Iceland Academy of the Arts
Iceland Academy of the Arts (Icelandic: Listaháskóli Íslands) is an Icelandic institution of higher education, located in Reykjavík, which offers the only university-level degrees in the arts in Iceland. The institution was founded on 21 September 1998 by consolidating the Iceland Drama School and the Reykjavík Arts School, and classes began in autumn 1999. It has five departments: Art education, Design and Architecture, Fine Arts, Music, and Theatre and Dance.
- Ólöf Arnalds, singer/songwriter and indie musician
- Ragnar Kjartansson, performance artist
- Hugleikur Dagsson, artist
- Sigurlaugur Elíasson, artist and poet
- Guðmundur Steinn Gunnarsson, composer and musician
- Þórhallur Gunnarsson, actor and television personality
- Einar Hákonarson, artist
- Karl Kvaran, painter and draughtsman
- Stefán Karl Stefánsson, film and stage actor
- Guðmundur Jörundsson, fashion designer
- ^ Statistics 2009
- ^ a b Lisa Z. Valdimarsdottir, Iceland Academy of the Arts, Department of Design and Architecture - Library (pdf)
- ^ Institutional Charter, Iceland Academy of the Arts.
- ^ Accreditation Report - Arts - Iceland Academy of the Arts (pdf), 3 July 2007, pp. 7, 28.
- ^ Jóhannes Þórðarson, MA proposal for Applied Arts at the Iceland Academy of the Arts - dept. of design and architecture(pdf), 22 January 2010: "IAA started in 1999".
Coordinates: 64°08′29″N 21°54′39″W / 64.14139°N 21.91083°W