Olafur Thordarson
  objects architecture urban design art  
Olafur Thordarson
Ten years ago, during 2005, these Olafur Thordarson design objects were part of exhibitions at the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg, Sweden / Kunst og Industri Museet in Copenhagen, Denmark / The Lighthouse in Glasgow, Scotland / Museum of Decorative Art in Riga, Latvia / Museum of Decorative Arts in Budapest, Hungary and The Iceland National Museum in Reykjavík, Iceland.

Architect and artist Ólafur Þórðarson (b. Reykjavík 1963) has created a diverse collection of sculptural works that cross over art and architecture. With 8 solo exhibitions and participating in over 75 exhibitions in 19 different countries, his award-winning works are part of major museum and private collections in the U.S. and Europe. Two monographs showcase his work and his designs and art have been widely published. He taught at Rhode Island School of Design and completed his Master of Architecture degree at Columbia University.
  Exhibited own works at: 
Akureyri Art Museum, Iceland
Altoids Living Spaces/Future Perfect, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Arnesinga Art Museum, Hveragerði, Iceland
The Art Director's Club, New York, NY
Biennale Internationale Design, Saint Etienne, France
Bio Nord, Bremerhaven, Germany
Copenhagen City Hall, Denmark
Designmuseo, Helsinki, Finland
Design Museum, Gent, Belgium
Designmuseum (formerly Kunst og IndustriMuseet) Copenhagen, Denmark
Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, Vigo, Spain 
Fundación Pedro Barrié de la Maza, A Coruna, Spain 
Galleri Nordlys, Copenhagen, Denmark
Hic Et Nunc art festical, Friuli, Italy
Hunterdon Art Museum, Hunterdon, NJ
Iceland Embassy, Berlin, Germany
Iceland National Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland
Icelandic Printmaker's Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis IN
Jacob Javits Center, New York, NY
The John Elder Gallery, New York, NY
Kennedy Center, Washington DC
Kjarvalsstaðir Reykjavik, Iceland
Klisanin Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Berlin, Germany
Laugarvatn Art Festival, Laugarvatn, Iceland
Lighthouse, Glasgow, Scotland, GB
Lys Over Lylland, Saksköbing, Denmark
Material-Connexion, New York, NY
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
Municipal Art Society/Design Days, New York, NY
Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, Norway
Museum of Decorative Art, Budapest, Hungary
Museum of Decorative Art, Prague, Czech Republic
Museum of Decorative Art, Riga, Latvia
Museum of Design and Applied Art, Garðabær, Iceland
New Museum of Contemporary Art-New York, NY
Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland
Palazzo Triennale, Milano, Italy
Reykjavik City Hall, Iceland
RISD Museum of Art/Woods Gehry Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
The Röhss Museum of Decorative Arts and design, Gothenburg, Sweden
Scandinavia House, New York, NY
Scope Art Fair, New York, NY
Skaftfell Art Center, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI
Utsmykkningsfondet, Oslo, Norway
V.I.A. Paris, France

(212) 482-0202  /  veffari@gmail.com  /  info Thordarson Design Co. 

© copyright Olafur Thordarson 1998-present. All rights reserved.