Stanley (Stan) Ekman
1913 - 1998
Stan Ekman was born in 1913 in Chicago, Illinois. He studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and
began his career at age twenty-four by designing the American Airlines logo. His illustrations appeared on two Saturday Evening
Post covers, and on the covers of Colliers, American Weekly and Coronet magazines.
His genres include landscape and illustrator. He was a member of the Society of Illustrators in New
York, Artist Guild in Chicago and the Society of Typographic Arts. His work has been included in
many private and corporate collections, including the Santa Fe Railway collection, Bank of America and Northern Trust.
He was a longtime resident of Paradise Valley, Arizona and passed away in 1998. His daughter, Jean Ekman Adams,
is also an established artist.
Stan Ekman - Wurlitzer Art