John Kørner is one of the most acknowledged Danish young artists. His works are characterized by a colourful and honest simplicity, with no hidden or mysterious agendas. Besides paintings, John Kørner also creates graphics, ceramics, installations and happenings. He is educated at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, and was among the artists chosen to refurbish the Palace of Frederic VIII, home of the Danish Crown Prince and Crown Princess. John Kørner lives and works in Copenhagen, and his works are displayed at major international and national museums and galleries. He has received several awards and grants, among them the Carnegie Art Award in 2000 and the three-year working grant from The Danish Arts Foundation in 2003.