Anna Andrea Winther

Visual Artist

Born 1993 from Reykjavik, Iceland

Currently based in Glasgow, Scotland

The beauty in the overlooked - connecting with the overlooked – re-connecting with nature – re-learning play – sharing – commemorating the momentary – collaborating with friends – spatial interventions – curiosity – dismantling systems – creating systems – How-It’s-Made - the power of simple gestures – small acts of defiance – togetherness – heritage – commonality – my grandmothers pancake recipe

BIO:

Anna Andrea Winther (b. 1993) is an Icelandic visual artist that is based between Glasgow and Reykjavik. She graduated with a BA degree in fine art from Iceland University of the Arts in 2018, along with a term in the sculpture department of Edinburgh College of Art. She is a 2022 graduate of the MFA department in Glasgow School of Art and is a recipient of the Leverhulme MFA Bursary Award.

Anna has exhibited her work in Iceland, Finland, Scotland and Romania and has taken part in and organized various projects. Projects include: Arts in the Environment (Vartiosaari, FIN), Is that something on top of bread? (three-part radio show, pop-up bakery and workshop series in collaboration with Berglind Erna Tryggvadóttir), We Don’t Know Peas (Harbinger Gallery, IS), The Pancake Production (Outvert Artspace, IS) and Go! (co-curator of exhibition and event series, Nordic House Reykjavik, IS).

Upcoming projects include: Spor og Þræðir (Reykjavik Art Museum), Is that something on top of bread? (Umhverfing nr.4, Westfjords, IS) and working within the artist collective Ræktin.