Katrín Sigurdardóttir was born in Reykjavík, Iceland. Her works have been shown extensively in Europe, North America, and South America, and are included in numerous public and private collections. In 2013, she represented Iceland in the 55th Venice Biennial. Notable solo exhibition venues include The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; MoMA PS1, New York; Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London; MIT List Visual Art Center, Boston; and FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France. In 2014, her large-scale work for the Venice Biennale traveled to Reykjavík Art Museum, Iceland, and SculptureCenter, New York.