The Academy runs different workshop facilities which are avilable to specific departments in all three buildings.

Supervisor: Link \u002D Jóhann Torfason, tel. +354 520 2415 and +354 864 9822.

Workshop facilities for the Departments of Fine Arts and Design and Architecture

Workshop facilities for the Departments of Fine Arts and Design and Architecture are available to all students in both departments. Instruction takes place in the workshops and supervisors provide both students and instructors with technical assistance in the execution of their projects. Appointments must be made in advance with the supervisors. Instructors are encouraged to use the workshop facilities and seek advice from the supervisor or service assistant regarding equipment use and needs. Students must complete courses on how to operate equipment in the workshops and sign a user agreement -

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Laugarnesvegur 91:

Photo and Image Studio

Work with negatives, digital images and image printing in high quility and large format takes place at the photo and image studio. The photo laboratory is equipped for processing, printing and enlarging colour and black-and-white photographs.
Supervisor: Link \u002D Eric Wolf, tel. +354 520 2408.

Metal and Wood Workshop

The workshop at Laugarnesvegur contains carpentry and metalworking facilities. The carpentry shop has tools and machinery suitable for performing most operations. The metal workshop provides facilities for general metal work, such as metal cutting, welding and soldering. There are also facilities for moulding and casting.
Supervisor: Link \u002D Gulleik Lövskar, tel. +354 520 2418.

Printmaking Workshop

Students have access to the workshop for developing their ideas in the printmaking medium. The workshop is well equipped for most printmaking techniques.
Supervisor: Link \u002D Jóhann Torfason, tel. +354 520 2415 and +354 864 9822.

Þverholt 11:


The workshop is suitable for light carpentry, metalwork and model building.
Supervisor: Link \u002D Halldór Úlfarsson.

The following workshops are primarily for use by specific departments but instructors from other departments can use them when available. Booking of the facilities is done through the department offices.

Video Recording Studio at Laugarnesvegur

Provides students in the Department of Fine Arts and the Department of Music with facilities for sound and video recording, with the possibility of using interactive techniques. Students can choose various methods in video and sound recordings, e.g. digital processing, in combination with other art media such as installations, performance art, concerts and the Internet.
Supervisor: Link \u002D Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson.

Textile Workshop at Þverholt 11

The textile workshop is located at Þverholt 11. It has facilities for textile printing, pattern making, sewing, knitting, weaving, and other techniques for use with clothing, costumes and fabrics.
Supervisor: Link \u002D Helga Pálína Brynjólfsdóttir

Music Recording Studio at Sölvhólsgata 13

The Department of Music operates a recording studio at Sölvhólsgata which is primarily intended for recording live music. To work in the studio students must have completed certain courses and have the necessary knowledge to operate the equipment.
Supervisor: Link \u002D Sveinn Kjartansson, tel. +354 552 0656 and +354 897 2222