Þurfti að fara í kransæðahjáveituaðgerð á Landspítalanum í síðasta mánuði og gekk aðgerðin vel, ég þakka frábæru starfsfólki fyrir aðgerðina og hjúkrun eftir stóra aðgerð, ég er núna að byrjaður í endurhæfingu og líka byrjaður að mála lítilega með vatnslitum og bæta við íslenska myndlist. Hjartað hefur verið frekar algengt mótíf hjá mér faðir minn dó úr hjartasjúkdómi og kransæða þrengingar þekktar í fjölskyldunni og nú er bara að mála sig frá þessu og einnig er gott að hafa Sahajayoga til að húa að sér við þessar aðstæður, hjartað gegnir stóru hlutverki í andlegu lífi okkar eins gott að það slái í takt við allífið.
Coronary arteries and art.
I had to have coronary artery bypass graft surgery at The National University Hospital of Iceland, the operation went well, I thank all the wonderful staff for the operation and nursing after the big operation, I have now started rehabilitation and also started painting a little with water colors making more icelandic art. The heart has been a fairly common motif for me as my father died of heart disease and coronary heart disease known in the family and now it’s just a matter of painting from this and it’s also good to have Sahajayoga to cover in these circumstances, as the heart plays a big role in our spiritual life, it is better it beats in line with infinity.
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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