.
It´s a little chilli outside. Lunga Art Festival. Seyðisfjörður. 2012
Homies were my heart is. Group of 50+ artist. Squatted cellar of Laufásvegur 14 Reykjavík. 2011
Artist Book´s
Negative flowers. Drawings. 2014
Untitled. Sawing machine drawings. 2013.
Vjelritað á Seyðisfyrði 17. – 26. febrúar. Poems. 2013.
Listvísi. Text for the magazine Listvísi artis run magazine. 2013
Translations. Drawings and text. 2013.
What is it to be an artist? (unpublished)
Empty cardboard boxes. Photography book. 2012
Keike nit kope. Drawings. 2012
Conversation with Satan. Poems. 2011. G uggur. Photocopy´s from a magazine. 2011
Lost Cat’s. Object trouve. Found advertisements of lost cats. 2008-2010.
Other Activities
Member of the Icelandic sound poetry choir since 2008. The Living Art Museums Choir.
Drummer in the band Bárujárn since 2007.


Sudurgata7-20 euroshopper







Leifur Ýmir Eyjólfsson, Standard. Object Trouvé. Euroshopper installation. 2014

























Leifur Ýmir Eyjólfsson, Trouble makers. Smuggled pastis bottles from France inside plaster sculptures. 2013


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