Artist Sirra Sigrún Sigurðardóttir receives a prize from the Guðmunda S. Kristinsdóttir fund for the arts
Artist Erró awarded today Sirra Sigrún Sigurðardóttir prize money and recognition from the Guðmunda S. Kristinsdóttir fund, for her contribution in the field of art. The award ceremony took place at the opening of the exhibition The Making of Erró at Reykjavík Art Museum – Hafnarhús.
Erró established the fund in memory of his aunt, Guðmunda. It is intended to promote and support women's art. This is the fourteenth time the grant is awarded from the fund.
Women who have previously been awarded by the fund are Ósk Vilhjálmsdóttir, Ólöf Nordal, Finna Birna Steinsson, Katrín Sigurðardóttir, Gabríela Friðriksdóttir, Sara Björnsdóttir, Þóra Þórisdóttir, Guðrún Vera Hjartardóttir, Hekla Dögg Jónsdóttir, Hulda Stefánsdóttir, Margrét H. Blöndal, Sara Riel, Þórdís Aðalsteinsdóttir, Guðný Rós Ingimarsdóttir and Ásdís Sif Gunnarsdóttir.