Bengt Carlberg 1897-1967

Bengt Filip Carlberg was born in Nordmaling on 21st November 1897. He was a Swedish painter and designer.

Carlberg attended private painting schools in Umeå before moving to Stockholm to study at the Tekniska Skolan (Technical School) - later renamed Konstfacksolan in 1945.

After completing his studies in 1919, Carlberg took study trips to Italy, Spain and France. Carlberg continued to visit the south of France and Paris throughout his life.

Carlberg first exhibited in Umeå (1923). Other exhibitions include Stockholm (1944), Gothenburg (1950), Umeå (1946, 1950 and 1951) Örnsköldsvik, Falköping and Skövde. Group exhibitions include 'Norrlänningar' (Northerners) at Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm (1946).

Carlberg also worked as a commercial artists, producing illustrations for newspapers in Stockholm.

Examples of Carlberg's works are held in the collection of Umeå museum.

Bengt Carlberg died in Stockholm in 1967, aged 69.

Bengt Carlberg