A painter of mainly regional landscapes of the Ozarks, he was born on May 11, 1902 in Illinois as the son of painter Frederick Ernest Swedlun (pseudonym Ernest T. Fredericks). It is said that father and son often worked on paintings together.
Glenn's business was "Glenn C. Swedlun, Oil Paintings of the Ozarks." He sold his paintings and those of his father in Eureka Springs, Arkansas for years. He also taught art classes. Still working at the age of 73, he and his father had made a good living with their art.
Glenn C. Swedlun died on October 18, 1987 and is buried in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.Source:
Information courtesy of Emily Knupp