Kent Ullberg

KENT ULLBERG is a native of Sweden  (1945). He studied at the Swedish Konstfack School of Art in Stockholm and in Germany, the Netherlands and France. He lived for seven years in Botswana, Africa, of which four years as curator at the Botswana National Museum and Art Gallery before moving to America. He lives in Corpus Christi, TX and maintains a studio in Loveland, CO

Ullberg is a member of numerous art organizations and has been honored with many prestigious awards. He is a National Academician and received the Hering Award for Art and Architecture twice from the National Sculpture Society, NY, for monumental installations. His work is mainly dedicated to the preservation of nature and wildlife.

Amongst a number of other impressive works Ullberg created ‘SAILFISH IN THREE STAGES OF ASCENDING”, the marine conservation monument in front of the Broward Convention Center in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and in 1998 he was chosen to sculpt “SWORDDANCE”, the stainless steel signature monument at IGFA Headquarters in Dania Beach, FL. In 2002 he installed SPRIRIT OF NEBRASKA’S WILDERNESS in Omaha, NE

Ullberg is a member of the University of Texas Marine Science Institute Advisory Board and a major contributor to many wildlife conservation efforts.