Education
1976Private apprenticeship with Annette Holdensen, renowned tapestry weaver and artist, Ollerup Fyn, Denmark.
1975Private apprenticeship with Inge Bjorn, renowned tapestry weaver, Askov Hojskole, Denmark.
1969-73Graphic design and printing apprenticeship with Drother’s Skilte, Aarhus, Denmark.
1968-69Aarhus Art Academy, Aarhus, Denmark.
 
Residencies
2009The Cill Rialaig Project, Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry, Ireland.
2006, ’09The Guest Studios, Hollufgaard, Odense, Denmark.
1994Fundacion Valparaiso, Mojacar Playa, Almeria, Spain.
1991, ’92Nordic House, Fairbanks, Alaska.
 
Press & Publications
2014Lois Harbaugh, President, Northwest Designer Craftsmen, What Makes It Art?, Whatcom Museum's quarterly newsletter, Inside Whatcom Museum.
2013Living On The Peninsula, "Weaving Art & Life", Viviann Kuehl, Port Townsend Leader.
2012Mary Schoeser, Textile: The Art of Mankind, Thames & Hudson, London, England.
2012Erik Hofmeister, Gudenaens Kulturhistorie, Denmark.
2011Inge Norgaard, “Color”, Tapestry Topic, American Tapestry Alliance.
2010Inge Norgaard, “Hand Spun”, Tapestry Topic, American Tapestry Alliance.
2010American Tapestry Biennial VIII, American Tapestry Alliance.
2008American Tapestry Biennial VII, American Tapestry Alliance.
2007Iben From, “The Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad”, NYT, Jan. 2007.
2004Lloyd E. Herman, “Looking Forward Glancing Back”, Northwest Designer Craftmen, Whatcom Museum of History & Art.
2004Susan Mowery Kieffer, Ed., Fiberarts Design Book VII, Lark Books.
2000Thread by Thread: American Tapestry Biennial III, American Tapestry Alliance.
1998“Muse of the Millennium: Emerging trends in Fiber Art”, The Nordic Heritage Museum and The Seattle Weavers' Guild.
1996American Tapestry Biennial I, American Tapestry Alliance.
1995Ann Batchelder & Nancy Orban, Eds., Fiberarts Design Book V, Lark Books.
1991Nancy Orban, Ed., Fiberarts Design Book IV, Lark Books.
1983Jeane Hutchin, Ed., Fiberarts Design Book II, Lark Books.
1990American Tapestry Today, American Tapestry Alliance.
 
Solo Exhibitions
2009Inge Norgaard, A Gesture of Nature, The Graphic Workshop of Fynen. Odense, Denmark.
2007Inge Norgaard, Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark.
2007Inge Norgaard, Contemporary Fiber, One Mellon Bank Center, Society for Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh, PA.
2000Inge Norgaard, Gasoline Can Series, Small Woven Tapestries, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1994Tapestries by Inge Norgaard, Scandinavian Cultural Center, Pacific Lutheran Univ., Tacoma, WA.
1993Freedom of Expression, Nelleke Nix Studio, Kirkland, WA.
MultipleMoments in Tapestry, Franklin House Gallery, Port Townsend, WA; 1983, 1986, 1989, 1992, 1994.
1981Inge Norgaard, SF Fiber, San Francisco, CA.
1981L’Atelier De’Encadrement, St. Berthelemy, West Indies.
1980The American Embassy, Barbados, West Indies.
 
Other Exhibitions
2017 Northwest Designer Craftsman, Vashon Art Center, Koch Gallery. Vashon Island, WA
2017 The 40th Anniversary Exhibition, The Graphic Workshop of Fynen. Kastrupgaardsamlingen, Kastrup, Denmark
2016 Pacific Time Zone: Contemporary West Coast Tapestries, The Art Center, Corvallis, OR
2016 The 40th Anniversary Exhibition, The Graphic Workshop of Fynen. Brandts 13, Odense, Denmark
2015 Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge, The Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI
   •  TRAVERS CITY , MI - Dennos Museum, 2015
2013-15 "The New Art of the Loom" (with 24 artists from 16 countries):
   •  LAFAYETTE, LA - Hillard Museum of the U of LA, May 25 - August 10, 2013
   •  GATINEAU, Ottawa, CANADA, City Gallery, August 29 - October 6, 2013, (during their "Textile Triennial" show)
   •  MONTREAL, Musee des Artisanats du Quebec, CANADA, November - December 2014
   •  FROSTBURG, MD - Roper Art Gallery, March 7 - 30, 2014
   •  OCALA, FL - The Appleton Museum, April - June, 2014
   •  ST LOUIS, MO - Webster University Art Gallery, August - September 2014
   •  LOUISVILLE, KY - Kentucky Museum of Art & Craft, November 2014 - January, 2015
2014-15 ATA American Tapestry Biennial
    •  Visions Art Museum, San Diego, CA
   •  Kent State University Museum, Kent, OH
   •  Kaneko, Omaha, NE
2014-15 The Art is the Cloths
    •  New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
   •  George School, Newtown, PA, 2014-15
   •  Deerfield Academy, Deerfield, MA, 2015
2014-15 Northwest Designer Craftsman at 60
    •  Watcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
2013The Textile Show, Art Factory, Patterson, NJ
2012NW-SE, A Collaborative Small Tapestry Project:
   •  Harbor History Museum, Gig Harbor, WA.
   •  Gaston County Museum of Art and History, Dallas, NC.
2012Pacific Portals / Small Format Tapestry, Long Beach Public Library, Main Branch, Long Beach, CA.
2012Biblical Images: 28 Artists from Fynes Graphic Workshop, Trondbjerg Church, Odense, Denmark; show toured for a year in various cities in Denmark and Germany.
2012Correspondence
   •  Filosofgangen, Odense, Denmark
   •  Kulturhuset, Fredericia, Denmark
2011American Tapestry Biennial VIII:
   •  American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA.
   •  Nebraska Wesleyan Univ., Lincoln, NE.
2010Enchanted Pathways, William & Joseph Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.
2010Things we Hunt, Allied Art Gallery, Richland, WA.
2009Craftsmen, Edison Eye, Edison, WA.
2008Northwest Designer Craftsmen of Nordic Decent, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
2008Bill Curtsinger & Inge Norgaard, Northwind Arts Center, Port Townsend, WA.
2008Laughing Bear, Convergence: Mid American Print Council, Fargo, ND.
2008Hi-Tech Low-Tech, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Arts & Craft, Portland, OR.
2008American Tapestry Biennial VII, Univ. of Tampa, Scarfone/Hartley Gallery, Tampa, FL, and Kentucky Museum of Arts and Craft, Louisville, KY.
2008Land, Tapestry Foundation of Victoria Award Exhibition, Australian National Univ. School of Arts, Canberra, Australia.
2008Naestved International Mini Prints Exhibition, Ronnebaeksholm Arts & Culture Center, Naestved, Denmark.
2007Tapestry on the Edge, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
2006Art. Revealed., Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood WA.
2005Nordic Northwest Artists’ Exhibition, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
2005Looking Forward, Glancing Back, Northwest Designer Craftsmen at Fifty:
   •  Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA.
   •  Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.
   •  Wenatchee Valley Museum, Wenatchee, WA.
   •  Contemporary Crafts Museum and Gallery, Portland, OR.
2002-03American Tapestry Alliance Biennial IV, Richmond Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada, and Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL.
2001Evidence of the Body, Northwest Designer Craftsmen, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA.
2001Equinox, Paris Gibson Square Museum of Art, Great Falls, MO.
2001The Craft Biennial, Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Arts & Craft, Portland, OR.
2001Contemporary West Coast Tapestry, Convention Center, Seattle, WA.
2001Half-Passed 12: Moments in Tapestry, The Fine Line Arts Center, Saint Charles, IL.
2000Northwest Designer Craftsmen Exhibit, Allied Arts Center Gallery, Richland, WA.
2000American Tapestry Biennial III, Northern Kentucky Univ., Highland Heights, KY.
2000Gardens of Art International Sculpture Exhibit, Big Rock Garden Park, Bellingham, WA.
1999The End: Northwest Biennial Competition, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.
1999Tapestry, Bayeux Gallery, Denver, CO.
1999NW International Art Competition, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA.
1998Weaving Washington, Washington State Capital Museum, Olympia, WA.
1998Group show, Edward Cain Galleries, Port Townsend, WA.
1998Encore, Atlanta International Museum, Atlanta, GA.
1998Muse of the Millennium, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
1998Surface: New Form/New Function, Arrowmount School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN.
1998Upon Reflection, Washington Convention Center, Seattle, WA.
1996-97American Tapestry Biennial:
   •  Museum of Fine Arts, Oak Ridge, TN.
   •  Southern Illinois Univ. Museum, Carbondale, IL.
   •  WB Gray Gallery, East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC.
   •  Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO.
1995-96Global Focus: Women in Art & Culture:
   •  NGO Forum, Beijing, China.
   •  National Museum from Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.
1996It Is About Time, Wentz Gallery Pacific Northwest, College of Arts, Portland, OR.
1995Fiber Celebrated ’95, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson Museum, AZ.
1995Tapestries by Rebecca Blustone & Inge Norgaard, Clymer Museum, Ellensburg, WA.
1994Gallery 1004, Port Townsend, WA.
1994Norgaard Tapestry Exhibit, Scandinavian Cultural Center, Pacific Lutheran Univ., Tacoma, WA.
1993Artist Equity, Charlotte Damell Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1993Contemporary Tapestry, The Rosicrucian Museum, San Jose, CA.
1993State of the Arts Gallery, Olympia, WA.
1993Westcoast Tapestry, Mendosino Art Center, Mendosino, CA.
1993Northwest Tapestry, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
1993Northwest Craft, Contemporary Craft Gallery, Portland, OR.
1993Tapestry, Richmond Gallery, Richmond British Columbia, Canada.
1993Best of Show, King County Arts Commission Gallery, Seattle, WA.
1992Fiber Spectrum, Washington State Historical Museum, Tacoma, WA.
1992Pacific Northwest, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA.
1991Please and Thank You, True Stories, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA.
1991A Sense of Place, Marine Art and Garden Center, Ross, CA.
1991West Coast Tapestry, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.
1991Tapestry Works!, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA.
1991American Tapestry, The Alum Gallery, Rockbridge Alum Springs, Goshen, VA.
1990American Tapestry Today, Syntex Corporation Gallery, Palo Alto, CA.
1990Salon Des Refuses, Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA.
1990Risk Factor, Littman Gallery, Portland State Univ., Portland, OR.
1990A Fine Line, Oregon School of Arts and Crafts Centrum, Portland, OR.
1990Strait Art, Port Angeles Fine Art Center, Port Angeles, WA.
1990Color and Form, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
1990Art Work Gallery, Fairbanks, AK.
1989Washington to Washington, Women in the Arts:
   •  National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC.
   •  Ellensburg Community Gallery, Ellensburg WA.
   •  Washington State Univ. Museum of Arts, Pullman, WA.
   •  Allied Arts Gallery, Yakima, WA.
   •  Allied Arts Gallery, Richland, WA.
   •  Illwaco Heritage Foundation, Illwaco, WA.
   •  Esvelt Gallery, Pasco, WA.
   •  Northlight Gallery, Everett, WA.
   •  Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA.
1998Tacoma Arts Museum, Tacoma, WA.
1986Inge Bjorn og Venner, Vedel Art Museum, Vedel, Germany.
1986Inge Bjorn og Venner, Vejen Art Museum, Vejen, Denmark.
1984Evergreen Contemporary Craft Gallery, Guliford, CT.
1983Gallery II, Charlottesville, VA.
1980Dryells Gallery, Barbados, West Indies.
1980Tikal Gallery, Granada, West Indies.
1977Knolls In Store Gallery, Washington, DC.
1977Danske Kunsthandvaerkere, The Art and Craft Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1976, ’77The Artist Spring Exhibition, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark.
1976-81Various Museums in Denmark.
 
Commissions
2010Hem of the Sky (The Delta), Triptych tapestry for St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Stockton, CA.
1985The Tree of Life (Ygdrasill), Silkoborg Hojskole, Silkeborg, Denmark.
1981The Three Norns, Ry Hojskole, Ry, Denmark.
MultipleVarious private commissions.
 
Awards
2010Honorable Mention, awarded to 2 out of 65 tapestries, American Tapestry Biennial VIII, American Textile History Museum, Lowell, MA, and Nebraska Wesleyan Univ., Lincoln, NE.
1999Top Award for Mixed Media, awarded to 4 out of 94 art pieces, which were selected from 1,200 submissions, The End, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA.
1996Artist Trust Gap Grant, for a video titled “Freedom to Express” about censorship of my art, presented at the International Tapestry Symposium, Kherson, Ukraine.
 
Memberships
2008 - presentCorvidae Press, Port Townsend, WA; Board Member, 2008-10.
2006 - presentMember, The International Graphic Workshop of Funen, Denmark.
1999 - presentMember, Tapestry Artists of the Puget Sound (TAPS).
1999 - presentMember, Northwest Designer Craftsmen (NWDC).