Hvítakletsvegur 15 • FO-470 Eiði • Faroe Islands
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“One of the most individualistic Faroese artists today is Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir. She works with a moderate Naivistic idiom too, and a bleak, greyish palette. Both her style and the intensely disturbing atmosphere found in her works recalls Giorgio de Chirico (1888-1978), the italian Surrealist and Symbolist pioneer. And, as in Chirico’s pictures, we understand immediately the content of Sigrun’s images, but, at the same time, sense a metaphorical extension which reflects the unconscious. After having seen her pictures, they are irredeemably etched into mind, accompanying us in our thoughts for a considerable time thereafter”

Eva Furseth mag.art.


The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark 1973-1980

Glyptoteket, Drawing Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark 1971-1973

Selected Exhibitions

2018 National Art Museum, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (solo)

2017 Augustiana, Augustenborg, Denmark

2017 Dronningelund Art Centre, Denmark

2016, 2014, 2010 My Studio in Eiði, Faroe Islands (solo)

2015 Sunshine International Museum, Beijing, Cina

2015 TCG Nordica, Kunming,China

2016, 2015 Gallery Emmaus, Haslev, Denmark

2015, 1995 Spring Exhibition, The Faroe Islands Art Museum

2013 Trondheims Art Association, Trondheim, Norway

2013 CASO Gallery, Osaka, Japan.

2013 Nagoya University of Art Gallery, Japan

2012 Vejle Art Museum, Vejle, Denmark

2012 Laterna Magica, The Nordic House, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

2012 Galleria Finarte, Nagoya, Japan

2011 Æglagret, Holbæk, Denmark (solo)

2011 Frederikshavn Art Museum, Denmark

2009 Ribe Art Museum, Ribe, Denmark

2008 Leopold Museum, Austria

2008, 2005, 2003, 2001The Nordic House, Faroe Islands

2008 Nagoya University of Art, Nagoya, Japan

2008 Kibouska Gallery, Gifu, Japan (solo)

2007, 2003, 2001 Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjørður, Icland

2006 Trondheims Art Museum, Norway,

2006 Janus Bygningen, Vestjyllands Artmuseum, Denmark

2006 The North Atlantic House, Copenhagen,Denmark

2006 The City Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006 Benedict Church, Hamburg, Germany (solo)

2006, 2003 Den Frie, Faroese Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004 Mikkelberg, Husum, Germany

2003 Ålands Art Museum, Mariehamn, Åland

2000 T.A.G. Gallery, Amerikan Scandinavian Society, New York, USA

2000 National Art Museum, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (solo)

1999 The City Hall, Tasiilaq, Greenland (solo)

1989 Føroya Banki, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (solo)

1977 Andor Eirikstoft Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (solo)

1994 Gammel Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

1994 Quinnlia Art, Lycksele, Sweden

1980 Young Faroese Art in Copenhagen, Denmark

1979 Dansistovan in Eiði, Faroe Islands

1975 City Hall in Eiði, Faroe Islands (solo)

Works in the Public

The Faroese Government, Faroe Islands

The City Councils of Tórshavn, Klaksvík, Eiði and Fuglafjørður, Faroe Islands

The Fisherman´s Union, Faroe Islands

The Danish-Faroese Cultural Foundation

National Art Museum, Faroe Islands

Ålands Art Museum, Åland

Trondheims Art Museum, Norway

Nagoya University of Art, Japan

Banedict Church, Hamburg, Germany


Faroese Central Hospital in Tórshavn, Faroe Island 2017-21

College, Glasir in Tórshavn, Faroee Islands, 2017-18

Youth Centre in Leirvík Faroe Islands, 2016

Brande, Denmark 2007

The Church in Selatrað, Faroe Islands 2005, 2006

The Public School in Eiði, Faroe Islands 2003.

The Church in Eiði, Faroe Islands 2001


Eva Furseth and Nils Ohrt, Laterna Magica, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands 2012

Michael Fuhr, Moderne Kunst der Färöer Inseln. Leopold Museum, Wien, Austria 2008

Eva Furseth, Sigrun Gunnarsdóttir, National Art Museum, Faroe Islands 2008 - 2014

Faroese Art, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands 2001,03,05,06,08

Atlantic Visions, The Nordic House, Faroe Islands 2002

From the Atlantic Edge, Tungulist, Faroe Islands 2000

International Workshop

Nagoya University of Arts, Nagoya, Japan

Brande, Denmark.

Membership / Professional Organisations

MYND,The Faroese Society of Visual Arts

BKF, Danich Visual Artists, Denmark