Magnus Sigurdarson was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and currently (since 2005) lives and works in Miami, Florida. He attended The Icelandic College of Arts and Crafts, Reykjavik, Iceland (1992, BFA in Mixed Media) and Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (1997, MFA).
He is a Fulbright Scholarship Recipient with multiple grants and awards on his Resume. His works have been showcased at Luhring Augustine Gallery, The New Museum and MoMA PS1, New York and Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami. Additionally works by him are included in collections such as; Collezione La Gaia, Busca, Italy, The Icelandic National Gallery, Reykjavik, and the private collections of Emmanuel Javouge and Miami, Jane and Don Savelson, New York and Kathryn and Dan Mikesell, Miami to name but a few.