Lennart Örnberg 1914-1999

Ture Anders Lennart Örnberg was born in Frösön on 13th August 1914. He was a Swedish painter and designer.

After completing his Realexamen degree in Umeå (1923), Örnberg worked as a designer at the Nordiska Kompaniet (Nordic Company) store in Stockholm - Örnberg later taught design in their design school.

Örnberg was a keen painter. After the second World War,
he studied in Paris under the French sculptor, painter, teacher and writer André Lhote (1885-1962) and attended Académie de la Grande Chaumière (1946-47).

Örnberg exhibited in Östersund (1948) and, alongside the painter Vidar Bäckman (1910-1985) and sculptor Torsten Fridh (1914-2014), in Örebro (1949). Örnberg also regularly exhibited with the art associations in and around Jämtland County.

Examples of his works can be seen in the Jämtland County Museum (Jämtlands Läns Museum) and his public works include a wall of tiles at the bath house on the island of Frösön, lake Storsjön.

Lennart Örnberg died in Östersund on 21st October 1999, aged 85.