THE ASSOCIATION OF ICELANDIC ARTISTS
The Association of Icelandic Visual Artists (SÍM) was founded in 1982 and today serves as an interest organization for roughly 760 professional artists. The goal of SÍM is to improve conditions and present the working environment of artists, and the association has representatives in various committees and boards. The Association runs 146 studios all over the greater Reykjavík area and hosts over 200 foreign visiting artists each year. The e-zine STARA publishes articles about shows, happenings and artists’ interests. STARA is published three times a year.
SÍM’s operations can be divided into two parts: The inner workings in service of the artists and the outer workings in service of the public, other associations and foreign parties ...Read more