Knit Competition 2020: Headwear / Blanda

The Iceland Knit Fest is postponed until 2021, but our Knitting Competition is still in its place. Deadline for submissions is May 25th!

Art Residency Catalog 2019

We are proud to present the 2019 edition of our Art Residency Catalog.

DesignMarch 2020

DesignMarch is an annual design festival in Reykjavík, organised by the Iceland Design Center. In 2020, the Icelandic Textile Center will participate for the first time.

CENTRINNO: A gran(t) opportunity

The Textile Center is participating in the European project CENTRINNO under the research and innovation programme Horizon 20/20.

Video art on the Kvennaskólinn wall

Landscape in movement by Josefin Tingvall, scholarship artist in residence from Sweden in 2019.

FishSkin Horizon 2020 in Blönduós

The FishSkin Horizon 2020 "Iceland Network Event" was held at the Textile Center in Blönduós from September 9th - 13th.

Workshop Mexican Dyes

On August 27th, our very first Mexican dye workshop was held at the Textile Center under the guidance of artist in residence Paulina Zuniga.

Scholarships for textile artists in 2019 - 2021

In 2019 - 2021, we award six scholarships for textile artists to develop and present new work in Iceland, connect to international networks and gain insight in Icelandic textile tradition and innovation. This opportunity came via Nordic Culture Point.

Marine Plastic Pollution

In connection with the beach cleanup workshops held in May 2019, we asked scientists at BioPo to answer a few basic questions on plastic waste and ocean pollution.

Art workshop & beach cleanup

On May 25, 2019, an art workshop and beach cleanup initiative was held at beaches along the coast of Northwest Iceland. The project was a collaboration of the Icelandic Textile Center and BioPol in Skagaströnd and funded by Uppbyggingarsjóður NV and the Icelandic Ministry of the Environment.