(1885 - 1911)
Samuel Holmberg was active/lived in Kansas, Oklahoma / Sweden. Samuel Holmberg is known for landscape painting, sculpture, teaching.
Biography Samuel Holmberg
Born Vastergotland, Sweden, 1885; died Kansas, June 26, 1911 Samuel Holmberg was a painter and sculptor. He moved with four brothers and one sister to Lindsborg in 1903 where he studied with Birger Sandzén.
He served as an assistant instructor in art from 1904-05 and an instructor in art from 1906-08 at Bethany College, Lindsborg.
He studied in Paris for eight months in 1908 before returning to Lindsborg and then accepting a teaching position at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.
He produced a series of landscapes scenes but, as a severe critic of his own work, he destroyed much of it himself.
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Sandzén archives; AskArt, www.askart.com, accessed Dec. 20, 2005; Dawdy 3: Dawdy, Doris Ostrander. Artists of the American West: A Biographical Dictionary. Volume 3. Chicago: Swallow Press, 1985..
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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