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Baldur Helgason




Born
b. 1984, Iceland
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

Education
MFA, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, 2011
BFA, Iceland University of the Arts, Iceland, 2008


Exhibitions
2021 Raw Power, curated by Birgir Snćbjörn Birgisson, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iclenad

2020 Assortments, Two Person show with Emilio Villalba, Ramp Gallery, London, UK
2020 Silly Things, Two Person show with Patty Spyrakos, Gallery Port, Reykjavík, Iceland
2020 Spiritual Paintings for Emotional People, Solo Show, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2019 Tender, Solo Show, Padre Gallery, New York, NY
2019 Lovefool, Solo Show, NYCH Gallery, Chicago, IL
2019 Universes 2, Group Show, The Garage, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2019 Islands, Group Show, Ramp Gallery, London, UK
2019 Thinkspace, Group Shows, London, New Orleans, San Francisco, Chicago
2019 Onward, Group Show, La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2018 Loneliest Stranger, Solo Show, Galerie F, Chicago, IL
2018 Show of Heads, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY
2018 Hot Fun in the Summertime, Group Show, Line Dot Editions, Chicago, IL
2018 Skemmtilegs, Two Person Show with Patty Spyrakos , Port Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2018 Power Couples, Group Show, Galerie F, Chicago, IL
2018 Plushform, Group Show, Rotofugi, Chicago, IL
2018 Familiar Faces II, Group Show, Galerie F, Chicago, IL
2018 Happy Thoughts, Group Show, All Star Press, Chicago, IL
2018 Restless II, Group Show, Galerie F, Chicago, IL
2018 Images Now, Group Show, Uncle Art Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017 Three Wise Monkeys, Solo Show, NYCH Gallery, Chicago, IL
2017 TV Dreams, Three Person Show with Peter Jeppson & Zachary Davis Mory, Miishkooki, Skokie, IL

2016 Samsýning, Group Show, Port Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland
2016 Bald by Baldur, Solo Show, Port Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

2013 Art of the Big Shoulders, Group Show, NYCH Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013 Talkies ,Group Show, Wix Lounge, San Francisco, CA

2012 SF Weekly's Artopia Event, Honoring 10 Mastermind Finalist at Public Works, San Francisco, CA

2011 Character, Three Person Show, Million Fishes Gallery, San Francisco,CA
2011 The New Surrealism, Group Show, Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Bibliography
AllRightsReserved "MEET Baldur Helgason PROJECT" Presents Human Anxiety Through a Comic Character, Hypebeast, December 2, 2020

Baldur Helgason Celebrates Love at NYCH Gallery in Chicago, Juxtapoz Magazine, November 8, 2019

The Oil Paintings (and ‘Self-Portraits’) of Baldur Helgason, Hi Fructose, April 13, 2019

In Conversation: Baldur Helgason on The Loneliest Stranger, Juxtapoz Magazine, March 11, 2019

Baldur Helgason ICELAND COMETH, Juxtapoz Magazine, January, 2019

Listahjónin Baldur og Patty standa fyrir sýningunni Skemmtilegs, July 26, 2018

A new crop of Chicago Imagists; Using textiles to play with memory, Chicago Tribune, February 8, 2018

Var í sýndarveruleika í átta tíma á dag, Visir, January 24, 2017

Sćkir hugmyndir í teiknimyndir, gömul handrit og trúartákn, Visir, July 2, 2016

Potent Portraits by Baldur Helgason, Illustration Age, February, 2013

Vandrćđalega stór titill, Visir, March 3, 2012

Meet Our Masterminds Winners: Baldur Helgason, Eliane Lima, Detour Dance, SF Weekly, February 17, 2012

Meet our Masterminds: Baldur Helgason and Laurie Halsey Brown, SF Weekly, February 16, 2012


Awards
American Illustration
Society of Illustrators
Communication Arts
SF Weekly Mastermind Award

 


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