Nína Tryggvadóttir

Nína Tryggvadóttir was born Jónína Tryggvadóttir in Seyðisfjörður, Iceland. Nína Tryggvadóttir is one of Iceland's most important abstract expressionist artists and one of very few Icelandic female artists of her generation. Mainly working in painting she also did paper collage, stained glass work, mosaic and more. She frequently based her compositions on nature where Icelandic landscape and the Nordic light played an important role. Nína started studying art in Iceland and moved to Copenhagen in 1935 where she studied art at the Royal Academy of Art. After graduating from the Academy in 1939 she spent time studying ... more on Wikipedia

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