Gallerí Fold stakk uppá að ég sýndi með Listamanni sem heitir Lulu Yee; ég þekkti bara verkin hennar hún vinnur er því er virðist mest sjálfsprottið eins og ég og við eigum okkur ólíkan uppruna menningarlega held ég, þó að hún sé líka tengd íslandi.
Sýningar gefa manni tilefni til að fara aðeins að spá í hvað skal gera og þá er best að setjast niður og grípa eitthvað út úr alheims vitundinni og koma því á blað.
Skissu gerð er örugglega eins og Stuðmenn orðuðu það „skipulagt kaos“
Gallery Fold suggested that I had a show with an artist named Lulu Yee; I just knew how Lulu works, but like me, it seems mostly spontaneous way I like, we have different origins of culture I suppose, although she is also related to Iceland.
New exhibition gives you a reason to just wonder what to do and then it is best to sit down and grab something out of the collective consciousness and put it on a paper.
Sketching is definitely like Stuðmenn said “organized chaos”
Lives and work as an artist in Reykjavik.
Alter ego DADILISTO
I was born in Reykjavik: May 12, 1954. Grow up Kópavogur close to Reykavik, which was mostly built by refugees, who were not allocated land in Reykjavík for political reasons. Good time for children to play in half builded houses, or go to a small shelter and listen to the communist.
When I was 12 y.o. I decided to become a painter and, as my father resisted, it would not turn back.
After I have learnd Carpentry to make my father happy, I went to The school of Arts and Crafts, and ended up learning experimental art and new art media, I could take all the risks, I had lernd very practical profession to be able to make a living. I did not get started with creating so called “New media”, but began do painting with the good old oil colours. I was a part of movement in the eighties called “New Painting”. I then studied in Amsterdam for a year, mostly of graphic printing, but that time was a great gift for me, since I started working as a professional and have done so mostly since 1983.
I’ve been very lucky! I was one of the first to do, so called “New Panting” in Iceland, this promotion drew attention and I started selling my art works and could make a living in a decent life, all the time until the lucky famous “collapse” of the banks in Ieland, but at that time people mostly have to use their money in pay-as-you-go debt created by our economic system in Iceland, probably one of the worst in the world.
After that crash, I have been doing some extra work: teaching, city walk with tourist and so on, I have alsow been having pepole visiting my studio with some home-made food. But also received a grants.gov support for big exhibition in Art museum: Kjarvalsadir in 2011. This period has been nice, always good to get new challenges especially if one manages to take advantage of them. I recently had an exhibition of Mokka Kaffi in Reykjavik hat was successful.
I have been doing Sahajayoga for many years and have volunteered to teach and introduce.
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