Rut Ragnarsdóttir

 

 

Rut Ragnarsdóttir

“Rut Ragnarsdóttir is a versatile artist and skilled goldsmith. She began her artistic journey at Tækniskóli School of General Academic Studies and Design, studying art from 2009 to 2011. From 2013 to 2020, she completed her training as a goldsmith. Rut has a long-standing passion for painting and drawing, a skill she refined while working alongside her mother, who is also a painter. Her primary mediums are oil paint, pencil, and charcoal, with her work deeply inspired by the Icelandic landscape. Rut’s paintings, characterized by their deep, captivating colors and abstract perspective, evoke a sense of tranquility and peace.

In 2021, Rut expanded her artistic horizons by moving to Barcelona to study both traditional and contemporary art at the Barcelona Academy of Art. She is also a member of Art Gallery 101, a collaborative group of 14 women artists. From 2016 to 2020, she co-owned the Icelandic jewelry shop RAUS Reykjavík.

Currently, Rut focuses mainly on her career as a painter and dedicates time to teaching art to children.