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3 Tips for Boosting Your Creativity

Everyone has creativity inside of them whether it’s writing, painting, drawing, making music... the list is endless. We all have some skill within that gives us joy. According to Harvard Medical School, creative activities can relieve stress, [...]

‘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 [...]

A King Appears | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

Since 1955, the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. It was a first class event from the very first day. The show has grown from 50 horses [...]

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 [...]

Canvas Considerations | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

“A painted surface is a real, living form.” ― Kazimir Severinovich Malevich, Russian avant-garde artist and art theorist   Did you know there’s more to consider when choosing a canvas to paint than simply the [...]

Hidden Bottles | Behind the Canvas with Jim Klein

Art and love are the same thing: It’s the process of seeing yourself in things that are not you.” ― Chuck Klosterman Sometimes it takes another set of eyes to see what we cannot in [...]

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 [...]

Visions of Manhattan | Behind the Painting with Jim Klein

Manhattan As Jim Klein likes to say, he expresses life experiences through painting abstract art. It’s spontaneous with a deep consciousness that connects with people. He believes we condense our experiences and our [...]

Monet, A Solution for Art Slump | An Inspired Interview with Jim Klein

“My life has been nothing but a failure.” ~Claude Monet   No artist is immune from the art slump. If someone as prolific as Monet had such a moment as to produce the quote above, every [...]

More Music Q&A with Jim Klein & Ian Jamison

Behind the Preludes | Part II More Music Q&A with Jim Klein & Ian Jamison “...I express life experiences through painting abstract art. It's spontaneous, but there's a deep consciousness that connects with people. The music [...]