Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir was elected director of the board March 1st at the annual meeting of the Living Art Museum in Skúlagata 28, 101 Reykjavík.
Þorgerður Ólafsdóttir (1985) graduated with a Master of Fine Art from the Glasgow School of Art in the spring 2013, after receiving her Bachelor of Fine Art from the Iceland Academy of Arts in 2009.
Olafsdottir has been a practicing artist since 2009 and has exhibited her work both nationally and internationally. After graduating in 2009 from IAA she co-established Crymo gallery, an artist-run space where she organized the exhibition programme along with publishing the book, Trust us! We are artists, which outlined the grassroots scene in Reykjavík after the economic crisis in Iceland.
Olafsdottir was the director of Sequences Art Festival in 2011 and has been involved with the development of the festival since.
In 2013 Olafsdóttir established the biannual art project Staðir/Places in the Westfjords of Iceland, together with artist Eva Isleifsdóttir.