Open Call for Artists in Gallery D

From the exhibition Margin by Emma Heiðarsdóttir in Gallery D at Hafnarhús 2019.

Reykjavík Art Museum announces an open call for artists to exhibit in the Gallery D of Hafnarhús in 2021. The results of the open call 2018 were over 130 applications, for artists were seleted to exhibit in 2019 and four this year, 2020.

The artists in question must not have held a solo exhibition in a public museum before, and they must be connected to the Icelandic art scene through studies, exhibitions or residence.

The series in Gallery D in Hafnarhús began in 2007 and over thirty artists have been presented through these series. The exhibitions aim to present artists with a strong and personal artistic vision who have not held a solo exhibition in a public museum before.

Through this project artists get an opportunity to present their work in a professional setting and acquaint themselves with the guidelines which public museums follow in their activities. Simultaneously museum visitors gain an insight into new trends and currents in contemporary art. 

The application shall include a CV and a short description of the intended project (max 250 words). Five images of previous works must be attached. A specially appointed selection committee will choose from the applications. 

Applications must be sent before midnight, February 25th, 2020, to:, labelled “D-2021”. All enquiries shall be directed to the same email address.