Unnur Ottarsdottir

Unnur Ottarsdottir (1962) is an Icelandic artist who received a MA degree in fine art from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2015. She received a PhD in art therapy from University of Hertfordshire in 2006. The artwork of Ottarsdottir has been exhibited in group and solo shows in a variety of galleries and museums including: The Museum of Akureyri, The Museum of Isafjordur, Reykjavik Art Museum, The Faroe Islands National Art Museum, Edsvik Kunstall in Stockholm and Lorgo das Artes in Brazil.Along with being a practicing artist Ottarsdottir is also an art therapist and she has thought art therapy at University of Akureyri, Iceland Academy of the Arts, University of Hertfordshire in England and at the Association of Art Therapist in Rumania. Unnur conducts research at the Reykjavik Academy and she has written and published a book chapter and several articles about art therapy in Iceland and internationally.