Don Almquist

Don Almquist (born July 21, 1929) is an American painter and illustrator.

He was born in Hartford, Connecticut. He was the son of Nils Herbert Almquist (1903–1960) and Jeannette Perrow (1905–1996). He earned a BFA in 1951 from Rhode Island School of Design.

Almquist has exhibited in seven one-man shows and sixteen juried shows in the US, Canada and Sweden even if garnering a number of awards.[citation needed] Earlier in his career, he served as an art and creative director for Ahlen & Akerlund in Stockholm, Sweden, one of the largest and influential publishing houses in Europe, and as well as as graphics advisor to the US Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service in Washington, D.C..

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