(1901 - 1983)
Elof Wedin was active/lived in Minnesota / Sweden. Elof Wedin is known for portrait, landscape, genre, mural.
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Biography Elof Wedin
Elof Wedin had a fifty-year career as an artist in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. After his death in 1983, a writer for the "St. Paul Pioneer Press and Dispatch" wrote that he was "among the 'big five' of the Minnesota artists of his generation." While the major medium in his work was oil on canvas, pastel on velour carved wood and stainless steel were also used to express his ideas.
Wedin, whose style has been described as Expressive, was born in Harmosand, Angermanland, along the fjords of East Central Sweden in 1901. He immigrated to America in 1919, taking up residence in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Having a talent and compassion for art at a young age, he entered night school at The Minneapolis Institute of Art in the early 19
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