Andrew (Andres) Bjurman
(1876 - 1943)
Andrew (Andres) Bjurman was active/lived in California / Sweden. Andrew Bjurman is known for portrait bust sculpture-Indian.
Biography Andrew (Andres) Bjurman
Swedish born, Andrew Bjurman settled in Los Angeles in the early 1920s and, self taught, established a reputation for portrait sculpture, especially Indian subjects. He was also a craftsman and an art teacher in the 20s at Franklin High School.
Bjurman died during surgery in Los Angeles on May 17, 1943.
Exhibition venues include: Panama-California Expo (San Diego), 1915 (bronze medal); San Francisco Art Association,1916-19; California Art Club, 1916-37; California Liberty Fair, 1918 (2nd
prize); Sculptors Guild (LA), 1922; Southwest Museum (LA), 1923
(popular prize); County Fair (LA), 1924; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1924, 1927; Pacific
Southwest Expo (Long Beach), 1928 (gold medal); Architects Building (LA),
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