Hekla Dögg Jónsdóttir (b. 1969) graduated from The Icelandic College of Art and Crafts in 1994 and spent two years as a guest student in Germany. She received a BFA 1997 and a MFA 1999 from California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles. Since 1999 Hekla has exhibited her works actively both nationally and internationally. Hekla is one of the founders of “Kling & Bang gallery” and has taken on the role of a curator for several exhibitions. Hekla has been a professor of Fine Art at the Iceland University of the Arts since 2012.