b 1939, living in Stockholm
Painters, illustrators and graphic artists. Educated at Konstfack in Stockholm and at art schools in New York and Kansas City. Operated in the United States for most of the 70's.
About 40 separate exhibitions in San Francisco and London, among others, in Sweden at Konstnärshuset in Sthlm and at Galleri Pictor in Gothenburg ('89 and '91).
Participated in jury-judged exhibitions at, for example, the Drawing Triennial in Landskrona Art Gallery 2001, Deutsches Plakat Museum in Essen, Germany, Grafikens Hus in Mariefred ('97), Kulturhuset in Stockholm ('93) Grafikbiennalen in Varna, Bulgaria ('89, '91 and ' 93) and Print Biennial in Maastricht, the Netherlands ('93).
Lars Melander is represented at the National Museum and the Swedish Arts Council in Stockholm, Grafikens Hus in Mariefred, municipalities and county councils in Sweden and in private collections in the USA and Sweden.
In 2004, the book about Lars Melander - The Restless Brush by Gösta Arvidsson was published by Karlsson's publisher.