THIS YEAR´S JURY MEMBERS COME FROM ICELAND, FINLAND, DENMARK AND NORWAY.
The jury will gather for four intensive days in August 2021, when the submitted works will be judged. The jury also appoints one or more of the salon’s scholarships.
Author, curator and lecturer. Former art critic for Sydsvenskan and editor of art programs on SVT. Between 2010-2014, he was director of SKMU Sørlandets kunstmuseum and Trondheim kunstmuseum.
Helene Nyborg Bay
Artistic director for Nikolaj Kunsthal in Copenhagen. Between 2011-2016, she ran her own gallery in the Danish capital. She has also been head of Viborg Kunsthal in Jutland and has for many years been a member of the board of the Nordic House in the Faroe Islands.
Svein Ingvoll Pedersen
Art historian and division director of Museum Nord in Lofoten. From 2014 to 2021 he was director of the North Norwegian Artists’ Center and the Lofoten International Art Festival (LIAF). Between 2008-2014 he was director of Tromsø Kunstforening.
KRISTÍN DAGMAR JÓHANEESDÓTTIR
Curator, art critic and producer. She was the Director at Gerðarsafn – Kopavogur Art Museum from 2014-2019 and prior to that worked at both Reykjavik Art Museum and The National Gallery of Iceland.