Icelandic born artist María Kjartans graduated with her MFA from Glasgow School of Art in 2007. Since then she has been living and working in London, Glasgow, Paris and now most recently Reykjavik, exhibiting her photography and video art around the world. María was rewarded Signature Art Award in London and the IdeasTap / Magnum Photographic awards for her photography projects and recently nominated as the winner in Open call at Helsinki Photo festival.
Alongside doing visual art María is the co-founder of Vinnslan www.vinnslan.is, which is a collective of Icelandic artists who create and curate interdisciplinary art projects.
Maria´s works are presented by Contemporary collective and Degree Art gallery in London.