Open call to Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 2022

From 29 November – 19 December 2021, the Charlottenborg Foundation is accepting submissions for the Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 2022 for the 165. time. This year, the jury spans over both collective and individual practices, and practitioners with a significant international career as well as a proximity to art schools.


From 29 November – 19 December 2021 artists – regardless of background, education and nationality – can submit works to the Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 2022. The Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition is one of the most important open submission exhibitions in Northern Europe, and has been held annually at Charlottenborg in Copenhagen since 1857. Today, the exhibition showcases international visual art, architecture and design

The jury 2022
In 2022, the jury will consist of artist duo Hesselholdt & Mejlvang, artist Ursula Reuter Christiansen, architect Peter Bertram, textile artist Grethe Wittrock and artist Sophie Suaning. This year’s jury was invited based on creating a diverse jury spanning solid national and international experience, as well as a proximity to art schools with 2021 graduate from The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Sophie Suaning. After the last, physical round of censorship, artist duo Hesselholdt and Mejlvang will curate the exhibition.

About the exhibition
Over the years, the spring exhibition has been the first significant step for many young artists on the path to a professional career, while the exhibition has often also presented new works from more established artists. Throughout Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition’s long history, artists who are today internationally recognized, debuted or presented works at the exhibition, including Per KirkebyAlvar AltoJørn UtzonOlafur EliassonJasmina CibicJeppe HeinbenandsebastianAnne Haaning and many more.

The Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition is held every year at Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen. Since 1883 contemporary art has been presented in the unique exhibition building. The Charlottenborg Spring Exhibition 2022 will be open from 6 February – 13 March 2022.

Charlottenborg Foundation
The exhibition is organised by the Charlottenborg Foundation and its board, consisting of visual artist John Kørner, architect Peter Møller Rasmussen, photographer Søren Rønholt, jewellery artist Annette Dam, visual artist Christina Augustesen and visual artist Ann Sophie von Bülow.