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Anna Gunnarsdóttir

North House Folk School photo of instructor, Anna Gunnarsdóttir

Anna is a native of Akureyri, Iceland. She studied textile art and has her own studio and gallery, "Svartfugl and Hvítspói," in Akureyri. She also took various felt making courses in Denmark, Norway, the UK, and the USA. She works mainly with wool, silk, leather, and fish-skin. Anna is the member of Textile Association as well as the Artists Association of Iceland. She has taken part in many solo and group exhibitions in Iceland and around the world. She has received many awards and prizes for her work, including being named City-Artist of Akureyri in the year 2008.