Artist: Russell F. Fjeldsted (1932-
Biography: Businessman, artist and former Logan Mayor. Born in Ephraim UT. His mother died on the day he was born, and Russ was taken to Tooele UT to be raised by his grandmother. Graduated from U of U in 1954 with a BS in Business Administration. Married Barbara Croft. Russ has loved art and design since he was very young and started painting in earnest when he retired from city politics in the 1970's. Russ says about being an artist: "I plan on painting until I go blind or die, whichever comes first." Lives in Logan UT.
Notes: Donated to Library by artist.