Bengt Blomquist 1920-

Bengt Arne Blomquist was born in Gothenburg in 1920. He was a Swedish painter, graphic artist, sculptor.

Blomquist studied at The School of Design and Crafts (Högskolan för design och konsthantverk, abbreviated HDK) in Gothenburg.

Blomquist exhibited at Galleri Gummesons, Stockholm in 1943 (Gummesons Gallery is one Scandinavia's foremost contemporary art galleries. Launched in 1912 by Carl Gummeson, a local book dealer, it quickly forged a reputation for supporting Modern Art), and with the Swedish painter Waldemar Sjölander (1908-1988) at Lorensberg¬ís Art Salon (Lorensbergs Konstsalong) Gothenburg in 1958 - 'Bengt Blomquist, Waldemar Sjölander: January 19 - February 2, 1958'

Examples of Blomquist's reliefs and sculptures can be seen at Engelbrecht school (Boras), a mosiac at the Mölndal City Library, the Kumla swimming pool and most notably, a relief entitled 'Rocks and Water' (Stenar och Vatten) located at Vårväderstorget 2, 418 31 Gothenburg, Sweden

Blomquist's works are included in the collections held at Gothenburg Art Museum (Göteborgs Konstmuseum), Boras Art Museum, Karlstad Art Museum, and the National Public Art Council (Statens Konstråd).