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The Pioneer Spirit and the Artistic Journey

Abstract artist Jim Klein is a fourth generation Coloradoan. His grandfather came over in covered wagons and settled with his family in Colorado. His family is a long line of hardy farmers and prime examples [...]

‘Til the Cows Come Home | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

“All the really good ideas I ever had came to me while I was milking a cow." ~ Grant DeVolson Wood, American painter Bosco Jondy Long-time readers will recall that contemporary [...]

Exciting Announcement | Cherry Creek Arts Festival

J Klein Gallery has the honor of announcing that Jim Klein has been selected to be an exhibitor at the 2020 Cherry Creek Arts Festival!* The 2020 Cherry Creek Arts Festival will feature 250 juried [...]

A Sacred Space | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

Kiva All dreams spin out from the same web.  ~ Hopi Proverb Spontaneity is a fixture in the origin of many a Jim Klein abstract painting.  On occasion, this spontaneity endows a painting with [...]

The Sky is the Limit: An Art Q&A with Jim Klein

Artist Jim Klein took a moment to discuss one of his most popular paintings, "Sky", and how public perception of artwork doesn't always match the artist's.   How was "Sky" painted? Were you planning on this [...]

The Mountains are Calling:  An Art Interview with Jim Klein

The vast wilderness has always captured the admiration of artists. From Frederic Edwin Church to Sanford Robinson Gifford and Thomas Cole, the complex beauty of the natural world has kept our attention since we were painting on the walls [...]

Q&A with Artist Jim Klein: Art and Inspiration in the Fall

The autumn is said to be a time of change. Artist Jim Klein shares his thoughts on the season called a "second spring" and the hidden influences one experiences in life can have on their [...]

The Painting has a Life of Its Own: An Interview with Jim Klein

This quote by French artist Paul Cezanne rings true: "I am more a friend of art than a producer of painting."   Oftentimes, an artist may find themselves directed by inspiration separate from themselves: the paints, the [...]

Discussing “Red Dot”: An Interview with Jim Klein

In the last newsletter, Jim Klein revealed the completed "Red Dot" painting. This week, he discusses "Red Dot" and the unexpected series the artwork has inspired.   Q: As an artist, are you happy with the finished [...]