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Martin Nannestad Jørgensen born 1959 in Östhammar, Sweden


Frederikshøj 242

DK-2450 Copenhagen SV

Phone: +45-60 75 77 81




1993, 1998           Study trip to Ethiopia, focussing on rock-hewn churches and coptic art

1986 – 1987         Studies in Japan at the workshop of Prof. Shizuko Oshiro

1983                     Study trip to Egypt, focussing on naive and unschooled image making

1980 – 1981         Studies in South and Central America, including studies at Paula Sanches 

                             workshop in Guatemala

1978 – 1980         Kim Naver Textile Art Studio, Copenhagen



2022                     Lynn Mecklenburg Textile gallery, Madison USA, Group Exhibition        

2021                     Cordis Tapestry Prize Exhibition Edinburgh

                             Køng Museum, Denmark  

2019                     Copenhagen Contemporary “Hello Loom”, Group Exhibition

2019                     Slow Art, Solo show in Rundetaarn, Copenhagen

2005                     Solo show “Art- Industry- Museum”, Museum of Applied Art, Copenhagen

2005                     Participating with the video “Movements” in Tromanale Film Festival, Berlin

2002                     ”Contemplation Room”, video installation, Danish Ministry of Culture Gallery, Copenhagen

2001                     “Remixing a Scene”, video installation, Copenhagen

1997                     “Danish Crafts and Design Exhibition”, St. Petersburg, Russia

1997                     “Blood Show” at Bille Brahe’s Outdoor Slide Gallery, Copenhagen

1996                     ”Hand-Shake”, Textile installations in Andersen’s Water Tower, Copenhagen

1995                      Project ”Blood on Ice” continued, Thule, Greenland 

1993                      Project ”Blood on Ice”, Thule, Greenland

1991                     “Tapestries”, group show at Munkeruphus Gallery, Dronningmølle  

1989                      “The State Art Foundation 25th year anniversary exhibition”, Copenhagen

1988                      ”Thread in space”, Danish Ministry of Culture Gallery, Copenhagen

1987– 1988            Danish Ministry of Culture’s Travelling Exhibition in France

1987                      ”Danish Genuine Carpets Exhibition”, Copenhagen

1986 –1987           ”Dänische Webteppiche” Hannover and Cologne, Germany

1985                      “Fall Exhibition”, Charlottenborg Exhibition Space, Copenhagen

1985                      “Spring Exhibition”, Charlottenborg Exhibition Space, Copenhagen 

1984                       Solo show at the Craft Council of Copenhagen



2020-21                  Præstevang Church, Hillerød

2019                       Hellig Kors Church, Jyllinge

2015                       Rungsted Church

2011 – 2013           Herlufsholm Church, Næstved

2011                       St.Clemens Church, Randers

2009 – 2011           Stenløse Church, Stenløse

2007                       Defense Command Denmark, Headquarters, Copenhagen 

2005                       Trinitatis Church, Copenhagen

2003                       The Green House, Copenhagen 

2000                       St.Clemens Church, Randers 

1997 – 1998           Trinitatis Church, Copenhagen 

1997                       Supreme Court, Copenhagen 

1994                       Ministry of Justice, Copenhagen 

1996                       Ørslev Church, Ørslev

1990                       Terslev Church, Terslev

1989                       Rhythmic Music Conservatory, Copenhagen 

1985 + 1986           New Carlsberg Foundation

1985 + 1988           Danish Art Foundation


1992 – 2004            The Royal Danish Academy, Copenhagen

1997                        Aarhus Academy of Art

1988 – 1989            Kolding School of Design

Stage design,


1991                        ”Orenda”, The Hiwak Theatre, Sweden


1994                         ”Autopia”, Roskilde Festival


2017                         The de Young Museum of Fine Art, San Francisco

Book                         “Influences from Japan”, ISBN:9788774074151 

Memberships:          The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, member of the Society of Artists

                                 Society of Ecclesiastical Art in Copenhagen, Vice-president


Grants and Scholarships:

2021                        Peter, Ingrid og Ralph Hernöe´s Common Foundations Honorable Prize

2020                        The National Bank’s Anniversary Foundation’s Honorable Prize for Artistic Performance

2019                        Inga and Ejvind Kold Christensen Honorable Prize

                                Support for the exhibition Slow Art: A.P. Møller and Wife Chastine Mc-Kinney Møllers

                                Foundation, Aage and Johanne Louis-Hansen Foundation, 

2018                        Danish Art Foundation production pool, Augustinus Foundation, Toyota Foundation, 

                                Grosserer L.F. Foghts Foundation, Beckett Foundation

2018,15,14,13,12    Danish Art Foundation  

2016                        The National Bank’s Anniversary Foundation of 1968

2016                        Danish Art Foundation, Production pool

2009                        The Scandinavia – Japan Sasakawa Foundation, The Reiersenske Foundation, Knud   Højgaards                                                Foundation, C L Davids Foundation, L.F. Foghts Foundation, 

                                The National Bank Anniversary Foundation of 1968

2008                        Ole Haslund’s Art Foundation, Gift of Honour 

2008                        The Danish Art Foundation

2007                        Solar Foundation

2005                        Peter, Ingrid og Ralph Hernöe’s Common Foundation

2004                        Danish National Bank Foundation

2004                        Knud Højgaards Foundation

2003                        King Frederik and Queen Ingrid Foundation for Humanitarian and Cultural Purposes

2003                        Danish National Bank Foundation

2002                        Peter, Ingrid and Ralph Hernöe’s Common Foundation

2002                        Knud Højgaards Foundation

1998                        Peter, Ingrid og Ralph Hernöe’s Common Foundation

1997                        Danish Art Foundation

1997                        Peter, Ingrid and Ralph Hernöe’s Common Foundation

1996                        Danish Art Foundation, reward for the exhibition ”Handshake”

1994                        Danish Art Foundation

1990                        Lis Ahlmanns Prize

1989                        Applied Art Prize 

1988                        Danish Art Foundation

1986                        F.L. Smidth and Co. A/S Foundation

1986                       The Reiersenske Foundation

1986                       Ellen and Knud Dalhoff Larsen’s Foundation

1986                       Ib Henriksen’s Foundation

1986                       C.L. Davids Foundation

1986                       Charlottensborg Exhibition Foundation

1986                       Thomas B. Thrige’s Foundation

1986                       Danish National Bank Foundation 

1985                       Danish Art Foundation

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