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Gorm Spaabaek

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Quick Facts
Lives in
Denmark
Works in
Denmark
Tags
mixed-media, figurative
Statement

Gorm Spaabæk holds a M.A. from the Royal School of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark.
He is a professional artist, art consultant, writer and book reviewer. Gorm Spaabæk works with painting, graphics, drawing, installations and sculpture. His publications include books, magazine articles and a large number of reviews of art-books for the Danish newspaper Nordjyske Stiftstidende. His track record includes a number of solo exhibitions and participation in a significant number of group exhibitions.
Furthermore, he is an experienced curator with an extensive track record.
Gorm Spaabæk is likewise an active voice in the Danish public debate about artistic issues.

Member of various artistic groups: The Vraa Exhibition Association, the Danish Artists Association,
the Association of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, the Association of Danish Printmaking Artists,
and the Print Workshop in Hjørring.
Juried Exhibitions
1978-2003 Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling (1978, 79, 80, 81, 82, 92, 2003)
1977-1993 Kunstnernes Sommerudstilling (1977, 78, 79, 80, 81, 83, 85, 93)
1994 ”Galleri 12” Juried exhibition of the Danish Radio and Television
1977-1984 Kunstnernes Påskeudstilling (1977, 78, 81, 83, 84)
1984 Charlottenborgs Efterårsudstilling
SOLO Shows
2013 VAERKSTED, Dronninglund Storskov
2012 Praesens, Vraa Kunstbygning
2011 Praeludium, Vraa Kunstbygning
2011 Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg
2011 Hjørring Kaserne, Hjørring
2009 HTH-Køkkener, Hjørring
2009 Lægehuset, Skagen
2008 Aalborg Seminarium
2005 Svigermor Gallery, Dronninglund
2005 Vendsyssel Museum of Art
2003 The Art Pavilion of Aalborg
1994 The Skagen Art Society
1993 The Print Workshop in Hjørring
1986 The Art Museum of Hjørring
1985 Rådskælderen, The Charlottenborg Kunsthal


Group shows
2013 Laesoe Art Hall, Laesoe
2013 YNKB, Copenhagen
2013 Glocal Art Gallery, Denmark
2012 Vraaudstillingen, the Vraa Art House
2012 "Absence and / or presence", The Art Pavillion of Aalborg
2011 Kunstpavillonen 30 years, Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg
2011 Mission Impossible (Project Aleana)
2011 Vraaudstillingen, the Vraa Art House
2011 NONN Art Festival, Næstved Art Pavillon
2011 Frottage, The Art Pavilion of Aalborg
2010 Vraaudstillingen, the Vraa Art House
2010 Blikket på Kunsten, Kunsthal Nord, Aalborg
2009 Vraaudstillingen, the Vraa Art House
2009 Hirtshals Fyr Gallery, Hirtshals
2009 TRANSIT 2, The Art Pavilion of Aalborg
2008 Museum of Modern Art Aalborg
2008 Vraaudstillingen, the Vraa Art House
2007 SAK, The Art Society of Svendborg
2006 Øksnehallen, Copenhagen
2006 Vraaudstillingen, the Vraa Art House
2006 The Art Pavilion of Aalborg
2000-2006 Annual exhibition at the Vraa Art House
2004/2006 Vraaudstillingen, the Vraa Art House
2003 The Skovgaard Museum, Viborg
1993/2002 Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
2001 Museum of Modern Art Aalborg
2001 Artists House, Tallinn, Estonia
2000 The Art Museum, Frederikshavn
1999 The Art Museum of Hjørring
1996-97 Annual exhibitions at the Vraa Art House
1996 Northland Festival, Art Museum, Caithness, Scotland
1996 Art Museum, Uddevala, Sweden
1994 ”Culture Through Dialogue”, Castle of Heidelberg, Fax Art
1993 The Art Museum of Hjørring
1992 The Art Pavilion of Aalborg
 
PUBLIC DECORATIONS
2013 Carved stones and glass paintings, apartment complex, Vadestedet, Brovst
2012 Glass paintings and carved stones to new youth institution, KOMPASSET, Brønderslev
2011 Hand carved floor tiles to the amusement park Faarup Sommerland, Faarup
2010 Large stone carvings to new apartment complex, Kuben Byg, Nørresundby
2009 Glass paintings to new office building of BoNord, Hjørring
2009 Hand carved floor tiles to office building, KM Fish Machinery, Dybvad
2007 Stone carvings to the new office building of KMD IT Company, Aalborg
2007 11 prints to the 11 municipalities that constitute the northern region of Denmark
ILLUSTRATIONS, POSTERS, AND SCENOGRAPHY
1984-2008
Numerous assignments for illustrations in magazines, periodicals and newspapers.Poster designs for art exhibitions, scientific conventions, and cultural events. Specific references can be provided on request.

Books and publications
1985-ongoing
Editor of several books, book reviewer at the daily newspaper Nordjyske, Texts for catalogues and professional journals. List of publications available.