Eva Ann-Marie Lamm 1917-1993

Eva Ann-Marie Lamm was born in Oslo on 27th September 1917. She was a Swedish painter and commercial illustrator.

Lamm's parents (Ernst Wåhlström and Sigrid Wiman) were sign makers in Stockholm. In 1936 (at the age of 19), Eva started working at the Central Post Office (Centralposthuset) in Stockholm. In 1940, she married Herman Edvard Lamm (they separated in 1966)

Between 1947 and 1949, Lamm attended the (Signe Barths Målarskola) painting school established in 1940 by the Swedish painter and illustrator Signe Barth (1895-1982). The school was located on Bellmansgatan in Stockholm (1940-1959). Lamm then attended the Otte Sköld School of Painting (Otte Skölds målarskola) in Stockholm for a year in 1950 followed briefly by a time at the Académie Libre Art School. Académie Libre was founded in 1946 by a group of concretistic artists (and operated until 1957). It's teaching staff included the Swedish artists Lennart Rodhe (1916-2005) and Pierre Olofsson (1921-1996)

Lamm exhibited at the annual 'Unga tecknare' (Young Teachers) exhibition at the National Museum, Stockholm (1949-1951), the Vårsalonger (Spring Salons) at Liljevalchs Konsthall (1952-1956) and at the 'Focus' exhibition held in Stockholm in 1954.

Lamm also worked as a magazine illustrator and was a member of the Konstnärernas Riksorganisation (KRO) Artist's Association

Eva Ann-Marie Lamm died in Farsta, central Stockholm on 1st December 1993. She was 76 years old.