Alf Svendsen, American artist, educator. With United States Navy, 1948-1952.
Svendsen, Alf was born on March 24, 1930 in Brooklyn. Son of Alf and Anna Thordina (Fjeldberg) Svendsen.
Bachelor of Fine Arts cum laude, Syracuse University, 1955. Master of Fine Arts summa cum laude, University Notre Dame, 1965.
Assistant sculptor Ivan Mestrovic, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1955-1956. Sculptor Hall of African Man American Museum Natural History, New York City, 1966-1968. Teacher art Mount Anthony High School, Bennington, Vermont, 1969-1971.
Professor Delaware County Community College, Media, Pennsylvania, 1971-1989.
Exhibited work at New School Social Research, New York City, 1958, New York Six Gallery, 1962, Berkshire (Massachusetts) Museum, 1970, Gallery 14 Sculptors, New York City, 1974, Darmouth (New Hampshire) College, 1978, Deshong Museum, Chester, Pennsylvania, 1981, Art Sutton, Quebec, 1998, Mary Bryan Gallery, Jeffersonville, Vermont, 1999.