Gustaf Carlström was a Swedish artist born in Gothenburg. He studied at Caleb Althin school of painting in Stockholm and at the Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts.
He is renowned for his impressionistic style and his model studies of young women. He often chose a pale and light color palette. Carlström was also an author and illustrator. He has written children's books and created sets for several of Karl Gerhard’s revues during the 1930s and 1940s.
Carlstrom held several exhibitions. In 1923 he held a joint exhibition at Göteborg Konsthall with artists including Tove Friis, Bror Hjorth and Nils Adolf Wendel.
Carlström’s work is represented at Gothenburg Art Museum, Gävle Museum and Eskilstuna Museum.