B. 19.11.1959 in Reykjavik
Lives and works in Iceland




1979 - 1983 The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Iceland
1983 - 1985 Jan Van Eyck Akademie, Holland



Selected private exhibitions
2022 Flói/Bay, Kleifar, Blönduós, Iceland
2021 Silent Silence, Persons Projects, Berlin, Germany
2020 HLJÓÐ, Neskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland 
2019 Rið\Hz Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2019 Four colours, Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland
2019 Over and out, Ásmundarsalur\Hallgrímskirkja, Reykjavík, Iceland
2019 WWU Gallery, Bellingham, WA, USA
2017 Tonspur #73, Vienna, Austria
2016 Finnbogi Petursson, Berg Contemporary, Reykjavik, Iceland
2016 Dream, Quint Gallery, La Jolla, Ca, USA
2015 Sea state, Reykjavik, Iceland
2014 SECOND/SECOND, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA
2014 Sea state, Eskifjordur, East Iceland
2013 - 2014 OFF 3hz.Kapitelsaal, Krems, Austria
2013 Major, MHFI Sculpture garden, Reykjavik, Iceland
2012 Public Art Center-Hlemmur (Kling & Bang)
2011 White Light/Black Light, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA
2010 Reykjavik University, Deep 2010, permanent work
2009 Sean Kelly gallery, NY
2009 Lighthaus Arnsberg, Germany
2007 Gallery 100°, Reykjavik Energy, Iceland
2006 Prefix ICA, Toronto, Canada
2006 InterAccess, Toronto, Canada
2006 Gelbe Musik, Berlin, Germany
2006 i8, Reykjavik, Iceland
2005 Malakoff tower, Island bilder, Colonge, Germany
2005 Circle 1991, Reykjavik Energy, headquarters (Permanent work)
2005 Current, Vatnsfell, in the highland of Iceland (Permanent work)
2005 Elements, the watertanks, Reykjavik Arts Festival
2004 Geometric ligth house, (Permanent work) Akureyri
2003 Asmundur Sveinsson Museum, the Dome, Reykjavik, Iceland
2002 Orchard Gallery, Derry, N- Ireland
2002 National Gallery of Iceland
2002 Gothenburg Konstmusem, Gothenburg, Sweden
2001 la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1999 i8, Reykjavik, Iceland
1997 Sjonthing F.P., Gerduberg and Sjonarholl, Reykjavik, Iceland
1996 Slunkariki, Isafjordur, Iceland
1995 Cafe Mokka, Reykjavik, Iceland
1994 Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland
1991 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
1989 Gallery Krokur, Reykjavik, Iceland
1988 The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
1987 Time Based Arts, Amsterdam, Holland
1985 Gale Rijder, Arnhem, Holland
1985 Time Based Arts, Amsterdam, Holland
1985 Theatercefe, Maastricht, Holland



Selected group exhibitons:
2023 a BIOTIC, New Media Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
2022 A line has time in it, Gallery Persons Projects, Berlin, Germany
2020 HAF, The embassy of Iceland, Berlin, Germany 
2018 Gallery TaikPersons, Cyclic Repetitions, Berlin, Germany 
2016 Rolling Snowball/7, Djupivogur, Iceland
2016 Artists As Catalysts, Moscow, Russia
2016 By Water, Ekenas/Tammisaari, Finland
2016 Art Wuzhen, Utopias-Heterotopias, Wuchen, China
2016 freq_out12, Third Man Sewer, Vienna, Austria
2015 Listeria, Reykjavik, Iceland
2015 Rolling Snowball/6, Djupivogur, Iceland
2015 Sequences VII, Reykjavik, Iceland
2014 Skandion Clinic, Uppsala, Sweden, freq_out (Permanent installation)
2014 Tresure of Lima, Cocos Island, Costa Rica
2014 Reykjavík Visual Music – Punto y Raya Festival, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
2013 Artists As Catalysts, Bilbao, Spain
2013 Sonic Acts - The Dark Universe, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2012 freq_out8 Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 Between dry land, Karlsruhe, Germany
2012 4th Marrakesh Biennale, Morocco, Koutoubia mosque, Marrakesh
2012 freq-out 8, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 The Morning line, Vienna, Austria
2011 THREE PARTS WHOLE, i8, Reykjavik, Iceland
2011 Rewire festival, Den Haag, Holland
2011 Long Are The Days, Short Are The Nights, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, USA
2010 Unsound, Krakow, Poland.
2010 ArsElectronica, Linz, Austria
2010 Donaufestival, Krems, Austria.
2010 RUHR Light biennale, Germany
2009 Roskilde Resonerer, Musicon, Denmark
2009 i8, Reykjavik, Iceland
2008 freq-out 7, Kortrijk, Belgium
2008 H2O, Peter and Paul Fortress, St. Petersburg, Russia
2008 Art against architecture, National Gallery, Iceland
2008 Silance, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
2008 Buddah in Akureyri, Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland
2008 Rainbow Audio Transformation, Antverpen, Belgium
2007 freq-out 6, Budapest, Hungary
2007 freq-out 5, Chaing Mai, Thailand
2006 Sequences, Reykjavik, Iceland
2006 The Polypoetry Festival, Bad Taste, Reykjavik Arts Festival
2006 Art,Life &Confusion/47th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
2006 Norse Ferrytales, Sognfjord, Norway
2006 Sonambien,freq-out4, Berlin
2006 Sonic Presence, Bergen kunstmuseum,”Two Conscious”
2005 C.A.T, Island bilder, Colonge, Germany
2005 Carnegie art award, various countries until 2007
2005 freq-out3, Paris, France
2005 Lorna, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2005 praying for silence, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Germany
2004 freq-out2, Oslo, Norway
2004 ein-leuchten, Museum Der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
2004 Galleri 100°, Reykjavik Iceland
2003 Masters of the Third Dimension, LA, Akureyri, Iceland
2003 D!sturpances, Charlottebog, Kobenhagen, Denmark
2002 Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
2002 Camp Hofn, Hornafjordur, Iceland
2002 Living Art Museum, Reykjavik Iceland
2002 Roda Sten, Gothenburg, Sweden
2001 Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. USA
2001 Camp Lejre, Lejre, Denmark
2001 Goteborg Biennale, Gallery 54 Gothenburg, Sweden
2001 SculptureCenter, New York, USA
2000 National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
1999 Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart, Germany
1999 Galerie Schuppenhauer, Koln, Germany
1999 Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden
1999 Galerie Artek, Helsinki, Finland
1999 Centre Regional D´Art, Sete, France
1998 Museeum de Art Moderne de la ville de Paris, France
1998 Memorian Exhibition of Dieter Roth, Seydisfjordur, Iceland
1997 Museum of Contemporary Art, Vilenius
1995 4th. International Istanbul Biennial, Turkey
1995 Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
1995 La Hora Del Norte, Madrid and Barcelona, Spain
1995 Ars 95, Helsinki, Finland
1993 Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
1993 The Ujazdowski Castle Warsaw and Gallery Wyspa Gdansk
1991 Kunst, Europa, Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
1985 Dominicanerkerk, Maastricht, Holland
1983 Gullstrondin, Reykjavik, Iceland
1981 Living Art Museum, Reykjavik Iceland-Bruni BB
1980 Gallery Sudurgata 7, Reykjavik, Iceland



Works in public/private collections:

Skandion Clinic, Uppsala, Sweden, freq_out 2014
Reykjavik University, Reykjavik, Iceland
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
T-B A21, Wien, Austria
Michael Krichman and Carmen Cuenca Collection, USA
Landsvirkjun, Vatnsfellsvirkjun ( Electric power plant )
Reykjavik Energy, headquarters, Iceland
Petur Arason and Ragna Robertsdottir Collection - SAFN Reykjavik -Berlin
Malmo Kunst Museum, Sweden
Nordiska Akvarell Museum, Sweden
National Gallery of Iceland
The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum
Akureyri Museum of Art
The Grammar School of Sund




2018 1-year visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture
2014 6-month visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture
2011 2-year visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture
2007 2-year visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture
2003 6-month visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture
2001 1-year visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture
1999 6-month visual artists stipend, City of Reykjavik
1997 Edstrand Awards, Malmo, Sweden
1996 3-year visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture
1994 DV-Awards for Visual Arts
1992 1-year visual artists stipend, from the Iceland Ministry of Culture




2019 Gallery TaikPersons, Solo presentation, Arco, Madrid, Spain 
2015 Cycle Music and Art Festival, with Stefan Finnbogason
2014 TeslaTune - LP, http://www.kompakt.fm/releases/tesla_tune
2014 Stretching the truth, Ghostigital/Finnbogi Petursson, Mengi
2012 Volumes for Sound, with Stefan Finnbogason
2008 Aero, Ghostigital/Finnbogi Petursson/Skúli Sverrisson (cd)
2007 Radium, Ghostigital/Finnbogi Petursson (cd-dvd)
2007 gallery 100°, Reykjavik Energy, (Catalogue)
2007 11years, gallery i8, (Catalogue)
2006 Sonambien, klang kunst/sound art, (Catalogue)
2006 Art,Life &Confusion, (Catalogue)
2005 freq_out 2, published by Touch Music
2004 ein-leuchten, Museum Der Moderne,(Catalogue)
2004 Art Unlimited, Art Basel, (Catalogue)
2004 "Installations", DVD presentation
2004 freq_out 1, published by Touch Music
2004 Spire CD Organ Works Past Present & Future, Tuch Tone 20
2004 Erratum#4 CD, www.erratum.org
2004 Galleri 100°, Reykjavik Iceland, (Catalogue)
2003 Masters of the Third Dimension, (Catalogue)
2002 MHF-30, Catalogue, Reykjavik Art Museum
2001 Finnbogi Petursson,la Biennale di Venezia
2000 i8 galleri, catalogue, Art Brussel
2000 "@" CD-ROM, published by Art.is, N.M.O.I. and OZ.COM
2000 i8 galleri, catalogue, ARCO 2000
1999 Galerie Michael Sturm, i8 galleri, graphic prints-box
1999 "Umedalen Skulptur ´99", Galerie Stefan Andersson, Umea, Sweden (Catalogue)
1999 "The Volcano Gate", Galleri i8, Reykjavik, Iceland (Catalogue)
1998 Cd "Firework", published by Badtaste, http://.saga.is/badtaste, Smn1cd
1997 The Arttape 2, published by Monte Video/Tba. www.montevideo.ne
1997 Sjonthing, the Panel-Text, published by Gerduberg
1994 Catalogue "Finnbogi Petursson", published by The Reykjavik Art Museum
1993 "Ikon", videotape
1992 "Odur", videotape
1991 "Installations", video presentation
1983 "Thingummy" (Drawings and Record), Mob Shop
1983 "Gramm Project", The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
1983 Nordic Seminar on Video Art, Helsinki, Finland