Svanhvít J. Valgeirsdóttir
Has been working as an full time artist for the last 20 years. She studied art for 3 years in Iceland and has taken various courses and distance learning in art in the countries where she has lived. She has had both solo and group exhibitions in Iceland, Germany, Japan and Belgium. She got a grant for annart residency in Snaefellsnes – Iceland in 2015 and 2016 to work and exhibit for a month, Svanhvit is also a renowned make-up artist, specially in the opera and theater world, designing make-up, for productions in Iceland such as Oliver Twist, Wizard of Oz, Rigoletto, the Magic flute (opening production at Harpan Concert house in 2011) and Nabuco, Aida and Don Carlos (Latvian national opera) and many more. In 2014 she was nominated for best make-up in TV and Film in Iceland.
Her motto is to continue to let life and culture from various countries inspire her.