Flatbread box © 1976 John Gundersen Flatbread box © 1976 John Gundersen

Gold Medal In: Rosemaling, 1976

  • Life Dates Born in Norway
  • Occupation Retired
  • Residence at Time of Award Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ribbons

  • 1975 Blue ribbon for a small barrel
  • 1975 White ribbon for a bowl
  • 1976 Blue ribbon for an oval box (tine)
  • 1976 White ribbon for a flatbread box

Artist Statement

I got involved in Norwegian folk art through my Sons of Norway group and rosemaling classes taught by Addie Pittelkow. I just like rosemaling. The two people who have influenced me most are Addie Pittelkow and Nils Ellingsgard.

2008

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