Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson is unequivocally one the most powerful artists in Iceland at the beginning of the new century. He has gained great recognition in this country and has been an active participant in the art life for more than a quarter of a century, both as a creative artist, curator and a gallery owner.
Helgi Þorgils Friðjónsson is born March 7, 1953 in Búðardalur, Iceland) is an Icelandic painter. He studied Fine Arts and Crafts from 1971 to 1976, after which he went to The Hague and studied at De Vrije Academie (1976–77) and then at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht.
Here you can see a video recorded at the home of Helgi and Rakel, Helgi’s wife, from the newspaper Morgunblaðið