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Jazz & kalligrafi

Det Ny Kastet, Thisted · 13. januar – 9. marts 2024


Museum Ovartaci

Museum Ovartaci opened its doors to new premises in the city of Aarhus, Denmark.



M·K·S Magasin

Kunstmagasin / Art Magazine for Morsø Kunstforening af 1961, Kunstforeningen Det Ny Kastet og Sydthy Kunstforening



Storyville Records · posters

New series of posters for Storyville Records. The posters are based on Storyville Records CD releases 2021-2023.



CD cover design for Storyville Records

T.S. Monk Live ·

Two Continents
One Groove



Fonnesbæk & Kauflin Concert

Jazzklubben “Jazz i Thy”
19. marts 2022
Plantagehuset, Thisted


Photo · Finn Nygaard



Poster exhibition · Værket · Randers DK

Jazz posters · Aarhus Jazz Festival · Jazzhus Montmartre …
Tuesday February 1 – Monday February 28 2022

Tirsdag 1. februar – mandag 28. februar 2022



Music posters

A series of posters with music instruments.
For Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen.


Posters · The Island of Mors

Plakater/posters · Guide Mors



The Touch · CD cover

Søren Kristiansen & Thomas Fonnesbæk


Storyville Records, 2022 >

Sæson 3 2021/2022

Erindring · Erfaring · Erkendelse
Essays om livet og omegn

Evanthore Vestergaard



Go’ morgen Danmark

Interview ifm udgivelse af bog om Ib Antoni. Udgivet 2021 af Antoni Legacy.
Forfatter Sara Alfort har i samarbejde med Antony Legacy.


Poster · Shanghai Design 10×10

The 2021 Shanghai Design 10×10 Global Invitation Poster Exhibition. Organized by Shanghai Academy of Fine Arts and Shanghai Municipal People’s Government. China Arts Museum, Shanghai. >


Our songs · CD cover

Alex Riel, Bo Stief and Carsten Dahl


Storyville Records, 2021 >


BIPB · B.I International Poster Art Biennale 2021 in South Korea

Member of the international jury >


Jazz · CD covers

A series of CD covers ….. for Storyville Records a.o. >


Jazz på papir · Ulstrup Slot

Poster exhibition · 2021 · September 4-5 >
Kunstridderne, 30 years anniversary

Graphis 369

Graphis Journal 369 · Finn Nygaard (Graphis Master) / Denmark >
Graphis Inc.
New York

Petite Fleur

Petite Fleur · Adonis Rose and The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra · Feturing Cyrille Aimée

Storyville Records >

Arkikon · book project 2020/2021

Book >

Arkikon · Grenaa and Randers, Denmark
Arkikon – Architects · Constructors · Engineers

Poster to commemorate El Lissitzky

Poster tribute · El Lissitzky 1890-1941
Invitational poster project >


20 x 20 posters for peace

Poster project >


Rosa Passos Quartet

Dunas Live in Copenhagen 1 · CD cover · Storyville Records >



Katrine Madsen · Indigo
CD cover >


Poster tribute to Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser (1929-2020) was among the most celebrated graphic designers in the United States >


Duke Ellington · CD cover

Duke Ellington and hic Orchestra · Berlin 1959
Storyville Records, 2021 >


Fonnesbæk & Kauflin · CD cover

Fonnesbæk & Kauflin · Standards
Thomas Fonnesbæk (bas) and Justin Kauflin (piano)
Storyville Records, 2020 >


Jazz på papir · Heltborg Museum

Poster exhibition in Heltborg Museum, Thy · Denmark. invitational. Arranged by Sydthy Kunstforening. Vernissage September 15 – with world famous Danish jazz basist Thomas Fonnesbæk. >

Alex Riel · Celebrating a Legend

Storyville Records · 2020 · Alex Riel · 80 years. >

Exhibition posters for MK61

Exhibition posters for MK61 · Morsø Kunstforening af 1961

(Morsø art association · The Island of Mors, Denmark) >

Poster Henne Strand · Denmark

Poster created for the Danish resort Henne Strand – at the west coast of Denmark. The poster features famous Danish sculptor Erik Heides work “Katrine – The Seagull” from 2019.

100 Years Anniversary · UNOVIS

International poster contest organized by the Vitebsk Center of Modern and Contemporary Art, Belarus.

Storyville · Jazzpar winners · released 2020

Geri Allen – some aspects of water – 1989 · Roy Haynes – my shining hour – 1994 · Tommy Flanagan – Flanagans shenanigans – 1993.

Erindring – Erfaring – Erkendelse
Evanthore Vestergaard
Erindring – Erfaring – Erkendelse · sæson 1 · Forlaget Nordkraft

Guide Mors 2020 · Morsø, Denmark

Mors is the biggest island in the Danish Limfjord. The nature and landscape of the island has impressed locals and visitors throughout centuries. Guide Mors is published every year in January

Tribute to Cannonball Adderley

New poster. Julian Edwin “Cannonball” Adderley (1928-1975) was an American jazz alto saxophonist of the hard bop era of the 1950s and 1960s.. 
Jazzhus Montmartre is the historic jazz hotspot of Copenhagen, presenting world class live jazz at the original intimate venue where the famous club started back in 1959.

New calligraphies · September 2019

Exhibited in Galleri 2132 at theNorth Kunstmesse / Art Fair · Aalborg Denmark · September 2019 >

Duke Ellington · Uppsala 1971

CD cover · Storyville Records >

Arkikon · Denmark – Grenaa · Randers

Procesvinen 2019 · etiket >


Invitational poster project >

Enrico Pieranunzi Trio · New Visions

More about Enrico Pieranunzi Trio · New Visions on Storyville Records >

New poster · Tribute to Horace Silver

For Jazzhus Montmartre, Copenhagen

more >

New poster · Tribute to Fats Waller · Storyville Records

Thomas WrightFatsWaller (1904-1943) was an American jazz pianist, organist, composer, violinist, singer, and comedic entertainer. 
Storyville Records
is Europe’s oldest independent jazz label. It releases a rich variety of jazz, blues and related musical genres.


CD cover · Heine Hansen Trio · Fingertips · Storyville 2019

Guide Mors 2019 · Morsø, Denmark

Mors is the biggest island in the Danish Limfjord. The nature and landscape of the island has impressed locals and visitors throughout centuries. >

10×10 Shanghai Design

The World of Design Awards. Shanghai, China. December 18 2018. >

Design Possibilities

Design Possibilities. 2018 Hangzhou International Design Conference. Hangzhou, China. December 15 2018.

2nd Wenzhou International Design Biennial

Member of the international jury. Exhibition Theme: The Empoverment of Design, China. December 15 2018. >

Poster Festival Budapest

Organized by the Hungarian Poster Association. Budapest, Hungary. November 2018. Jury and photos >

New book · We are all equal and so on

Published November 2018. Finn Nygaards work incl. jazz posters, We are all equal posters, ink paintings, workshops, photos etc. Accompanied by texts from a.o. Peter C. Kjærgaard, Elsebeth Aasted Schanz, Christian Brorsen, Peter Gyllan and Lars Dybdahl.

PATI, Seoul Korea

Workshop and lecture at PATI · Paju Typographic Institute. Paju, Seoul, South Korea. April 30 – May 4 2018. >

Japan Tour 2018

… with Taku Satoh (Issey Miyake), U.G. Sato., a.o. May 2018. Photos >

Ink on fine art paper

… new works, autumn 2018.

Campus · new book released January 2018

25th anniversary. Campus chair by Foersom & Hiort-Lorenzen, Copenhagen. Manufactured by Lammhults, Sweden.

Skulpturguide Mors

Udgivet december 2017. Morsø Kommune.

New poster – Aarhus Jazz Festival 2018

July 14 – 21 2018. Tribute to Stan Getz. 

Popeye · new poster in the series We are all equal
Refleksioner · Jens Smærup Sørensen
CD cover · Storyville

Duke Ellington – An intimate piano session

P8 Jazz-prisen 2017
CD cover – Storyville

Synesthesia · Fonnesbæk & Kauflin / Thomas Fonnesbæk & Justin Kauflin

Kulturmødet Mors 2017

Program og plakat for Kulturmødet Mors 2017. Nykøbing Mors. August 24 – 26 2017.

Poster tribute to Rene Wanner

In loving memory – Mr. poster, Rene Wanner, 1939-2017.

Jazz at The Royal Playhouse · July 2017

Featuring Christian Sands, Didier Lockwood Quartet, Eliane Elias a.o. · July 12 – 14 2017 · Skuespilhuset/The Royal Danish Playhouse, Copenhagen. 

Aarhus Jazz Festival · July 2017

July 15 – 22, 2017, Aarhus Denmark – Aarhus Jazz Festival 2017

Guide Mors 2017 · Morsø, Denmark

Mors is the biggest island in the Danish Limfjord. The nature and landscape of the island has impressed locals and visitors throughout centuries.

We are all equal · Morsø Gymnasium

Poster exhibition, Morsø Gymnasium, 75 anniversary. September 3 till October 14 2016.


Invitational poster project, organized by Chora Connection, Denmark.

Kulturmødet Mors 2016 · 48 timer

Program og plakat for Kulturmødet Mors 2015. Nykøbing Mors. August 25 – 27 2015.

Aarhus Jazz Festival 2016

Poster Tribute to Hiromi Uehara – famous Japanese jazz composer and pianist. Aarhus, Denmark July 9-16 2016.

Jazzhus Montmartre · Copenhagen

New series of jazz posters: Kenny Barron Trio. Tributes to Ben webster, Gerry Mulligan, Dexter Gordon, Dizzy Gillespie and Alex Riel, Niels Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Michel Petrucciani, Charles Mingus, Cecil Taylor, Herbie Hancock, Ronnie Cubder and Monty Alexander.

Harper’s Bazaar Art · China

Ten world-renowned designers – Invitational project for the anniversary issue. Artwork based on “5”, the Chinese symbol of “the circle of life”.

Guide Mors 2016 · Morsø Denmark

Mors is the biggest island in the Danish Limfjord. The nature and landscape of the island has impressed locals and visitors throughout centuries.

The Power of Asian Design

Poster workshop and lecture. International Conference Hall. Taichung. Taiwan. December 10 2015.

Stage on Paper

2nd International Performing Arts Poster Design Exhibition. Beijing, November 4 2015.

Posters and so on · MK61

Posters and calligraphy. Finn Nygaard solo exhibition in MK61 Morsø Kunstforening. Holmen, Morsø. September 19 – November 22 2015.

Kulturmødet Mors · 48 timer

Program for Kulturmødet Mors 2015. Nykøbing Mors. August 20 – 22 2015.

Bombing Hiroshima · 70 years

1945/2015. Invitational Poster exhibition: 70 years – Bombing Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August of 1945.

Aarhus Jazz Festival 2015

Poster Tribute to Thelonious Monk – famous American jazz pianist and composer (1917-1982). Aarhus, Denmark July 15-18 2015.

DAT · Airbus A320

Danish Air Transports new Airbus A320 has landed in Billund. May 2015.
Color setting:

Danish Souvenir · Copenhagen

New products, summer 2015; Tshirts, windcheaters, bags. ID, graphic design and illustrations: Finn Nygaard.

Tribute to Juan Carlos Darias

Invitational Poster exhibition to commemorate deceased friend and Latin American design icon Juan Carlos Darias. Museo de la Estampa y del Diseño Carlos CruzDiez.

Xiamin University · Art College

Finn Nygaard summer poster workshop and lectures. July 5 to 13 2015.
Xiamen, Fujian, China.

Mors Guide 2015 · Morsø Denmark

Mors is the biggest island in the Danish Limfjord. The nature and landscape of the island has impressed locals and visitors throughout centuries …

Posters without borders

… the right to decide. Invitational poster exhibition organized by US based graphic designers Eric Boelts, Antonio Castro, and Erin Wright.

Punk, Protest and Provocation

February 7 2015, Book release: Poster exhibition in the Danish Poster Museum. The Old Town, Aarhus Denmark. February 7 – August 9 2015.

MK61 · Morsø Kunstforening

Invitational exhibition · Morsø, Denmark. November – December 2014.

Pakhuset Krik, sommer 2014

Udstilling i Pakhuset Krik, Agger Thy. Exhibition – jazz posters and calligraphy, Agger Thy, Denmark. June – August 2014.

DAT Inflight · June 2014

Danish Air Transport 25 years anniversary. DAT Inflight magazine: Portrait of Finn Nygaard, the artist behind DAT’s corporate identity.

Galeri Isak Nisantasi, Istanbul

Invitational poster exhibition. Istanbul Turkey, May 2014.