Torben Jørgensen

Designer. Born 1945.
Educated as a mechanic 1966.
Ceramist from the Danish Design School, Copenhagen 1973.
Head of Glass department at the Danish Design School, Copenhagen 1973 -78.
Started glass workshop Jørgensen & Mørch Design with Jytte Mørch 1991.
Associated Holmegaard Glassworks as a designer since 1977.

Exhibitions:
1976   :  Centenary Jubilee Exhibition, The Danish Design School, Copenhagen.
1977   :  Marienlyst, Summer Exhibition, Elsinore Town Museum, Denmark.
1978   :  Holmegaard Glass Exhibition, “Den Permanente” , Copenhagen.
1978   :  “Nordic Glass ´78”,  Småland´s Museum, Växjö, Sweden.
1978   :        -          -       -     House of Culture, Stockholm, Sweden.
1978   :  Tuborg Art Society, Denmark.
1979   :  Randers Museum of History of Civilisation, Denmark.
1979   :  “Nordic Glass ´79”, Gallery F15, Moss, Norway.
1979   :         -         -       -     Museum of Applied Art, Trondheim, Norway.
1980   :  One-man exhibition at the Museum of Applied Art, Copenhagen.
1980   :  Exhibition at the opening of Holmegaard Glass Gallery, Copenhagen.
1980   :  Contemporary Glass - Europe and Japan, Kyoto and Tokyo. Japan
1980   :  Christiania Glasmagasin, Oslo, Norway.
1981   :  Marienlyst, Summer Exhibition, Elsinore Town Museum, Denmark.
1981   :  “Nordic Glass ´81”, The Finnish Glass Museum, Riihimäki. Finland
1981   :  The Arts and Crafts Association 16+, Museum of Applied Art, Copenhagen.
1981   :  Department store, Illum, Copenhagen.
1981   :  16+, Hjørring Art Museum, Denmark.
1982   :  Danish Glass, “Den Permanente”, Copenhagen.
1983   :  “Nordic Glass ´83”, Glass Museum, Ebeltoft, Denmark
1983   :         -         -       -     Holmegaard Glass Gallery, Copenhagen.
1983   : Charlottenborg Autumn Exhibition, Copenhagen.
1984   :  Artisans from Denmark and Germany, Städtische Museum, Flensburg, Germany.
1984   :          -        -          -          -          -        Sønderjylland´s Museum, Tønder, Denmark.
1984   :  “Danish Glass”, Glass Museum Ebeltoft, Denmark.
1984   :  Håndarbejdets Fremme, Jubilee Exhibition, Odense Town Hall, Denmark.
1984   :  International Exhibition of Arts and Crafts, Bratislava, Slovakia.
1985   :  Exhibition with Per Lütken, Gallerie “Het Glashuis”, Alkmaar, The Netherlands.
1985   :  Hillerød Art Society, Denmark.
1987   :  Scandinavian Craft Today, Art Forum, Seibu, Tokyo. Japan
1987   :           -               -        -      National Museum, Kyoto. Japan
1987   :  The Glow from Bornholm, Studio Glass through 10 years,
  Bornholm´s Museum, Denmark.
1988   :                                     Næstved Town Museum, Denmark.
1988   :                                     Ålborg Museum, Denmark.
1988   :                                     Kastrupgård, Copenhagen.
1988   :                                      Randers Museum, Denmark.
1989   :                                      Esbjerg Museum, Denmark.
1989   :                                      Museum of Applied Art, Trondheim, Norway.
1989   :                                      Museum of Applied Art, Oslo, Norway.
1988   :  Scandinavian Craft Today, American Craft Museum, New York.
1988   :            -              -        -      The Cleveland Institute of Art, USA.
1988   :  Exhibition with Jytte Mørch, Næstved Town Museum, Denmark.
1989   :  “Danish Glass”, Gallerie Domin, Kaarst, Germany.
1989   :  “Lyse Strømme”, Kunstbygningen, Århus, Denmark.
1990   :  Cultural Centre “Gammelgaarden”, Herlev, Denmark.
1990   :  Design - Craft or Industry?  “Den Frie”, Copenhagen.
1990   :  Gallery Ewers, Köln, Germany.
1990   :  Gallery ”Plaisieren”, Hässelby Castle, Stockholm, Sweden
1991   :  Gallery ”Okariya”, Ginza, Tokyo. Japan
1992   :  Holmegaard Municipal Library. Denmark
1994   :  Gallery Dragehøj, Fensmark, Næstved, Denmark.
1994   :  “Boderne”, Næstved Town Museum, Denmark.
1995   :  “Danish Design Present”, Sofienholm, Denmark
1995   :  Gallery “Okariya”, Ginza, Tokyo. Japan
1995   :  “Golden Age To Present Day”, City Art Centre, Edinburgh. Scotland
1995   :  Danish Design Product-Process, Gammel Dok, Copenhagen.
1996   :  “Brosten”, Næstved Town Museum. Denmark
1996   :  Royal Copenhagen at Sofienholm, Copenhagen.
1996   :  “Glas/Ljus”, Form/Design Center, Malmö, Sweden.
1996   :  “Glass”, Birkerød Municipality, Denmark.
1996   :  “Dishes”, Gallery Grønlund, Copenhagen
1996   :  “Nordic Glass ´96”, Gammel Holtegaard, Copenhagen.
1996   :  “Duplica”, Danish Applied Art, Gammel Dok, Copenhagen
1996   :  “Sculptural Glass ´96”, Helligåndshuset, Copenhagen.
1997   :  “Sculptural Glass”, Kunstbygningen, Århus, Denmark
1997   :  One-man Exhibition at Royal Copenhagen Crystal, Copenhagen.
1997   :  One-man Exhibition at Gallery Grønlund, Copenhagen.
1997   :  FDB Art Society, Copenhagen.
1998   : “Danish Art Glass”, Horsens Art Society, Denmark.
1998   : Lambaa Arthouse, Silkeborg, Denmark.
1998   : “Trienale Sztuki”, Galleria Refektarz, Kartuzy, Poland.
1998   : Gallery Borreby, Borreby Castle, Skelskør, Denmark.
1998   : Gallery Reiff, Butrupgård, Holbæk, Denmark.
1998   : “Danish Glass `98”, Filosofgangen, Odense.
1999   : “Dishes”, Gallery Grønlund, Copenhagen.
1999   : dk-TEKNIK Art Society, Copenhagen.
2000   : Gallry  Dragehøj, Fensmark, Denmark.
2000   :  “Art Nouveau 100 years”, Gallery Groenlund, Copenhagen
2001   :  FDB Art Society, Copenhagen
2001   :  Joergensen & Moerch Design, Gallery Groenlund, Copenhagen
2003   :  Co exhibition with Jytte Moerch, Biblioteksgalleriet, Vordingborg
2003   :  Gallery Brevik, Tromsoe, Norway
2003   :  Gallery Dragehoej, Fensmark, Naestved
2004   :  Danish Design Center, Copenhagen
2004   :  "Danish Glass 2004", Ebeltoft Glass Museum
2004   :  "The Power of Glass", Troyes, France
2005   :  KIC, Århus, Denmark
2005   :  “Contemporary Danish Glass”, Flow Gallery, London
2006   :  Gallery New Form, trelleborg, Sweden
2006   :  Holsted Church
2007   :  “Italien Techniques”, Gallery Gronlund, Copenhagen
2007   :  Gallery New Form, Trelleborg, Sweden
2007   :  “A Divisible Whole”, Gallery Gronlund, Copenhagen
2007   :  ”Transparancy – Contemporary Glass from Denmark”, Gana Art Gallery, Seul
2008   :              -                          -              Guangdong Museum of Art, Guanzhou. China
2008   :              -                          -                                        A4 Gallery, Chengdu,   China
2008   :  Censored Jubilee Exhibition 2008, Ronnebaeksholm Cultural Center, Naestved, Denmark
2008   :  FOA Art Society, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009   :  “Socha a Objekt”, International sculpture exhibition, Bratislava, Slovakia
2009   :  “-right now”, Gallerie Dragehoj, Fensmark, Næstved, Denmark.
2010   :  Summer Exhibition 2010, Masnedøfortet, Vordingborg, Denmark
2011   :  “Substance” 20 Danish glass artists, Bredgade Kunsthandel, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013   :  “-everything has two sides”, Danish Arts and Craft Association, Allerød Art Society, Denmark

Sold to:
The Danish Art Foundation.
The Museum of Applied Arts, Copenhagen.
Tuborg Art Society, Denmark.
The Art Society of August 14th, Denmark.
Småland´s Museum, Växjö, Sweden.
The Museum of Applied Arts, Oslo, Norway.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan.
Museum of Modern Art Shop, New York.
Næstved Town Museum, Denmark

Awards:
1972   : The Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory Jubilee competition, 2nd prize
1974   :  Foundation of Administrator Krøjer.
1980   :  Jubilee grant of Court Jeweller Michelsen.
1989   :  Travel grant of the Hvass Foundation.
2006   :  The Ole Haslund Foundation

Decorations:
Observa Institute, Copenhagen.
Association of Industrial Trades, The House of Metallic Industry, Copenhagen.
Unilever House, London.
Centre of Plant Protection, Flakkebjerg, Denmark.