Photo: Eygló Gísla, 2023


  • BA in Fine Arts from Gerrit Rietveld Academy,
    Amsterdam, 2008 – 2012
  • Photography at Ljósmyndaskólinn, 2019 – 2020

Assorted non-artistic studies:

  • Keilir ÍAK, Level 4 Personal Trainer, 2018
  • Crossfit, CF-L1, trainer, 2018

A brief CV:
Why do one fun thing when you can do all the fun things?

  • Since 2008: Freelance visual artist taking on all sorts of assignments in between my own projects, exhibiting work in print and on walls and making all sorts of funky stuff. Examples of art related-projects I frequently take on are murals, custom ordered personalised illustrations (ie family pictures in ink) and commercial illustration.
  • Since 2012: DJ: In the early days I was firmly glued to the clubs, but these days I mostly play private events, specialising in weddings and the alike. I love DJ-ing and am always amazed I get to do it for work.
  • Since 2016: Social media marketing specialist/ Marketing agent/ Content creator: For the last several years I’ve been working in the field of social media marketing in one way or another taking on projects at ad agencies, for stores, small companies and as of March 2023, I spend my days in the most beautiful house in Reykjavík, Harpa, where I am 50% of the marketing team. At work I wear many hats, for instance I manager our social media, photograph all sorts, create graphics and in-house event branding and take care of the weekly newsletter… I’m sure I’m only forgetting about 500 items on this list.
  • Since 2019: Photographer:
    Although I’ve been running around with a camera since I can remember, I didn’t start dealing with photography for clients until after starting Ljósmyndaskólinn (Photography school) in 2019. Since then I’ve been busy shooting portraits, events, product and content specifically for social media and web.

Contact information
E-mail: sunnaben [at] gmail [dot] com
My art page on Facebook
My DJ page on Facebook / My Spotify playlists