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Madsen, Kenneth Cleon, 1927-2002

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1927-2002

Biographical History

Kenneth Cleon Madsen (1927-2002) was an artist and art instructor in Utah.

Kenneth Cleon Madsen was born October 31, 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He served in the United States Navy from 1945 to 1952. On May 27, 1946 he married Ruth Woolf in the Salt Lake Temple, and together they raised five children. Madsen became a well-known Utah artist, and was admired for his many accomplishments. He worked for Famous Artist Schools, the International Exchange School, and the Queen Mary Art College in London, England. In addition to his art career he also served as director of the National Independence Day Festival and Parade.

He died on December 25, 2002.

Citation

Kenneth Cleon Madsen portfolio and other material, 1949-2002 (b. Oct. 31, 1927 in Salt Lake City, Utah; served in the United States Navy from 1945 to 1952; May 27, 1946 he married Ruth Woolf in the Salt Lake Temple, and together they raised five children; became a well-known Utah artist, and was admired for his many accomplishments; worked for Famous Artist Schools, the International Exchange School, and the Queen Mary Art College in London, England; served as director of the National Independence Day Festival and Parade; d. Dec. 25, 2002)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Kenneth Cleon Madsen portfolio and other material

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3103
Scope and Contents Portfolio includes correspondence with family members, Arnold Friberg, and others. Also includes sketches, newspaper clippings, representative copies of commercial and fine art work, and a framed Arnold Friberg print. Materials date from 1949 to 2002.
Dates: 1949-2002

Kenneth Madsen collection on Arnold Friberg

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8183
Scope and Contents Contains materials related to the work of Arnold Friberg. Includes numerous catalogs and pamphlets for ordering Friberg's prints, newspaper articles about Friberg, and some personal papers. Also includes a program from the funeral service of his wife Hedve, a clipping from the Engisn magazine on Friberg, and order forms from Friberg Fine Prints. Other materials include programs from services and ceremonies honoring Friberg. Dated 1973-1994.
Dates: 1973-1994