Áslaug Íris Katrín Friðjónsdóttir (b. 1981) obtained a BA degree in fine arts from the Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2006 and in 2009 she graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York with a MFA. Her first solo exhibition was in Hverfisgallery, Iceland in March 2015 and she has participated in numerous other group exhibitions in museums and galleries in Iceland and abroad as well as been a part of several creative projects. Áslaug now lives and works in Reykjavik, Iceland.