Sunday 30th March at 14.00 the exhibition Wood carving - handcraft & art will be opened at the culture centre. Remarkable pieces from twelve members of the Association of wood carvers, six men and six women are on display, made from various wood and in different forms, both artworks and more practical things like mirrors.
This exhibition comes from Gerðuberg Culture Centre and the curator is Kristín Þóra Guðbjartsdóttir.
Those who have works on the exhibition are: Anna Lilja Jónsdóttir, Bjarni Þór Kristjánsson, Friðgeir Guðmundsson, Guðmundur Ketill Guðfinnsson, Guðný Jóhanna Kjartansdóttir, Jón Adólf Steinólfsson, Karen Huld Gunnarsdóttir, Lilja Sigurðardóttir, Sigga á Grund, Sigríður Sigurðardóttir, Sigurjón Gunnarsson and Stefán Haukur Erlingsson. They have either worked with wood carving for decades or got to know this handcraft recently.
The exhibition will be open at Skriðuklaustur every Sunday in April (14.00-17.00) and also on Tuesdays and Wednesdays (11.00-15.00). At Easter the culture centre will be open from Friday (19th April) until Monday (22th April) from 12.00 - 17.00.