Jens Jørgen Hansen was born in 1969 and qualified as a silk screen printer in 2002 and as an adult teacher in 2005. He has been employed as a publicist and workshop leader at the Printing Museum in Esbjerg from 1995 to 1998.
He started his own private printing office in 2003 and took the title: bogtrykker (the Danish term for Printer). Today the workshop has a well equipped composing room with more than 450 fonts of wood, Monotype and foundry types. In the press room he works with my two flatbed proof presses, three (eight) tabletops and a Victoria A2. In his studio he also has a relative large library relating to the trade.
Jens Jørgen Hansen has also started to hold private letterpress workshops at the letterpress workshop at the Academy in Copenhagen and in his private studio in Holsted.