Glenn Coleman

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGlenn Odem•Coleman
Used nameGlenn•Coleman
Born18 July 1887 in Springfield, Ohio (USA)
Died8 May 1932 in Long Beach, New York (USA)
NOC United States


Glenn Coleman was best known for his lithographs and paintings about New York urban street scenes. He died at the early age of 45 years after struggling with financial problems for a long period, amidst changing art styles. He studied at the Industrial Art School in Indianapolis and also worked as an apprentice newspaper artist. In his later years he moved to Long Island and painted landscapes.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Art Competitions USA Glenn Coleman
Painting, Paintings, Open (Olympic) HC

Special Notes


deceased ahead of the Games of 1932