Elsa is responsible for organizing and overseeing the operations of Þekkingarsetur. She has a B.A. próf in anthropology and philosophy from the University of Iceland, a diploma in textile from the Reykjavík School of Visual Art and is currently finishing a M.Art.Ed program with the Icelandic University of Arts.
Katharina A. Schneider, project manager
Katharina is the communications manager of Þekkingarsetur and responsible for project development. She has a M.A. degree in history, English literature and linguistics from the University of Freiburg in Germany and a degree in information science from the University of Iceland.
Phone: +354 452 4030 / +354 899 9271
Jóhanna E. Pálmadóttir, project manager
Jóhanna is the director of the Icelandic Textile Center. She also coordinates textile related projects for Þekkingarsetur. Current projects include supervising the textile artist residency and developing educational opportunities in the field of textiles in Kvennaskólinn, the former women´s school in Blönduós. She is an experienced handicrafts teacher, the woman behind the embroidery project "Vatnsdæla on a Tapestry" (Vatnsdælu á Refli) and the author of countless knitting recipes.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
Phone: +354 898 4290