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Mors, 7900

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Finn Nygaard

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+45 21630360

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Biography/Work Experience

Finn Nygaard · Born 1955 in Aarhus, Denmark. Established Finn Nygaard Inc. in 1979. Finn Nygaard has created posters, illustrations, graphic design and corporate identity programmes and colour consultings for Danish and international companies in more than 30 years. Throughout his career, Finn Nygaard has been a prolific creator of posters and prints. He has created more than 350 posters, many of which he has received awards for. His posters and design projects (including corporate identity, color settings, books, illustrations, art and calligraphy, porcelain and murals) have been shown in major galleries and museums all over the world, and he has taken part in the most important international poster exhibitions since the 80’s and has been member of many international juryes. From 1990 - 1995 he was partner of the Danish design group Eleven Danes and the European Designers Network EDEN. One-man shows, at ao.: Modern Art Gallery in St. Petersburg, Russia, The Danish Postermuseum in Denmark, IdcN in Nagoya Japan (Visual Voice), Galleri Fine-Art Nagoya Japan, National Museum in Poznan, Poland, Pallfy Palais in Bratislava, Slovakia, The Museum of Printing History in Houston Texas, USA, and The Danish Museum of Art & Design, Denmark (Finn Nygaard With Friends). Several of his posters have found their way into permanent collections, ao.: The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Danish Museum of Art and Design in Copenhagen, Musée de la Publicité in Paris, The Merrill C. Berman Collection in New York, St. Petersburg State Museum in Russia, Pecsi Gallery in Hungary, Lahti Poster Museum in Finland and National Museum Poznan in Poland. Finn Nygaard’s work has been the subject of numerous magazines, newspaper articles and books: Idea, Japan’s leading graphic art magazine - Graphis, USA - Print Magazine, USA - Novum, Germany - Who Is Who in Graphic Design - First Choice ao. Finn Nygaard is a frequent guest lecturer to student and professional groups. He has given many poster workshops and lectures all over the world; a.o. Japan, China, Taiwan, India, Korea, the US, Mexico, the Czech Republic and Slovakia. He lives and has his studio at the contryside in Fredensborg outside of Copenhagen. He has studio and atelier at the Island of Mors in the Limfjord. Finn Nygaard is a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, AGI and a member of Danish Designers, MDD.