Gudrun Newman

Gudrun Newman is one of the most successful contemporary artists to emerge out of Iceland in recent years. Gudrun started to draw figures and create art at a very young age. She studied with noted Icelandic artists Louisa Matthiasdottir and Hringur Johannesson. She was also influenced by many of Iceland’s prominent visual artists, including ERRO and Johannes S. Kjarval, and credits other European masters such as Wolf Kahn and Kandinsky as major forces in her artistic development. As an adult, Gudrun came to the United States and studied at the famed Ringling School of Art in Sarasota. It was during this academic period that Gudrun’s work developed into the mature style of painting for which she is known today. Gudrun’s