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Curriculum Vitae


Profession

Printmaking artist

Education and studies abroad
1968-71 The Jutland Academy of Fine Arts, Aarhus, Denmark
1971-73 The Academy of Fine Arts, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
1974-75 The School of Applied Art, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Studies at the following international workshops;
1978 Atelier Nord, Oslo, Norway
1980-81 Atelier 17, Paris
1983-84 Pratt Graphics Centre, New York
1996 The Danish Institute of Science and Arts, Rome
2007 Study trip China
2008 Study trip China
2010 Study trip Jordan
2011 Study trip Jordan
2015 Study trip, The Danish Institute in Athens
2017 Study trip, The Danish Institute in Athens

Exhibitions
Solo exhibitions
1976 Gallery graficki kolektiv, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (debut)
1979 Stavanger and Oslo Art Society, Norway
1980 Gallery Birkdam, Copenhagen 1983
1981 Gallery Clemens, Aarhus, Denmark, 1985
1983 Gallery Birkdam, Copenhagen
1985 Gallery Clemens, Aarhus, Denmark
1987 Gallery Sct. Gertrud, Copenhagen
1989-90 Touring exhibition for the League of Danish Art Societies, Denmark
2000 Komplekser Gallery Image, Aarhus, Denmark 2000
2002 The City without Qualities ; Thessaloniki Centre of Photography, Greece
2004-05 Komplekser touring exhibition for the League of Danish Art Societies, Denmark
2003 Gallery Hoernan, Falun, Sweden
2005 Raw Space Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Denmark
2006 Prints Galeria Graficki Koletiv, Belgrade; the Gallery of Contemporary Fine Art, Nis, Serbia 2007 Raw Space Kiek in de Kök Museum, Tallinn, Estonia, (IMPACT 5) 2007
2009 Brilliant City Aarhus Kunstbygning, Denmark
2010 Brilliant City; Photobiennale 2010 Thessaloniki, Greece
2011 Brilliant City Galerija graficki kolektiv, Beograd, Serbia
2014 REQEM Walk in the Desert I & II The Museum of Ancient Art and Archaeology, Aarhus University, Denmark
2015 REQEM Walk in the Desert I & II Museum Holmen, Løgumkloster, Denmark
2016 TROMS The Johannes Larsen Museum, Kerteminde, Denmark
2018 AIRPORT/terminal Alte Feuerwache Loschwitz, Kunst- und Kulturverein, Dresden, Tyskland
2018 AIRPORT IMPACT 10, Santander, Spanien, impact10.es

DUO-WORKS with the Norwegian visual artist Peter Esdaile:
1992 Aarhus Art Society, Aarhus, Denmark.
1994 Bergen Art Society, Haa Gamle Prestegard, Norwegian Graphic Artists Gallery, Oslo
1995 Christianssand Art Society, Norway
1996 Nordgrafia , Gotlands Fornsal, Visby, Sweden

Group exhibitions
1996 Fotogravure foer og nu , Danmarks Grafiske Museum, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Denmark
1996 With the Union of Danish Graphic Artists Basalt Kunstmuseet, Torshavn,the Faroe Islands and Hjoerring Kunstmuseum
1997 Highlights in Nordic Photogravure Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Denmark
1998 OVALEN , Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen and 1999.
1998 5th Biennal of Graphic Art , BEOGRAD 98 International Exhibition, Yugoslavia
1999 The Photographicist , Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark
Millennium , Gallery Image Aarhus Denmark
1999 Highlights in Nordic Photogravure Stenersenmuseet, Oslo Norway
2000 Highlights in Nordic Photogravure , FotoFest, Houston, Texas, USA
2001 Highlights in Nordic Photogravure Grafikens Hus, Stockholm Sweden
Single Currency Exhibition Cortona, Italy
Highlights in Nordic Photogravure Gallen-Kallela Museum, Finland
Charlottenborg Efteraarsudstilling , Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 Photogravure Maison de la Culture de Trois-Rivéres, Canada
2003 Wonju Hanji Festival (Korean paper festival) Korea Deux. La Collecte, Maison de la Culture de Trois-Rivéres, Canada and touring exhibition in Europe
2004 The Sicevo 2004 Art Colony The Gallery of Contemporary Fine Arts, Nis, Serbia
2005 In the Shadow of the Shadow Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klaedefabrik
Danish Photography Falconer Gallery, Grinell College, Iowa, USA.
8th Biennal of Graphic Art of the Baltic States “Kaliningrad-Koenigsberg”
2006 One Size fits all Rundetaarn, Copenhagen Denmark
New Photography from Denmark The American–Scandinavia House, New York
Odense Foto Triennale - the Funen Festival for Photography
2007 New Photography from Denmark FotoFest, Houston, Texas
One Shot Each Museet for Fotokunst, Denmark.
Koppenhága Budapest Art Union of Hungarian Engravers and Lithographers, Budapest, Hungaria
2008 Graphics without borders Bucarest, Rumania
The Association of Danish Printmaking Artists, touring exhibition in Denmark and abroad.
2009 Estampes Européenne Paris; Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
Graphics over borders , Rundetaarn, Copenhagen Denmark
Photographers: network selektion 2009, Siegen, Germany
2010 The Art of Photogravure Gallery 291, San Francisco, USA
2011 International Printmaking Triennial of ULUS , Beograd, Serbia
2011 Photographers: network selektion 2011 , Siegen, Germany
2012 "Logos With and Without"  Photography Center of Thessaloniki, Greece
2014 Et andet sted (Another place) Nicolai Kunst & Design, Kolding, Denmark
2014 2nd INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING TRIENNIAL OF ULUS , Beograd, Serbia
2014 Lige i Skabet / Artists' Books. Group exhibition. Svends' Bibliotek, and  Nivaagaards Malerisamling, Denmark
2015 Lige i Skabet / Artists’ Books. Group exhibition. Bakkehusmuseet, Frederiksberg,  Denmark
2015 Triennial Belgrade, Gallery of Fine Art Gift Collection of Rajka Mamuzica, Novi Sad, Serbia
2015 Triennial Belgrade, City Museum Vršac, Vrsac, Serbia
2015 IMPACT9, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China
2016 En Skov af Tryk , Danske Grafikere, Silkeborg Bad, Denmark
2016 8th International Printmaking Biennial Douro 2016, Portugal
2016 Xuyuan International Printmaking Biennale, The Jinan Art Museum, China
2016 Xuyuan International Printmaking Biennal, Beijing, China
2017 Third International Printmaking Triennial of ULUS, Beograd, Serbien
2017 6th Guanlan International Print Biennial, Shenzhen, China
2018 What the Camera saw - HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE PHOTO COLLECTION, Brandts - Museum for kunst &visuel kultur, Denmark
2018 Aspects of landscape, SAK kunstbygning, Svendborg, Curator Stuart Mcintyre, photographer
2018 Nicolai Kunst & Design, Kolding Kunstforening, Finn Thrane Dobbeltudstilling, Solo and with selected works from his private collection

Awards
1976 Denmark’s Nationalbank´s Anniversary Foundation
1980 Knud Hoejgaards Fond
1983 Denmark-America Foundation; Fulbright travelling grant; Knud Hoejgaards Fond
1994 The Norwegian Arts Council
1996 H.H. Queen Ingrids Roman Foundation.
1997 The municipality of Aarhus artist grant
1998 Laurids Nyegaard Teten´s Memorial Legacy
The price of Gallery Graphic Collective, 5th Biennal of Graphic Art, Belgrade
2000 The Danish Cultural Institute, The Danish Art Foundation 2000
2001 The Danish Art Foundation
2002 The Danish Contemporary Art Foundation
2003 The municipality of Aarhus artist grant
2004 The Danish Arts Council Committee for the Visual Arts; The municipality of Aarhus artist grant
2005 The Danish Arts Council Committee for the Visual Arts; The municipality of Aarhus artist grant
Cultural Development Fund Aarhus City Council, Karl Mogensens Fond
2006 The Danish Arts Council Committee for International Visual Arts
Aarhus City Council Cultural Development Fund
2007 The Danish Arts Council, The Committee for The Visual Arts
2008 The Danish Arts Council, The Committee for The Visual Arts and The Danish Contemporary Art Foundation
2009 Aarhus City Council Cultural Development Fund
Konsul Georg Jorcks og Hustru Emma Jorcks Fond
Konsul L.F. Foghts Fond
2010 The Danish Arts Council Committee for International Visual Arts
The Danish Art Council for the Visual Arts
2011 The Danish Art Foundation, travel grant
2013 Konsul Georg Jorck and Hustru Emma Jorcks Fond; Konsul L.F. Foghts Fond; Anna E. Munchs Legat
2014 Akademieraadets Understøttelsesfond
2015 S. C. Van Fonden, Denmark
2016 Danish Art Foundation
2016 Grosserer l.F. Foghts Fond

Positions
1990 Guest teacher at the School of Design Kolding, Denmark
The Academy of Fine Arts in Trondheim, Norway 1990
1990-94 Associate professor at The National Academy of Fine Arts, Bergen, Norway
1998 External lecturer at the Institute of Art History, Aarhus University, Denmark
Guest teacher at the School of Design Kolding, Denmark
1999 Guest teacher at the School of Design Kolding, Denmark
2001 - Art advisor at Hoejbjerg FotoGrafiske Vaerksted

Collections
Museet for Fotokunst, Brandts Klaedefabrik, Denmark
Vejle Kunstmuseum, Denmark
The Danish Art Foundation, Denmark
The Collection of Galeria Graficki Koletiv, Belgrade, Serbia
The Gallery of Contemporary Fine Art, Nis, Serbia
Kaliningrad State Art Gallery, Russia
Musée Carnavalet-Historie de Paris, Paris
Bibliothégue nationale de France; France
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Greece
The Royal Library/ The National Museum of Photography, Denmark

Publications
2000 TAGESKARTEN Danish Portfolios on Photography, Rhodos and Gallery Image
Text Thrane, Finn
2005 Raw Space Forlaget Brandts Klaedefabrik and Museet for Fotokunst. Text Thrane, Finn
2009 Brilliant City Forlaget Aarhus Kunstbygning. Text Floryan, Margrethe and Steen, Andreas
2014 REQEM Walk in the Desert I & II , The Museum of Ancient Art and Archaeology, Aarhus University: Text Rubina, Raja and Dahl Hermansen, Bo.
2016 TROMS , Johannes Larsen Museet, Kerteminde, Denmark. Text Thrane, Finn