Olle Nordlund 1919-1996

Olle Anders Nordlund was born in Bäckland, Högsjö on 25th July 1919. He was a Swedish sculptor and craft teacher.

Nordlund was the son of two school teachers, Gustav Nordlund and Matilda Wedin. He married Ruth Eriksson in 1948.

Norlund is best known for his small, abstract works in oak, walnut, ebony and rosewood. He exhibited at 'Crafts of Today (Konsthantverk av i dag) in Linköping (1953 and 1955), 'Nine Östergötland artists' (Nio östgötakonstnärer) in Skänninge (1955), at the Swedish Public Art Association Spring Salon Liljevalchs konsthall (an art gallery located on the Djurgården island in Stockholm, which was designed by architect Carl Bergsten) in 1956, as well as exhibitions in Ljungsbro (1953) and Mjölby (1954 and 1960)

Olle Nordlund died in Mjölby, Östergötland on 2nd March 1996, aged 76.