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 - 2022

In 2019 - 2022, 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.

Fabricademy Textile Bootcamp 2019

In May 2019, the Fabricademy Textile Bootcamp was held in Iceland.

Nordic Textile Meeting

The annual Nordic Textile Meeting was held in Iceland from March 28 to April 1st, 2019. As part of the program, workshops were held at the Textile Center in Blönduós.

Study visit - Icelandic University of the Arts

Every year, graduate students from the Icelandic University of the Arts visit the Icelandic Textile Center.